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Outdoor learning: Getting out and about

Advocates of outdoor learning highlight a wide variety of benefits for children and young people. Charlotte Goddard looks at the evidence and explores a range of projects that teach new skills.

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Legal Update: Poverty as immigration control

Kamena Dorling, policy and programmes manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the situation of vulnerable families with "no recourse to public funds", due to their immigration status.

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Injunctions tackle gang culture

The government has issued updated guidance on gang injunctions that could see them used more widely.

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Careers advice plans under fire

Jobcentre Plus advisers do not have the skills to help school children enter or take up vocational training, say experts.

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Councils and charities absorb the impact of Whitehall spending cuts

Recent cuts to government department budgets look set to be the start of a new round of austerity in public sector spending. Three experts outline the impact these cuts will have and offer ideas on how the effect can be minimised.

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