Many care leavers go on to achieve amazing things in higher education

Propel is a higher education website for care leavers, helping them to make an informed decision about HE and access the support they are entitled to. Propel is provided by The Who Cares? Trust, a voice for children in care. Worth taking a look at this great resource and spreading the word. Link: Propel

“Adoption without parental consent is wrong in principle”

The Family Justice Council held its 9th Annual Debate and panel discussion on Tuesday 24 November 2015. The topic for this year’s debate was adoption. The motion read: “Adoption without parental consent is wrong in principle” The event was chaired by the Rt. Hon. Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division of the High Court, and Chairman... Continue Reading →

South East IRO Network

The South East region is to hold a one day Conference event ‘Planning for Permanence’ on 20th May 2016, 9.30 registration for 10:00 am start. Finish by 4:30pm. Venue: Leatherhead Leisure Centre, Guildford Road Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 9BL To book your place on 'Planning for Permanence' event: Click here  Find out more about the work of the South East... Continue Reading →

New research: The Educational Progress of Looked After Children

http:// 'Need greater focus on progress over time' #EducationInCare pic.twitter.com/fmcdS8op8E — ReesCentre (@ReesCentre) November 30, 2015 Recommended reading Great piece of research worth reading. This research helpfully challenges some of the negative narratives about the impact of care for Children Looked After (CLA). Executive Summary available on pages 4-7. Download at source here: The Educational Progress of... Continue Reading →

Children’s attachment

Attachment in children and young people who are adopted from care, in care or at high risk of going into care NICE have produced helpful guidelines covering the identification, assessment and treatment of attachment difficulties in children and young people up to age 18 who are adopted from care, in special guardianship, looked after by local... Continue Reading →

Guest blogs & spreading awareness

Want to spread awareness or new research? Learn how to make submissions to our generic readership. How to Submit Writing for the National IRO Manager Partnership is unpaid, but we can get your writing on the issues you care about in front of our broad readership. The key criteria is that articles fit with the core principles of ethical,... Continue Reading →

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