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September 27, 2019
Foster care for LGBT+ carers

Foster care should look to the LGBT+ community

Foster carers are needed as never before. This year the country is short of over 8,000 fostering families. And recruiting foster carers is becoming increasingly challenging. […]
September 26, 2019
Foster care is the bellweather

Foster care is becoming the Bellweather for us all

Foster carers are no different from the rest of us. And as far as the subjects of the education and well-being are concerned, there is a […]
September 24, 2019
Foster carers and social pedagogy

Foster care and the role of social pedagogy 1

Foster care has been subjected to many different modes of thinking over recent years. Decades ago, there wasn’t a great deal of theorising. Fostering literally meant […]
September 19, 2019
Foster care memoir is illuminating

Foster care finds its own special literary ambassador

Foster carers will almost certainly have heard of Lemn Sissay by now. In the last year, he has become the ‘face of fostering’ – a trite, […]