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Anti-bullying practices analysed in new report

A new research report on anti-bullying tactics employed by schools been published by the Department for Education. It looks at those approaches that h...
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Research published on extent of bullying in England

The Department for Education has published a research report on the prevalence and nature of bullying in England. Responses to interviews carried out ...
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Education Policy Institute on the state of the children’s social care system in England

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has released a report on the state of the children’s social care system in England. It brings together data on ...
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Looked after children’s well-being in the spotlight

Findings from a survey of over 600 children and young people have been published, focusing on the well-being of looked after children. The report,
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Social media could help young people in care

A study by the University of East Anglia has found that using social media could benefit young people in care, helping them to maintain healthy and ap...
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Mental health problems in young people highlighted in annual survey

The annual survey of HeadStart, a programme set up to improve the mental health and wellbeing of 10- to 16-year-olds, has found that almost 25% of gir...
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Fragmentation of adoption services an ethical concern for children

A study by the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) into the role of social workers in adoption cases has found that social workers think the ...
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Research finds SAAF no more effective than

An evaluation of the Safeguarding Assessment and Analysis Framework (SAAF) has found that no evidence that SAAF resulted in fewer children being subje...
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Government advice on sexual violence and sexual harassment between children published

The Department for Education has published guidance for schools on sexual violence and sexual harassment between children and young people (under the ...