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Training, learning and development

At Fostering London one of our key Values in our Statement of Purpose is that ‘Everyone in Fostering London needs to be learning’. As part of this: ‘We recognise the challenges and complexity of foster care and the need to provide effective, ongoing learning and development for foster carers and staff so that we are reflective, skilled and confident’.We provide this is a variety of ways:


Core Training

These are the current courses that are part of our Core Training programme:

  • Safer Caring
  • Health and Safety
  • Online Safety
  • Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Attachment and Transitions
  • Anti-Bullying Strategies
  • Stress Management parts 1 to 4
  • Foetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Special Educational Needs and Disability parts 1 and 2
  • Children Moving On
  • Exclusions
  • Placement Stories
  • Assertiveness parts 1 and 2
  • Trauma and Emotions
  • Challenging Behaviour parts 1 and 2
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Online Training

We have provided the following online courses recently:

  • Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery (Refugee Council)
  • Pathways to Extremism and the Prevent Programme (Virtual College)
  • Child Protection(NSPCC)
  • Managing Sexualised Behaviour (NSPCC)
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Training Reward Scheme

As we value continuing professional development so much, we have a reward scheme in place where our foster carers and applicants can earn £10 vouchers at regular intervals for their attendance at training and support groups and any online training that they do.

Training Reward Scheme

Here are some of our recent voucher winners!

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Training Photos

Here are some of our recent training photos:

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