Educational support services provided by Independent Foster Care Providers (IFPs)
- Funder: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)
- Lead applicant: Hilary Saunders
- Co-researchers: Dinithi Wijedasa and Dr Julie Selwyn
- Research centre: The Hadley Centre for Adoption and Foster Care Studies hosted by Family Policy and Child Welfare
The overall aim of this small study is to describe the educational support provided for looked after children in the independent foster care sector and to consider whether and how this leads to better outcomes. The study will also provide new information about who is being looked after in the IFP sector.
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