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Leading Children's Services

Welcome to the ADCS website

The Association of Directors of Children's Services Ltd

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White Paper Response

ADCS response to the White Paper Educational Excellence Everywhere

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ADCS Annual Conference 2016

Bookings are now open for the ADCS Annual Conference. The conference is open to ADCS members only.

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Directors of Children's Services

Contact details for all statutory directors of children's services in England.

Out of Area Placements of Children in Care

Secure local authority contact information, weblinks and useful information for out of area placements of children in care.

Regional Spotlight

Regional Spotlight

Regional Sector-Led Improvement

ADCS has developed a hyperlink directory of sector-led improvement taking place across the regions.

Policy Spotlight

Policy Spotlight

Assessment & Accreditation of 3 Social Work Statuses

ADCS position statement on the assessment and accreditation of three new social work statuses.


Realities of Social Work

Dealing with distress, expressing hope, showing solidarity and valuing the power of relationships – these things are all...

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Passionately Championing...

Having recently become Chair of the Health, Care &Additional Needs (HCAN) Policy Committee, I have been getting my head round...

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Sector-Led Improvement:...

I am sure you will all have read the ‘Educational Excellence Everywhere’ White Paper numerous times by now, but rather...

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