Care Matters: Time for Change (Department for Education and Skills, 2007) identified the importance of narrowing the gap in attainment between children in and leaving out-of-home care and their peers in the general population. Right2BCared4 was one of the initiatives
Ethical considerations when conducting research with young children on distressing subjects. By Caroline Leeson
This research explores the experiences of young children when they are in the care of the local authority, with particular reference to decision making processes. It involved working directly with children aged four years to thirteen years and asked questions
Gilbertson, R., & Barber, J. G. (2002). Obstacles to involving children and young people in foster care research. Child & Family Social Work, 7(4). pp. 253-258.
Parental consent and the ethics of research with foster children: Beginning a cross-cultural dialogue.
Bogolub, E. B., & Thomas, N. (2005). Parental consent and the ethics of research with foster children: Beginning a cross-cultural dialogue. Qualitative Social Work, 4(3), pp. 271-292.
Berrick, J. D., Frasch, K., & Fox, A. (2000). Assessing children's experiences of out-of-home care: Methodological challenges and opportunities. Social Work Research, 24(2). pp. 119-127.