[034.18] let’s just do the maths…

… and we’ll all see that this doesn’t make any sense. And sometimes, politics just requires a bit of good sense… Spending by English councils on children’s services has dropped by at least 9% since 2010, over a period when numbers of children “in need” rose by 5% and thousands more youngsters were taken into care orContinue reading “[034.18] let’s just do the maths…”

[012.18] clipping – for future memory (i)

“We estimate that the majority of looked-after children – 74% – experienced some form of change during 2016-17: a placement move, a school move or change of worker.” [link]

[007.18] Practice Supervisor Development Programme

Something interesting may be on the way… The Practice Supervisor Development Programme (PSDP) is a significant investment by the Department for Education (DfE) and aims to provide high-quality continuous professional development (CPD) to up to 700 social workers taking up their first role in which they are responsible for supporting and developing the practice ofContinue reading “[007.18] Practice Supervisor Development Programme”