People who decide to adopt are making a life changing decision, not only for themselves and their families but for the children they adopt. 70% of children leaving care through adoption have entered care due to abuse or neglect. We …
The importance of a loving, stable family cannot be overstated, no matter what shape it takes. That’s why, this week, we have unveiled a series of measures to strengthen support for new and growing families in adopting, investing millions of …
The advice published by the government today clarifies the legal position so that social workers are able to make the best, most effective, decisions.
One of the most generous gifts anyone can give is that of a loving home, which is why I have nothing but admiration for those who foster or adopt a child and help them develop and flourish into happy and successful adults.
Today’s Education in the Media blog reviews the funding announcements for adoptive families and children in England.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at adoption trends in England, Local authority school uniform grants and class sizes.
The new campaign is driven by the Secretary of State’s ambition to halve the number of children who leave reception with early learning skills in the next 10 years. The campaign will go live with a new website featuring videos, simple tips and activities that parents can do with their children either at home or out and about. The campaign will also be joining forces with a range of businesses to help spread the message.
On Friday 7 June, the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2019 was published. This year’s list includes 96 figures from the education and children’s services sectors, including headteachers, governors, principals and foster carers.
Today’s Education in the Media blog focuses on music and arts in the school curriculum and funding for new digital skills standards. We also round-up National Adoption Week and touch on some good news regarding early years development.
Today’s blog marks the start of National Adoption Week and Colleges Week.