Prevent strategy ‘not fit for purpose’ according to think-tank

Report by think-tank Rights Watch (UK) on the impact of the Prevent duty – a policy which seeks to identify those at risk of becoming terrorists – has found it is “leaving a generation of young Britons fearful of exercising their rights to freedom of expression and belief, and risks being counter-productive”. The report sets out the key problems on the development of the strategy and its impact on students, in particular children.

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Mockingbird programme to support foster families extended further

The Mockingbird Family Model, delivered by The Fostering Network, centres on a constellation where one foster home acts as a …

Children as young as seven drawn into county line gangs

A report by The Children’s Society has found that children as young as seven are being exploited by county line …

Study finds children’s voices omitted from care records

A study by University College London has recommended that the social care records of looked-after children and young people need …