A boost for research into the challenges military families face

12th December, 2023 | News

In 2023, The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust awarded over £169,000 to three projects, from across the UK, under the Armed Forces Families Fund: Research Grants programme.

These projects will develop a stronger understanding of complex educational or welfare issues affecting Armed Forces families – and propose solutions.

Utilising lived experience to inform practice and understanding

Oxford Brookes University were awarded £60,000 for their project, ‘Supporting All to thrive’. The project will enhance understanding of how Service life affects the educational opportunities, experiences and outcomes of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

It will take a comprehensive and holistic approach, exploring the detail of children’s and families’ educational journeys and everyday experiences alongside statistical analysis of national attainment data.

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