A Rapid Review of Sources of Evidence on the Views, Experiences and Perceptions of Children in Care and Care Leavers.

Authors: National Children’s Bureau (NCB) and Research in Practice
Format: Online report

Summary: Presents findings of a rapid review of evidence looking at the views and experiences of children in care and care leavers in England since April 2015. The review aimed to assess the feasibility of using existing sources for a State of the Nation report in the future. Findings from 306 sources of evidence include: the sector would benefit from opportunities to access guidance and share good practice on systematic ways of seeking, recording and analysing children’s views and experiences. Makes recommendations on approaches for a State of the Nation report that draws on existing sources.

Publication details: London: Children’s Commissioner for England, 2017
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