In the News: Advice on gangs, internet slang, child suicides
Published: 16.07.13A round up of the latest features and articles relevant to adoptive families.
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.
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