The Educational Attainment of Looked After Children: Key Messages from Research

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The aim of this short briefing paper is to provide a summary of the research landscape in relation to the education and attainment of looked after children and young people and to identify some key messages in order to assist in identifying priorities for work in influencing practice. Twenty years ago there was very little research to report but that situation has changed dramatically and now the challenge is to be selective.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2010


  • education attainment
  • looked after children

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