Practice Guidance

Meeting the educational needs of children in foster care: quick guide

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This guide forms part of Inform’s knowledge and practice hub on fostering. Although some looked-after children excel educationally, as a group they are at greater risk of disrupted education, and lower attainment and educational achievement than their peers. Significant factors contributing to looked-after children’s underachievement are: Instability in their lives. Missing school. Not receiving sufficient […]

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