How can we help young people with a social worker to thrive in education?

By Michael Sanders, executive director, What Works for Children’s Social Care
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Doing well in school is among the strongest predictors of future life success. Although the relationship isn’t perfect – some people succeed without many or any qualifications, or return to education later in life – this relationship is important. Ensuring that young people can access and achieve in education is a priority for well-functioning societies.

Gaps in attainment between rich and poor students persist even within the same school. Picture: Shutterstock
Gaps in attainment between rich and poor students persist even within the same school. Picture: Shutterstock

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