Care workers ‘not adequately valued or rewarded’

Care workers are not adequately valued or rewarded for their vitally important role, a new report from Scotland’s spending watchdogs has said. It said the poor terms and conditions for staff contributed...

Focus on phonics to teach reading is ‘failing children’, says landmark study

A landmark study has described the way primary school pupils are taught to read in England as “uninformed and failing children”, calling on the government to drop its narrow focus on phonics. Researchers at...

Vulnerable children in UK face their ‘most dangerous Christmas yet’

Charity says ‘toxic cocktail’ of financial pressure, disrupted festive plans and strained relationships create unsafe environment for youngsters. Read the full article on this link to The Guardian Share...

Raab’s human rights proposals condemned as ‘blatant power grab’

Plans to overhaul the Human Rights Act are a blatant power grab with the aim of putting the government above the reach of the law, pressure groups and opposition parties have said. Launching a three-month...

Winning hearts and minds for decent, affordable housing

The way we talk about housing matters. JRF and the Nationwide Foundation are collaborating with FrameWorks UK to understand public attitudes to housing and how to build support for social change. Our new...

Home or out alone

NSPCC Learning has made available a guide for professionals to help parents and carers decide whether their child is ready to either stay at home or go out alone. The guide covers some of the risks parents should...