Disadvantaged children benefit most from formal childcare, study finds

Twenty hours a week of formal childcare is most beneficial for England’s most disadvantaged children but they are less likely to access high-quality provision, a study has found. Read the full article on...

Children with SEND ‘worst affected’ by school funding pressures

Research conducted by the inspectorate, at the request of the House of Commons public accounts select committee, found that 80 per cent of primary school head teachers and 72 per cent of secondary head...

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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Care Day 2020 is coming!

Leicestershire Cares believes in world where no one is left behind and that is why we work with some of the most vulnerable but inspiring young people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. On Friday 21 February, we will be joining the rest of...

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...