Foster Care Training

Find out about our upcoming training courses and how the Virtual School family can help you to support your foster child through education.

Foster Carers
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Supporting Independent Living Skills in Post 16 Young People

This training is ideal for: foster carers

Supporting young people with independent living skills is a key area of responsibility and understanding for all corporate parents. This is a core course for those supporting our older young people.


  • To understand the role of foster carers in helping young people to learn the skills they will need to move into independence.
  • To consider what type of activities we already use to support these skills and to share ideas.
  • To find out about other resources which could be used.
  • To understand how the use of a consistent accreditation system can support young people to engage in the process.
  • To be familiar with the ASDAN award process.
  • To learn how to meet the expectations required to complete the ASDAN award and to pass the moderation and certification process.

Date: Thursday 14 March 2024, 10am–1pm

Venue: Sports Pavilion, Glenfield

Cost: Free

Contact us to book: Email or telephone: 0116 305 6097.