Leading thinkers in education for care experienced children pitch their ideas. You vote and we come together to make change. Get your tickets now. 7th December 7.30 - 9pm Read more
We now offer in house training courses for adopters and professionals. If you are a member, look out for a discount code in the newsletter for 20% off any course. Read more
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The Adoption Barometer Survey 2023 is now open! The only comprehensive UK-wide assessment of the lived experience of adoption. By completing the survey, you will help us to make the case for more support for adopted people and adoptive families in the UK. Read more
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Last week, Members of Parliament took part in a debate on The Independent Review of Children's Social Care in England. Whilst it was mostly focused on children currently in care, or at risk of entering care, adoption was also part of the discussion. Read more
The Chancellor of the Exchequer yesterday announced plans to reduce the nation’s budget deficit aimed at ensuring confidence in the country’s economy, against a backdrop of soaring inflation, rising interest rates and poor growth. Read more
Children in England with a plan for adoption are spending longer in the care system before being adopted, according to new government statistics released today. Read more
Adoption Week Scotland celebrates the voices of young adoptees through the #E Project and the AFKA's Staying Connected project. Read more
Adoption UK provides the secretariat to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Adoption and Permanence, alongside Home for Good. Last week we were in Parliament to meet with MPs and Peers, sector leaders and members of the adoption community to discuss the findings of the recent survey of self-employed adopters. Read more
Education is not confined to the walls of a school. Real life opportunities like a visit to the dentist and the bringing home of a new puppy are learning experiences that allow our children to process what has happened to them, fill in developmental gaps and move on with their life, wiser and more resilient. Read more