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Education Matters: Mind the Gap


UK foster carers undoubtedly open their hearts and homes to some of the most socially ‘in need’ and educationally disadvantaged children and young people in society. With an estimated 90 children a day being taken into public care, the impact of their…
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Fostering an educationally excluded child…


A survey carried out by children in care charities Become and Voices From Care Cymru for their report Teachers Who Care calls for better training for school staff to improve their understanding of the distinct needs of children in care,…
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Head Teacher Vacancies


NOCN Level 3 Qualification in Undertaking Independent Missing Return Interviews for Children


Missing Return Home Interview Training (MRHI) 17th, 18th & 19th September 2018 Wolverhampton University Campus, Telford, Shropshire. Bookings Open: 2nd - 31st July 2018 Limited Training Places Available Are you a qualifying practitioner? For entry requirements please click HERE SALT are…
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Running Ahead™


SALT are pleased to introduce the U.K's first Level 3 Qualification, carefully designed for Safeguarding Interview Practitioners (SIP's) who meet directly with Children that run away or go missing from home or care. NOCN Level 3 Award in ‘Undertaking Independent Missing Return…
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Understanding Emotional Muddles and Trauma Struggles in our Schools


Many children across the UK have suffered, and continue to suffer the effects of early childhood adversity, due to stressful and traumatic events in their early years and beyond. As a qualified teacher, head teacher, school improvement partnership adviser and…
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Building Connections for Shropshire-Based Schools and Education Practitioners


 Connecting Schools and Education Practitioners Are you a classroom-based practitioner looking for an interim, fixed term or substantive employment contract within Shropshire Schools, within the Independent and/or Maintained sector? As a locally-based Trust, we are increasingly being contacted by schools…
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Should Children do PE in their Underwear?


Talking Pants The Talk PANTS campaign helps parents of 4-11-year-olds keep their children safe from abuse. Like the Green Cross Code, it takes a potentially tricky subject and gives parents and schools the language and tools to talk about safety…
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Fostering Christmas Warmth


Many residential childcare providers, fostering families and kinship carers look-after some of our most vulnerable, complex and often traumatised children, not just at Christmas time, but throughout the whole year. Their commitment, care, support and dedication will no doubt provide…
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Fostering at Christmas: by Harry Aged 7


Fostering Advice for Christmas (and all year round) We decided to share our Christmas writing thoughts with some truly amazing children, who have often suffered extreme adversity with much loss, rejection, trauma, sadness and separation. Our humble words seemed insignificant…
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