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3 days ago
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More than 55,000 children have been moved out of school - and in a small number of schools with very high rates, the equivalent of an entire classroom of pupils have left in this way over fiv...
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3 days ago
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The joint House of Commons and House of Lords human rights committee says the practices cause physical distress and psychological harm that can have a lasting impact on young people's lives. ...
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3 days ago
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Action for Children has already begun introducing the technology to its fostering services in England and some residential services in Wales. The Mind of My Own app aims to encourage childr...
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3 days ago
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The End Child Imprisonment campaign - formed by a group of charities - is proposing a radical rethink of youth sentencing, with the secure estate used only for those who present a risk to ot...
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At present, Social Work England chief executive Colum Conway is the only registered social worker on the new regula… https://t.co/v3Ewv3Plpz
4 days ago
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The poll of more than 8,670 teachers, school leaders and support staff found that 83 per cent had seen the issue worsen over the last two years. The National Education Union (NEU), which c...
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At present, there is just one registered social worker on the Social Work England board. Should the frontline have… https://t.co/sbJmwv5HXR
4 days ago
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The Department for Education will fund the scheme, which builds on a commitment announced by the Treasury in March to offer free sanitary products to all female secondary school pupils from S...
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5 days ago
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Among those to successfully bid for funding through the DWP's £2.2m Reducing Parental Conflict Challenge Fund, is a Relate scheme to support families when prisoners are released. The chari...
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5 days ago
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Tower Hamlets children's services was handed Ofsted's lowest rating in April 2017 after inspectors found that children were being left in abusive situations for too long. But during a monit...
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6 days ago
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There were 16,740 conceptions to women aged under 18 years in 2017, compared with 18,086 in 2016 - a 7.4 per cent decrease. This is a 61.1 per cent decrease on figures 10 years ago, when 42...
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RT @OurCSWM: We're super excited for our 3rd Yorkshire & Humber region #CSWMconf2019 What a fantastic line up of speakers & good practice s…
6 days ago
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On the first day of its annual conference in Liverpool, the NEU has released analysis showing that just nine of the 150 local authorities in receipt of special educational needs and disabili...
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1 week ago
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Mary Baginsky is Senior Research Fellow at the NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit at King’s College London. (611 words) I was invited to attend an event (9 April 2019) at the Euro...
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1 week ago
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In her inaugural presidential address, Rachel Dickinson said that a decade of education reform has led to "one of the most autonomous school systems in the world" and fragmentation of respons...
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1 week ago
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The schools - some of which receive local authority funding - are potentially putting children at risk, warns the inspectorate. Some have poor facilities and hygiene, untrained and unchecked...
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1 week ago
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The move has been welcomed by leading youth organisations, which have been calling for a "new, bolder approach to youth strategy" tailored to the specific challenges facing young people today...
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1 week ago
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The Department for Education figures also reveal that the proportion of looked-after children and children in need who were persistently absent from school increased in 2017/18. The average...
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1 week ago
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Speaking as chair of the Commons work and pensions committee, Field accused the government of treating the committee and indirectly its witnesses, including single parents, "like dirt". Th...
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1 week ago
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Education committee chair Robert Halfon has written to Education Secretary Damian Hinds, saying the move is needed to help tackle knife crime. Handing councils greater powers to monitor exc...
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1 week ago
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Figures released by the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) show a total of 13,536 applications made from March 2018 to April 2019. This compares with 14,221 fo...
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Article 39 director Carolyne Willow said Feltham YOI's closure was "long overdue" after young offenders aged 16 and 17 at Feltham YOI left 13 members of staff requiring hospital treatment at ...
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1 week ago
thefrontline.org.uk
Frontline fellow, Julia, shares her experiences of working on Frontline's short film, released last month for World Social Work Day.The post Working on the Frontline film renewed my passion appeared f...
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