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  • read more about Education for young people with a social worker must be a priority
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    Education for young people with a social worker must be a priority

    29 July 2021
    WWCSC's new Head of Educational Programmes, Eleanor Stringer, discusses the expansion of our work with schools.
  • read more about Without the darkness, there is no light
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    Without the darkness, there is no light

    8 July 2021
    Following our recent conference for our panel of evaluators, Louise Jones, Director of Programmes, reflects on the importance of independent evaluators in the research process.
  • read more about Connecting Social Workers to the Care Review
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    Connecting Social Workers to the Care Review

    1 July 2021
    In her new blog, Anna Bacchoo, Director of Practice, explains how social workers can share their views on the independent review of children's social care through our polling.
  • read more about Digging deeper into Covid innovations
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    Digging deeper into Covid innovations

    29 June 2021
    In this blog, Vicky Clayton, Data Science Manager, explores the changes made to multi-agency working arrangements in local authorities over the course of the pandemic.
  • read more about Introducing our Evidence Ambassadors
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    Introducing our Evidence Ambassadors

    23 June 2021
    Anna Bacchoo, our Director of Practice, writes about our Evidence Ambassadors - our new programme to help bring research into practice. Read on to find out more about the programme and how to apply to be a Research Ambassador.
  • 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.