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DfE releases evaluation and summary reports for the Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme

The Department for Education has published evaluation findings form the 98 projects funded under the Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme (CSCIP)

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WWCSC announces details of new projects intended to improve outcomes for children and families

What Works for Children’s Social Care (WWCSC) has announced details of the seven projects that will receive a total of nearly £2 million to help improve outcomes for children and families and build an evidence base in children’s social care

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Councils and organisations providing free school meals over half term and Christmas identified

Map shows increasing number of Councils which have committed to step in to provide free meals to vulnerable children during school holidays

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Charities claim health visiting system is not equipped to cope with the Covid pandemic

A coalition of children’s charities has issued a warning that England’s health visiting system will not be able to cope with the challenges brought by Covid 19

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EEF launches national tutoring programme in the wake of Covid 19

The Education Endowment Foundation has announced the launch of an intensive tutoring programme to support disadvantaged children whose learning has been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic

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Charity seeks councils to work with in partnership to support disadvantaged children

Innovation charity Nesta has called for expressions of interest from councils to form an innovation partnership to help improve outcomes for children from low income backgrounds

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Time to Change campaign set to close

After losing financial support from the government, the mental health campaign Time to Change has announced it will be closing next year

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Ofsted launches consultation on the future of inspection of Cafcass

Ofsted has launched a consultation over proposed changes to the inspection of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass)

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New research shows nearly half of CAMHS failed to adapt support services during lockdown

A new study has revealed that 4 in 10 Child and Mental Health Services (CAMHS) failed to introduce any new on-line support services for young people during the pandemic lock down

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Chief nurses say professionals including, school nurses and health visitors, should not be redeployed during Covid second wave

England’s chief nurses have written a letter to the Directors of Nursing providing advice on how services to families should be managed as part of their winter Covid planning

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