In Depth

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Ofsted under the spotlight as criticism of its role mounts

Following accusations that Ofsted is "out of touch" and hindering improvement across children's services, critics across the sector are calling for major reforms to how the regulator inspects children's social care.

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Turning parents into care professionals

Gabriella Jozwiak meets participants on a government-funded scheme to train parents to be childminders to find out what lessons were learned.

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Primary carer: Natasha Finlayson, Who Cares? Trust chief executive

Derren Hayes meets Natasha Finlayson, chief executive of the Who Cares? Trust.

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Guide to supporting deaf children

Chris Kang-Mullen explains what councils need to do to meet their duties to support deaf children.

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Is the league table plan unfair?

The government wants schools to publish their in-house childcare provision details with league tables.

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