Looked after and learning: improving the learning journey of looked after children

Graham Connelly, Alison Hennessy, Ben Farrugia, Lisa Ann Kennedy

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Practitioners regularly ask us ‘what is working elsewhere?’ and in this booklet we’ve identified seven key areas that need to be given serious attention if there’s to be sustained improvement:
Commitment to the designated manager role.
Support for teachers.
Promoting resilience and positive attachments.
Planning for education.
Developing engagement between schools, and parents and carers.
Inclusive approach to education.
Planning for improvement.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
Number of pages24
Publication statusPublished - 7 Oct 2015


  • looked after children
  • education
  • inclusion
  • educational support

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