https://sites.google.com/site/navshconference2017/


was published at the beginning of July.

There is praise for the work of Virtual Schools Heads, an appreciation of the impact mental health needs have on learning and most importantly a change in the narrative around outcomes for looked after children.
Read the full NAVSH response here.


Local authorities have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of any child looked after by them.

This includes a particular duty to promote the child’s educational achievements

The National Association of Virtual School Heads exists to improve educational outcomes for looked after children by working with partners and commissioning research to ensure that the educational needs of looked after children are better understood. 

All local authorities in England are required to have a Virtual School Head.


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