Youth violence

The Youth Violence Commission has published a report examining the root causes of youth violence in England, Scotland and Wales. The report looks at: the causes of serious violence between young people; the...

Covid-19 is about to expose the myth behind grammar school selection

If the 11-plus is really a test of ability, not tutoring, why are ministers considering delaying it to give children time to prepare?
Read the full article on this link to The Guardian

Vulnerable children

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales has published a report looking at how children, young people and families who seek support for a range of needs often find that they have to navigate a complex system. The...

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Youth violence

The Youth Violence Commission has published a report examining the root causes of youth violence in England, Scotland and Wales. The report looks at: the causes of serious violence between young people; the economic and social cost of serious...

Vulnerable children

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales has published a report looking at how children, young people and families who seek support for a range of needs often find that they have to navigate a complex system. The report focusses on children and young...

Child welfare inequalities in the four nations of the UK

Comparative international data on patterns of inequality in child welfare interventions, for example, the proportion of children about whom there are substantiated child protection concerns or who are in out-of-home care, are far less developed than...

National data standard for youth work launches

The first national data standard for youth work in the UK has been launched in a bid to gather data on the sector in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People Now

The state of girls’ rights in the UK 2019-2020.

The Youth Advisory Panel wrote in the foreword of the 2016 State of Girls’ Rights Report that its findings “do not shock us”. The state of girls’ rights in the UK 2019-2020. Date: 5 May 2020 Author: Plan International UK Publisher: Plan...

COVID-19: SUPPORTING BEREAVED CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

The outbreak of Covid-19 means that many aspects of children’s lives are changing. School is closed for most, lots of parents are working from home, and families are having to spend time apart when they would like to be together. The news is...