Our Top 10 ranking of councils in relation to high needs has today been published by The MJ.
Funding isn’t keeping up with demand pressures, but neither is national policy
The number of children being electively educated at home is rising, and they are hidden from view: Ofsted should get involved
As a consultant, every council I have worked with has battled the same Gordian knot on senior management and leadership.
Working at a senior level in local government showed me that the need for coordination, integration and collaboration across the council is more important than ever.
I have found it both cathartic and helpful to reflect on what it is like to work on the frontline of local government to support children and families.
We pay more for many of our looked after children’s placements than it costs to go to Eton – why…
There is nothing quite like a new baby to make you think about the future and reflect on what needs…