• Patricia McNamara
  • Carme MontserratEmail author
  • Sarah Wise
Part of the Children’s Well-Being: Indicators and Research book series (CHIR, volume 22)


This book aims to assist those working with children and young people in out-of-home care (OHC), or on their behalf. Its purpose is to lift educational aspirations, expectations and outcomes of this cohort of students by improving the knowledge base within this helping domain. The volume offers empirical insights and best practice examples of teaching and learning with children and young people in care. The content applies to formal learning settings, the home (foster care, kinship care, residential care and other OHC settings) as well as within the community.



The Editors wish to acknowledge the expertise, generosity and commitment of our Chapter authors. Their contributions manifest best practice in research, policy and programmatic development internationally. We also express our gratitude to the children, young people and families around the world, and the professionals working with them, who have made this volume possible.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patricia McNamara
    • 1
  • Carme Montserrat
    • 2
    Email author
  • Sarah Wise
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Social WorkUniversity of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia
  2. 2.Faculty of Education and Psychology, Research Institute on Quality of LifeUniversity of GironaGironaSpain

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