In Depth

The cost of living on the frontline

Job cuts, pay freezes and the tough financial climate have hit all children's workers hard. Joe Lepper spoke to professionals from different sectors to find out how they manage to make ends meet.

Advocate for young minds: Emma Thomas, chief executive, YoungMinds

Derren Hayes talks to Emma Thomas, chief executive of charity YoungMinds.

Better support for care leavers

Councils must focus more on their corporate parenting role for care leavers in 2019, says DfE expert.

Turning ACE into positive change

Knowledge of adverse childhood experiences should be used to build children's resilience, say experts.

Inspections Clinic: Supporting pupil attainment

Narrowing the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and better-off peers is a key challenge for leaders across all types of schools and one which Ofsted is keeping a close eye on, reports Jo Stephenson.