In Depth

Children's Workforce Guide to Qualifications and Training

As major political and policy changes continue to impact on the children and young people's workforce, Charlotte Goddard takes a comprehensive look at the qualification requirements and training available.

Leading the fight on FGM: Celia Jeffreys, head of the National FGM Centre

Jess Brown talks to Celia Jeffreys, head of the National FGM Centre.

Sharing the asylum responsibility

Kent council warns scheme to disperse unaccompanied asylum-seeking children more evenly is not working.

The role of information sharing in improving child protection

Audit of cases where children have been harmed highlights problems with sharing of information between safeguarding agencies and professionals, and examples of some areas that are overcoming these.

What kind of family support can avert looming care system crisis?

Record rise in number of care applications has prompted England's most senior family court judge to warn of a looming "crisis". He says efforts must focus on intensive support for struggling families to prevent care proceedings.