Fostering Potential Webinars

This page contains presentations and recordings of webinars delivered as part of the Fostering Potential programme.


Webinar 1 - Introduction

Introduction - Susan Soar, The Fostering Network


Webinar 2 - Education research evidence

Research Evidence - Professor Judy Sebba, the University of Oxford REES Centre

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Webinar 3 - Barriers to achievement

Barriers to Achievement and Possible Solutions - Laura Stagg, Achievement for All

STEEP document

Laura Stagg also recommended Developing an Attachment Aware Behaviour Regulation Policy by Brighton & Hove City Council.

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Webinar 4 - Maths, myths and mindsets

Maths, Myths and Mindsets - Ben Perkins, National Numeracy

Foster carers are encouraged to acess the Family Maths Toolkit and use the Maths Challenge materials to support adult numeracy (age 14+).

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Webinar 5 - Studying medicine

Studying Medicine - Michelle Sebele, medical student and care leaver

These slides will be helpful to any foster carer whose fostered child or young person might be aspiring to higher education in the future.

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Webinar 6 - Higher education

Higher Education - Sam Turner, Become

These slides outline how to support care-experienced students to and through higher education, including tips for foster carers.

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Support Materials

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