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‘We are the same as everyone else just with a different and unique backstory’: identity, belonging and Othering within education for young people are ‘looked after’. (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, L., Dean, C., Dunhill, A., Hope, M., & Shaw, P. (in press). ‘We are the same as everyone else just with a different and unique backstory’: identity, belonging and Othering within education for young people are ‘looked after’. Children & society, https://doi.org/10.1111/chso.12382

This paper develops understandings of how being publicly identified and consequently labelled as ‘looked after’ can have damaging consequences for young people, particularly in how they are perceived by their peers in the context of schooling. Based... Read More about ‘We are the same as everyone else just with a different and unique backstory’: identity, belonging and Othering within education for young people are ‘looked after’..

Seeking Educational Excellence Everywhere: an exploration into the impact of academisation on alternative education provision in England (2016)
Journal Article
DEAN, C. (2016). Seeking Educational Excellence Everywhere: an exploration into the impact of academisation on alternative education provision in England. Forum for Promoting 3-19 Comprehensive Education, 58(3), 355-363. https://doi.org/10.15730/forum.2016.58.3.355

This article presents a policy analysis of the UK Government's Academies programme and explores the impact that this might have on young people who have become disengaged from the mainstream education system and are thus educated in 'alternative prov... Read More about Seeking Educational Excellence Everywhere: an exploration into the impact of academisation on alternative education provision in England.


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