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Title: 'Quality Protects' and looked after childrens educational attainment : a study of the experiences of children within the public care system and the impact of a social policy initiative on their educational attainment
Author: Oak, Eileen Barbara
ISNI:       0000 0001 3454 6114
Awarding Body: University of Salford
Current Institution: University of Salford
Date of Award: 2005
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The study sought to establish whether the Quality Protects (QP) initiatives were successful in one of their aims, which was to raise the educational attainment of Looked After Children. The method employed was a mixed triangulation method; incorporating, a pilot questionnaire, the statistics of Looked After Children GCSE cohorts for the period from 1999 to 2002, followed by interviews and focus groups with the stakeholders. The source of the study was a small local authority In the south of England.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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