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Letters to the Editor: Internship programme targets charity sector

By Trudy Kilcullen; Christopher Robertson; Jonathan Stanley

| August 27, 2019

Recent weeks have seen stark reminders of the shortcomings in our youth justice system.

In the UK in 2018, 67,426 children were living with around 53,700 foster families.

A jointly-commissioned, multi-agency, early intervention service for pre-school children and their families living in Manchester.

In case you hadn't noticed, there's a new Prime Minister in town and it's yet again all change at the Department for Education (with the exception of the immovable object, Nick Gibb).

Plan to return police to schools

By Nina Jacobs

| August 27, 2019

Experts assess whether revisiting proposals for police in schools can solve rise in youth violence.

Five years after the introduction of 15 hours of government-funded childcare for the 40 per cent most deprived families, take-up has started to fall. Childcare experts explain what can be done to reinvigorate the market.

Staff at Feltham Young Offender institution (YOI) will receive extra training as part of efforts to address dangerous conditions, while the number of young people held there will continue to be limited until improvements are made, the government has said.

The postponement of a three-year funding settlement for local authorities due to uncertainty over Brexit could result in councils unnecessarily cutting back on services supporting vulnerable children and families, MPs have warned.

More than 210,000 children are homeless in England, with many forced to live in shipping containers, office blocks and bed and breakfast accommodation, according to a damning report published by the children's commissioner.

The "energetic" and "collaborative" leadership of senior managers at Warrington Council children's services has been praised by Ofsted, which has awarded the department a "good" rating.

Pupils from England's most disadvantaged areas are almost twice as likely to fail their GCSEs than those from affluent backgrounds, according to analysis of exam results.

Children and young people across England are set to benefit from a £3.3m government investment into 23 projects that focus on early intervention mental health support.

Peterborough City Council has been criticised by Ofsted for failing to implement the 2014 reforms to special educational needs and disability (SEND) provision quickly enough.

Train your baby like a dog?!

| August 19, 2019

The proportion of young people, particularly those from poor backgrounds, who believe going to university is not important has increased since 2013, according to new research.

Youth work training figures reveal record lows

By Dan Parton

| August 14, 2019

The number of youth work training programmes has fallen in an ongoing annual trend, according to new figures.