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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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The end of the beginning

General Fri, 22 May 2020 14:34

I feel we are at the end of the beginning, rather than the beginning of the end. The tragedy of the pandemic continues - lives lost, so many...

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Community spirit

General Fri, 15 May 2020 11:50

In these emotional roller coaster times there is a lot to make sense of but it is crucial that we build on the strengths that have come from...

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On the road to recovery with local...

General Thu, 07 May 2020 10:49

Since the start of the lockdown I’ve found it inspiring how children’s services, schools and wider local government services have stepped up...

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