THE ATHENA PROGRAMME CONTINUES TO...
As The Athena Programme goes from strength
The new Minister of State for Vulnerable Children and Families, Edward Timpson, will see his first responsibility to improve children’s mental health.
Previously the Minister of State for Children and Families, his new role will take charge of the National … Read more
From next month multi-agency inspections of how services work together to protect children within local authority areas will focus on the quality of support for children living with domestic abuse.
The announcement by Ofsted will see the first six joint … Read more
The NSPCC has launched a new, more responsive Childline website after a summer season in which the number of children contacting the charity has risen to over 100 contacts a day.
Worried children and young people have been contacting the … Read more
The last in a series of triennial analysis of serious case reviews covered by Community Care magazine was published this week and, while generally positive about the role played by services in protecting children, it also identified several “pressure points” … Read more
Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield has announced a five year plan, designed to bring positive change to all of the UK’s children, particularly those most disadvantaged.
Entitled ‘Ambitious for Children’ the initial first year business plan encompasses inclusive learning and action … Read more