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Ealing launch Social Care Academy!

Ealing's Social Care Academy is groundbreaking innovation in social care, consolidating learning and development opportunities for practitioners into one comprehensive hub.
londoncouncils
RT @LondonLiia: “Through this new collaborative website, boroughs are making it easier [to find] #socialwork careers in #London, as well as…
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Government response published to parliamentary report on childcare sector

The House of Commons education committee has published the government's response to its report on supporting the childcare and early years sector The cross-party committee made recommendations in its report published in July In total the government fully accepted four of the report's recommendations accepted a further in part and rejected or failed...
Ofstednews
In our first #EducationFest session Helen Matthews HMI and research lead Alan Passingham talked about the importanc… https://t.co/YSTOStonNn
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One in five parents in dire financial straits amid ‘cost-of-children crisis’, report shows

Action for Children has warned that the UK is in the midst of a 'cost-of-children crisis' after it found that by almost every financial measure families with children have been among the hardest hit by the country's high inflation The charity's analysis of data from the abrdn Financial Fairness Trust's survey of more than...
Ofstednews
"So, to close, I want to thank once again the teachers and carers, leaders and managers, support staff and administ… https://t.co/LirHM9coqK
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National Adoption Week 2023 #YouCanAdopt

Adopt London have launched the #YouCanAdopt campaign, telling the captivating story of seven people who were adopted from the 1960s to now.
Ofstednews
"As well as sharing some of the reasons for optimism, I also want to encourage it. We need to talk up teaching. I’m… https://t.co/0pD6pnUVwP
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Scottish school strike date revealed following a rejected pay offer

Unison have once again rejected a pay offer from COSLA meaning school support staff will strike on Wednesday st November Last month more than Unison members went on strike for three days at schools in Scotland over a dispute of pay Following this COSLA an organisation that represents the voice of local authorities...
Ofstednews
" Low attendance is still a problem and means many children are missing out on vital education. We know that school… https://t.co/mlyOTiHbvn
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Young care leavers in London to receive travel discount

Half price bus and tram travel announced as part of our ongoing work to support London's care leavers
Ofstednews
"If the clouds of the last few years do have a silver lining, it’s in the renewed appreciation for schools, nurseri… https://t.co/PnOvFL8ZG5
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Care leavers aged 18-25 to receive half-price bus and tram travel in London

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that care leavers aged - who live in London will be able to apply to receive half price bus and tram travel from early The mayor said the decision would give more young people the helping hand they need to thrive at a crucial period in their...
Ofstednews
"The main way we have helped to move this on is of course through the Education Inspection Framework – the EIF. It’… https://t.co/lBJLoMkYi6
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New report identifies influences on children’s understanding of domestic abuse

National domestic abuse charity Women's Aid has published a new report into what influences children and young people's attitudes towards domestic abuse showing a direct link between the viewing of harmful misogynist content online and the normalisation of unhealthy behaviours in relationships The research explores children and young people's understanding of gender roles relationships and...
Ofstednews
"The more roles and agendas we pile on to schools, the more we risk losing sight of what they are really for: education."   #EducationFest
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Children’s services improving despite systemic challenges, LGA says

Children's services are continuing to deliver improvements and sustain strong performance despite significant national challenges according to a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association LGA Local partnerships are doing 'inspiring work' which is 'testament to how transformation can be achieved at a local level with the right enabling factors in place' the report...
Ofstednews
"While we are busy worrying about the contentious issues on the front pages, it's sometimes easy to forget that the… https://t.co/yFFRpEFU9R
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World Mental Health Day: Support your wellbeing by soothing your senses

Dr Karla Goodman, Forensic Psychologist and leader of the Your Choice Programme, highlights how you can look after your wellbeing by treating your senses.
Ofstednews
Amanda Spielman is kicking off @EducationFest at the main stage. We’ll be live tweeting here. #EducationFest https://t.co/ZWt6IPpcvZ
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