Panel administators: their role in adoption & fostering panels

One-day workshop

Location: Birmingham

Date: 02 Mar 2017


Signing Tree Conference Centre, (located at) The Deaf Cultural Centre, Ladywood Road, Birmingham, B16 8SZ   

Conference time: 10am - 4pm

Effective adoption and fostering panels are crucial to the delivery of a good adoption and fostering service and play an important part in services for looked after children. 

The efficient administration of panels, including the provision of clear and accurate minutes, is a skilled and complex task that is essential to the smooth and effective operation of panels.


  • To consider the legislative framework in relation to the work of adoption and fostering panels

  • To give administrators and minute takers a full understanding of the role of the panel and their part in it

  • To consider the work involved in the whole panel process including preparation and follow-up action

  • To appreciate the skills and knowledge needed in taking clear, accurate and helpful minutes  

  • To share practice and experience in undertaking the role


Contact details

Telephone: 0207 520 2041/43