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Exploring life chances for children: serial podcast

6 Jun 2019 in Projects

This autumn we’ll be bringing you a multi-part, serial podcast on growing up in the UK today. What determines a child’s life chances?  What are we doing as a society to make those chances better? Children’s services and education are the top immediate financial pressure for councils and most councils are over-spending on children’s services. […]

Children’s services – Commissioning Taskforce

9 Jun 2014 in Projects

In association with the Children’s Services Development Group (CSDG), LGiU coordinated a Commissioning Task force to tackle some of the key challenges to commissioning for fostering, residential care, and special educational needs. A series of interviews with commissioners in innovative councils, and regional workshops in Manchester, York, and London contributed to the findings. The task […]