In Depth


Skills for the Job: Engaging young custody leavers

Developing trusted relationships with professionals is key to helping a young person who has been in custody turn away from crime.


Future of foster care: innovation in recruitment and retention

Three out of four children in care are fostered, but the recruitment and retention of foster carers remain key challenges. Charlotte Goddard examines some of the latest pioneering practice.


Social investment advocate: Joanne Hay, Teens and Toddlers chief executive

Derren Hayes meets Joanne Hay, chief executive of Teens and Toddlers.


Information sharing: five top tips to support early intervention

The Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing has worked with a group of multi-agency safeguarding hubs to develop advice on how they can better share information to protect children and families earlier.


Gove faces test on rights plan

Plans for a 320-place secure college and changes to human rights legislation top the justice agenda.