Scottish Government update on review of foster care welcomed

The Fostering Network has welcomed the Scottish Government’s update on progress around the National Review of Foster Care.

The Skills to Foster: Train the Trainers open course



The aim of this course is to enable participants to develop training skills, knowledge and confidence in delivering pre-approval foster care training linked to assessment.

Tuesday, 24 February, 2015 - Thursday, 26 February, 2015
Mercure Glasgow City, 201 Ingram St, Glasgow, G1 1DQ

This course will use the new The Skills to Foster™ (Third Edition 2014) which was published in June 2014. Completely re-written and with a brand new DVD, this definitive foster care training product has been thoroughly updated to reflect the modern face of foster care. Our three-day course is vital for anyone with responsibility for running in-house preparation sessions for new applicants.

Championing fostering in Scotland

The Fostering Network in Scotland is delighted to have received a grant of over half a million pounds from the Big Lottery Fund’s Investing in Communities programme for our Fostering Community Champions project. 

Let the games begin!

The Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow today and the Fostering Network is thrilled to be at the heart of the world’s celebrations.

Award nomination for law changing campaign

The Fostering Network is delighted to have been shortlisted for the Charity Times Awards campaigning team of the year award for our Don't Move Me campaign.

New social pedagogy forum in Scotland

Fostering services from across Scotland will be in Edinburgh today for the inaugural meeting of the Fostering Network’s new Social Pedagogy in Foster Care Practice Forum.

Scottish children's minister writes to foster carers

The Fostering Network is delighted to publish a letter from the Scottish Government children’s minister Aileen Campbell, thanking foster carers for their dedication and hard work, on Fostering in Scotland day during Foster Care Fortnight.

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Student of the year in rally cry to care leavers

Children are at the heart of our work as a charity, and on a day during Foster Care Fortnight where we are celebrating foster care in Scotland, the Fostering Network would like pay tribute to an award-winning care leaver.

It's Fostering in Scotland Day!

People in Scotland are today being asked to think about the amazing work that foster carers do, Fostering in Scotland Day.

Call to celebrate fostering in Scotland

PEOPLE ACROSS Scotland are being asked to think about the amazing work that foster carers do on Monday, Fostering in Scotland Day.

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