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Education

Official statistics show that looked after children do far less well at school and when they leave school than other children from similar backgrounds. We say this is a simply unacceptable situation. Our key goal is to play a big part in narrowing the educational attainment gap for all looked after children.

We believe in building on the rich capacities, skills and aspirations of all looked after children. We work with teachers, carers and other professionals to ensure that every child receives the high quality and well rounded education they deserve. That way, we will close the gap completely.


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Reports and statistics

Children’s Social Work Statistics

Published March 2018

Education Outcomes for Looked After Children

Published June 2018

 
 

Scottish Funding Council Reports on Students with Care Experience 

Published September 2018

Student Awards Agency Scotland Data on Care Experienced Bursary and Accommodation 

Published November 2018

Info coming soon

CELCIS publications

No wrong path

University of Glasgow student, Jamie, grew up in care. In this short film he talks about the challenges on his path through educ…

Case Study

Education Forum - November 2017

Notes and presentation from the November 2017 Education Forum meeting.

Blog

University can be a tricky place if you have been in care

This blog post explores the findings of a recent briefing from CELCIS about going to university from care.
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Contact us

University of Strathclyde, Curran Building, Level 6
94 Cathedral St, Glasgow G4 0LG
0141 444 8500
celcis@strath.ac.uk

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