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Reminders From Previous Weeks
Tools & Templates
We have produced a Regional Improvement Plan (July 2022) which will underpin activities while we await publication of the DfE’s reponse to the McAllister Care Review, which is anticipated in Autumn 2022
On 11 May the DfE closes two separate consultations: one on their proposed Children’s social care national framework and dashboard; the other on Child and family social worker workforce.
On Tuesday 25 April DfE updated the statistics on suspensions and permanent exclusions across state-funded schools up to spring term 2022
On Thursday 20 April the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel published a national safeguarding practice review into safeguarding children with disabilities and complex needs in residential settings.
On 20 April UNICEF UK and the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development & Learning (PEDAL) published Understanding and supporting mental health in infancy and early childhood.
On Wednesday 12 April DfE updated the report for the year ending 31 March 2022 for children in social care.
On 5 April DfE updated the Information for Applicants to the Trust Establishment and Growth Fund.
On 31 March DfE published revised Inspector’s Hanbook for Further Education and Skills; and a revised “operational note” for Ofsted inspectors who are carrying out summary evaluations of multi-academy trusts (MATs),
On 31 March DfE published revised guidance for inspection of adoption and fostering agencies:
On 28 March DfE published Academies regulatory and commissioning review
On 23 March DfE published its response to the consultation on proposed regulations and guidance for supported accommodation for looked after children (LAC) and care leavers aged 16 and 17.
On 20 March the Commons Education Committee launched a new inquiry into teacher recruitment, training and retention in state-funded English schools.
On 16 March DfE published Pupil absence in schools in England (academic year 2021/2022)
On 16 March DfE published twenty new Safety Valve agreements, including five in the south east
On 27 February Spurgeons Children’s Charity published a Family toolkit resources on young people and eating disorders