What is fostering?

  • (noun): Encouragement; aiding the development of something.
    Synonyms: fosterage
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Some articles on fostering:

Jamatia Hoda - Culture - Fostering
... Fostering is prevalent in Jamatia Community ... If the mother of a child dies or is unable to suckle the child, arrangements are made for suckling and upbringing of the child by another woman who is capable of doing so ...
New South Wales Medical Schools' Council
... The NSW MSC will achieve these aims by • Fostering and sustaining co-operation and communication among the medical schools in NSW ... • Fostering unity among medical students by providing a forum for their opinions ... • Fostering communication between the medical students and the community ...
Indranee Nadisen
... and served as a foster mother to abandoned, abused and neglected children under the Fostering Scheme by the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) ... Nadisen is recognised as the role model and the icon of the Fostering Scheme ... She volunteered herself with the Fostering Scheme and began fostering children in 1976, when her own children - five boys and a girl - started going to school and she started feeling bored at home ...
Ann Brown - Contributions in Educational Research - Fostering Community of Learners
... Fostering Community of Learners (FCL) was a program launched by Brown along with her husband Joseph Campione at the University of California, Berkeley ... A teacher, or guide, is then responsible for modeling, fostering, and guiding the process of discovery into forms of disciplined examination ...
Islam And Children - Adoption and Fostering
... Islam highly recommends the "fostering" of children, defined as "assuming partial or complete responsibility of a child in lieu of the biological parents" ... Islamic adoption is sometimes called "fostering" or "partial adoption" and is similar to "open adoption" ...

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