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First-time voters make their choice

The general election on 7 May will see millions of young people eligible to vote for the first time. Here, six 18- to 22-year-olds tell Adam Offord about their priorities, which political parties will get their backing, and why.

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Guide to nursery first aid training

What the compulsory first aid training requirements will mean for early years practitioners and providers.

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Coalition of the times: Chyps and Ambition merge into one

On 1 April, the Confederation of Heads of Young People's Services will merge into youth charity Ambition, a move that reflects the increased role voluntary organisations are playing in delivering statutory youth services.

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Government hopes cash boost will transform children's mental health

The government is to pump over £1bn into overhauling children's mental health services by 2020, but experts say this alone will not be enough to tackle deep-rooted problems with access to therapy and the commissioning system.

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Protector of children's services: Alison O'Sullivan, ADCS president

Neil Puffett meets Alison O’Sullivan, president of the ADCS.

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