FtSE Member News: TACT welcomes Cardiff University report on educational attainment of looked after children in Wales
Response to Cardiff University research findings on educational attainment of looked after children in Wales
Fostering and adoption charity – The Adolescent and Children’s Trust (TACT Cymru), welcomes the research by Cardiff University on educational attainment of looked after children, and applauds the inclusive methods that have been used to capture the views and aspirations of children and young people.
There are a number of issues and recommendations highlighted by the report that TACT Cymru fully acknowledges and supports:
For comment, more information and interviews please contact Laura Luxton – TACT Communications on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07793 580 418
Notes to editors:
Full Cardiff University Research Report: Mannay, D., Staples, E., Hallett, S., Roberts, L., Rees, A., Evans, R. and Andrews, D. (2015) Understanding the educational experiences and opinions, attainment, achievement and aspirations of looked after children in Wales. Cardiff: Welsh Government. Available athttp://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/understanding-educational-experiences-opinions-attainment-achievement-aspirations-looked-after-children-wales/?lang=en
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