Child fostering

April 24, 2019
Foster care and inspiring stories

Foster care ‘successes’ provide an ongoing inspiration

Foster care is an experience that the poet Lemn Sissay is all too familiar with. He is himself something of an inspiration – working tirelessly to […]
April 16, 2019
Foster carer system is challenged

Foster care system will come under even more pressure

Foster care provision in this country has been under strain for a considerable period. There is this year a shortfall of some 8,000 new foster families. […]
February 22, 2019
Foster care and radical thinking

Foster care could prompt new educational thinking part 1

Foster care is very much about striving to support children and young people to do well at school. This is a big ask given so many […]
February 20, 2019
Foster a teenage UASC

Foster care for asylum seeking children in the UK

Foster carers face a challenge when contemplating opening their home for an asylum-seeking child. Not the least will be the obvious mismatch of cultures. In fact, […]