News

Fosterline’s Latest News pages will enable foster carers and prospective foster carers to maintain and update their knowledge regarding issues that affect the fostering role.

On the following pages you will be able to keep up-to-date with the latest news, features, reports, analysis, government policy and debate from within the fostering community.

Fosterline will relay information about recent events or happenings along with providing links to the source of the information so further detail can be accessed.

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A list of incredible UK people who were fostered adopted or in children’s homes

Lemn Sissay, the poet and former care leaver has published a list of 100 inspirational people who have been fostered, adopted or in children’s homes….

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Staying Put: Grant Determination Letter

The Department for Education has published a Section 31 grant determination letter for March 2019 setting out the details of how much funding local authorities…

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Funding for Personal Adviser Support for Care Leavers to Age 25: Grant Determination Letter

The Department for Education has published a Section 31 grant determination letter for March 2019 setting out the details of how much funding local authorities have…

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‘Our Lives Beyond Care’: Bright Spots

As part of its Bright Spots programme, Coram Voice has published results of its new survey ‘Our lives beyond care’. The survey looks at the views…

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Higher Education Principles: Universities Supporting Care Leavers

A press release from the Department for Education, Universities Minister Chris Skidmore and Families Minister Nadhim Zahawi sets out the need for a ‘culture change’ at universities…

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EU Exit: No Deal Preparations for Local Authority Children’s Services

The Department for Education issued advice to local authorities in England on how to prepare in the event that the UK leaves the EU without…

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Things Not to Say to People Who’ve Been in Care

The latest Things Not to Say video from the BBC features eight people who have been in care giving advice on things not to say to people who…

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Language that Cares: Changing the Way Professionals Talk about Children in Care

Fostering and adoption charity TACT has published Language that Cares – the result of a collaborative effort led by TACT that aims to change the…

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