Effective supervision is central to good social work practice, writes Yvette Stanley.
Yvette Stanley is Ofsted's National Director for Social Care.
Yvette was previously Director for Children, Schools and Families at Merton Council and has 30 years of experience in children's services.
Yvette Stanley discusses the importance of effective Integrated Children's Systems (ICSs).
National Director for Social Care, Yvette Stanley, discusses what makes a good risk assessment.
Yvette Stanley on how signs of neglect are harder to spot in older children than in younger ones.
Yvette Stanley blogs on the Joint Targeted Area Inspection (JTAI) programme which began over two years ago.
Yvette Stanley blogs about the findings of the Children’s Commissioner’s second Stability Index.
Yvette Stanley marks Foster Care Fortnight.
Yvette Stanley blogs about the new system of social care inspection, ILACS.
I’m delighted to have this opportunity to communicate with you in my new role as Ofsted’s National Director for Social Care. With week 1 under my belt, I’d like to talk a bit about what matters most to me and what my focus will be, moving forward.
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