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ADCS - the Association of Directors of Children's Services

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ADCS is the national association in England for directors of children's services and their senior management teams

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NCASC 2018

National Children and Adult Services Conference 2018 | Manchester

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Directors of Children's Services

Contact details for all DCSs

A country that works for all children

ADCS policy position paper

Out of Area CiC Placement Directory

Secure contact details for all LAs in England and...

Single Inspection Framework

SIF outcomes summary

Social Work Evidence Template

Local authority social work evidence template...


Regional Spotlight


All the latest information on Ofsted’s Inspection of Local Authority Children’s Services (ILACS)


Policy Spotlight

A Country That Works For All Children

ADCS policy position paper launched at the 2017 NCAS Conference in Bournemouth


In the space

At a recent regional meeting of the South East ADCS group we were joined by a couple of Department for Education (DfE)...

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