Department for Education report: Transgender Awareness in Child and Family Social Work

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Some evidence suggests childhood gender dysphoria remains poorly understood by social workers. Correspondingly some studies describe parents and children often find themselves having to educate the professionals around them.

This is from the May 2019 report (pdf) from the Department for Education on the adequacy and consistency of knowledge on gender variance in social work training and continuous professional development.

Bright Blue and Joseph Rowntree Foundation report: Burning Britain?

In Theresa May’s first speech as Prime Minster, she proclaimed her Government’s mission was to tackle ‘burning injustices’ in Britain. But preparing for Brexit has dominated Government thinking since then.

This is according to the May 2018 report on ‘burning injustices’ in Britain (pdf), by Bright Blue and Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

The Sutton Trust report: Stop Start

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‘Children’s centres are no longer open access. Services are ‘hollowed out’ and thinly spread in an environment of declining resources and loss of strategic direction.’

Stop Start (pdf) is the April 2018 report from the Sutton Trust on children’s centres in England.