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Children, Social work leaders

Children’s minister’s call for directors to prioritise adoption lambasted by sector heads

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Council that ‘failed to create environment for good social work’ told it could yet lose services

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Children, Social work leaders

DfE commissioner ends oversight of ‘inadequate’ council following progress

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‘The beating heart of the team’: how personal assistants can free social workers from the admin grind

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Children in out-of-area residential care ‘feel let down’ by social workers

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Council ordered to improve after Ofsted warns ‘exceedingly high’ caseloads putting children at risk

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Poor auditing holding back social work improvements at children’s services trust, inspectors find

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‘Inadequate’ county to lose control of children’s services as review finds toxic culture

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Judge’s interactive drama shines compassionate light on closed world of family court

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Children

Social work manager ‘ignored crucial information’ in case where girl suffered life-threatening neglect

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Future of children’s services company to be decided next month

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Using algorithms in children’s social care: experts call for better understanding of risks and benefits

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From ‘inadequate’ to ‘outstanding’: leaders bid farewell after taking authority from bottom to top

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Children’s services partnership to be axed after less than two years

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Growth in social care referrals leading to no action slows following years of rapid rises

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‘Very poor quality’ permanence planning sees inspectors judge council ‘inadequate’

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