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Kinship Care Week: shining a light on family carers

April 12, 2017

[KINSHIP CARE] From April 24th to April 30th, Mentor is leading Kinship Care Week for England to celebrate the dedication of kinship carers, raise awareness and funds for kinship care projects, and promote best practice among the professional community that supports these families.

Mentor launches the National Kinship Care Website for Scotland

April 3, 2017

[SCOTLAND] Mentor is delighted to announce the launch of the new National Kinship Care Website for Scotland, kinship.scot, the first site of its kind. This site will complement Mentor’s National Kinship Care Resource Guide by providing kinship families with information and advice, as well as access to training, policy updates, local and national support and all the latest news and events across Scotland.

Developing a school-wide culture of good behaviour

March 24, 2017

[EDUCATION] Leading behaviour expert Tom Bennett is calling on the government to make changes to the way that schools tackle behaviour in a new DfE-commissioned report that also calls on the government to collect behaviour data to allow schools to be compared.