Publications

Fazel, M & O’Higgins, A. (forthcoming) School-based interventions with Refugee Families, in Rousseau, C. & de Haene, L. (Ed) Working with Refugee Families. 

O’Higgins, A. (2018). Analysis of care and education pathways of refugee and asylum-seeking children in care in England: implications for social work. International Journal of Social Welfarehttps://doi.org/10.1111/ijsw.12324

Luke, N., & O’Higgins, A. (2018). 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, 43(2), 135-151. doi:10.1017/cha.2018.22

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.06.004

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)