New Ofsted research: good decisions for looked after children | Yvette Stanley

Posted by: Yvette Stanley, Ofsted's National Director for Social Care. First posted on: 21 May 2019. Source: Ofsted    Over the coming months, Ofsted will examine decision-making processes for looked after children - looking at what contributes to good decisions for children in care or on the edge of care, including decisions about where they … Continue reading New Ofsted research: good decisions for looked after children | Yvette Stanley

View from the President’s Chambers | #PublicLaw | May 2019

Source: Reports and Reviews | Family View from the President’s Chambers By publishing a written overview, my aim is for this to be available at the same time to anyone and everyone who is interested in Family Justice, whether or not they may attend any of the events that I have mentioned. I therefore intend … Continue reading View from the President’s Chambers | #PublicLaw | May 2019

Targeted resources to help tackle bullying

All Together: whole school anti-bullying programme NIROMP would like to see all Schools signed up ABA's All Together programme. A whole-school anti-bullying programme, it is offered free to schools across England. It is mainly based online and involves: access to the All Together Online Hub, an online platform through which schools are able to audit … Continue reading Targeted resources to help tackle bullying

Spread the word: Foster Care Fortnight 2019, 13-26 May #changeafuture #FCF19

NIROMP are keen that we join together in celebration of Foster Care Fortnight 2019 – a chance to recognise the brilliant work so many foster carers do. One of the aims of Foster Care Fortnight 2019 (#FCF19) is to raise the profile of fostering and the difference foster carers can have on a child’s life. … Continue reading Spread the word: Foster Care Fortnight 2019, 13-26 May #changeafuture #FCF19

Empowering BME social workers to climb up the ladder @BASW_UK @ProsperaTedam

ZUKSWA - I Can Conference Empowering BME social workers to climb up the ladder. For IROs, social workers, student social workers and those who would like to be social workers. Registration fee includes conference fee and lunch. Conference - 10am -1pm Workshop - 2pm-4pm BASW members receive 10% off ticket price. For further information and … Continue reading Empowering BME social workers to climb up the ladder @BASW_UK @ProsperaTedam

Free Learning Resources thanks to @researchIP

Learning resources to support positive mental health outcomes for children, young people and families Research in Practice has brought together a range of multimedia learning resources to support professionals, including publications, podcasts, webinars and more. learning resources to support positive mental health outcomes for children, young people and families. For further information visit: Research in … Continue reading Free Learning Resources thanks to @researchIP

Research in Practice to deliver Tackling Child Exploitation Support Programme

A consortium, led by Research in Practice, together with The Children’s Society and University of Bedfordshire, has been appointed to develop and deliver a new programme to tackle child exploitation. The Tackling Child Exploitation (TCE) Support Programme is a significant investment by the Department for Education and aims to support local areas to develop an effective strategic response to child exploitation and … Continue reading Research in Practice to deliver Tackling Child Exploitation Support Programme

MIRRA one day symposium – book now

This one day symposium should be of interest to all IROs. Recommended by NIROMP: MIRRA: MEMORY – IDENTITY – RIGHTS IN RECORDS – ACCESS Date: Thursday 18th July, 9.15am-5.15pm, Location: UCL Bloomsbury Campus, London Cost: free This one-day symposium will explore information rights and responsibilities in child social care records. It is an opportunity to share and debate the … Continue reading MIRRA one day symposium – book now

ADCS Responds to HCLG Committee report on children’s services …

Source: ADCS Response to HCLG Committee report on children’s services... Originally published: 1st May 2019 Rachel Dickinson, ADCS President: “The Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee, like countless others, has concluded that current funding for children’s services is insufficient ...  Read full piece at source: Response to HCLG Committee report on children’s services... Download … Continue reading ADCS Responds to HCLG Committee report on children’s services …

Our Lives Beyond Care | Coram Voice and Prof Julie Selwyn

This latest Bright Spots survey, Our Lives Beyond Care, by Coram Voice and Prof Julie Selwyn, focuses on the thoughts, feelings and experiences of care leavers. It has been developed using the same rigorous methodology as the Your Life, Your Care surveys for younger children, drawing on research and focus groups with care-experienced young people. The … Continue reading Our Lives Beyond Care | Coram Voice and Prof Julie Selwyn