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In the News: Advice on gangs, internet slang, child suicides

Published: 16.07.13

A round up of the latest features and articles relevant to adoptive families.
In the News: Advice on gangs, internet slang, child suicides

New advice on gangs

The Home Office has produced a leaflet for parents or carers of children affected by gangs.
Home Office 10/11/13

Children and young people's views on child protection systems in Scotland

The Scottish Government has published a report considering the views and experiences of children and young people on child protection systems in Scotland. Scottish Government 9/11/13

Parents falling behind on internet slang

A survey by Knowthenet has revealed that only 30% of parents can identify the most common internet slang terms and acronyms used by their teenage children. Knowthenet 11/7/13

Ban packed lunches, head teachers urged

Head teachers in England are being urged to ban packed lunches to increase the take-up of school dinners and promote healthy eating.
BBC 12/7/13

Child suicides fail to decline in the last 30 years

Around a third of all deaths of children and young people are now linked to assault or self-injury, analysis of data has found. CYP 11/7/13