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High Needs roundtable: our guest blogpost in CYP Now

High Needs roundtable: our guest blogpost in CYP Now

Co-authored by Dame Christine Lenehan, Director of the Council for Disabled Children at the National Children’s Bureau)

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Guest blogpost: let’s celebrate our schools as ‘healing communities’

Guest blogpost: let’s celebrate our schools as…

Never in the history of state education has work to foster wellbeing been more urgent - says Lincolnshire's Mary Meredith

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Children’s Mental Health Week: the clear impacts of the pandemic

Children’s Mental Health Week: the clear impacts of the…

This year more so than ever, it feels important to shine the brightest of lights on Children's Mental Health Awareness Week. 

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Bullying amongst children and young people: another complex challenge

Bullying amongst children and young people: another complex…

Bullying has increased by 25% in the last 12 months - it is time to grasp the complexity of the issue

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The transition to adulthood: improving outcomes and managing demand within the Younger Adult’s cohort

The transition to adulthood: improving outcomes and managing…

IMPOWER have recognised the need to focus attention on Younger Adults for some time. This call to arms is now…

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SEND: ‘Let’s strive for progress, not perfection’

SEND: ‘Let’s strive for progress, not perfection’

We recently hosted a virtual shared learning event for 10 Directors of Children’s Services and Education, to take stock of…

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NCASC guest blogpost: Theresa Leavy, Dorset Council

NCASC guest blogpost: Theresa Leavy, Dorset Council

Reflections on 'Safeguarding infants, children and young people' session at NCASC

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NCASC guest blogpost – Meredith Teasdale, Cornwall Council

NCASC guest blogpost – Meredith Teasdale, Cornwall…

Reflections on the 'Children’s Services – Funding issues’ session at NCASC

CASE STUDY

Happy, Healthy and at Home in Bradford

Happy, Healthy and at Home in Bradford

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High Needs 2020: which councils are best?

High Needs 2020: which councils are best?

Our list of the best performing councils for High Needs, as published by The MJ

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Local High Needs systems should set a shared ambition

Local High Needs systems should set a shared ambition

Working with people across the High Needs system, we have set 10 system ambitions to drive effective support in High Needs

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Understanding new patterns of demand in children’s services

Understanding new patterns of demand in children’s…

Demand mapping can anticipate how services need to change as a result of the pandemic

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