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By Neil Puffett |
28 September 2018
With MPs returning from their summer break and local authorities beginning preparations for next year's budgets, it has been a busy month in the sector. Here is a run-down of the most-read stories published on the CYP Now website in September.
By Joe Lepper |
Negative views of looked-after children are commonplace among teachers, with many labelling them "problem children", a survey has found.
27 September 2018
The future of an employee-led group established by government to develop early years training standards is in doubt after its lead member Busy Bees, the UK's largest nursery chain quit.
25 September 2018
Schools are not always sure how they should react to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) parents, and need to do more to make sure they feel welcome, a study has found.
Councils will be allowed to take control of struggling academies as part of efforts to improve the education system, Labour has said.
21 September 2018
A scheme that links police with schools to offer early help to children exposed to domestic abuse is to be rolled out across England and Wales.
14 September 2018
Local leaders in North East Lincolnshire have criticised for lacking a clear and coherent strategy for improving support for young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).
A charity has accused the government of failing to support too many young people with caring responsibilities after it emerged that there could be as many as 800,000 young carers in England.
13 September 2018
Racism in school is a major factor in the low attendance rates of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children, experts have told MPs.
By Tristan Donovan |
31 August 2018
A shortage of secondary school places could leave nearly 134,000 children without a school to go to by 2023/24, local authorities have warned.
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