Ofsted's annual report last week showed that there have been improvements across the sector, but it also flagged up areas of significant concern. Ross Watson examines what the findings mean for the children and young people's workforce.
The drive to improve child and adolescent mental health services took a step forward last week with the publication of an independent review ordered by ministers in last year's Children's Plan. Joe Lepper asks whether it will make a difference.
Charities claim mentoring schemes can prevent young prisoners reoffending after they are released, but this support isn't widely available. Alison Bennett looks at the arguments for and against a central strategy for mentoring in custody.