Research Papers

This short paper is an annotated bibliography of international research literature into foster carers, recruitment and retention (1993-2012).
Educational outcomes for children and young people in out-of-home care. View PDF of presentation.
Report on a research project: an examination of issues around the support and supervision of Kinship Carers with a particular focus on NSW. View report
This report is a cross analysis of the OOHC education surveys conducted by ACWA in 2008 and 2009. This is a supplement to accompany the full report on the results of the survey conducted in 2009...
This is the PowerPoint from a presentation made by Lo Shu Wen at the ACWA Conference 2010. Download presentation
In 2008, the Association of Childrens Welfare Agencies (ACWA) together with some of its member agencies identified that there was a lack of research into educational outcomes for children in out of...
In 2008, the ACWA OOHC Forum in Sydney identified that there was a lack of research into educational outcomes for children in care. As a result, the Education Research Working Party was formed. View...
The purpose of this survey was to capture a snapshot of educational achievement and outcomes for children and young people in OOHC. View PDF of presentation