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All the Good Things - Clare Fisher: Q&A

Clare Fisher was born in Tooting, south London in 1987. After accidentally getting obsessed with writing fiction when she should have been studying for a BA in History at the University of Oxford, Clare completed an MA in Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths College, University of London. 853 more words


Legal drama

In this week’s News Round-up: current use of Section 20 comes under fire, the DfE funds more innovation projects – and reports on others, the Taylor report on working practice and what it means for fostering, new education committee chair is named… 1,024 more words

This Week In Fostering

Support 'Looked After' young people's education

In my post on 11th June, after the outcome of the general election was known, I suggested some issues that could still be addressed by a government without an overall majority. 539 more words


Can we make room for love while keeping those in children's homes safe?

THERE are lots of little things you take for granted when you’re a young person with someone at home who cares. It’s a given that someone will read your school report and attend your parents’ evening. 920 more words

Public Policy

Ideas on using appraisal techniques to plan for the use of blockchain technologies in recordkeeping systems

Recordkeeping professionals seek to design systems that will ensure that trustworthy evidence can be relied upon by the communities we serve, and community memory protected over time. 3,203 more words

Mother of 8-year-old who died in Alberta group home wants answers as inquiry begins

Desiree Knoll hopes an inquiry into the death of her eight-year-old daughter in government care in 2014 will prevent similar tragedies.

“We’re definitely hoping that this fatality inquiry will lead us into justice for Nevaeh Michaud,” Knoll said outside court Monday, as the four-day hearing began. 368 more words


Language lines

In this week’s news round-up: Foster carers called on for Ofsted input; Fostering employment tribunal “hangs” on salary offer; staying put risk of poverty; strengths-based assessments urged for children coming into care… 883 more words

This Week In Fostering