Academy use of unqualified teachers ‘widens inequality’

Academies employ more unqualified teachers than maintained schools in similar areas, new research shows
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Surge in reports of children being left at home during school holidays, NSPCC says

The NSPCC saw a surge in correspondence about children being left unsupervised during the school holidays last year. The charity urged parents to think carefully before leaving their children on their...

Domestic Abuse Bill 2017-19

The government has published its response to the report from the Joint Committee on the Draft Domestic Abuse Bill for England and Wales which made recommendations to ensure that children who witness or...

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Domestic Abuse Bill 2017-19

The government has published its response to the report from the Joint Committee on the Draft Domestic Abuse Bill for England and Wales which made recommendations to ensure that children who witness or experience domestic abuse are treated as...

Childhood

Action for Children has published a report looking at how childhoods across the UK have changed since the charity was set up in 1869. Findings from online surveys of 2,082 children aged 11 to 18, 1,559 parents of children aged 11 to 18, and 1,379...

Beat Eating Disorders

 An estimated 1.25 million people in the UK suffer from an eating disorder at any one time (1). While the issue remains under-resourced and under-researched, it is nevertheless attracting increased attention from governments, the NHS and the media...

Childhood vulnerability in England 2019

  The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report looking at the scale of child vulnerability in England. Using information held by various government departments, agencies and others, the report estimates that 2.3 million...

Childhood vulnerability in England 2019

 4 July 2019 The Children’s Commissioner’s 2019 childhood vulnerability report examines the latest scale of, and trends over time in, rates of childhood vulnerability. As with last year, we have estimated the total number of children in England...

Parents’ lived experiences in the UK

 Purpose This paper aims to investigate how, where and when parents are mediating their children’s media activities and with which particular device. It also explores whether parents are identifying specific help in this area and questions where...

Young people, social media and mental health

Barnardo’s has published a report looking at what children, young people and practitioners say about the impact of social media on mental health and wellbeing and the social media experiences of vulnerable children in the UK. Findings from 80...