In Depth


Legal Update: Caring for refugee children

Kamena Dorling, policy and programmes manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the UK government's response to the refugee crisis and foster care provision for refugee children.


Cameron speech reignites debate over children's services 'market'

The Prime Minister highlighted children's social care as ripe for reform in a speech this month, with failing services handed to trusts or other providers to run. Children's services experts give their views on what this means for the years ahead


Funding cuts lead councils to seek new ways of delivering youth work

A new round of government funding through the Delivering Differently for Young People programme will aim to help more local authorities develop effective models of providing youth services at a reduced cost


Corbyn's policies for children and young people under the spotlight

Children and young people's issues featured prominently during Jeremy Corbyn's successful campaign to become Labour leader. So what is he pledging to do, and what do sector leaders think of his emerging policies?


Children's workforce guide to training and qualifications

Qualification requirements and training provision for working with children and young people is continuously adapting in line with changes in policy and practice. Charlotte Goddard provides a comprehensive overview.