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| January 15, 2019
The government's skills policy needs a "radical overhaul", the shadow international trade minister has suggested.
Early years and school settings are set to be judged on the quality of education they provide rather than performance data, if a proposed overhaul by Ofsted goes ahead.
| January 11, 2019
The proportion of council maintained secondary schools in debt has rocketed over the last five years with almost one in three in the red, analysis of school budgets has found.
MPs have launched a scathing attack on government efforts to improve support for young people with mental health conditions, who they say "are being failed by the NHS".
| January 10, 2019
A raft of reforms are needed to tackle rising rates of unconvicted children being "warehoused in unsafe child jails", a youth justice organisation has claimed.
By Joanne Parkes
A "dramatic" rise in the number of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) accessing early education is leading to a funding crisis in the sector, a childcare organisation has warned.
| January 09, 2019
Government progress on supporting the educational needs of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) children has remained "flat" over the past five years, the children's minister has admitted.
| January 08, 2019
Ofsted has praised improvements in children's services at a London borough over the past two years, lifting its rating from "inadequate" to "good".
Uniformed youth groups are to share £4.2m in government funding to boost the number of places for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
| January 07, 2019
Ofsted has awarded a local authority children's services department an outstanding judgment in recognition of its unrelenting "pursuit of excellence for children".
A "long overdue" government pledge to boost mental health support for young people has been cautiously welcomed by charities who say it must go further.
A young offender institution (YOI) has been criticised for failing to understand the developmental needs of young prisoners, according to a recent inspection.
| January 04, 2019
The government has a goal to create at least three million apprenticeships by 2020, with many of these placements being targeted at vulnerable and disadvantaged groups of young people, writes Derren Hayes.
| January 03, 2019
The January 2019 edition of CYP Now looks at how a rise in the cost of living and increased economic uncertainty has hit the personal finances of the children's service workforce.
| January 02, 2019
The University of Sheffield's Alcohol Research Group is part of a new project funded by the Wellcome Trust, which aims to examine the patterns and causes of the decline in youth drinking in England.
By The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)
T-levels is a new two-year learning programme for young people in England that is being phased in from September 2020 onwards that will form a third, technical education alternative for 16-year-olds.
This research aimed to provide a full and detailed picture of learners' and apprentices' journeys.
Research findings support local government calls for a 'reboot' of how SEND services are commissioned.
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