Thousands of children in care being ‘failed by the state’ because of a broken residential care home market

Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner for England, has published a set of reports showing how the children’s residential social care system is broken and is failing many of the most vulnerable children, in...

Care experienced voice ‘must be central to care review’

The voice of care experienced people must be central to the government’s promised Care Review, the National Children and Adult Services Conference (NCASC) has heard. Jenny Coles, president of the Association...

Critics accuse the DFE of ‘Sinking to New Low’ over revised consultation results

A document published by the government last week detailed the results of a consultation over plans to extend controversial ammendments to children’s social care legislation until 2021. The controversial...

Category - Outcomes/Policy

Care experienced children

The Robertson Trust has published a report evaluating MCR Pathways, a school-based mentoring programme for care-experienced and disadvantaged children and young people in Scotland which aims to improve school attendance, participation and...