Changing policy and practice around the education of looked after children

Researchers from the Rees Centre and the University of Bristol concerned with the education, wellbeing, and life outcomes of children looked after by children's social services have together engaged with non-academic partners and policymakers to bring their research insights to bear on policy and practice in this field. 

Explore the illustration below (click to enlarge) to discover some of the key highlights in the researchers' journey of collaboration, engagement, and impact.

Featured research

1st study: Linking Care and Educational Data: The Educational Progress of Looked After Children in England (2015) 

2nd study: Educational Attainment and Progress of Children in Need and Children in Care (2020)