World Book Day

To mark World Book Day on 4 March the NSPCC Library has compiled a reading list highlighting a selection of children’s books from the library collection on subjects ranging from keeping safe to bereavement and...

Funding cuts hitting UK youth services as demand grows, report says

UK youth services are failing to meet increasing demand during the pandemic while facing a rapid decrease in funding, a report has revealed. The research from UK Youth, a leading charity for the sector, into...

Watchdog to accuse UK ministers of institutional bias against children

Ministers are out of touch and “institutionally biased” against supporting children and families, while Britain is being put to shame by measures unveiled by President Joe Biden in the US, the children’s...

Tributes paid to Sir William Macpherson, chair of Stephen Lawrence inquiry

Tributes have been paid to Sir William Macpherson, the judge who led the damning inquiry into the police investigation after the 1993 murder of Stephen Lawrence, who has died aged 94. Read the full article on...

Revealed: The impact of adult education on unemployment

Research showing how adult education takes learners off benefits prompts calls for government investment. Read the full article on this link to TES Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...

Children’s rights

The Children’s Commissioners for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have published a joint report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) assessing how the UK Government and devolved administrations have progressed towards...

Children missing education

The Local Government Association (LGA) has published a report looking at children missing out on a formal full-time education in England. The report, commissioned in December 2019, estimates that in 2018/19 more than a quarter of a million children...