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Term time tumult

6 September 2016

THE AUTUMN term has kicked off (although in Scotland children have been back at school for a while) so we look at what’s going on in the world of education and children in care with some useful posts and info both past and present. 503 more words

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Can carer involvement in education raise the attainment of children in care?

Extensive research has shown the link between the involvement of parents in the education of their children and attainment (e.g. Hattie, 2009; Nye, Turner & Schwartz, 2006). 141 more words

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The things we teach our children

30 August 2016

IT IS nearly back to school time so in anticipation This Week in Fostering is looking at what we teach our children through the messages that we give them – and how sometimes those messages can be unhelpful, or just plain wrong… 488 more words

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Justice, Culture and the State of the Nation

23 August 2016

CAFCASS, THE children and family court advisory service received a record number of care order applications in July 2016 – a total of 1,305 which was up 16% on the previous year (see graph below). 301 more words

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Golden Hellos controversy rumbles on

9 August 2016

THE CONTROVERSY over ‘Golden Hellos’ offered by some agencies to entice foster carers to switch services hit the mainstream this week with a  432 more words

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Now H&F Council refuses to take any more unaccompanied refugee children

In May the Government agreed to a demand from Lord Dubs that the UK should take in 3,000 unaccompanied refugee children from across Europe where local authorities agree. 1,140 more words

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Profit, 'problem behaviour' and perception

19 July 2016

THE TIMES reports on the merger of two of the UK’s fostering agencies Acorn and the National Fostering Agency. The agencies both featured in a  328 more words

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