A look at the Regional Adoption Agencies – the Government initiative in England to create 25-30 regional bodies to take over and streamline the child adoption process from local government and voluntary bodies.
This briefing analyses the Conservative Party’s manifesto ‘Get Brexit Done Unleash Britain’s Potential’ proposals on education, children’s services and skills.
This course consists of three modules of 2-hours each which cover the basics of using social media effectively, planning and managing your social media and using video effectively.
A compendium of announcements on early years, education, youth service, safeguarding and skills made at the 2019 Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat Conference.
What has happened to health inequalities since 2010? The Health Foundation’s important report ‘Health Equity in England’ provides an update ten years after the original Marmot review. The report analyses what has changed and recommends a national cross-government health inequalities strategy to tackle the social determinants of health.
The UK Government for England has been engaging in a five-year process of reviewing entry to the teaching profession and providing initial, induction and in-service training aimed at retaining more trained teachers in the profession. This briefing looks at developments in the period January to July 2021.
This briefing is a guide to the guidance and other documentation which has been published by the Department for Education for England by Monday, 4 May on schools, colleges, early years settings and children’s social care.
Covid-19 is shining a light on our society, and a prominent theme has been health inequalities. Social determinants like poverty, educational opportunities, worklessness and poor housing are interlinked and have a negative impact on health. This briefing considers emerging trends on health inequalities in the progress of the virus.
Greater Manchester has been working with the Institute for Health Equity to establish a Marmot City Region and tackle health inequalities. The IHE’s report provides recommendations for city-regional action through the Health Equity Framework and will be of interest to other areas with significant levels of health inequalities.
The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.