Radio 4's PM: Transforming social work
Listen in (via AudioBoo) to Andrew Bomford reporting from the Frontline Summer Institute on Friday 22 August edition of PM on Radio 4.
'On the social work fast track'
Community Care visits the fast-track training scheme to see what really goes on at the social work Summer Institute A referral has been... Read more
‘Frontline is the social work course I wish I’d done’
Professor Donald Forrester tells Community Care about his initial scepticism and how he came round to the Frontline model. Read more here
Independent: Social worker vacancies soar – and so do workloads
The Independent reports on how increasing demand and squeezed budgets mean that graduates are being employed at the deep end - and refers to... Read more
Community Care: ‘We must tackle gang issues on a community scale’
The Enough is Enough report from the Centre of Social Justice, published last week, notes that many young people currently “face... Read more
Sunday Times: Frontline's first cohort arrive at Summer Insti...
Francis Goodburn could easily make himself rich. He has just finished a degree in maths and computer science at St John’s College, Oxford,... Read more
CASCADE to evaluate Frontline programme
It has been announced that the CASCADE team from Cardiff University will be the evaluator for the Frontline programme. Professor Jonathan... Read more
Guardian Social Care: Children's services need reform – but w...
Chair of the College of Social Work, Annie Hudson, responds to the Centre for Social Justice report which calls for a wholescale review into... Read more
Evening Standard: "We are acting now to reform child protecti...
Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education, has written in the London Evening Standard about reforms to child protection. He said: "... Read more
Evening Standard: Frontline attracting brightest talents to social...
The Children’s Minister today described as “distressing” the stories of 20 children let down by the state highlighted in yesterday’s Evening... Read more