The Buttle UK Quality Mark For Care Leavers
The Buttle UK Quality Mark is an award to further and higher education providers who have demonstrated their commitment to young people in and leaving care
In 2006, the Buttle UK Quality Mark was introduced to provide a framework to improve and accredit support for Looked After Children and Care Leavers in Further and Higher Education. The Quality Mark marks excellence recognising and celebrating the work institutions do, to raise aspirations among children and young people in and leaving care and to help them access and succeed in college, university and beyond.
The awareness of the issues around the educational progression of students from has risen significantly and the Quality Mark has helped change practice across higher and further education. The Quality Mark is no longer awarded in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Buttle UK will continue to award institutions in Scotland until July 2015.
Since its beginning in 2006, 112 Higher Education and 81 Further Education Institutions have achieved the Quality Mark.
At the very least, care experienced students should expect:
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