Fostering education: supporting foster carers to help children and young people to learn

Kate Burton 2016, Child Protection, Education, Reports, Research library

Children and young people living in out-of-home care are at an increased risk of poor educational outcomes. At the same time there is growing recognition that engaging foster carers in supporting education has a significant impact on raising aspirations and improving educational attainment. This report outlines the findings from research conducted in 2016 about the experiences of Tasmanian foster carers in providing placements which support education.

Summary
Publication Type
Research report
Publication Date
2016
Authors
Teresa Hinton
Key Subject Area(s)
child protection, education, foster carers