I want kids in care to read this and know they can exceed society’s expectations

I want kids in care to read this and know they can exceed society’s expectations
 

2018 was an important year for me: I graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a foundation degree in working with children, young people and families.
It may not sound like an unusual achievement but it makes me one of just six per cent of care leavers who have gone on to higher education.
Being taken away from your home isn’t easy at any age. Home wasn’t safe for me or my siblings to stay and we were taken into care with the hope of a more stable living environment that would protect us and meet our needs.
Luckily, my siblings and I managed to all stay together in a placement with... read more

 
12 January 2019 in Hot News, Views: 130
Source: Metro
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