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Summit offers solutions to youth violence

National knife crime summit offers the chance to extend the best local practice, says youth work leader.

Annual engagement meetings

Ofsted's Inspection of Local Authority Children's Services regime sets out clear expectations of what children's services managers will get from their annual engagement meetings, reports Jo Stephenson.

Inspections Clinic: Ofsted early years forum

A new group of early education academics and childcare experts has been convened by Ofsted to discuss research, practice, inspection and areas for improvement. Jo Stephenson finds out what it hopes to achieve.

Unlocked Graduates: the graduates hoping to transform youth custody

Unlocked Graduates is a training scheme designed to get more talented people working in prisons. Two of the first participants to enter the youth secure estate share their experiences with CYP Now.

Medway STC whistleblower calls for culture and practice reforms

Whistleblower who alerted authorities to abuse at Medway secure training centre says the review into the case shows there needs to be major changes to how staff work with young people before the issues will be resolved.

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