Get on the phone early

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

By DavidEggboro on August,13th 2020

England projects helping in lockdown

Almost three quarters of the children in care looked after away from home are in foster care, and that is one reason why raising awareness of the phenomenal contribution of the fostering community is so important. And that’s where Foster Care FortnightTM comes in…

By DavidEggboro on May,15th 2020

Having no support at university would be 'terrifying'

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.

By DavidEggboro on October,17th 2019

A view from the other side

Since Foster Care Fortnight 2018 Niki Clemo has joined The Fostering Network having previously worked as a senior manager in a children's trust. In this blog Niki shares her unique perspective on Foster Care Fortnight and our work in England.

By Foster Care Fo… on May,16th 2019

Education: One of the keys to transforming lives

Joanna Oliver works in strategic development at Chrysalis Care, an independent fostering agency based in the London, serving London and the surrounding areas. In this blog Joanna highlights the importance of foster carers in the education of young people in fostered care.

By Foster Care Fo… on May,10th 2017