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By Gabriella Jozwiak |
11 February 2019
MPs are calling for urgent funds to reduce the risk posed to the UK's 2.6m children of alcoholic parents - as figures show drug and alcohol related hospital admissions are on the rise.
An influential Conservative MP has called for an overhaul of the school examination system so that pupils have a greater range of non-academic and vocational options by the age of 16.
By Joe Lepper |
08 February 2019
MPs have criticised the government for failing to put in place a national early intervention strategy to help prevent adversity and trauma among children.
By Joanne Parkes |
07 February 2019
Families are likely to gain better access to justice when they are opposing adoption or care orders, under a new government action plan.
A council's children's services being run by a neighbouring local authority is blighted by a "chaotic way of working" and a failure to ensure vulnerable children are safe, inspectors have warned.
Reform of the "perverse" 30 hours funded childcare offer is vital, MPs have claimed - after finding the government's early years policies are worsening disadvantage.
Virtual reality (VR) technology helps professionals grasp the traumatic experiences of looked-after children, research has found.
Nine areas have been chosen to pilot mental health assessments for children when they enter the care system.
06 February 2019
A council is set to axe 160 jobs from a service supporting vulnerable children and young people.
A group of 36 children's rights advocates are urging the government to close a secure training centre (STC) where staff use pain-inducing restraint to control children.
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