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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Youth employment after Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to impact on the workforce hard. Evidence from previous economic crises indicates that young people are likely to be affected more than most groups in the workforce. This briefing looks at what has happened in previous recessions and what can be done now.

England & Wales Briefing
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Special Educational Needs and Disability data analysis – school-aged children, England

The DfE published Special educational needs: analysis and summary of data sources in May 2020; the seventh in a series of compendiums providing statistics and links to source documents. This briefing summarises that document and considers other policy analyses that can add to the picture and widen our understanding special educational needs and disability provision.

England & Wales Briefing
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Intra-familial child sexual abuse and multi-agency response in England

This briefing examines a report on multi-agency response to child sexual abuse in the family environment in England. It argues that sexual abuse within the family environment needs to be talked about more widely, that local area leaders across all agencies must provide better training and support for front-line professionals on the issue, and that children…

England & Wales Briefing
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Covid-19 and the youth service

This briefing looks at Research by the National Youth Agency, the UK’s leading youth charity and voice for young people and youth work, highlights the scale and prevalence of young people’s needs that are amplified by the Covid-19 pandemic.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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Swift Read: Measuring poverty

The Social Metrics Commission (SMC) produces an annual measure of poverty for the UK. This briefing discusses the impact of Covid-19 on the already insurmountable challenge faced by governments to solve the problems around child poverty and inequality.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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DfE guidance on Covid-19 – England

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.

England & Wales Briefing