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Ask the Experts: Providing support for care leavers

By Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman, Peter Lewis and June O'Sullivan |

20 January 2015

Our panel offers advice on care leavers' support, promoting positive social action, nursery transitions and performance management.

Nisai Learning Hub, Nottingham - independent school - inspected November 2014.

Skills for the Job: Managing workplace stress

By Emma Mamo |

20 January 2015

Employers must be aware of how stress can negatively affect the wellbeing of their staff, and the steps they can take to manage it.

Youth organisations, a publisher and toolmaker joined forces to run a car mechanics programme for a group of young people that had previously struggled in education.

Foster Care Link, London and Manchester - independent fostering agency inspection - October 2014.

Up to 50 jobless young people are to be recruited by Merseyside Youth Association to help rebuild dilapidated homes in a run-down part of Liverpool, learning new skills in the process, thanks to funding secured from the government's Empty Homes programme and Nationwide Trust.

Skills for the Job: Helping children affected by poverty

By Maureen Nuttall |

06 January 2015

With poverty on the increase in the UK, the number of children and families needing help and support from professionals is growing.

Ask the Experts: Stand up for young people's rights

By Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman, Peter Lewis and June O'Sullivan |

06 January 2015

Our panel offers advice on helping young people accused of theft, CSE prevention, improving resilience and clearing nursery clutter.

A pilot project in Essex has successfully identified and engaged 12-year-olds taking part in risk-taking behaviour and used it to take a broader look at the issues behind their actions.

Behind the Inspection Rating: PRU profits from relationships

By Tristan Donovan |

09 December 2014

Encouraging an entrepreneurial spirit has earned Wycombe Grange pupil referral unit its third "outstanding" Ofsted rating.