They are some of society’s most vulnerable children – those taken into care. And yet some schools are failing in their responsibility to give them places when asked. These disadvantaged children are meant to be placed before all others when it comes to school admissions. But politicians and officials from Oxfordshire are highlighting how more than . . .
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More than a third of Conservative councillors in local authorities in England are concerned about the future of children’s centres, a survey has found. Polling commissioned by charity Action for Children found that 38 per cent of 508 Tory councillors questioned believe there is a “lack of clear direction and funding” from central government for . . .
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Online gambling companies have been urged to remove adverts featuring images likely to appeal to children. Regulators said the “unacceptable” ads and third-party media, which contain graphics and images that are likely to be attractive to minors, should be “immediately” removed or amended. They said this particularly applied to adverts for free and . . .
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04/11/2017 (St Andrew’s Church Hall, Ashburton)
The course programme has been approved by the Devon Safeguarding Children Board and is constantly being updated to adapt to modern challenges. This forms part of the range of training courses, events and online learning that helps protect children and young people in Devon. This course is for those who work regularly, or have a period of intense . . . More
06/11/2017 (YFC Centre, Cheriton Bishop)
The course programme has been approved by the Devon Safeguarding Children Board and is constantly being updated to adapt to modern challenges. This forms part of the range of training courses, events and online learning that helps protect children and young people in Devon. This training is for members of the not for profit children and young . . . More
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Are you looking for help and support as a victim of crime? The Victim care directory is to help victims of crime find the support they need and provide you with as much general information and advice as possible within one place. Go to ‘Find Support’ on the navigation bar of this website to search the directory of organisations that are badged as . . . More
Young Advisors are young people aged between 15 and 24, who stimulate social action by showing community leaders and decision makers how to engage young people in community life, local decision making and improving services. Working through a social enterprise model, we deliver public service reform helping direct limited resources to where it is . . . More
Learn how children use the internet and how you can keep them safe from abuse. Working at your own pace, this introductory training course will help you gain the skills to act appropriately and confidently to protect the children you work with.