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17/04/2014

Buttle UK to phase out its Quality Mark, as the education sector states its commitment to care-leavers

Gerri McAndrew, Chief Executive of Buttle UK, released a statement today regarding the future of the quality mark. She stated that after 8 years, Buttle UK believe the Quality Mark has achieved everything it set out to do, and more...

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11/04/2014

The last report of the Children's Rights Director

The Children's Rights Director, Dr Roger Morgan, has published his final report, and from the 1st April the responsibilities of his role now falls to the Office of the Children's Commissioner...

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10/04/2014

Know your rights, know your benefits - 3rd edition out now

The latest edition of our publication Know Your Rights, Know Your Benefits, is now available. The guide is written for care leavers in England, and sets out to help young people understand the support available to them within the benefits system...

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07/04/2014

Recently published - Looked After Children and Youth Justice Guidance

The guidance, Looked After Children and Youth Justice, was published on 3 April 2014. It was necessary to revise Guidance on care planning for looked after children (vol. 2) to take into account the new remand framework under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act...

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02/04/2014

The new version of Get Ready for Adult Life (GRAL) is now available to buy

This CD ROM helps workers and carers support young people to a successful transition to Adulthood. It allows young people & carers to work at their own pace, on the areas that are most important at any time and to record their progress in a format that best suits them...

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02/04/2014

NCB launches final report on Independent Reviewing Officers

On the 31st March 2014 the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) in partnership with the Centre for Child and Family Research, Loughborough University, and funded by the Nuffield Foundation launched the first national study of the role of the Independent Reviewing Officer (IROs) in care planning for looked after children...

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