Government will use unemployed bootcamps to fill job gaps, says Stride

Unemployed Britons will be pushed towards “skills bootcamps” to plug gaps in the labour market left by overseas workers, the work and pensions secretary has announced. Read the full article on this link to BBC Share this:Click to share...

Voice of the child

NSPCC Learning has published a briefing summarising learning from case reviews to support improved practice around the voice of the child. The briefing is based on a sample of case reviews published between 2019 and 2023 where practice issues around...

Working with Gypsy and Traveller communities: tips for positive practice

Advice from a Community Care Inform guide on how social workers can positively engage with Gypsy and Traveller communities. Read more.
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Home schooling register could help protect children ‘kept away from wider society’

A national elective home education (EHE) register could help improve the lives of home-schooled children who have “little or no contact with the world outside their family”, a report by safeguarding experts has found. Read the full article on this...

Age checks harming refugee children’s mental health, study warns

Clinical psychologists are warning that age assessment checks are causing a “profound and harmful impact on the mental health” of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People Now Share...

School absence

The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition and Centre for Mental Health have published a report on school absence. The report reviews Government data and examines the evidence base which finds a link...