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The chief executive of the National Citizenship Service Trust Michael Lynas has announced he will step down from the role next year.

The search for a charity that will distribute £580k of bursaries for youth work students from disadvantaged backgrounds launches today.

Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are not getting the support they need as councils and schools battle to cope with the twin threat of rising demand and funding pressures, according to a National Audit Office (NAO)...

Directors of children's services have raised concerns over government plans to ensure there is professional regulation for care staff in children's homes.

Government pledges action to curb early years paperwork

By Dan Parton

| September 10, 2019

The government and Ofsted are looking to reduce paperwork for early years practitioners as a survey reveals many feel overburdened by excessive administration.

Listening to our young people

| September 10, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a new round of applications to set up "free" schools, with a focus on applications for alternative provision and special schools.

Police officers and youth workers should be based in schools to help protect pupils from violence, according to the children's commissioner for England.

Lincolnshire health visitors begin week-long strike

By Dan Parton

| September 09, 2019

Striking health visitors in Lincolnshire have begun a further week of action over a long-running employment dispute with the county council.