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News and opinion - Real voices: child sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester

Briefing on the main findings and recommendations from Ann Coffey MPs independent report.


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News and opinion - Children in need: statistics 2013/14

2013/14 children in need statistics show a significant rise in referrals and the number of children subject to child protection plans.


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News and opinion - Improving the quality and use of serious case reviews

Practical tools to help improve the quality and use of serious case reviews and reports sharing what we've learnt from our joint project with SCIE, funded by the DfE.


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News and opinion - School-based education programmes for the prevention of child sexual abuse

Summary of a review of research literature by Cochrane into what works in running sexual abuse prevention programmes in schools.


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National Referral Mechanism (NRM)

Factsheet explaining the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) and how it works to identify and support victims of trafficking, ensuring they receive appropriate care.


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News and opinion - Government responds to Wood report on LSCBs and SCRs

Summary of Alan Wood's review of local safeguarding arrangements and serious case reviews and Department for Education's response.


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News and opinion - Triennial analysis of serious case reviews from 2011 to 2014

Summary of main findings and recommendations from Department for Education’s Pathways to harm, pathways to protection, an analysis of serious case reviews.


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News and opinion - Revised guidance published: Working together to safeguard children 2018

Summary of key changes in new statutory guidance on safeguarding children and young people for England.


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News and opinion - Learning from significant case reviews in Scotland

Summary of key findings and recommendations from The Care Inspectorate review of significant case reviews (SCRs) in Scotland.


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