Monthly Archives: April 2016

Can singing help looked after children settle into school? A foster carer shares their experience of a new pilot project

19th April 2016

Foster carers worry about their foster children. I do all the time. School has been a particular area of concern for us. When our youngest foster child, then aged 5, moved schools, initially all was well. He was excited about his new uniform, met his class teacher, got a tour of the playground, and made […]


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.

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