Indepth

High-quality early education has the potential to improve children's development, giving them the essential social, emotional and academic tools they need to successfully transition to school

Asylum-Seeking Children: Journey of Child X

By Louise Hunt |

26 July 2017

The number of unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the UK has soared in recent years. Louise Hunt charts the typical journey of an asylum-seeking child, meeting some professionals they may encounter

The death in 2007 of Peter Connelly resulted in a media furore over failures in his care. Child protection expert Ray Jones charts how a decade on the impact of the case can still be seen in safeguarding services

Goodwill unfazed by big brief

By Neil Puffett |

26 July 2017

Children's minister offers councils more improvement support, but warns doing more with less will continue

Responding to Grenfell disaster

By Brendan O'Keefe |

26 July 2017

The community response to the Grenfell Tower disaster demonstrates the value of local organisations