Rees Centre researcher publishes paper on adoptees’ experiences in education

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Category: News

Rees Centre research officer Dr Andrew Brown has published a paper in the British Educational Research Journal that discusses key issues about how adopted children and young people experience school in the UK.

Titled “Coherent lives: Making sense of adoptees’ experiences in education through narrative identity” the paper delves into the importance of wider school experiences and individual developmental challenges for adoptees. It takes a narrative adoptive identity approach to understanding adoptees’ unique challenges that may enhance their opportunities for better educational progress.

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