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
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With A level results being received in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, Dr Jonathan Kirkup from Cardiff University gives his advice for students about the process of going through clearing
In this blog Susan Soar gives suggestions for craft and creative activities that fostering families can do at home during the coronavirus outbreak.
In this blog Susan Soar from our Fostering Potential programme looks at some ways in which foster carers can support children’s learning during the current coronavirus outbreak.
With many care-experienced young people either embarking on their university career or returning for another year, we asked one care-experienced student at Kingston University about how the university's specialist KU Cares programme has supported them.
Since Foster Care Fortnight 2018 Niki Clemo has joined The Fostering Network having previously worked as a senior
We have been disappointed with the negative portrayal of care and the experience of looked after children in some media over the last few days, surrounding the new documentary series by Lemn Sissay.
Fostering Potential is funded by the Sir John Cass Foundation and the British & Foreign School Society, with the aim of supporting the educational outcomes of children who are currently in foster care. This programme builds on the successful London Fostering Achievement programme and also on work carried out under the
Why do we need to support the education of fostered children and young people?
The Fostering Network believes that it is vital to support the education of fostered children and young people because the available evidence shows that children who are looked after generally have lower attainment at school than other children.