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Filtered by month: December

Action for Children response to Education Committee fostering report

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Friday 22 December 2017 / Press release

Our reaction to the House of Commons Education Select Committee’s latest inquiry into fostering in England.

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Action for Children response to the DfE's 'Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential' social mobility report

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Thursday 14 December 2017 / Press release

Action for Children director, Emma Horne responds to the publication of Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential.

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Action for Children statement in response to tomorrow's LGA story - Councils stretched as number of child protection inquiries more than doubles

Tuesday 12 December 2017 / Press release

Action for Children statement in reaction to today's story from the Local Government Association.

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Disability – it doesn’t have to be a difficult subject for your children

Thursday 07 December 2017 / Families, Disabled children and young people

Do you feel awkward talking to your children about disability? Lizzy tells us how to speak confidently about it.

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Lifesaving first aid tips for parents and carers

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Thursday 07 December 2017 / Families

When an emergency strikes, you need to know what to do for your child. Learn some basic lifesaving skills here.

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