This case shows us how woefully ineffective the system for reviewing school exclusions is. Daniel was excluded in November 2019, and was not readmitted until 14 months later, after he had fought six separate reviews. He missed so much education that he had to repeat a year of schooling, and all to find out that he should not have been excluded in the first place.
In 2020, amongst a backdrop of school closures and the selective allocation of school places, some families found for the first time that fighting for the right to go to school can be a draining, frustrating and frightening experience. For some families however, particularly of children with special educational needs, this fight is not limited to coronavirus lockdown. It is lifelong.
The problems with some unregulated settings are by now well documented and familiar to most of us: lack of oversight, minimal key worker contact time
With institutional racism in the police rightly under fierce scrutiny at this moment, we must also stop to get to grips with race discrimination in
On Monday 2nd March, the Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) held a reception in the Houses of Parliament to celebrate 30 years since the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) was adopted by the UN.
Joel Carter, Director of Programmes and Participation, looks at how we have been improving our approach to capturing outcomes for our casework with young people.
Giana Rosa looks at the findings of a new report by Shelter showing increasing numbers of children forced to live in temporary accommodation.
Sharando Aldis reflects on his time in education.
On the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Louise King looks back at the achievements of the last 30 years and what still needs to be done.
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