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How data improves careers advice

By Sophie Eminson |

24 April 2018

Project aims to improve careers information, advice and guidance.

The first of a series of articles about emerging safeguarding practice looks at how the NSPCC has developed a child-centred approach to support children and young people after sexual abuse.

Charity that aims to broaden understanding of issues affecting disadvantaged young women created an advisory panel of members to shape its work.

FutureSocial

By Nina Jacobs |

24 April 2018

Collaboration among 14 West Midlands councils aims to reduce agency social worker use.

North Yorkshire County Council

By Jo Stephenson |

24 April 2018

North Yorkshire County Council has made a commitment to zero use of agency social workers and manageable caseloads.

Return to Social Work

By Derren Hayes |

24 April 2018

Local Government Association initiative supports lapsed social workers to return to work.

West Sussex Council

By Nina Jacobs |

24 April 2018

South East authority turns to social media to develop an online community of potential social work staff.

Local Spotlight: Bournemouth Council

By Derren Hayes |

24 April 2018

South coast town has a stable workforce and falling care numbers as it prepares to merge with neighbouring councils.

Digital youth work, Finland

By Sophie Eminson |

24 April 2018

Since the early 2000s, Finnish young people have been able to get in contact with youth workers via online communities and social media.

How extremism insight helps protect pupils

By Emily Rogers |

24 April 2018

Raising awareness of extremism and radicalisation at school proves to be effective in outlining the dangers and keeping children safer.