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20/08/2014

Catch22 NCAS advises LAs on the implementation of Staying Put reform

Late last month Catch22’s National Care Advisory Service held workshops in Sheffield and London to address the Staying Put reforms, which allow care leavers to remain with their foster carers after turning 18, until 21-years-old...

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19/08/2014

July newsletter on leaving care - out now

Our regular newsletter on leaving care has been published and is available here. E-Keynotes brings you all the latest news and developments on leaving care in England. For past editions, and to subscribe see our page on monthly updates.

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31/07/2014

Catch22 NCAS report - Are Local Services Good Corporate Parents?

How effectively is corportate parenting embedded across services operating at the local level? NCAS conducted a survey with 32 local authorities to explore how they rated other services' committment to corporate parenting for care leavers...

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23/07/2014

Revised DfE statutory guidance on the education of looked after children

The Department has today published revised statutory guidance on the education of looked after children. It can be found here: Some key duties are below. General Local authorities must ensure: Virtual School Heads (VSHs) are in place and that they have the resources, time, training and support they need to discharge the duty effectively...

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23/07/2014

Listen Up! 2014 'Most Inspiring Group' award

Catch 22 NCAS were invited to the Listen Up! 2014 event to showcase the work of LIFT Children’s Homes Project & the Young People’s Bench Marking Forum ‘Positive Messages Campaign’...

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18/07/2014

Final Education Committee Report - 16+ Care Options

The House of Commons Education Select Committee has published a report as a result of its inquiry into care options for young people aged 16 and above. Into independence, not out of care: 16 plus care options...

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