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Rudd Centre undertakes major evaluation of adoption support programme
An innovative support programme aimed at helping adoptive families in the early days of their new life together is to be evaluated by the Rudd Centre for Adoption Research and Practice at the University of Sussex.
The Centre’s director, Professor Gordon Harold in the School of Psychology, in collaboration with Professor Gillian Hampden-Thompson in the School of Education and Social Work), will be measuring the effectiveness of AdOpt, which is being implemented in several areas in England by the National Implementation Service (NIS).
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‘Family structure instability and the educational persistence of young people in England,’ by Professor Gillian Hampden-Thompson, School of Education and Social Work, University of Sussex Professor Claudia Galindo, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program, University of Maryland Baltimore County, is published in British Educational Research Journal