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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

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CELCIS publications

CELCIS response to Scottish Funding Council’s Consultation on the Widening Access and Retention Fund

The Scottish Funding Council are reviewing the best use of the Widening Access and Retention Fund in higher education. We consid…

Case Study

Education Forum - November 2017

Notes and presentation from the November 2017 Education Forum meeting.

Blog

Looked After children and young people and rights to education: Accessing the right to Coordinated Support Plans

This article was first published by The Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland on 23 October 2019
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0141 444 8500
celcis@strath.ac.uk

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