This study examines trainee teachers’ and mentors’ perspectives and experiences to conclude how specific training can support teachers and, in turn, Looked After Children (LAC). This was a three-stage study. Firstly, there was a survey with trainee teachers to explore their perceptions and early practice concerning the education of LAC. Secondly, common teacher education practices were reviewed to highlight omissions in relation to LAC, and to generate an early model for improved training practice. Finally, a training model for LAC was developed in consultation with relevant stakeholders.
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