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

Adult helping a young person with something in a workbook. Appears to be school work.

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.

Publication Date: 2016 Authors: Teresa Hinton Fostering education report (pdf)


Fostering education snapshot (pdf)

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