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...

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. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share...

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...

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...

UK free school meal allowances too low for healthy lunches, study finds

Free school meal allowances are not enough for students from lower-income backgrounds to buy healthy school lunches, research suggests. The study, presented at the European Congress of Obesity (ECO), involved...

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