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Shining a light Volume 3: Are we valuing care?

Children's services essay collection

Introduction

This is our third collection of children’s services essays. This edition is themed around a single, topical question for the sector: are we valuing care?

The essayists in this collection are:

  • Harvey Gallagher, Chief Executive, Nationwide Association of Fostering Providers
  • Colin Green, independent consultant
  • Ebony Hughes, Assistant Director, IMPOWER
  • Marion Ingram, Operations Director for Specialist Services at Hertfordshire County Council
  • Steve Kay, Director of Children and Families, North East Lincolnshire Council
  • Mark Owers, independent children’s services adviser

Published: November 6, 2018

Authors: Harvey Gallagher, Colin Green, Steve Kay, Ebony Hughes, Marion Ingram and Mark Owers

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