'Looked after young people' blog posts:
4 Oct 2013
Funding announced for education of children in care
Children’s minister Edwards Timpson announced that funding to support the education of children in care is to double from next year.
11 Sep 2013
Government announces adoption fund to support therapy
The government has announced new funding worth £19.3 million to enable adoptive parents to provide the best possible care for children who have been the victims of abuse and neglect.
3 May 2013
More than 30,000 ISAs opened for looked-after children
More than 30,000 junior ISAs have been opened for looked-after children and young people since 2012.
25 Apr 2013
NSPCC reports 3,000 children repeatedly missing from care
Almost 3,000 children repeatedly went missing from care last year, according to figures published by the NSPCC, with one child going missing on 67 occasions.
17 Dec 2012
Looked after children - virtual headteacher plan
Legal requirements in the New Year could see the appointment of virtual headteachers.
20 Nov 2012
Anti-bullying week: Bernadette's story
During anti-bullying week we bring you real life stories from people who have experienced bullying and how they beat the bullies.
15 Nov 2012
Living with a mental illness
Our guest blogger talks about her past in the care system and learning to live with depression and anxiety.
7 Nov 2012
Child protection system fails older children
Education select committee of MPs calls for the system to be reviewed urgently.
1 Oct 2012
Charities launch Care Inquiry
Eight charities unite to launch inquiry into the best support for Looked After Young People.
27 Sep 2012
Training: Looked After Young People
Do you work with looked after young people? Are you a foster carer? If so our information and training courses may be of interest to you.