Anti-Racism & Activism: Towards Racial Justice

Last updated: 26 May 2021 Towards Racial Justice One Year Later: THE BIG PROMISE. On May 25th 2021, one year to the day of the murder of George Floyd, we honoured Mr Floyd’s name and called for reflection one year on. We ask what has changed? What actions have we taken towards becoming anti-racist. Actions … Continue reading Anti-Racism & Activism: Towards Racial Justice

One year on: Anti-Racism and Activism

Last updated: 25 May 2021 Towards Racial Justice One Year Later: THE BIG PROMISE. May 25th 2021, one year to the day of the murder of George Floyd, we honour Mr Floyd’s name and call for reflection one year on. We ask what has changed? What actions have we taken towards becoming anti-racist. Actions definitely … Continue reading One year on: Anti-Racism and Activism

RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION – EDUCATION & ACTIVISM

Last updated: 14 May 2021 First posted by NIROMP June 2020 and regularly updated with more resources. We start with a reminder of the report by The House of Commons House of Lords Joint Committee on Human Rights (November 2020) ‘Black people, racism and human rights’, which points to: The failings of successive governments to … Continue reading RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION – EDUCATION & ACTIVISM

RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION – EDUCATION & ACTIVISM

First posted by NIROMP June 2020 and updated March 2021 with more resources. We start with a reminder of the report by The House of Commons House of Lords Joint Committee on Human Rights (November 2020) ‘Black people, racism and human rights’, which points to: The failings of successive governments to act in response to … Continue reading RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION – EDUCATION & ACTIVISM

RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION – EDUCATION & ACTIVISM

First posted by NIROMP June 2020 and updated November 2020 in response to the recently published report by The House of Commons House of Lords Joint Committee on Human Rights ‘Black people, racism and human rights’, which points to: The failings of successive governments to act in response to the successive reports and reviews shows … Continue reading RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION – EDUCATION & ACTIVISM

Government consultation on whether to continue relaxing children’s social care a ‘shambles’ | www.basw.co.uk

England is the only part of the UK to have amended children’s social care regulations during the pandemic. Relaxations that will continue after 25 September, based on the consultation findings, are the time taken for medical information in fostering and adoption assessments; use of virtual visits and extended time between Ofsted visits of children’s homes. … Continue reading Government consultation on whether to continue relaxing children’s social care a ‘shambles’ | www.basw.co.uk

REMOVAL OF SAFEGUARDS FOR CHILDREN IN CARE – JUDICIAL REVIEW GIVEN GO AHEAD

#SCRAPSI445, CHILD PROTECTION, CHILDREN IN CARE, CHILDREN'S RIGHTS IN CARE, STATUTORY INSTRUMENT 445 Thank you Article 39 for your continued work to promote and protect every child’s rights on the basis of equality and non-discrimination. We stand with you.Sharon Martin, chair of the National IRO Managers Partnership (NIROMP) Articles 39 children’s rights charity has been granted permission for a … Continue reading REMOVAL OF SAFEGUARDS FOR CHILDREN IN CARE – JUDICIAL REVIEW GIVEN GO AHEAD

The impact of Covid-19

Social work with children and families in the pandemic. A time of possibility and potential, opportunities and challenges. @SusannahBowyer@Acsocialwork on doing and thinking differently: HERE University of East Anglia have also undertaken research, with similar findings. You can read at source: HERE This research briefing from @ESRC & @UKRI_News funded study of how social workers … Continue reading The impact of Covid-19

Huge spike in number of children needing foster care during pandemic, Barnardo’s warns

A surge in demand for foster care places combined with a drop in potential carers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic is creating a “state of emergency” in the care system, Barnardo’s has warned. The coronavirus pandemic has hit vulnerable families the hardest, with many reaching crisis point. This has created a state of emergency, … Continue reading Huge spike in number of children needing foster care during pandemic, Barnardo’s warns

RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION – EDUCATION & ACTIVISM

The National IRO Managers Partnership (NIROMP) is appalled by the murder of George Floyd. We stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests and speaking out against continued racial injustices. Racism and racial discrimination is decades, centuries old. We are angry and sad that in 2020 it is still killing people, destroying lives, affecting … Continue reading RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION – EDUCATION & ACTIVISM