Child fostering

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, […]
February 15, 2019
Foster carers divides views

Foster care: opinions divide to the detriment of all

Foster care is at a crossroads. Last year a government foster care stocktake assessed the state of fostering. There was plenty of fanfare and many had […]