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Education of looked-after children: A list of FAQs (Department for Education)
Looked-after children: general guidance, research papers, reports A link to a search engine page on the Department for Education's website.
Looked-after children statistics Released in March 2010.
The Munro Review of Child Protection – Part One: A Systems Analysis Professor Eileen Munro is continuing to work with local children's services professional to research the child protection system to decide what needs changing and how best to do it. She will submit her second report in April and will make recommendations to the government on how to proceed. Tower Hamlets is cited in her interim report as an 'example of innovation, transformation and good practice'. (Also in Library: Safeguarding)
Children's Services Blog A Community Care blog: News and views on children and families social work.
The Network Blog Links to all discussions about looked-after children.
A practical hands-on guide: Who Cares ... about looked-after children's education? A guide for social workers workers from the Who Cares/ Trust
Putting Corporate parenting into practice: Checklist The resources on the NCB corporate parenting webpage, particularly this helpful corporate parenting checklist, can help corporate parenting teams incorporate the basics of extended activities into lives of looked-after children (see page 9).
Get in there ‘pushy parent’ team: advocate for those looked-after children's outcomes...
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