Search results for 'Childcare and children's services'

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  1. Support for vulnerable adolescents

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    This study examines whether government understands what is needed to effectively identify and support vulnerable adolescents who are at risk of avoidable adverse outcomes, and who may need costly government interventions if their needs are not addressed.

  2. Child Maintenance

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    This report looks at whether the government is achieving value for money in its management of child maintenance.

  3. Childhood obesity data visualisation

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    Last updated – 01 February 2021 About this tool  Childhood obesity is a worsening problem which successive governments have attempted to address.  The childhood obesity data visualisation is an exploratory tool.  It should enable users to identify avenues for local exploration, including potentially similar local areas to explore over time. This interactive data visualisation supports the National Audit Office report on Childhood Obesity which was published in September 2020.  The data we present […]

  4. Early education and childcare entitlements data visualisation

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    Last updated – 29 July 2020 Introduction to the topic Evidence has shown that high-quality early education and childcare can support children’s development and improve their outcomes. The Department for Education funds three entitlements to free early education and childcare in England: By funding the entitlements, the Department for Education aims to support children’s development […]

  5. Childhood obesity

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    This report examines the effectiveness of the government’s approach to reducing childhood obesity in England.

  6. Investigation into pre-school vaccinations

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    This investigation sets out the system for providing vaccinations to pre-school children in England and the levels of uptake.

  7. Pressures on children’s social care

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    This report covers recent trends in pressures on children’s social care demand and activity and national and local government’s response.

  8. Client Funds Account – Statutory Child Maintenance Schemes 2014-15

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    The C&AG has qualified the DWP’s Client Funds Account on the grounds of material errors in the calculations of child maintenance assessments. He has also given an adverse opinion on the truth and fairness of the outstanding maintenance arrears.

  9. Children in need of help or protection

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    The Department for Education recognised since 2010 that child protection services are not good enough but its subsequent response has not yet resulted in better outcomes. Spending on children’s social work, including on child protection, varies widely across England and is not related to quality. Neither the DfE nor authorities understand why spending varies.

  10. Client Funds Account – Statutory Child Maintenance Schemes 2013-14

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    The C&AG has qualified the DWP’s Client Funds Account on the grounds of material errors in the calculations of child maintenance assessments. He has also given an adverse opinion on the truth and fairness of the outstanding maintenance arrears.