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Derren Hayes meets Anntoinette Bramble, chair, LGA children and young people board.

Inspecting 'off-rolling'

By Jo Stephenson

| September 25, 2018

Ofsted has found evidence that a significant minority of schools are finding ways to manage more challenging pupils out. New tools will make it easier to identify this practice, says Jo Stephenson.

A public health approach to youth violence

By Tom de Castella

| September 25, 2018

With violent crime on the increase in England, Tom de Castella asks what children's services can learn from the public health model that originated in the US and has reduced youth violence in Glasgow.

Commissioning: Tackling domestic abuse

By Toni Badnall-Neill

| September 25, 2018

Joint commissioning is the most effective way to deliver support for children affected by domestic abuse, says Toni Badnall-Neill.

How to rebrand an organisation

By Joanne Hay

| September 25, 2018

A successful rebrand is more than just a cosmetic makeover. It should take you to the heart of what your organisation is all about, how you communicate to funders and ensure you gain more support than ever.

Amid increasing funding pressures and demand, councils are working to deliver comprehensive health, care and education support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Legal Update: Disabilities and school exclusions

By Kamena Dorling

| September 25, 2018

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the impact of a landmark ruling on school exclusions for children with special educational needs and disabilities.

Legal Q&A: What is PSHE?

By Coram Children's Legal Centre

| September 06, 2018

The PSHE Association defines personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) as "a non-statutory curriculum subject which develops the knowledge, skills and attributes all pupils need in order to keep healthy and safe and to prepare them...

Amid rising concerns about child criminal and sexual exploitation, policymakers and service providers are developing intelligence-led approaches to protecting vulnerable groups and supporting abuse victims.

Safe Foster Care for Victims of Child Sexual Exploitation

By Research in Practice

| August 28, 2018

This study is the first UK evaluation of specialist foster care for children at risk, or victims, of child sexual exploitation (CSE) and/or trafficking. It investigates how well the Safe Accommodation Project reduced risk and safeguarded these...