Bright Spots in the news

Browse media coverage of Bright Spots

2020

I wasn’t told why I was taken into care. For years I thought it was my fault, 20 January 2020, The Guardian

2019

What the official statistics don’t tell us about the experiences of care leavers, 1 April 2019, Community Care

2018

Third of young children in care don’t know why they are there, 23 February 2018, Church Times

Social worker changes linked to loss of trust among children in care, survey finds, 21 February 2018, Community Care

Largest study of its kind finds 83% of looked after children and young people feel being in care has improved their lives but younger children need more support, 20 February 2018, Ed Tech Magazine

Life improves in care’ for most looked-after children,19 February 2018, Children and Young People Now

Over half of young children in care not told why they are there, 19 February 2018, Nursery World

Most children in care believe it has improved their lives, survey reveals, 19 February 2018, Local Gov

The majority of children in care feel their lives have been improved, 19 February 2018, Big Issue

Study finds 83% of looked after children & young people feel being in care has improved their lives but younger children need more support, 19 February 2018, London Economic

Largest study of its kind finds 83% of looked after children and young people feel being in care has improved their lives but younger children need more support, 19 February 2018, Family Lore

2017

Young people surveyed about care experiences, 30 October, 2017, Local Gov

The Right to an Opinion: Measuring the Subjective Wellbeing of Children in Care, 24 March, 2017, University of Bath

How a council’s social worker ‘name cards’ are helping support children, 9 March, 2017, Community Care

Girls in care more negative about their future than boys, 8 March, 2017, The Guardian

2016

How social workers can track and boost the happiness of looked-after children, 22 March, 2016, Community Care

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