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Children

Frontline master’s pass rate misses DfE target for latest cohort to complete programme

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Children, Coronavirus

‘It has never been more important to come together and support each other’

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Adults, Children

‘Exploitation does not stop at 18’: chief social workers highlight gap in support for young adult victims

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Children, Coronavirus

Covid-19: increased isolation ‘risks worsening level and severity of domestic abuse’

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Children, Coronavirus

DfE issues guidance on managing isolation in children’s homes during coronavirus outbreak

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Children

Over 1,600 social workers have taken part in accreditation as scheme costs hit £24m

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Children

‘Children deserve the best life story work we can give them’

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Children

What government advisers’ critique of ‘optimism bias’ misses about our child protection system

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Children

Leaders ‘unaware of care leavers living in tents’, finds Ofsted as it brands authority ‘inadequate’

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Children

Social worker of the year on the transformation of once embattled Rotherham

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Children, Social work leaders

County ‘moving in right direction’ but deadline for setting up trust may be too tight, commissioners warn

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Unrecognised’ decline in child protection services sees Ofsted demote council to ‘inadequate’

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Children, Social work leaders

Council rises two grades to ‘good’ as Ofsted hails leaders’ impact on practice oversight and culture

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Children

‘No clear plan’ to fix children’s services trust’s financial woes, documents show

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Get ready for Community Care Live 2020

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Children

Putting lived experience at the heart of child protection

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