Topic: Education and children's services

Local authorities are at the forefront of providing eduction services for their communities and supporting some of the most vulnerable children in society.

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Brexit: Schools update

This briefing provides the latest news on Brexit’s impact on schooling.

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2020 Spending Review – education and children’s services

The Chancellor of the Exchequer is expected to announce the results of the Government’s review of expenditure for 2020-21 on Wednesday, 25 November 2020. This briefing looks at the prospects for school and 16-19 education, family and children’s social care services, early years and youth services.

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Cross border family law and migrant children after the transition period

From the end of the transition period (31 December 2020), the current EU regulatory framework for cross border family law cases is likely to cease as the UK will need to rely on international conventions rather than EU law. This affects children of EU citizens in the UK (and children of UK citizens in EU…

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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Reopening education and childcare provision for all in England – IFS report and DfE guidance

This briefing summarises the financial consequences of the pandemic in relation to early childhood education and care providers. It details the support available to help providers and how these measures have interacted with the loss of income and the pre-pandemic finances of providers. It also explores the financial implications of the pandemic on the capacity…

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Place, education and family background – what difference does it make to life’s course? – ground-breaking report from the Social Mobility Commission

The joining of school achievement information with income and welfare data at an individual person level will enable innovative research to be done on the life courses of those born from the late 1980s (for whom data was collected systematically from the mid-1990s through the National Pupil Database). The Social Mobility Commission, in a ground-breaking…

England & Wales Briefing

Local government driving social mobility

Alexandra Sufit from the Social Mobility Commission is calling on local government to share our stories of supporting opportunity and social mobility through employment and work with partners.

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