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8 months ago
External news

Over 500,000 Pupils in England attend unsafe schools, watchdog warns

New research from the National Audit Office NAO has found the government does not have sufficient information to manage 'critical' risks arising from the number of unsafe school buildings in England The report from NAO which was released yesterday outlined children attend schools that require major repairs following years of underfunding with poor conditions...
londoncouncils
RT @mayorofhackney: Looking forward to representing both @londoncouncils & @hackneycouncil on this panel for #LCAW2023. I'll be talking abo…
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8 months ago
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A plane ticket for a school jumper: Children’s uniform costs have skyrocketed

Research from a children's charity has found parents are spending a small fortune on school uniforms despite laws being designed to help lower the costs The Children's Society highlighted in research that was published today that parents are spending an average on primary uniforms and a year on secondary schools ones The charity...
Ofstednews
We recently announced measures to improve our work with schools. Anna Trethewey, Deputy Director for Cross Remit Ed… https://t.co/Cq2wyElyZg
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8 months ago
LSWC news

Inspiring new video shows how social work can make a difference

Community Care's new campaign features bestselling author
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@stevenjwilding talking about our #GreenEconomy programme and its ambition to double the size of the Green Economy… https://t.co/pQ7EzUXDeg
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8 months ago
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Government bids to clear up practitioner ‘confusion’ on information sharing

By Nicole Weinstein The government has sought to address confusion among practitioners that is preventing them from sharing information to safeguard children at risk Consultative guidance issued last week is designed to address concerns that staff are not sharing information...
londoncouncils
The way to #NetZero is through collaboration, so it was great to see our audience engaged with questions and discu… https://t.co/SiFDH19liv
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8 months ago
External news

Child protection ‘should be key driver of asylum response to children’

By Nicole Weinstein Social Work Recap is a weekly series where we present key news events conversations tweets and campaigns around social work from the preceding week From a report on improving the asylum system for children to disabled people's...
Ofstednews
We work with CQC to inspect education, health and care services for children and young people with SEND. Here we ex… https://t.co/SKfLpF7p51
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8 months ago
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Students swayed from studies as costs continue to soar

According to the Higher Education Policy Institute think tank and Advance HE more and more university students are doing paid work alongside their studies as they are struggling to cope with the current cost-of-living crisis The survey which is conducted annually and consisted of over students showed of students are now doing paid...
Ofstednews
We are now accepting applications to register providers of supported accommodation for children in care and care le… https://t.co/zoIDdOBjw3
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8 months ago
LSWC news

Principal Social Worker Beverley Halligan commended for her service

Beverly Halligan, Principal Social Worker at Newham Council, has been named as part of the King’s Birthday Honours list.
Ofstednews
We're giving schools more information about when they can expect their next inspection. In this blog, Lee Owston, o… https://t.co/XUBhkrFXiA
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8 months ago
External news

‘Being my authentic self’ – Lessons from a Service Manager on the Pathways programme

I have met and been shaped by many inspiring people and events during my time as a social worker which have led me to where I am today I wanted to do the Pathways programme to take some time to pause and understand what really matters to me the fundamentals of my leadership style and to consider how I would want to shape services for the future...
Ofstednews
Last week, we published a report reflecting on early years provision in an international context. The report expl… https://t.co/QnVEmIebGT
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8 months ago
External news

Eric Wedge-Bull – 2018 Frontline programme fellow

Eric Wedge-Bull was on the Frontline programme cohort and currently works as an advanced practitioner also known as a senior social worker and consultant social worker at his local authority...
londoncouncils
London Climate Action Week is now on! Join us at @ResetConnect to hear more about local government collaboration… https://t.co/jdeuJLjTJ8
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8 months ago
External news

Eric Wedge-Bull – 2018 Frontline programme fellow

Eric Wedge-Bull was on the Frontline programme cohort and currently works as an advanced practitioner also known as a senior social worker and consultant social worker at his local authority...
londoncouncils
RT @_BusinessLDN: Tonight we sponsored @londoncouncils and @APPGforLondon's Summer Reception, hosted by Lord Tope CBE and its Co-Chairs @ne…
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