Monthly Archives: August 2018

You Have Been Loved – A foster carer’s experience of a child moving on

1st August 2018

Guest blog post from a volunteer[1] foster family who look after children on a short term basis. We would like to share our experience of what it’s like when a child moves on. This is an open letter to our foster child, who we shall name Alex. The first time we met you, you frightened […]


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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