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Ofsted’s response to the Case for Change

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The Independent Review of Children’s Social Care published its Case for Change on 17 June, having heard evidence from hundreds of people working with children and families, and from even more with lived experience of children’s social care. This builds on the huge response to its earlier calls for …

Effective ‘pre-proceedings’ work – what does inspection tell us?

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Yvette Stanley, our National Director for Social Care, talks about why effective social work at the ‘pre-proceedings’ stage (the period before court proceedings begin in applications for care orders) is so important, and what our inspections tell us about it.