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The Childhood, Law & Policy Network (CLPN)

Dr Jenny Driscoll


Reader in Children's Rights, King's College London, United Kingdom



Dr Jenny Driscoll is a Reader in Children’s Rights and Programme Director of the MA International Child Rights and Development at King’s College London. Jenny brings a children’s rights-based approach to child welfare and protection and her background as a barrister specialising in care proceedings fuels commitment to research designed with outcomes for children and young people at the fore. Jenny has particular expertise in collaborative and multi-agency work for the protection of children in England and in development contexts; in young people’s experience of state care; and in relation to ethical practice in research with children and young people. Her book on the educational and relational experiences of young people transitioning from care to independence was published by Routledge in 2018. She is an Associate Editor of Child Abuse Review.





Child protection, children's rights, research ethics, multi-agency working, safeguarding in schools
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