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H&F Council only agrees to take 10 unaccompanied refugee children

In August the Hammersmith and Fulham Council leader Cllr Stephen Cowan went on a publicity seeking visit to the Calais Jungle.

With the Labour leadership contest under way at the time he felt it was an appropriate opportunity to boost Owen Smith’s campaign with a swipe at Jeremy Corbyn. 276 more words

Children In Care

Nominate your Children and Young Person’s Worker of the Year

For the second year running, children and young people supported by Somerset Children’s Social Care can say a big thank you to the staff who make a difference to them. 494 more words

Press Releases

Caring for our children - and ourselves

LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY Council has announced its intention to pull out of the government’s national transfer scheme which was designed to share the care of unaccompanied asylum seeking children throughout the country. 526 more words


A tough listen

CHILD SEXUAL exploitation (CSE) is a tough topic this week but one that is absolutely necessary to cover to ensure that none of us lose an opportunity to identify and help those at risk. 706 more words

Foster Care News

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

Foster Care News

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

Children In Care

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

Foster Care News