Appoġġ, a social service agnecy of the Foundation for Social Welfare Services in Malta, has launched a campaign encouraging people to take on the role of foster carer, in order to provide foster homes for the 250 children in out-of-home care who are not currently fostered.
Neil Zammit & Charlotte Moore - MCAST Journal of Applied Research & Practice1 Jan 2018
This study focuses on the impact of abuse on the child’s education while it explores how these children are being supported in care institutions to minimize and overcome the effects of abuse on their educational journey.
During the launch of Malta's public consultation on standards of adoption, the Minister of Family Affairs announced that adoptive families will benefit from up to €10,000 and be partially refunded for travel expenses.
On 20 June, the Advisory Group for Childonomics, a research projected intended to develop a tool to determine long-term social and economic return of investing in children, met in Brussels for its final meeting. The final output of the project in pilot countries Malta and Romania is scheduled to be presented at the International Foster Care Organisations (IFCO) World Conference in November 2017.