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Keep calm, it’s only Ofsted!

Inspection & Improvement Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:08

“She’s gone mad,” they said. “Completely bonkers,” said others. People looked at each other and shook their heads in disbelief.

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Doing Things Differently

Safeguarding & Child Protection Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:23

Last week was a “doing things differently” kind of week. On Monday I attended a Criminal Justice Board event as Chairperson of the County...

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Everyone’s business

General Fri, 03 Mar 2017 11:27

I am sure that for many of you the highlight of any week is getting out of the office and spending time in a school, on a social work visit or a...

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Tackling blame culture

General Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:45

Who's to blame? The first question posed whenever there is service failure, particularly in children's services. When a child is abused,...

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Getting sticky with it

Safeguarding & Child Protection Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:52

Few would deny the need for shared learning. In the wake of a child’s death learning is paramount; the lasting legacy from such tragedy has to...

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