Unexpected change in Scotland: what does it mean for children?

Thursday 23 June 2016 / Early intervention, Government spending
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We look at what the Scottish election results mean for children and young people.

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Alliance relaunches new vision for the care system ahead of Children and Social Work Bill debate

The Alliance for Children in Care and Care Leavers is calling for changes to the care system.

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The Children and Social Work Bill 2016 - an opportunity we can’t afford to miss

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Monday 13 June 2016 / Care leavers, Early intervention, Law, Safeguarding
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The Bill could be improved to make a fundamental difference for children and young people.

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We can't miss this chance for children in care

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The Alliance is relaunching its new vision for the care system ahead of tomorrow's debate in the House of Lords.

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The importance of the earliest relationships

Thursday 09 June 2016 / Early intervention
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This was saw the launch of the inaugural infant mental health awareness week

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Investing in children’s early development is the brainy choice

Posted by Meredith Davis /

Friday 20 May 2016 / Early intervention, Children's centres, Inequality
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A child’s brain develops rapidly during their first 5 years – they’re born ready to learn, but it’s a work in progress

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Our response to the Queen's Speech

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Wednesday 18 May 2016 / Government spending

In response to the announcement of the Children and Social Work Bill and life chances indicators in the Queen’s speech.

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What does the Queen’s Speech promise for children?

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Amongst the sparkling coronets, red robes, and shouting of archaic pronouncements, was a short speech given by the Queen

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Parents are concerned and we need to listen

Posted by Kate Maher /

Thursday 28 April 2016 / Early intervention
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Our recent poll shows that nearly three out of five parents have worried about their child being ready to start school.

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