Publications

O’Higgins, A. (in press). Analysis of care and education pathways of refugee and asylum-seeking children in care in England: implications for social work. International Journal of Social Welfare.

Luke, N., & O’Higgins, A. (in press). Is the care system to blame for the poor educational outcomes of children looked after? Evidence from a systematic review and national database analysis. Children Australia.

O’Higgins, A., Ott, E. M., & Shea, M. W. (2018). What is the Impact of Placement Type on Educational and Health Outcomes of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Evidence. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10567-018-0256-7

Tessier, N. G., O’Higgins, A., & Flynn, R. J. (2018). Neglect, educational success, and young people in out-of-home care: Cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses. Child Abuse & Neglect, 75(Supplement C), 115–129. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2017.06.005

O’Higgins, A., Sebba, J., & Gardner, F. (2017). What are the factors associated with educational achievement for children in kinship or foster care: A systematic review. Children and Youth Services Review, 79, 198–220.

Sebba, J., Berridge, D., Luke, N., Fletcher, J., Bell, K., Strand, S., Thomas, S., Sinclair, I., O’Higgins, A. (2015) The educational progress of looked after children in England: Linking care and educational data. Oxford: Rees Centre

Luke, N., Sinclair, I. & O’Higgins, A. (2015) The Educational Progress of Looked After Children in England. Technical Report 2: Relating Care to Educational Attainment and Progress. Rees Centre: Oxford.

O’Higgins, A., Sebba, J. & Luke, N. (2015) What is the impact of being in care on the educational outcomes of children? A systematic review. Oxford: Rees Centre

O’Higgins, A. (2015) Book Review: Safeguarding Children from Abroad: Refugee, and Asylum-Seeking Children. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care

O’Higgins, A., & Evans, R. (2013). Change 4 me? Young refugees’ and migrants’ research on social inclusion in London. In M. Matsumoto (Ed.), Education and disadvantaged children and young people : education as a humanitarian response (pp. 53–74). London: Bloomsbury Academic.

O’Higgins, A. (2012). Vulnerability and agency: Beyond an irreconcilable dichotomy for social service providers working with young refugees in the UK. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2012(136), 79–91. http://doi.org/10.1002/cad.20012

O’Higgins, A. (2011) The Destitution of Young Refugees. Oxford Monitor Vol.1(2)