Compulsory relationships and sex education in schools will include sessions on mental wellbeing, the government has revealed.
Commissioners play a pivotal role in ensuring vulnerable children receive the care they need. However, demand and funding pressures are driving the development of new systems and changes in practice.
In an interview with CYP Now, former children's minister Edward Timpson outlines his approach to new roles at Cafcass, the children's commissioner for England, school exclusions review and safeguarding practice panel.
Councils should create drop-in centres to support children whose parents misuse alcohol, says expert.
High turnover in children's services directors in the past year masks signs of increased stability.
Yvette Stanley, Ofsted's new director of social care, says the latest children's services inspection framework focuses more on frontline social work practice and uses data analysis to identify emerging problems.
Barely a day has gone by in September when Rotherham has not featured prominently...
Researchers at the Connect Centre at the University of Central Lancashire...