A wider view of education for Children in Care

It is easy to fall into the trap of assuming that all education happens at school. However, Dr Karen Kenny research highlights the amount of learning that is happening all around children, all of the time. This work suggests it would be helpful to adopt a wider view when considering the education of young people who are in the care of the state, helping them to identify their successes… Read More

The Educational Experiences of Children in Care A qualitative study of stories recalled across five decades of local authority care experiences

This project aimed to explore the educational experiences of ‘looked after children’ in one local authority in England. Young people, in the care of the state, have consistently lower educational achievements than their peers who live with their birth families. Read More