Around three quarters of looked after children live in foster care. Foster parents provide a stable family environment when a child cannot live with their birth parents.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the Secretary of State’s interview with the Guardian this weekend on teacher workload, and what the government is doing to help fostering parents and foster children.
In today’s blog we look at the extension of the 30 hours free childcare scheme so that it includes foster carers.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of calls for a foster carers’ union and a report on funding within Multi Academy Trusts.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services' views on fostering agencies and the Good Schools Guide’s research into school sport.