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  • The Fostering Network has launched the second annual Walk the Difference walk through London on Saturday 25 October as part of our Sons and Daughters campaign.

  • The Fostering Network is calling on young writers from across the UK to enter our Sons and Daughters campaign writing competition.

  • The latest edition of Foster Care magazine will be hitting doormats across the UK this week.

  • The Fostering Network has launched an innovative new programme aiming to raise the aspirations and achievements of children living with foster families across England's capital.

  • The Department for Education has allocated the first year of additional funding for Staying Put provision to local authorities in England, with further information on the subsequent two years of funding due to be released in February 2015.

  • Twenty six fostered young people in Northern Ireland got the chance to experience a taste of university life, staying at the University of Ulster for three nights this July.

  • The Fostering Network and the joint forum of Independent Fostering Providers, with the support of the Association of Directors of Children's Services, have issued an updated transfer of foster carers protocol for England.

  • Booking is now open for the Fostering Network’s annual conference in October, which will explore what the future of foster care will look like.

  • A family of intrepid adventurers, Dean, Deb and David, have cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats raising hundreds of pounds in support of the Fostering Network.

    Inspired by our work with foster families throughout the UK, the three friends set out from the tip of England to the top of Scotland and conquered the isle in just over a week.

    Dean, who has been fostering for about five years and sits on fostering panels in Essex, chose to fundraise for the Fostering Network after seeing first-hand how the charity can help people like him. 

  • The Department for Education has published revised statutory guidance on the education of looked after children in England.

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