Knife crime 

The British Youth Council’s Youth Select Committee has published a report following an investigation into knife crime in the UK. The report looks at: the government’s strategy to tackle knife crime; the...

Online safety

EU Kids Online has published a report mapping the online access, practices, skills and current risks and opportunities of internet use among children aged 9–16 from 19 European countries (not including the UK)...

If social work knowledge is still based on western values, can practice really be anti-oppressive?

A lecturer considers the uncomfortable questions around ‘decolonising’ social work education and practice for an increasingly diverse world
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Knife crime 

The British Youth Council’s Youth Select Committee has published a report following an investigation into knife crime in the UK. The report looks at: the government’s strategy to tackle knife crime; the vulnerabilities and circumstances in a...

Online safety

EU Kids Online has published a report mapping the online access, practices, skills and current risks and opportunities of internet use among children aged 9–16 from 19 European countries (not including the UK). Findings from data collected between...

Vicky Ford appointed children and families minister

Conservative MP for Chelmsford Vicky Ford has been named as the new children’s minister. Vicky Ford has been appointed children and families minister. Picture: Parliament UK Ford, who was elected to parliament in 2017, has previously been a...

Bullying in UK schools

The House of Commons Library has published a briefing paper discussing the prevalence of bullying in schools across the UK and policies to prevent and tackle bullying in English, Welsh, Scottish and Northern Irish schools. Download the briefing...

Most children in the UK own a mobile by age seven

More than half (53%) of children in the UK own a mobile phone by the age of seven while a similar proportion (57%) say they sleep with their mobile device beside their bed, a new survey has revealed. And in a sign of just how dependent young people...

Removing newborn babies from their mother at birth 

The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory (Nuffield FJO) has published a rapid evidence review and a case law review to identify key messages from research concerning birth parent and professional perspectives on pre-birth assessment and the removal...