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Children, Social work leaders

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

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‘Staff bullying makes a mockery of our mission statement and ethos’

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Children, Social work leaders

Council makes ‘steady progress’ by increasing staff after Ofsted ‘inadequate’ judgment

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

How cuts are affecting social care performance: what the data says

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Children, Social work leaders

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

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Children, Social work leaders

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

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Children, Social work leaders

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

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Children, Social work leaders

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

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Stoke to keep children’s services as report concludes alternative arrangements too disruptive

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Children, Workforce

Children’s Social Workers – Social work in the South

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Children, Social work leaders

Child sexual abuse inquiry launches investigation into child protection leadership

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Children, Social work leaders

DfE’s social work accreditation contract reveals national rollout could be delayed

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Children, Social work leaders

Children’s social care data underused by stretched councils, report warns

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Children

Over 90% of looked-after children waiting for statutory befriending service are from BAME backgrounds, finds research

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Children

Children’s services company ‘beginning to deliver results’ as Ofsted removes ‘inadequate’ label

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Children, Social work leaders

What does the most effective support for children going into care look like?

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