In Depth

Helen Marshall

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.


Guide to nursery first aid training

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


Children & Young People Now Awards 2015: Step forward the class of 2015

The Children & Young People Now Awards represent the gold standard in services for children, young people and families across the UK. They recognise the most innovative and effective work in transforming young lives and building a better society.


Identifying what makes effective leadership in children's services

With Ofsted judging leadership in children's services as not being good enough in three out of four councils, its latest report cites examples of good practice in some authorities so others can replicate their success.


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.