Learning the Lessons: Improving policing policy and practice
Added: 23/01/2020 at 11:29 am Category: CCP, Youth Justice
Welcome to issue 37 focusing on young people, our first to be guest edited by members of the IOPC youth panel. The youth panel was created in January 2018 to help us gain greater insight into the experiences of young people, helping to inform our work.
Accessibility Plans as Effective Tools for Inclusion in Schools, Are They Working?
Added: 24/01/2020 at 10:15 am Category: Diversity, Education, Health/Wellbeing
New research project report highlights “shocking impact” on disabled pupils of schools’ failures around Accessibility Plans and equality of access.
Child arrests in England and Wales 2018 – Research briefing
Added: 16/12/2019 at 7:58 am Category: Crime/ASB
In 2010, the Howard League launched a programme to reduce the high number of child arrests in England and Wales. We have worked closely with police forces around the country to reduce the number of children coming into the criminal justice system and to prevent children’s lives being blighted by criminal records and unnecessary police contact.
Pass the parcel: Children posted around the care system
Added: 30/12/2019 at 7:21 pm Category: Safeguarding
There are over 30,000 looked after children living ‘out of area’1 in England. This is 41% of all children in care2 and has risen by 13% since 2014. Over 11,000 of these children are more than 20 miles from what they would call home, with over 2,000 further than a hundred miles away.
Learning about online sexual harm
Added: 02/12/2019 at 7:58 am Category: Online Safety, Safeguarding
This research was commissioned by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (the Inquiry),1 as part of its investigation into institutional responses to child sexual abuse and exploitation facilitated by the internet.
Snapchat: Privacy & Safety Checklist (Updated November 2019)
Added: 25/11/2019 at 4:21 pm Category: Online Safety
The checklist holds information on how to keep your Snapchat profile under your control. The Snapchat Checklist quickly answers those common questions about your profile such as how can I stay in control, how do I find all my friends, how do I block and delete and ow do I report a problem?
The Annual Bullying Survey 2019
Added: 11/11/2019 at 7:19 am Category: Bullying
This year, we are celebrating our seventh annual edition of this crucial body of evidence; documenting the true extent and nature of bullying behaviours from the real and often unheard voices of the young people who experience it. Our research continues to influence policy and innovation within the anti-bullying sector; whilst empowering educators and various other stakeholders to make more informed decisions in the prevention of bullying.
Looked after Minds – Prioritising the Mental Health of Care-Experienced Children and Young People
Added: 21/11/2019 at 7:30 am Category: Health/Wellbeing
Mental health matters to care-experienced children and young people. It is consistently raised as one of the key priorities from young people themselves, but their calls for action are not being taken seriously enough and they are often left waiting for the support they need.
The detention of young people with learning disabilities and/or autism
Added: 04/11/2019 at 7:33 am Category: Diversity, Health/Wellbeing
We regard ourselves as a civilised society with a respect for human rights. Most people would say we should take extra care to support young people and those who are disabled. But the brutal truth is that we are failing to protect some of the most vulnerable young people – those with learning disabilities and/or autism. And indeed, we are inflicting terrible suffering on those detained in mental health hospitals and causing anguish to their distraught families. The recent BBC Panorama programme showing taunting and abuse of patients at Whorlton Hall exposed the horrific reality for some.