Member conference - Taunton 2019

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Exclusively for members, The Fostering Network conferences are a series of regional and country conferences providing foster carers and fostering services with the opportunity to explore local, regional and national issues in fostering.

Date: 
Wednesday, 20 March, 2019
Start time: 
09:30
End time: 
15:30
Location: 
Taunton Conference Centre, Bridgwater & Taunton College, Bridgwater Campus, Bath Road, Bridgwater, TA6 4PZ
Region: 
UK

 

Agenda

9.30 Registration
10.00 Chairs’ welcome and overview of the day - Nicola Clemo, Director of Operations, The Fostering Network
10.15 Practice support to fostering services - Kim Harris, Practice Support Consultant, The Fostering Network
10.50 Improving the Educational Outcomes for Children Living in Foster Care - David Berridge, Professor of Child and Family Welfare, University of Bristol and Nikki Luke, Research Fellow, Rees Centre, University of Oxford
11.25 Break
11.45 Keep Connected - Vicki Swain, Campaigns Manager, The Fostering Network
12.20 Lunch
13.20 State of the Nation 2018 - Vicki Swain, Campaigns Manager, The Fostering Network
13.40 Strategic plan roundtable - Darren Harman-Page, Vice President, The Fostering Network
14.15 Break
14.35 Local Showcase TBC
15.10 Summary and closing remarks - Nicola Clemo, Director of Operations, The Fostering Network
15.30 Close

Cost

Tickets for fostering service staff are £46 plus VAT or £115 plus VAT for a group of three.

Tickets for foster carers are discounted to £30 plus VAT. Tickets are available for members only.

How to book

Book your place online. For more information contact conference@fostering.net or call 020 7620 8404