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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

From investigating to empowering parents: how MacAlister review should reshape children’s social care | Community Care

Social work professor and care review adviser Paul Bywaters says it should advocate a reversal of focus in children's social care towards investing in families and an end to poverty: We need to transform relationships with parents, children and young people, extended families and communities, so that they become seen as full partners. This isn’t … Continue reading From investigating to empowering parents: how MacAlister review should reshape children’s social care | Community Care

NIROMP Call to Action: Independent Review of Children’s Social Care

Sharon Martin, Chair of the National IRO Managers Partnership (NIROMP), said: “I am delighted to throw NIROMP's support behind the work of the A National Voice, to make sure the voices of more children and young people in care and leaving care are heard. It is crucial that the Children's Social Care review team hear … Continue reading NIROMP Call to Action: Independent Review of Children’s Social Care

The Big Promise

The Big Promise is a commitment to action, not just words. Tune in on Tuesday 25 May to hear more. We’re urging people to publicly commit to a Big Promise towards Anti-Racism. We’ll be back Tuesday 25th May. Have a watch and register your promise. https://youtu.be/fxgF8ASNgis Visit: RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION – EDUCATION & ACTIVISM Tune in … Continue reading The Big Promise

Foster Care Fortnight – time to celebrate the fostering community | Ofsted

By Yvette Stanley, Published by Ofsted on:10 May 2021  Step forward, all those carers who have gone the extra mile to ensure that children could keep in touch with their families and friends (virtually or otherwise). Bravo to all who have worked tirelessly and creatively to keep children entertained during the long hours of lockdown. Thank … Continue reading Foster Care Fortnight – time to celebrate the fostering community | Ofsted

Tackling fitness to practise backlogs, refreshing CPD and a focus on students: the year ahead for Social Work England

Story updated  Social Work England still “does not know what a business-as-usual year looks like”, its chief executive has said after it launched its business plan for the coming year. Within four months of it taking on the regulation of the profession in December 2019, social work, like the rest of the country, went into … Continue reading Tackling fitness to practise backlogs, refreshing CPD and a focus on students: the year ahead for Social Work England

Gavin Williamson speaks about the importance of family in levelling up outcomes and opportunities for young people

Important speech from ⁦@GavinWilliamson⁩ on the importance of family, the expansion of family hubs & those crucial early years: So today I want to update you on what we are doing at the Department for Education and what my colleagues are doing in other Government Departments to help parents, support families and give children the … Continue reading Gavin Williamson speaks about the importance of family in levelling up outcomes and opportunities for young people

South East Community of Practice – Children in Care | Mental Health | webinar

The South East is leading the way in thinking as systems leaders for both the emotional health and social welfare needs of our Children in Care, for whom we’re all Corporate Parents. A recent webinar hosted by NIROMP South East Region, captures the dialogue in a South East Community of Practice event with NHS and … Continue reading South East Community of Practice – Children in Care | Mental Health | webinar

Community of Practice: Safeguarding Pressures Event

Our next CoP will be held via M-Teams on 14th July 2021, 9.30 - 11.00 with a focus on emergent themes from Safeguarding Pressures research and implications for IRO practice. Register for this session: HERE Download Flyer and session outline: Community of Practice: Safeguarding Pressures - FlyerDownload Community of Practice: Safeguarding Pressures - Session OutlineDownload … Continue reading Community of Practice: Safeguarding Pressures Event