Child and family social workers do vital work, helping to protect vulnerable children and change their lives for the better. Now is a great time to consider a career in social work. Over the next two years we will continue …
Children’s social care plays an invaluable role in supporting and protecting the most vulnerable children. Here’s what you need to know about our ambitious plans to reform support for children in care and the children’s social care system.
This week, the results of a yearlong piece of work into children’s social care has been published. We are setting out initial new measures in response to recommendations set out in Josh MacAlister’s independent review of children’s social care, which …
Children and Families Minister Will Quince has written about the vital work of social workers - who he says are unsung heroes.
Despite the unprecedented challenges the global Covid pandemic has created this year, the Department for Education has been delivering on the Government’s promise to provide world-class education, training and care for everyone, whatever their background.
Yesterday (Thursday 30 April), Minister for Children and Families Vicky Ford wrote to the Guardian about how the government is making sure vulnerable children are protected during the coronavirus pandemic. Her letter can be read in full below.
Today's blog focuses on measures to increase social workers amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Today’s blog looks at a consultation that will change the role of Designated Safeguarding Leads in schools.
The majority of schools are safe environments for pupils and teaching staff, and it’s important they remain so. The Education Secretary has been clear that education is the best protection for vulnerable young people most at risk of being led down a dangerous path, and we must all take a united approach to protecting them.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the new funding for training social workers.