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Filtered by month: November

Pushing early years and early intervention back up the agenda

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres, Inequality
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A new Committee report lays down some tough, but important, questions for Ministers.

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Kick the Buddy app - what is it?

Wednesday 28 November 2018 / Online, Parenting Tips
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It can be difficult to keep up with the apps your children are using but what is the new, popular Kick the Buddy app?

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Kilbrandon Report recommends changes to the treatment of children and young people in the justice system

Wednesday 28 November 2018 / Press release
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Report recommends raising age of criminal responsibility to 16 and introducing a new justice system for 16-21 year olds.

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Acting early can help stop a growing mental health crisis

Friday 23 November 2018 / Mental health
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Today’s long-awaited NHS Digital figures reveal the scale of the mental health crisis for children in England.

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Action for Children responds to the 'Mental Health and Young People in England' report

Thursday 22 November 2018 / Press release
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Today’s long-awaited figures reveal the true scale of the children’s mental health crisis in this country.

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