NAVCA News - Children and young people

The following news articles were posted within the "Children and young people" category.

NAVCA welcomes EIF

NAVCA warmly welcomes the launch of the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) at 10 Downing Street on 15 April 2013. This follows the signing of a contract on 5 February 2013 between the Department for Education and the Early Intervention Foundation Consortium led by 4Children, which includes NAVCA and the Local Government Association. The EIF has been established to champion and support greater use of early intervention approaches. The EIF initiative has received widespread, cross-party support....

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Changes to criminal records checks and barring arrangements

NAVCA has produced a new interim briefing on important changes to checks...

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NAVCA welcomes Government support for early intervention

NAVCA has welcomed the reports that the work and pensions minister Iain Duncan Smith will later today (Tuesday 13 March) announce that the government will publish tender documents to establish an Early Intervention Board. ...

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NAVCA publishes Open Public Services consultation response

NAVCA has published its response to the government’s Open Public Services White Paper, which sets out the government’s plans to reform public services. The government sees it as part of their Big Society agenda. They believe it hands power to communities and ends the top-down ‘government knows best’ approach. Critics have called the plans "back-door privatisation"....

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Open Public Services - Consultation event

The government is proposing major reforms to public services in the Open Public Services White Paper. NAVCA will be responding to the paper and we would urge all interested members to do likewise. As part of the consultation process, and in partnership with the Cabinet Office, we are holding a focused consultation for NAVCA members on the theme of market development on Wednesday morning, 28th September, in Birmingham at BVSC. Places are free but limited so please email events@navca.org.uk to reserve a place or call 0114 278 6636....

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NAVCA response to Health and Social Care Bill changes

Following the listening exercise the government has announced changes to the Health and Social Care Bill. NAVCA is pleased to see a number of changes being made that we asked for in our consultation response...

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Child Poverty Strategy

NAVCA has produced a briefing for members about the government's child poverty strategy...

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NAVCA included in DfE overarching strategic partner consortium

A partnership led by Children England and including NAVCA, Community Matters, NCVYS, the Race Equality Foundation and the Social Enterprise Coalition has...

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