Filtered by month: September

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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What kind of society do we want to be? - The debate

Thursday 13 September 2018 / Government spending
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Politics may feel its getting smaller, but the stakes are getting bigger.

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How many ways to count a children’s centre?

Posted by Dan Breslin /

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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Many new pupils not school ready, headteachers say

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Wednesday 06 September 2017 / Early intervention

Action for Children reaction to headteachers' polling story.

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"Why I'm backing Fair by Five" - Sally Smith, CEO of Peeple

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Monday 19 September 2016 / Early intervention, Public Affairs
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Find out why the CEO of the charity Peeple is lending her support to Fair by Five.

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We've got to be bolder when it comes to children's mental health

Posted by Kate Maher /

Thursday 15 September 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Mental health
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Assessing the Government's response to the Education Committee's inquiry.

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Children aren’t the only ones going back to school this month

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 07 September 2016 / Early intervention, Inequality
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Children, teachers and the EYFSP are all heading back to the classroom.

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Public concern over child abuse should inspire action on neglect

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Monday 28 September 2015 / Child neglect

Concern over child abuse, and in particular child sexual exploitation, is an issue high up on the public agenda.

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Parental loneliness and the importance of children’s centres

Friday 18 September 2015 / Children's centres

Becoming a parent is one the most magical life changing experiences for anyone.

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