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Supporting Looked After Children – a much-needed model for training teachers

Research Reviews
Author: Sarah Alix


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  10. Jackson, S. and Cameron, C. (2012) Leaving Care: Looking Ahead and Aiming Higher, Children and Youth Services Review, [Electronic] Vol 34, pp. 1107-1114.
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