pdf EDUCATION & TRAINING | Support for care leavers aged 21 to 25 with education and training ABSTRACT, National Care Advisory Service, September 2012

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NCAS 12 Support for care leavers aged 21 to 25 with education and training SEP 12.pdf

This abstract provides details of a booklet containing information and advice for young people about the new duty to support care leavers with their education and training to 25.

document EDUCATION | A foster carer's guide to inspiring and supporting care leavers to Higher Education ABSTRACT, The Fostering Network, 2013

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FN 13 A foster carer's gde ABSTRACT 2013.docx

This guide is written for foster carers in Wales who are in a position to support and encourage a young person in care who is thinking about applying, or has recently applied, to study at university.

pdf EDUCATION | Assessing the impact of the Buttle UK Quality Mark in Higher Education ABSTRACT, L Starks, March 2013

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BUT 13 Assessing the impact of the Buttle UK Quality Mark in Higher Education ABSTRACT MAR 13.pdf

This abstract details research which has found that local authorities are failing to provide financial and practical support to many care leavers at university and higher education colleges.

document EDUCATION | Enabling care leavers to achieve their potential ABSTRACT, NIACE, August 2015

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NIACE 15 Enabling care leavers to achieve their potential ABSTRACT AUG 15.docx

This abstract provides details of a short paper outlining priorities for policy, practice and research.

pdf EDUCATION | From care to uni: Looked after children and care leavers in Higher Education in Scotland, CELCIS, May 2013

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CELCIS 13 From care to uni Research Briefing MAY 13.pdf

This research briefing investigates Scottish higher education institutions' outcome agreements for 2012-13, looking for references to engagement with looked after children and support provided for care leavers at university.

pdf EDUCATION | Further and Higher Education Guide for young people in and leaving care in Wales ABSTRACT, SWWRWP, 2012

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SWWRWP 13 Further & Higher Ed Guide ABSTRACT 2013.pdf

This abstract provides details of a guide produced by the South West Wales Reaching Wide Partnership (Swansea University)

pdf EDUCATION | Giving care leavers more control over their futures ABSTRACT, National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, October 2014

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NIACE 14 Giving care leavers more control over their futures ABSTRACT OCT 14.pdf

This abstract details research which explores care leavers' routes into education and work, providing examples of best practice and recommendations to address the needs of young care leavers.

pdf EDUCATION | Guidance on Financial Arrangements to Support Care Experienced Young People in Higher Education Institutions, Health and Social Care Board, 30 January 2015

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HSCB 15 Guidance on Financial Arrangements to Support Care Experienced YP in HE FEB 15.pdf

Guidance issued to Health & Social Care Trust Directors in Northern Ireland which takes effect from September 2015. An accompanying letter was issued dated 6 February 2015.

document EDUCATION | Handbook for Looked After Children and Care Leavers: A guide to the support available in further education in Scotland ABSTRACT, Who Care Scotland, January 2015

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WCT 15 Handbook for LAC and Care Leavers ABSTRACT JAN 15.docx

This abstract provides details of a resource for looked-after young people and care leavers in Scotland thinking about taking a further education course. It brings together in one place for the first time details of the support available to these young people at the 27 colleges in Scotland that offer further education.

pdf EDUCATION | Letter to Trust Directors re Financial Arrangements for Higher Education Institutions, Health and Social Care Board, 6 February 2015

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HSCB 15 Ltr to Trust Directors re Financial Arrangements for HE 6 Feb15.pdf

This letter relates to guidance issued by the Health and Social Care Board which relates to financial support for care leavers in HE.

document EDUCATION | New Starts: The challenges of Higher Education without the support of a family network ABSTRACT, Unite Foundation & Stand Alone, September 2015

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UFSA 15 New Starts ABSTRACT SEP 15.docx

This abstract provides details of a report which brings together two pieces of research with the view to building a broad picture of the profile and key behaviours of care leavers and estranged students during their time studying in higher education.

pdf EDUCATION | Options for financial support for Higher Education consultation response, VOYPIC, March 2014 Popular

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VOY 14 Response on options for financial support for HE VOYPIC MAR 14.pdf

VOYPIC was asked to comment on the options set out to the Benchmarking Forum on the financial support to care experienced young people in higher education.

document EDUCATION | Supporting care leavers in Further Education and Higher Education: A guide for those taking on the role of Care Leaver Contact ABSTRACT, National Network for the Education of Care Leavers, 2015

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NNECL 15 Supporting care leavers in FE & HE ABSTRACT 2015.docx

This abstract provides details of a guide aimed at supporting those taking on the role of Care Leaver Contact in colleges and universities.

document EDUCATION | Supporting care leavers in Further Education: A guide to good practice in colleges achieving the Buttle UK Quality Mark ABSTRACT, NIACE, August 2015

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NIACE 15 Supporting care leavers in FE ABSTRACT AUG 15.docx

This abstract provides details of guide which showcases four colleges that achieved at exemplary level the prestigious accreditation of commitment to students from a care background, the Buttle UK Quality Mark, and a number of other colleges that developed effective practice to support better outcomes for care leavers.

pdf EDUCATION | Supporting care leavers in Scottish Further Education colleges, University of Strathclyde Glasgow, November 2011

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UoSG 11 Supporting care leavers in Scottish FE colleges ABSTRACT NOV 11.pdf

This abstract provides details of a research account of a pilot programme aimed at supporting looked after young people and care leavers in further education colleges in Scotland.

document EDUCATION | The Caring University in 2016: Practice, Partnership and Strategy with the care experienced student ABSTRACT, Action on Access, July 2016

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AOA 16 The Caring Uni ABSTRACT JUL 16.docx

This abstract provides details of a document which describes universities working with care leavers in 2016 and describes the legacy and impact of the Buttle UK Quality Mark for Care Leavers.

pdf EDUCATION | Turning Point Processes to Higher Education among Care Leavers ABSTRACT, T Refaeli & B Strahl, 2014

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SWS 14 Turning point processess ABSTRACT.pdf

This abstract provides details of an article published in Social Work & Society, Volume 12, Issue 1, 2014.

document EDUCATION | Turning point processess to Higher Education among Care Leavers, ABSTRACT, T.Refaeli & B. Strahl, 2014

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SWS 14 Turning point processess ABSTRACT.docx

This abstract details a study investigating the life stories of care leavers which highlights moments or events of change, known as turning points.

document EDUCATION | Where next for widening participation and fair access? ABSTRACT, Higher Education Policy Institute, August 2017

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HEPI 17 Where next ABSTRACT AUG 17.docx

This abstract provides details of a collection of essays by senior higher education figures. It includes a chapter written by Become entitled ‘Six times less likely: Care leavers and their paths to higher education’

document EMPLOYMENT | 100 percent employment opportunities for Northern Ireland care leavers ABSTRACT, Business in the Community, November 2015

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BITC 15 100 percent opportunities ABSTRACT NOV 15.docx

This abstract provides details of a report whose purpose is to present the business case for providing care leavers in Northern Ireland with 100% employment opportunities.