Monthly Archives: May 2013

Safeguarding children in the early years: research messages for professionals in education

29th May 2013

Join the discussion for this University of Oxford Department of Education seminar. Monday 03 June 2013 5.00-6.30pm at 15 Norham Gardens, Oxford (Seminar Room A) Professor Harriet Ward is Director of the Centre for Child and Family Research (CCFR) at Loughborough University, UK and co-director of the government-funded Childhood Wellbeing Research Centre – a partnership […]

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Why are foster carers important? Young people’s views (2)

22nd May 2013

The third of our special posts for Foster Care Fortnight. By Ian Thomas, Project Officer with Core Assets and care experienced young person For me the best place to start with this would be to ask an opposing question such as “Where would we be without foster carers?” And more relevant to me – “Where […]

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Why are foster carers important? Young people’s views (1)

21st May 2013

The second of our special posts for Foster Care Fortnight. By Kurtis Allsopp, care experienced young person with Core Assets In my personal opinion and some of the care leavers I’ve worked with, both parties agree that there are more benefits and opportunities to young people placed in a foster placement. I live on my […]

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Would you like to contribute as a guest blogger for the Rees Centre?

We’re looking for short pieces of 300-400 words on topics related to our research focus (foster care – with or without reference to education) that will provoke discussion amongst our readers.

This is your chance to voice your thoughts on what matters most to you in the field of foster care. Blogging for the Rees Centre is open to all with an interest in this field, and we particularly welcome contributions from care leavers, foster carers and practitioners. Submitting your post is easy – just contact us for a chat about your proposed topic. The Rees Centre reserves the right not to publish each and every blog entry it receives, depending on the volume of entries and the topics covered.

By email: rees.centre@education.ox.ac.uk
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