Children’s services in England shaky as Jenga tower, says review lead

The English children’s services system is a “tower of Jenga held together by Sellotape” and needs major reform and investment, the head of an independent review has found. Read the full article on this link...

How social workers can help improve the health system’s response to women

As a female-dominated profession, performing mentally and physically demanding roles, the government is seeking social workers’ views to help shape its Women’s Health Strategy, say the chief social...

‘It’s right to focus on race, but we must look at equality in social work in the round’

Social Work England’s new head of equality, diversity and inclusion, Ahmina Akhtar, sets out her priorities for tackling inequalities within her organisation and in the profession as a whole. Read the...

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Children in military families

Angela Ruskin University (ARU) has published a report, commissioned by the Naval Children’s Charity (NCC), examining issues that affect the wellbeing of children in military families including: the impact of deployment-related separation on service...

International perspectives on #BuildBackBetter

As part of the continuing partnership between Leicestershire Cares and the UNAI SDG16 Hub at De Montfort University we are delighted to welcome Rakesh Rajani to give a keynote speech about international perspectives on #BuildBackBetter. Read more.

The Childhood Commission

The Children’s Commissioner for England has launched a review of the future of childhood in England. The Childhood Commission aims to identify the barriers preventing children from reaching their full potential and propose policy and services...