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Social workers and journalists are hindered by mutual suspicion
20/11/2014
Guardian Social Care: A new survey looks at perceptions of social work in the media and asks the question 'how happy are social workers with... Read more
10 reasons to stay in child protection social work
20/11/2014
Guardian Social Care lists some of the many reaons why children's social workers should be motivated to continue in this essential line of... Read more
DfE to more than treble funding for innovative children’s social w...
31/10/2014
Community Care: Children's minister Edward Timpson says the Children's Social Care Innovation Programme will get £100m in 2015/16 Read more... Read more
Five things you need to know about Nicky Morgan's social care...
31/10/2014
The Guardian: When Nicky Morgan, secretary of state for education, addressed the National Children and Adult Services conference on Thursday,... Read more
Funding for Frontline's third cohort announced by Education S...
30/10/2014
The BBC have reported on the announcement of government support for Frontline's third cohort by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan. ... Read more
Government to create practice leaders to oversee social work in co...
30/10/2014
Education secretary Nicky Morgan also confirms the introduction of Approved Child and Family Practitioner status and announces more money for... Read more
Government extends support for Frontline
30/10/2014
Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan MP, is set to announce today that funding has been approved for a third cohort of Frontline.... Read more
What can be done to make social work a career of choice?
30/10/2014
"The Frontline scheme is another possibility for high-flying graduates who want to follow a career in children’s services. While this... Read more
11% increase in referrals to children’s services
30/10/2014
"The pressure on children’s social workers has increased dramatically in the last year latest government figures have shown. The number of... Read more
Edward Timpson: ‘We need to think more bravely about children...
28/10/2014
In an interview with Guardian Social Care, Children's Minister Edward Timpson talks innovation in children's services, adoption and the... Read more