Care Leavers

Top tips for foster carers
17 April 2019

Top tips for foster carers

Foster carers have the opportunity to make a really positive impact on the young people they look after, including the choices they make as they navigate their way through education and towards employment. Research suggests that...Read more »

Resources to support care leavers into apprenticeships
4 March 2019

Resources to support care leavers into apprenticeships

Care leavers face barriers in accessing suitable education and employment opportunities. These challenges can be financial, but also be lack of support and guidance in how to navigate through the transition from education to employment. The...Read more »

Supporting Care Leavers in Further Education
14 March 2018

Supporting Care Leavers in Further Education

These resources are for colleges in England that want to review and improve their support for Looked After Young People and Care Leavers. They consist of four key parts: A guide for colleges which includes information about who...Read more »

The RUBLE for Care Leavers: Staff guide
11 May 2017

The RUBLE for Care Leavers: Staff guide

This guide is provided as an accompaniment to The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning for Care Leavers (RUBLE) 2017.

The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning (RUBLE) for Care Leavers
11 May 2017

The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning (RUBLE) for Care Leavers

The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning for Care Leavers is for young adults (aged 16-25) in England who have recently left care, or are in the process of leaving care.

Employer guide to supporting care leavers in the workplace
11 May 2017

Employer guide to supporting care leavers in the workplace

The aim of this guide is to highlight ways in which employers of all sizes, and from all sectors of the economy, can make a difference in supporting care leavers to develop the skills, experience and confidence they need to gain, stay and progress in work.

Localised approaches to supporting care leavers
11 May 2017

Localised approaches to supporting care leavers

This report presents the findings of Learning and Work Institute’s research into localised approaches to supporting care leavers and looked after children.

Supporting care leavers in FE
19 January 2017

Supporting care leavers in FE

To support the 40% of care leavers not in education, employment or training, NIACE and Buttle UK have published a guide for FE colleges and other learning providers.

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