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Ofsted has warned York's children's services over the "unacceptable" use of unqualified staff who have been left handling "inappropriate levels of risk".

The government is to undertake a one-year spending round for public services in 2020-21, Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has announced.

Businesses are calling on the government to deliver quickly on its apprenticeship spending promise afer a survey revealed young people are missing out.

DfE names councils to receive family support funds

By Neil Puffett |

09 August 2019

A total of 39 councils that will share £15.5m as part of the expansion of successful family support initiatives have been named by the Department for Education.

Researchers are calling for guidelines for tackling disability-related bullying to be boosted by the Department for Education, after a study found frustration with the way the problem is tackled within schools.

Youth justice policy is being led by former government whip Wendy Morton, following Boris Johnson's reshuffle.

Young offenders are being released from custody without suitable housing and support, according to a damning report by inspectors.

School social worker pilot shows early success

By David Harris |

07 August 2019

A pilot scheme that has embedded social workers in schools is working well, according to an early report released today.

Support mainstream SEN inclusion, urges ADCS

By Joanne Parkes |

07 August 2019

The Department for Education should give "greater focus to the benefits of an inclusive mainstream education" for pupils with special educational needs (SEN), the Association of Directors of Children's Services (ADCS) is urging.

Health visitors in Lincolnshire have announced more strikes and rallies in their campaign for better pay and higher professional standards.