Care & Education Government Policy & Strategies entries for England include strategy documents which inform current and future policy.
NICE Guidelines for Looked-After Children and Young People
This guideline covers how organisations, professionals and carers can work together to deliver high quality care, stable placements and nurturing relationships for looked-after children and young people…
Staying put: arrangements for care leavers aged 18 years and above
This guidance sets out the Department for Education, HM Revenue and Customs, and Department for Work and Pensions frameworks that local authorities must be aware of, and take account of, when developing a local ‘staying put’ policy.
Promoting the education of looked-after children: Statutory guidance for local authorities
Statutory guidance for local authorities to support looked-after children’s aspirations to achieve in further and higher education
Into Independence, not out of care: 16 plus care options
Into independence, not out of care: 16 plus care options – Government response to the Committee’s second report of session 2014-15 third special report of session 2014-14…
Care Leavers: Skill Support
This guidance is of use to all personal advisers and care leavers seeking learning resources to gain new skills and open up new opportunities for work…
Promoting the health and wellbeing of looked-after children
This document replaces statutory guidance on ‘Promoting the health and wellbeing of looked-after children’ issued in 2009.
Keep On Caring: Supporting Young People from Care to Independence
This strategy looks at how to improve services, support and advice for care leavers. It makes recommendations for local and national government, and wider sectors of society.
Applying corporate parenting principles to looked-after children and care leavers
This guidance is for local authorities and their ‘relevant partners’ (as defined in section 10 of the Children Act 2004) and others who contribute to services provided to looked-after children and care leavers.
Allowances Report 2019-20 for England
Given the difficulty in sometimes gathering accurate information about foster care, it highlights the need to make clear and publicly available all foster care allowances set by fostering services.
Surveillance and monitoring in residential childcare settings
This information is for providers and managers on the use of surveillance, including CCTV, in their residential childcare settings and how Ofsted will evaluate its use.