Improving the education of looked after children: a guide for local authorities and service providers

Graham Connelly, Judith Furnivall, The Scottish Government (Funder)

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    Abstract

    This guide for practice is based on the key findings of research of Scottish Government-funded pilot projects in 18 Scottish local authorities carried out by the University of Strathclyde between 2006 and 2008. The guide focuses on four aspects of practice: raising the profile of looked after children; monitoring educational outcomes; advice on setting up a project with the aim of raising the educational attainment and achievement of looked after children; focusing on achievement and aspiration.
    LanguageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEdinburgh
    Number of pages23
    Publication statusPublished - 26 Mar 2009

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    Keywords

    • looked after children
    • children in care
    • educational attainment
    • Scotland

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    Edinburgh, 2009.

    Research output: Working paperGuide or manual

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