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Filtered by month: December

Christmas is coming…the meter’s running down

Posted by Chloe Hardy /

Thursday 24 December 2015 / Cost of living
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2016 must be the year that politicians recommit to tackling child poverty.

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Child Poverty and Social Mobility Commission annual State of the Nation report

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 18 December 2015 / Early intervention, Inequality
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The Commission has set out new goals including giving more children the best start in life.

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What difference will the first years make to a children’s life? All the difference in the world.

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 15 December 2015 / Early intervention
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The earliest experiences shape a baby’s brain development which makes the first 1001 days crucial.

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A continuum of care: how can we help young people on the edge?

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Monday 14 December 2015 / Care leavers, Children in care
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Entering care as a teenager is a difficult part of an already uncertain journey into adulthood.

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Giving every child a safe, loving home is not only a private matter

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Thursday 10 December 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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We worked on a series of events this autumn, looking at the role of local authorities in supporting parenting.

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