Government reforms designed to boost take-up of its apprenticeships programme have been met with sharp falls among young new starters, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
Professional boundaries are the essential limits that protect both a practitioner's authority and the vulnerable service users they work with.
Councils can take steps to minimise the damage and maximise the learning when contracts hit problems, says Toni Badnall-Neill.
The chief executive of charity Buttle UK tells us about his career.
The director of children's services at Liverpool City Council on his career.
Social workers support people in challenging circumstances, but being subject to abuse and violence is never acceptable, so it is important that employers and staff take steps to ensure practitioners' safety.
Ofsted's new children's services inspection arrangements place far greater...
The Education Policy Institute examine the demographics and qualifications...