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Leadership in Colour: a blueprint for tackling disproportionality

Leadership in Colour Update: paving the the way for
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We recently published new research on reading education in prisons. The report is a joint publication with… https://t.co/I3qhZRuGPk
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Ofsted warns against use of unregistered children’s homes

Ofsted has issued a fresh warning against the placement of vulnerable children including those subject to deprivation of liberty DoL orders in unregistered children's homes Children subject to deprivation of liberty orders have complex needs and require high levels of skilled care and supervision Instead these children are often placed in illegal unregistered settings without...
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Have any questions you'd like to ask our team? We're at stand A3 at the Nursery Managers Show in the NEC - come al… https://t.co/DqiTd9jzfu
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Urgent referrals of children to emergency mental health services triple in four years

The number of urgent referrals of children to crisis teams has reached a record high according to NHS data analysed by mental health charity YoungMinds The NHS monthly data published for the first time in full since a cyber-attack in December showed that urgent referrals of under- s reached more than in April the...
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RT @HMIPrisonsnews: In March, @charlie_taylor6 wrote about some of the ongoing challenges to teaching reading in prisons, as well as highli…
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Food banks in schools illustrate the extremity of poverty amongst children

A new report exposed schools are carrying an unequal burden of responding to long-term poverty that risks going unseen in government policy Findings from the report which was produced by IOE UCL's Faculty of Education and Society has raised concerns that the work schools are doing to try and support their communities is not recognised...
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RT @STEMLearning_AS: @STEMLearningUK @STEMHUB_SE Incredible keynote from my colleague and friend @EleanorBelfield from HMI Ofsted & subject…
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New brain research suggests why some teenagers develop nicotine addictions

University experts have highlighted levels of grey matter in the brain could be linked to a desire to start smoking from a young age Research which was published this afternoon by a team of scientists from Warwick and Cambridge University in the UK and Fudan University in China in the journal Nature Communications discovered levels...
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RT @londonftci: Robbie from @lambeth_council talks about #Pride, and ways we can look after ourselves, eachother and prevent the aquisition…
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NSPCC urged the government to protect abused children during the summer holidays

The leading children's charity is calling on authorities to provide more support for children who live in abusive households during their six-week break from school According to figures that were uncovered by the NSPCC National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children from to their helpline handled the highest number of domestic...
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Today we’ve published new research on reading education in prisons. The report is a joint publication with… https://t.co/5NdIzwfl3i
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Ministers ‘in the dark’ about the educational fate of thousands of children

According to new research at least children are being taught in unregistered Alternative Provision units which do not meet basic safeguarding standards Yesterday The Centre for Social Justice CSJ an organisation dedicated to helping people who live in poor and disadvantaged communities released new shocking figures about the number of children who are being...
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‘Your roadshow was a game changer!’ - Outstanding nursery staff. Look out for these soon on our YouTube channel https://t.co/zP1rQo34bQ
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Herefordshire children’s services commitment to improvement remains crucial, Ofsted says

A recent visit from Ofsted inspectors to Herefordshire's children's services outlined significant improvements but commitment to progress remains vital In July Ofsted deemed Herefordshire's children's services 'inadequate' but after two visits in June the organisation reported visible progression in the way the authority supports children's needs under a protection plan However although Ofsted...
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Come and meet the team! #NurseryManagersShow ⁦@WRatcliffOfsted⁩ https://t.co/pnjKuwVgVJ
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Food for thought: breast milk boosts brain power

American-based research has discovered a micronutrient in breast milk provides significant benefit to the developing brains of newborns The study of which findings were published last week included experts from Tufts University Boston examining a sugar molecule known as myo-inositol which is most prominent in human breast milk during the first month of lactation Researchers...
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In our schools webinar on Monday 3 July 2023, we will discuss communication and language, reading deep dives, what… https://t.co/rJIdhWjDad
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Nearly half of children saw social and emotional skills worsen during pandemic – study

Almost half of children saw their social and emotional skills worsen during the pandemic according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies IFS with economic turbulence playing a role Nearly half of parents reported that their child's social and emotional skills had worsened during the first year of the Covid- pandemic By contrast just one...
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It's been a brilliant day at #3CiLondon, we're rounding it off with @PhilipGlanville and Catherine Barber discussin… https://t.co/xG3kWC8loS
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