Monday, 28 Jul 2014
All adopted children are to receive additional support in school after the government acted on campaigners' calls for funding to be extended, it has been announced.
With nine months until the general election, children's leaders are sceptical that Nicky Morgan will have the time or experience to deviate from the agenda already mapped out by Michael Gove at the Department for Education.
A Cabinet Office survey of council youth services reveals provision has shifted more towards targeted interventions, with many predicting the universal model could disappear in the face of further cuts.
Dangers posed by cyberspace and prized gadgets are a concern for those working with looked-after children. Eileen Fursland explores the more positive contribution technology makes to young lives.
Policy and practice: How to support looked-after children to lead healthy, fulfilling lives, and implement recent policy reforms.
Download your copy of the CYP Now Children in Care supplement 2014.
Youth work activity resource packs. Topics range from financial literacy to sexual health.
Speaking out Children and young people in care can often find themselves isolated and without the support of an adult to fight their corner. Emily Rogers visits a service taking up the battle on their behalf
Skills for the Job: Dealing with continence issues Wetting and soiling can cause great anxiety for children, but supportive professionals can ensure problems are overcome successfully
My National Citizen Service Danny, from Bolton, was one of around 30,000 16-year-olds across the country to participate this summer in National Citizen Service, the government’s flagship youth programme. Here, he charts his experience and how it made him feel
Courses adapt to frontline demands Youth work provision is becoming increasingly diversified, as needs and budgets vary across the country. Charlotte Goddard investigates whether courses and qualifications are keeping up with the changes
Parents empowered The government wants parenting classes to become the norm in its drive to support families. Joe Lepper looks at the different programmes available and the skills required to deliver them
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