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Events | Thursday 17th May 2018
Dr Jeff Mesie, Head of Impact and Evaluation at Coram, reflects on Coram's recent event on children's health and wellbeing, hosted with the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition.
New research undertaken by YouGov for Coram has revealed that most people (89%) in the UK recognise that children are most likely to come into care due to abuse or neglect, and that around 11 million adults (22%) would consider becoming a foster carer.
Coram Life Education announces workshops to help teachers deliver new Relationships Education requirements
Primary school teachers are being invited to attend a one-day workshop to build their confidence and skills in the implementation and delivery of relationships education. The regional workshops, organised by Coram Life Education (CLE) and taking place throughout June and July, will help teachers prepare for statutory Relationships Education in schools from 2019.
Community | Tuesday 1st May 2018
The Virgin Money London Marathon has just been, with Coram's team of 30 runners raising an incredible £85,000 - a record-breaking amount which will have a huge impact on the lives of the vulnerable children and young people we support.
Pupils at Hempsted Primary School in Gloucester have been among the first to benefit from a new ‘Relationships Education’ programme aimed at improving children’s mental wellbeing, resilience and life chances.
The UK’s first children’s charity Coram has launched a Crowdfunding campaign to create a book telling the incredible story of its founder Captain Thomas Coram, 350 years after his birth, and to send a free copy to every school in the UK. We want every child in the country to know the origin of children’s rights and the story of the visionary who made it possible.
Celebrities | Tuesday 10th April 2018
Yesterday (9 April), Coutts unveiled a new window display at the bank’s Strand headquarters, showcasing the winning entries of a national writing competition for children in care and young care leavers.
Effective practice in Early Permanence for children recognised with launch and award of new Quality MarkAdoption | Monday 26th March 2018
A pioneering new Quality Mark which recognises excellence in Early Permanence adoption services in England is launched today, March 26 2018, with the announcement of the first agency, CCS Adoption, to receive the award.
Adoption | Monday 19th March 2018
On Wednesday 21 March, charities Coram, PACT and Action for Children who run leading adoption services in London, will be joining other agencies across England to take part in Big Adoption Day 2018.
Adoption | Friday 2nd March 2018
Coram is supporting the call for more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to consider adoption this LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week (5-11 March 2018).