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Changing the narrative

Safeguarding & Child Protection Fri, 26 Feb 2021 10:05

Like the Tokyo Olympics, Wimbledon and Glastonbury, the pandemic delayed another major event in our diaries, the publication of the seventh...

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Education governance in a time of...

Education Fri, 19 Feb 2021 11:24

In ADCS Vice President Charlotte Ramsden’s blog at the beginning of 2021, she wrote about the positive benefits of new beginnings. Here we are...

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The lost boys and girls – the...

Education Fri, 12 Feb 2021 09:54

I don’t think we have ever worked in a time where uncertainty and volatility have been such features of both our personal and professional...

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The future is unwritten

General Fri, 05 Feb 2021 08:43

I am an optimist. I’ve also got a strong tendency to look forward and not back. Both tendencies have been challenged over the last year as we...

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The biggest crisis in our lifetimes

General Fri, 29 Jan 2021 09:57

We are talking about little else at the moment, but I am not talking about Covid-19 here and how we keep the most vulnerable in our society...

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“Once in a generation...

Care Fri, 22 Jan 2021 10:49

It’s been three years since I wrote my first blog for ADCS, based on Wonder Woman, and whilst I still firmly believe that superheroes exist, my...

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Hopes for the future

Safeguarding & Child Protection Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:02

Starting the new year, I’m sure we are all glad to see the back of 2020 but know that 2021 will continue to be a real challenge. I last wrote...

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New beginnings!

General Fri, 08 Jan 2021 10:00

I confess that I love new beginnings - a new day, week, term or of course new year! They are sources of hope, a chance to start afresh, renew...

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What a year!

General Fri, 18 Dec 2020 09:36

It’s traditional that the President writes the last ADCS blog of the year. This year has of course not been what we were anticipating,...

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The value of growth mindset and...

Leadership Fri, 11 Dec 2020 07:30

Like many of you, I was fortunate to join some of the sessions at the online National Children and Adult Services conference last month. As ever,...

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