Teachers improve educational outcomes for care leavers

23 Nov 2010
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Guardian

‘Guardian’ reports that there is an educational gap between children brought up in families and children in care. According to Sonia Jackson, professor of social care 65% of children get five good certificates of secondary education while only 14% of children in care do. Only one in 10 of these children remain in education or training after their 18th birthday. The article explores some of the reasons for this gap.

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