Finding My Way Animated Documentary by Young People on Leaving Care

10th December 2013

What is your experience of creative activities that contribute to the well-being and confidence of the young people involved? Valerie Dunn, Research Associate at the University of Cambridge, provides detail on the latest animation project she is involved with… Our House ‘Our House’ is the third in a trilogy of films made by a group […]

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Magic Moments

3rd December 2013

Lynne Blencowe, foster carer, writes “I wanted to tell the story about the wonderful magical times that we often have, which hopefully could be used to help recruit more carers…” I recently attended the celebration of the book launch of “Team Parenting For Children in Foster Care”, by Jeanette Caw with Judy Sebba.  As a […]

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How can fostering providers support carers’ children?

26th November 2013

This guest blog by Harry Edworthy is especially welcomed as the Rees Centre have just published their review on the impact of fostering on foster carers’  children. My name is Harry and I work for a very new Independent Fostering Agency based in East Sussex (5Fostering). I am 23 years old. I have been a birth child […]

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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
By phone: + 44 (0) 1865 274050