31 October 2014
A series of leaks, combined with dramatic U-turns on inspection judgments, have brought into question Ofsted's objectivity and reliability, the Local Government Association (LGA) says.
29 October 2014
An urgent review of the ‘skills crisis' facing social work is needed to help recruit the quality social workers that 1.3 million vulnerable young people need to get into work as soon as possible.
23 October 2014
Headteachers should be allowed to follow a ‘common sense' approach to allowing parents to take children out of school during term-time.
16 October 2014
The LGA commissioned NfER to analyse the 2013 GCSE results for academies and maintained schools.
18 September 2014
The LGA produced a range of resources to help councils tackle child sexual exploitation in their area.
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.