Yvette Stanley discusses the importance of effective Integrated Children's Systems (ICSs).
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National Director for Social Care, Yvette Stanley, discusses what makes a good risk assessment.
Jason Bradbury, Ofsted's Deputy Director, Data and Insight, on children's homes and the picture painted by the latest annual data.
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.
Today we published our annual fostering data: ‘Fostering in England – 2016-17’. As ever, we are grateful to all the agencies and local authorities for the time they have taken to collect and share their data with us.