Filtered by author: Dan Breslin

Pushing early years and early intervention back up the agenda

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Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres, Inequality
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A new Committee report lays down some tough, but important, questions for Ministers.

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Early education alone can’t close the gap

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Thursday 23 August 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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With new analysis showing the impact of early education it's vital parenting support isn't overlooked in closing the gap

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The Director’s Diary: The Labour Party conference

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Thursday 27 September 2018 / Children's centres, Government spending, Public Affairs
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Read all about Action for Children's week at the Labour Party Conference.

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How many ways to count a children’s centre?

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Monday 10 September 2018 / Children's centres
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Getting an accurate number of children's centres in England is not as straightforward as you might think.

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From a Sure Start to a questionable future

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Thursday 12 July 2018 / Children's centres, Government spending, Inequality
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It has been 20 years since the Spending Review committed more than £450 million for the first Sure Start Centres.

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The NHS isn’t the only area in need of a funding boost

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Thursday 21 June 2018 / Government spending
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With the NHS receiving additional investment is it time for government to turn their attention to children's services.

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How many more missed chances before the Government acts on the funding gap?

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Tuesday 13 February 2018 / Government spending
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The Government has missed another chance to address the funding crisis facing children's social care.

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This is about much more than missed inspections

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Monday 22 January 2018 / Early intervention
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Our new analysis shows how many children's centres are due inspections but it is about more than just Ofsted.

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When it comes to forgetting about children’s centres the Government’s time is up

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Monday 23 October 2017 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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Councillors across the country think the Government isn't doing enough when it comes to early years family support.

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36 years is too long to be playing catch-up

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Thursday 03 August 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
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A new report shows it will take decades to close the gap in outcomes for children government needs to act now.

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