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A digital bonanza?

General Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:05

The recent change to guidance for shielded workers, allowing them to return to work in ‘Covid-secure businesses’ from 1st August, made me...

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Leadership in troubled times

Leadership Fri, 24 Jul 2020 11:32

One of the lasting impressions left by my leadership development training with the Staff College was the idea of “Leadership in Troubled Times...

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Should working from home be the...

Workforce Fri, 17 Jul 2020 07:57

During last week’s 2020 ADCS annual conference, colleagues discussed options about how the children’s workforce could return to the office...

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The power of the ADCS family

General Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:50

We all work through building relationships and deliver services that support children and families. Some of us do this in a more formal way,...

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On love, and love after lockdown

General Fri, 03 Jul 2020 08:37

The devastating loss of our friend, colleague and ADCS Past President Dave Hill had a huge impact on our sector last week, and on the many of us...

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What’s LOVE got to do with it? -...

General Fri, 26 Jun 2020 09:20

I was, have been and am – loved...

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An opportunity for meaningful...

Education Fri, 19 Jun 2020 10:08

All schools and colleges across the country are now allowed to open more widely to children if they feel able to as lockdown measures are being...

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Many colours of the rainbow

General Fri, 12 Jun 2020 11:12

As a student social worker, I came to understand that anti-discriminatory practice was the cornerstone of my social work training that needed to...

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Walk a mile in my shoes...

Inspection & Improvement Fri, 05 Jun 2020 09:07

I am a bit of a closet Elvis fan and the lockdown has led me to explore the backwaters of my record collection which, in turn, led me to the...

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The Meaning of Tests

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:31

On Thursday we were advised that the five tests had been met and that the phased wider opening of schools could commence from 1st June. Detailed...

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