2020 might not have been the year we were expecting, but we’ve really enjoyed hearing about all your fundraising efforts and want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported us this year.
I had decided from an early age that I loved school. Even though I was bullied, and I never really made friends at school, it was always better than being at home. I loved learning, I loved reading and I loved my teachers. It was my escape.
Kelly exceeded her own beliefs when she left care and was accepted to study Sociology at the University of Sunderland.
The Fostering Network has been working in Scotland to raise awareness of children’s relationships with those who are important to them, including their former foster families and influence new legislation.
This year marks five years of The Fostering Network’s Mockingbird programme in the UK.
By Daniel, a young refugee supported by the British Red Cross in Kent.
What does a media professional, who is a saxophonist and advocate for care experienced young people have in common with a PhD student, who graduated in experimental psychology and worked as a physics teacher?… A podcast. Sophia and Eva have recently launched Who cares about Research?
Last year, Kate Osborne was elected as MP for Jarrow in the North East of England for the first time. Prior to this, Kate was a foster carer. Before lockdown was announced in March, Vicki Swain, campaigns manager at The Fostering Network, went to meet her at her office in the House of Commons.
Earlier this week, Dr Nikki Luke, a research fellow at the Rees Centre, University of Oxford, and two care experienced colleagues, Charmaine and Jade, published Education and Care: A resource for young pe