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The educational progress of looked after children in England: Final report

Sebba, Judy; Berridge, David; Luke, Nikki; Fletcher, John; Bell, Karen; Strand, Steve; Tomas, Sally; Sinclair, Ian; O'Higgins, Aoife


Judy Sebba

David Berridge

Nikki Luke

John Fletcher

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Karen Bell
Senior Lecturer Environmental Management

Steve Strand

Sally Tomas

Ian Sinclair

Aoife O'Higgins


In this context, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, the Rees Centre, University of Oxford and School for Policy Studies and Graduate School of Education at the
University of Bristol collaborated on this study to identify key care and educational factors that are associated with the progress of children in care. The research questions were:
What are the key factors contributing to the low educational outcomes of children in care in
secondary schools in England?
How does linking care and educational data contribute to our understanding of how to improve their attainment and progress?

Report Type Project Report
Publication Date Jan 1, 2015
Deposit Date Mar 21, 2019
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Keywords education, schools, foster care, social work, teaching
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Contract Date Mar 21, 2019