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Additions to our toolkit

General Fri, 09 Oct 2020 10:24

I am sure we all agree that we are currently living in unprecedented times, impacting on our vulnerable families, children, and young people...

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Together in the same (virtual)...

General Fri, 02 Oct 2020 14:51

Many of you, like me, will have had several key dates fixed in the diary well before lockdown or home working became the new normal. Budget...

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What a difference a year makes

General Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:05

It’s exactly a year since I last wrote a blog for ADCS and my what a year it has been! Who could have foreseen the change the pandemic has...

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What do we mean by recovery?

General Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:05

As a professional community we have been regularly sharing our experiences of making difficult decisions in extraordinary times. The pandemic has...

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An opportunity for improvement

General Fri, 11 Sep 2020 11:21

Crisis is an opportunity riding on a dangerous wind – Chinese Proverb The past few months have been an incredible test of our resilience,...

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Sharing the child's journey

General Fri, 04 Sep 2020 10:52

The child’s journey must be at the heart of our system. As system leaders in children’s services, we know that coproducing, building and...

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Anyone fancy burnt oven chips?

General Fri, 28 Aug 2020 09:12

If this pandemic has done one thing, it has allowed us the opportunity to reflect and examine our relationships, collaborations and partnerships...

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Take a deep breath

General Fri, 21 Aug 2020 10:54

So, writing this in the middle of August makes me think that in many ways this is the moment for taking a deep gulp of fresh air so that we can...

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Partnership: a renewed common...

General Fri, 14 Aug 2020 09:38

ADCS recently published a discussion paper Building a country that works for all children post Covid-19 which highlights both the challenges and...

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Waving not drowning

General Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:26

Blackburn with Darwen has found itself in the media spotlight recently. The high rates of transmission of the virus in the borough have...

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