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October 26, 2018
Foster carer facts and figures

Foster care statistics and the number of carers still needed

The most recent statistics relating to foster care are below. Currently, over 65,000 children and young people are living with around 55,000 foster care families. This […]
October 25, 2018
Foster carers in Australia likely to benefit from trial

Foster care system in Australia poised to take a radical step

The foster care stock take conducted in the UK this year disappointed many. The leading foster care charity, The Fostering Network, labelled it a “missed opportunity.” […]
October 22, 2018
Foster care and promoting literacy

Foster the art of conversation as words clearly have a value

If you foster, it seems hardly a week goes by without some new set of statistics pointing to the fact that many of our children; despite […]
October 19, 2018
Foster care and educational equality

Foster care culture conference: it’s about equality of opportunity

Life is about seizing opportunities. But they have to be perceived in order to be seized. For foster children, the kinds of opportunities other children have […]