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September 5, 2018
Giving foster care for young teens

Foster a teenager: setting basic ground rules is essential

Basic strategies for for providing foster care for teenagers If you foster, the most important thing to do is to demonstrate that you really care – […]
August 28, 2018
Foster care stocktake and pupil needs

Foster care: responding to the fostering stocktake 2

For all of us involved in the world of foster care, expectations were high earlier in the year due to the foster care stock take and […]
August 10, 2018
Foster Understanding of IFAs

Foster care and the role of an independent fostering agency

In very simple terms, the role of an independent fostering agency is to place vulnerable children in foster homes. The ‘looked-after’ children are referred by a […]
August 10, 2018
Foster carers need a world class education system

Foster carers need to rely on a properly funded education system

Foster carers have an especially challenging task in helping to support disadvantaged children make the most of what the education system has to offer. These youngsters […]