Filtered by month: November

Early years development: why the Government should invest in custard baths

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 22 November 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Custard, curiosity and child development should be at the heart of government policy making.

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Brighter futures start at home

Posted by Chloe Hardy /

Wednesday 16 November 2016 / Inequality
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Helping parents to make home a great place to learn is part of The Social Mobility Commission’s social mobility vision.

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Improving social mobility starts at home

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 01 November 2016 / Public Affairs, Inequality
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Blog on House of Lords social mobility debate.

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Extra support goes a long way!

Posted by Chloe /

Friday 20 November 2015 / Financial education
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Growing up, I always knew the basics of managing money but as I grew up, the expenses started to increase.

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Children’s centres: flexible support for every family

Posted by Rachael Truswell /

Thursday 19 November 2015 / Children's centres
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Children’s centres are so important to families and children across communities.

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Not everyone is prepared to manage money! Take action to help.

Posted by Tamara Schofield /

Friday 13 November 2015 / Financial education, Getting a fair deal?
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When it finally happened, I felt in control! That feeling when you know you are able to manage money.

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Children's Services Co-operation Bill through the Northern Ireland Assembly

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 11 November 2015 / Law

Last week the Children's Services Co-operation Bill finally completed its passage through the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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The serious business of having fun

Wednesday 11 November 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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It’s Three Little Pigs Day at Totnes Children’s Centre!

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Action for Children at Party Conferences 2015

Friday 06 November 2015 /

It’s been a busy few weeks engaging MPs and holding events with local government leaders.

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The Eleventh Hour

First launched in 2011, Action for Children’s annual red book reports has helped us to see the changing needs of children and families, alongside the pressures on the services providing vital support. This year’s report, the eleventh hour, asked managers where they believed the needs of children, young people and families had changed in the last 12 months. Rather, worryingly managers pointed to a whole range of issues greater support is needed.

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