29 July 2014
The LGA has published a brief overview of the SEN and disabilities reforms in the Children and Families Act 2014.
25 July 2014
The new Chair of the Local Government Association used his keynote speech to highlight new research, warning that, without reform to the skills system, 8 million people are unlikely to have the skills to take jobs created by growth by 2022.
9 July 2014
The LGA report, 'Our ambition for children and young people' aims to support a radical rewiring of local public services. It sets out four high level ambitions and groups 'core measures' underneath them.
8 July 2014
Radical new powers must be given to councils to help transform the lives of millions of people who could be trapped in a future unemployment 'twilight zone', the new leader of local government in England and Wales will say today (July 8).
9 July 2014
The confusing structures of school accountability should be radically streamlined and bureaucracy stripped away to give parents an easily-identifiable local body responsible for holding their children's school to account, councils have said today.
27 June 2014
The CfPS and the LGA are now collecting case studies on how councils have adapted the role of ward councillors, building on their community leadership role to build effective relationships with schools in their patch.
We support councils in helping the children, young people and families in their areas achieve the best possible outcomes.
The Children and Young People Board has responsibility for LGA activity on the wellbeing of children and young people, including education, social care and careers.