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  • read more about New expansion of project providing social worker supervision to DSLs
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    New expansion of project providing social worker supervision to DSLs

    14 June 2021
    Minister for Children and Families announces the expansion of an evaluation offering social worker supervision to schools’ Designated Safeguarding Leads.
  • read more about Jenny Coles announced as new Chair of Trustees
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    Jenny Coles announced as new Chair of Trustees

    9 June 2021
    WWCSC is pleased to announce that Jenny Coles, the outgoing Director of Children’s Services at Hertfordshire County Council, will replace Sir Alan Wood as the charity’s Chair of Trustees. Jenny is also joined by four new trustees.
  • read more about Sparking change
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    Sparking change

    27 May 2021
    Louise Jones our Director of Practice, discusses the motivation behind our new Spark Grant Scheme, which provides small research grants to early career researchers and those underrepresented in research
  • read more about Using logic models to understand COVID-19 innovations
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    Using logic models to understand COVID-19 innovations

    26 May 2021
    In this blog, Dan Kearns, Senior Practice Development Co-ordinator, discusses how building logic models helped local authorities to better understand their COVID-19 practice innovations.
  • read more about Following the signs (of potential)
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    Following the signs (of potential)

    19 May 2021
    Claudia Coussins, Senior Programmes Manager, shares the details of two new projects to improve the educational attainment of children with a social worker
  • read more about Key learning from the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel
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    Key learning from the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel

    14 May 2021
    In a guest blog, Annie Hudson, Chair of the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel, reflects on some of the key insights from the Panel's reports, published today
  • read more about Building on lessons learned
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    Building on lessons learned

    29 April 2021
    Eleanor Briggs, Director of Policy, reflects on some of the emerging themes from our project examining new practice in children's social care that emerged during the first COVID-19 lockdown.
  • read more about Evidence, training and trees
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    Evidence, training and trees

    27 April 2021
    Anna Bacchoo, our Director of Practice, discusses the part our new training programme can play in the journey to evidence-based practice in children's social care, as well as our love of tree acronyms.
  • read more about Improving LGBTQ+ young people’s experiences of care
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    Improving LGBTQ+ young people’s experiences of care

    23 April 2021
    In her latest blog, WWCSC Director of Programmes, Louise Jones, discusses our new research project with the University of Birmingham to improve LGBTQ+ young people's experience of social care
  • read more about WWCSC to provide research support to the review of children’s social care
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    WWCSC to provide research support to the review of children’s social care

    20 April 2021
    WWCSC is pleased to announce that as part of our remit to create and promote evidence-based practice in children’s social care, we will be providing research support to the review of children’s social care
  • read more about New PhD programme announced to increase quantitative research and evidence in children’s social care
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    New PhD programme announced to increase quantitative research and evidence in children’s social care

    1 April 2021
    WWCSC is pleased to announce our new PhD Programme based at University College London, which will focus on quantitative research in children’s social care.
  • read more about Nine new organisations join our Panel of Evaluators
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    Nine new organisations join our Panel of Evaluators

    31 March 2021
    What Works for Children’s Social Care is delighted to announce that nine new organisations have joined our Panel of Evaluators, bringing the total number to 26. Our evaluators design and run independent evaluations of promising projects supported or funded by WWCSC, working closely with us and our delivery partners to provide high-quality evidence on the […]