Education matters in care

The report of the inquiry into the educational attainment of looked-after children in England. Amongst key recommendations are putting Virtual School Heads onto a statutory footing; introducing a Pupil Premium Plus; more educational training for carers; mandatory mental health assessments and access to mental health services; and initiatives to strengthen support in further & higher education.

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Looked After Children and Care Leavers, 2012.

Education matters in care