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Other news | Tuesday 23rd June 2020
The Guardian has published an obituary for our colleague Roana Roach, training manager at CoramBAAF, who sadly passed away earlier this year.
Other news | Monday 22nd June 2020
The death of George Floyd has been a shocking reminder of how much things still need to change not only in the United States but here in the UK too. Combined as it is with the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 virus is having on some communities, it is a wake-up call to us all.
Other news | Monday 1st June 2020
The Coram Group has been in the news throughout the lockdown, with a number of stories focusing on how our charities have sought to continue delivering services to children, young people and families during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Coram Life Education launches free teaching toolkit to support children’s health and wellbeing when schools reopenOther news | Tuesday 26th May 2020
Coram Life Education has launched a free online toolkit for primary school teachers, supporting pupils’ mental health as they adjust to a new school environment post-lockdown.
Other news | Monday 30th March 2020
In an extended interview in today’s Financial Times, Coram CEO Dr Carol Homden explains how Coram has grown from being a relatively narrow focused charity which concentrated on providing alternative care for children into a Group that has grown by amalgamation, containing nine (soon to be ten) organisations all working to create better chances for children.
Coram CEO says safety of vulnerable children must remain a priority following government's announcement of school closuresOther news | Thursday 19th March 2020
Coram CEO, Dr Carol Homden spoke to BBC Radio Kent this morning (Thursday 19 March 2020), following the Prime Minister's announcement yesterday that all schools, colleges and nurseries across the country will close indefinitely from tomorrow, with an exception for children of key workers and vulnerable children, including those who have a social worker and those with special educational needs.
Other news | Wednesday 18th March 2020
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Other news | Monday 16th March 2020
Coram has been nominated by the What Works Centre for Children's Social Care to run the first ever randomised controlled trial (RCT) of Family Group Conferencing in the UK. Dr Sarah Taylor, Coram’s Head of Impact & Evaluation, explains why Coram is leading the RCT and how it will work.