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A re-inspection of Sandwell Council’s children’s services found they remain ‘inadequate’ ahead of the launch of the council’s new Children’s Trust.
Rotherham Council’s children’s services have been rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted, following three years of Government intervention in the aftermath of the child sexual exploitation scandal.
The Government has been accused of dragging its feet over inspections of children's centres, which have been frozen since 2015.
Norfolk County Council’s beleaguered children’s services no longer require intervention after Ofsted found the council has now improved.
Birmingham City Council is continuing to make progress with improving the quality of social work, inspectors have announced.
Worcestershire children’s services are showing ‘tangible’ signs of improvement but require ‘further progress’, inspectors say.
A teachers union has lashed out at Ofsted’s proposals to change the short inspection process, saying it will create a ‘cloud of uncertainty’ in schools.
In the first of a two part review of claims against local authority social services departments, Kella Bowers and Andrew Ellis consider the effects of claims alleging a failure to protect children from child sexual exploitation and abuse in care.
Croydon Council has failed to improve children’s services quickly enough, according to a damning report from Ofsted.
The UK’s largest provider of adult training and apprenticeships has been described as ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted, sparking speculation about the company’s future.