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Author Jackson, Sonia.

Title Improving the participation of young people in care in further and higher education : European research and practice / Sonia Jackson and Claire Cameron.

Publication Info. Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Education and social inclusion -- Welfare regimes and individual educational progression -- Study design -- England: a targeted approach / Hanan Hauari and Claire Cameron, Thomas Coram Research Unit, UK -- Denmark: participation for all? / Inge M. Bryderup, Danish Pedagogical University, Denmark and Claire Cameron -- Hungary: education and care in transition / Marta Korintus and Andrea Rácz, National Institute for Family and Social Policy, Hungary and Claire Cameron -- Spain: stability and extended support / Carme Monserrat and Ferran Casas, Research Institute on Quality of Life, University of Girona, Spain, with Sonia Jackson -- Sweden: a long and winding road / Helena Johansson and Ingrid Höjer, Department of Social Work, University of Göteborg, Sweden -- Looking across countries -- Finding a way forward.
Summary Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led by the authors, this book provides a comprehensive account of this shocking discrepancy and discusses ways to address the imbalance.
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Subject Youth with social disabilities -- Education (Higher) -- Europe -- Cross-cultural studies.
Children -- Institutional care -- Europe -- Cross-cultural studies.
Compensatory education -- Europe -- Cross-cultural studies.
Educational equalization -- Europe -- Cross-cultural studies.
Higher & Further Education, Tertiary Education.
Adoption & Fostering.
Child Welfare.
EDUCATION -- Higher.
Children -- Institutional care.
Compensatory education.
Educational equalization.
Youth with social disabilities -- Education (Higher)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Cross-cultural studies.
Added Author Cameron, Claire.
Other Form: Print version: Jackson, Sonia. Improving the participation of young people in care in further and higher education 9781849053662 (DLC) 2013047028 (OCoLC)874248521
ISBN 9780857007414 (electronic bk.)
0857007416 (electronic bk.)