Community leaders including sports coaches and youth workers are to be offered specialist training to have "safe conversations" with young people, aimed at combating knife crime.
Lack of magistrates and secure children's homes to blame for increase in children in custody on remand.
Risk management is an important element of practice in children's homes. Here Ofsted's national director of social care Yvette Stanley tells Jo Stephenson about what the regulator is looking for from settings.
Experts warn revised youth justice standards may reduce children's rights and lead to inconsistent practice.
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.
MoJ documents reveal details of how secure school will operate and what prospective providers must do to fulfil ministers' ambitions. But one expert fears that a lack of funding and too many children may harm its impact.
Justice Secretary Liz Truss has, in recent weeks, made a sweeping range...
Authors: Katie Buston, Alison Parkes and Danny Wight, University of Glasgow....