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Fall in DCS turnover and new appointments

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  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Only 17 new director of children's services (DCS) appointments were made last year, the second lowest number recorded in the 12-year history of the Association of Directors of Children's Services (ADCS).

Language guide challenges care system jargon

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  • Wednesday, March 6, 2019
"What are peers?", "What are neets?" and "Why do social workers call my home a placement?" are among the questions flagged by young people who helped produce a new publication that challenges jargon used in the care system.

Children's trust boss steps down in wake of Ofsted report

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  • Thursday, February 8, 2018
The chief executive of the second children's services department in England moved out of council control has announced her intention to step down from the role, just days after Ofsted published a report highlighting concerns about the pace of progress.