Reminders From Previous Weeks
Tools & Templates
On 1 February Ofsted and CQC published Alternative provision in local areas in England: a thematic review
On 31 January NSPCC Learning published Returning children home from care: learning from case review
On 31 January the NFER published Ethnic diversity in the teaching workforce: evidence review
On 23 January the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published UK Poverty 2024: The essential guide to understanding poverty in the UK
On 12 January Research in Practice invited local authorities to join a network for the National Workload Action Group (NWAG) and Valuing Social Work Project. On 2 January Community Care released a podcast Racism in social work.
On 8 January DHSC published A framework of modifiable factors to guide promotion of good mental health in babies, children and young people
On 19 December DfE launched a Consultation on Guidance for Schools and Colleges on Gender Questioning Children which closes on 12 March 2024
On 18 December DfE published the government’s response to the review into safeguarding children with disabilities and complex health needs in residential settings by the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel.
On 15 December the DfE published Championing Kinship Care – The National Kinship Care Strategy
On 15 December the DfE published Children’s social care: data and digital strategy and Children’s social care: dashboard and indicators update
On 14 December, HMCTS publsihed, at section 8 of the bulletin Annual Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Statistics for 2022-2023
On 11 December NCB published four recommendations for change for youth diversion
On 28 November the Mr Justice Chamberlain handed down a judgement  EWHC 3030 (Admin) in a Judicial Review case brought by Kent, Brighton and Hove and East Sussex Councils about the operation of the National Transfer Scheme for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children
On 24 November the LGA published its Top 10 Tips for DCSs for building an effective system of SEND and alternative provision