Indepth

Meeting of charity leaders to discuss the impact of Brexit on vulnerable children and families warns that the UK leaving the European Union could put children's rights, safeguarding and economic welfare at risk.

Trailblazing training standards

By Fay Gibbin |

11 April 2017

Lead for new group developing early years standards shares plans as it bids to debunk "hair or care" ethos.

Children in care attainment tool

By Derren Hayes |

11 April 2017

How a resource analysing education progress for looked-after children could "revolutionise" support.

Understanding impact of abuse and reviewing care placement options

By Dr Susannah Bowyer and Julie Wilkinson |

11 April 2017

Review assesses the evidence on the impact of abuse on children and considers the merits of care placement options. The authors summarise the findings, while three organisations outline initiatives to improve decision making.

Outstanding school is full of surprises

By Tom de Castella |

11 April 2017

The Pendlebury Centre pupil referral unit in Stockport has just been awarded its fifth consecutive "outstanding" rating. Tom de Castella went to meet staff and pupils to find out how it achieves such success.