All childcare settings will be required to have a designated lead practitioner for safeguarding on the premises whenever they are open, according to new guidance from Ofsted.
Government consultation puts forward two possible systems for children's professionals to report abuse and neglect. Campaigners and leaders say the plans go too far, but are split on whether they will increase referrals and costs.
Involving families with service design and delivery can be the key to empowering people to make real changes in their lives, so professionals must find ways to help them engage and reap the benefits.
Alterations to ministerial briefs at the Department for Education suggest some shifts in policy priorities.
Stewart MacLachlan, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, looks at some recent developments regarding the detention of unaccompanied migrant children by immigration authorities
Controversial clause in bill that could see councils exempted from safeguarding laws has split opinion.
Barely a day has gone by in September when Rotherham has not featured prominently...
Researchers examine whether specific experiences such as bullying, abuse,...