'I was instinctively a defender of social services': Ala...
  Guardian Social Care: When he was 13, Alan Johnson’s mother died. His father, a violent drunk, had run off with a barmaid, and... Read more
Change views to help change lives
The London Evening Standard has run a piece on Frontline recruitment to coincide with our World Social Work Day shadowing.  
Social work ‘heroes’ win royal praise
The Times has covered Frontline's World Social Work Day shadowing.
Big names team up to give social work a go
A politician, a member of the royal family, a senior banker and a poet have spent time trying their hand at child protection social work as... Read more
‘Teach First’ scheme will lure high-flying graduates into social w...
The Times: A Teach First-style scheme for mental health social workers aimed at recruiting top graduates to the profession is to be... Read more
Mental health social work fast-track scheme backed by £1.6m of gov...
Community Care: A training scheme to fast-track graduates into mental health social work will be backed by £1.6m of government funding next... Read more
Top graduates and career-changers sought to “shape the future of m...
The government will today launch a new fast-track scheme to recruit and train top graduates and career-changers to become mental health social... Read more
Podcasts offer a portable resource for social workers
Guardian Social Care: Podsocs aim to share good practice and support social workers in their professional development. Read more here.
High percentage of social workers leaving the frontline, official...
Community Care: Experimental statistics from the Department for Education suggest a high percentage of social workers are leaving the... Read more
Where are social care's future leaders?
Guardian Social Care's Ruth Hardy looks at the programmes creating a new generation of social care leaders. Read more here.