Monthly Archives: February 2014

PhD study on education of children in care

12th February 2014

Aoife O’Higgins provides an overview of her research to date.. The education of children in care: who is to blame? We know that most children in care don’t do well in school, but we don’t know why. Do their pre-care experiences – poverty, neglect, abuse – disrupt their development so much that they are forever […]


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