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Legal Update: Special Guardianship Orders

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines reports of a continuing lack of support from councils in relation to Special Guardianship Orders.

Securing support for children with SEN

In the context of funding shortfalls for children with special educational needs, Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram, looks at the increase in appeals against local authority decisions.

Children and Families Act 2014

    Other
  • Thursday, March 13, 2014
The Children and Families Act 2014 has wide-ranging implications for children's services, from the creation of childminder agencies to better support for young people in care.

Legal Update: Criminalising domestic abuse

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  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Kirsten Anderson, research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, asks if criminalising coercive and controlling behaviour will provide better protection to victims of domestic violence.

School absence rates show significant fall

    News
  • Thursday, June 5, 2014
The government is claiming victory for its tough love approach to tackling truancy, after latest figures show a drop in the overall and persistent absentee rates of pupils.