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By Neil Puffett |
18 September 2018
Inspectors have raised concerns about the pace of improvement at a children's services department previously rated "inadequate" by Ofsted, warning that workforce instability is continuing to cause problems.
17 September 2018
Councils where children's services standards are deemed to be "inadequate" are to receive shorter, less intense re-inspections, Ofsted has announced.
By Gabriella Jozwiak |
13 September 2018
A London borough has failed to assess more than half of children in its care, some "for a number of years", Ofsted inspectors have warned.
11 September 2018
A lack of co-ordinated leadership in Birmingham has been blamed for children with special educational needs and disabilities struggling in school.
05 September 2018
A children's services department led by the current president of the Association of Director's of Children's Services (ADCS) has become the latest to be rated "outstanding" by Ofsted.
By Joe Lepper |
04 September 2018
A financially troubled council is considering cutting funding for young people and families in need of early help by £2.5m in a bid to balance its books.
31 August 2018
A council is struggling to cope with a high turnover of social workers and rising caseloads, two years after inspectors rated its children's services as "inadequate", Ofsted has found.
Standards at two London councils have been praised by Ofsted inspectors in the wake of an acrimonious split from partnership arrangements with a third council.
By Tristan Donovan |
23 July 2018
A "lack of grip and direction" from children's social care leaders in Herefordshire is resulting in drift and delay in casework, Ofsted inspectors have warned.
By Tristan Donovan |
Rotherham Council is set to regain control of its children's social care services, Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has announced.
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