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The educational progress of young people in out-of-home care

Abstract:

Young people who grow up in care have worse educational outcomes internationally than those not in care but to what extent does this reflect the care itself or the young people’s experiences before they came into care? A systematic review by O’Higgins, Sebba & Luke, (2015) suggested that it is more likely that care itself is a protective factor in educational outcomes but that children in care are likely to have a range of other factors that put them at risk for poorer outcomes. A major s...

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Peer review status:
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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Publisher:
Association of Childrens Welfare Agencies and NSW Family Services Inc. Publisher's website
Journal:
Developing Practice Journal website
Volume:
47
Pages:
18-35
Publication date:
2017-04-01
Acceptance date:
2017-01-31
ISSN:
1445-6818
Source identifiers:
720616
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2017-08-17

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