The importance of school performance/education for children in out-of-home care

By Bo Vinnerljung

Vinnerljung, B. (2015). The importance of school performance/education for children in out-of-home care. CRECS Ten Minute Window, 3(3).

In Sweden, school performance seems to be determinant for the long term development for children in out-of-home care. They do poorly at school, substantially below their cognitive potential. This video discusses the implications surrounding this, and what we can do about it.

See the video on CRECS Youtube Channel.

Keywords: Evaluation, Research, Educational Services, Community Services, Social Services, Social Programs

About the Author:

Bo Vinnerljung is a professor visiting from Stockholm University in Sweden.
He is a part of the Department of Social Work at Stockholm, and is experienced in development, health and welfare of children and youth.

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