Tougher inspection regime for children’s homes

March 2, 2015 0 comments

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A tougher new inspection regime will be introduced for residential children’s homes from April, Ofsted has announced. From April 1, the inspectorate will apply revised criteria similar to those now used with local authority children’s services. A rating of ‘adequate’ will no longer be available to homes not thought to merit a rating of ‘good’….

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Marriage still valued by young people new study claims

March 1, 2015 0 comments

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Marriage is still valued by a majority of young people, a new study has claimed. Researchers at Ball State University in Indiana and Brigham Young University in Utah interviewed 517 students attending the former university, to see how much importance they placed on marriage to comparison to other social roles associated with adulthood. The majority…

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