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A Long-Term Pay, Employment and Skills Plan for Adult Social Care

A Long-Term Pay, Employment and Skills Plan for Adult Social Care

Short-Term Crunch and Long-Term Challenges Anyone who thinks social care is an unskilled job should try working in the sector for even a day. They...
A National Care Forum to Fix Social Care

A National Care Forum to Fix Social Care

Caring about Social Care The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a light on how important social care is – and just how vital those who work...
Students need to focus on practicing assessment skills, not just on catching up on lost learning

Students need to focus on practicing assessment skills, not just on catching up on lost learning

Students, teachers and parents are all tired of hearing about lost learning and the need for ‘catch up’ caused by the pandemic and I completely...
Wages, Universal Credit and Adult Social Care Workers

Wages, Universal Credit and Adult Social Care Workers

Adult Social Care Workers The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a light on the important work done by adult social care workers throughout the UK. Yet...
The Employment Model of Adult Social Care

The Employment Model of Adult Social Care

Jobs in Adult Social Care What counts as social care is critical for policy making. We count social care from 5 industry classes of the...
How has the role of finance professionals in further education shifted over the past year, with the enforced move to remote working?

How has the role of finance professionals in further education shifted over the past year, with the enforced move to remote working?

The true impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on further education will not entirely reveal itself for years. That said, new data covering the first year...
The Funding and Delivery of Adult Social Care in England

The Funding and Delivery of Adult Social Care in England

What is Adult Social Care? Social care supports adults of all ages, who might need help with activities or daily living because of age, disability...
Lockdown lessons: What can schools and colleges learn from universities?

Lockdown lessons: What can schools and colleges learn from universities?

As the adage goes: "For a fair selection everybody has to take the same exam (because) if you judge a fish by its ability to...
SAFE Taskforce: £30 million targeted support to keep most vulnerable young people engaged in education and attending lessons

SAFE Taskforce: £30 million targeted support to keep most vulnerable young people engaged in education and attending lessons

COUNTY LINES VIOLENCE HOTSPOTS TO BENEFIT FROM TARGETED SUPPORT New taskforces are being rolled out to keep young people engaged with their education and avoid...
Are school and college teachers and support staff entitled to an extra bank holiday next year? Jenny Arrowsmith of Irwin Mitchell navigates the issue

Are school and college teachers and support staff entitled to an extra bank holiday next year? Jenny Arrowsmith of Irwin Mitchell navigates the issue

To celebrate the Queen's platinum jubilee, the UK government has announced an additional bank holiday in 2022.  The May bank holiday weekend will be moved...