New Joint Targeted Area Inspections to assess how different agencies are working together to support vulnerable children have just been launched. Joe Lepper explores how they work.
Kelly Reeve, senior legal consultant for the Child Law Advice Service, examines the recent proposals for reforming alternative provision and the impact this might have for children at risk of exclusion.
The consultation on delivering the extended free childcare entitlement raises issues for providers and councils.
The government says academies are delivering better standards of education for disadvantaged pupils than maintained schools. But does the Ofsted inspection data support ministers’ assertions?
Adam Offord talks to Ruth Allen, chief executive of the British Association of Social Workers.
Overcoming silo thinking has been a mantra for many years in social work...
There is a lot of research into the role children’s centres play in improving...