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Overcoming self-reliance and lack of expectation among care leavers in higher education in England: the role of inter-agency working
journal contributionposted on 2015-07-09, 10:08 authored by Georgia Hyde-Dryden
This paper reports on a study exploring care leavers’ experiences of higher education in England. Although a range of support is available from local authorities and higher education institutions to care leavers, there is a tendency towards self-reliance and lack of expectation of being supported. The findings suggest that by recognising their respective strengths and weaknesses and working together, local authority and higher education staff can engage care leavers more effectively, increasing levels of expectation and reducing the need for self-reliance.
- Social Sciences
- Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies
- Centre for Child and Family Research
Published inSwiss Journal of Social Work
CitationHYDE-DRYDEN, G., 2014. Overcoming self-reliance and lack of expectation among care leavers in higher education in England: the role of inter-agency working. Swiss Journal of Social Work, issue 16.
PublisherSchweizerische Gesellschaft für Soziale Arbeit - Société suisse de travail social
- AM (Accepted Manuscript)
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