New schemes to help care leavers access education and employment

This press release from the UK Department for Education announces the launch of new initiatives "to improve the education and training of young people leaving care, helping them make the transition into independent life." 

"Care leavers will benefit from a £5 million investment in programmes that deliver specialist, bespoke support through personal advisers and transition coaches. The pilot schemes are designed to develop care leavers’ confidence, communications and skills needed to enter sustained education, employment and training," says the press release.