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October 1, 2019
Foster care memories

Foster Carer remembers – ‘A Coming of Age’

Foster care: if you provide care over many years this will expose you to a huge number of different experiences. These can be life-changing. The same […]
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 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, […]