Extending Personal Adviser support to age 25

Statutory guidance for local authorities First Published: 26 February 2018 By: Department for Education Main points The Children & Social Work Act 2017 introduced a new duty on local authorities, to provide Personal Adviser (PA) support to all care leavers up to age 25, if they want this support. Under previous legislation, local authorities were required to … Continue reading Extending Personal Adviser support to age 25

New study finds more care leavers entering higher education

Read at source: 'Moving on Up' report by the National Network for the Education of Care Leavers (NNECL)  'Moving on up' - NNECL Extract from source - NNECL website: The 'Moving On Up' report is the first study to provide an overall picture of care leavers in higher education. It explored the educational pathways of all young … Continue reading New study finds more care leavers entering higher education

Care leavers – Front and centre in new inspections

The following piece by: Eleanor Schooling was originally posted on: 31 October 2017 via Ofsted blog: Developments in children’s social care. It’s National Care Leavers week (25 October – 03 November), a great campaign that quite rightly focuses the attention of professionals and politicians on this important group of young people. It’s timely then that we talk about … Continue reading Care leavers – Front and centre in new inspections