MCR Pathways: Study shows ‘dramatic’ impact of mentoring scheme on care experienced pupils

Evening Times News

Published in The Glasgow Evening Times

Written by: Catriona Stewart

A MENTORING programme for care experienced young people is keeping pupils in school for longer, helping them gain additional qualifications and helping them go on to university, according to new research.

A three-year study into the impact of MCR Pathways, which was founded in Glasgow’s secondary schools, shows a dramatic impact of education outcomes for Scotland’s most disadvantaged young people.

Now a call has been made for relationship based mentoring to be offered to every child from a care background in Scotland.

Read the full story at The Glasgow Evening Times

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