Children England provides a wide range of support to voluntary and community sector organisations working with children, young people and families.
Nursery rhymes are regarded as a childhood staple, a fun way to entertain a child. But simple nursery rhymes are far more than just fun and games – they can have a huge impact on a child’s linguistic development and their understanding of phonics. Nadine Forshaw writes on behalf of YoBoHo, who create videos of nursery rhymes to help children develop their linguistic ability.
This is a guest post by Nicola Hughes, Senior Researcher at the Institute for Government. The article first appeared in the autumn edition of Outlook magazine.
Safe Network is offering two pilot safeguarding peer reviews free to the sector.
The safeguarding peer reviews are based on Children England’s adaptation of the Local Government Association’s local authority sector-led improvement model but focusing only on safeguarding and are particularly suitable for small and medium sized organisations who are considering entering contracts with local authorities. The peer reviews will need to be completed before 31st March 2015. Find out more here.