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Expert comment, NAO report on children in custody

The National Audit Office reports that while the average number of children in custody fell by 73% in the decade between 2010 and 2020, numbers are expected to rise rapidly in the next months. Professor Azrini Wahidin (Sociology) comments.

Thu 28 Apr 2022, 09:52 | Tags: Children, Expert comment, Sociology, prisons

Summer catch-up schools in England: Dr Rebecca Morris

It was reported today that secondary schools in England will be asked to provide summer schools so that pupils can catch up. Dr Rebecca Morris, an Assistant Professor from the University of Warwick's Centre for Education Studies, comments on the story.

Wed 24 Feb 2021, 13:09 | Tags: Children, Education, Centre for Education Studies, schools

Expert comment on the education attainment gap for poorer families

Dr Dimitra Hartas from Warwick's Centre for Education Studies comments on the education attainment gap between richer and poorer families.


Reducing Restrictive Intervention of Children and Young People - expert comment

"Restrictive practices are clearly not being used in 'last resort' circumstances, and are being used with very young children." A new report launched today in the House of Lords presents data on the inappropriate use of restrictive interventions on children and young people with disabilities. Professor Richard Hastings from CEDAR comments.


Dr Michael Wyness from the Centre for Education Studies comments on the use of children in 'county lines' drug dealing

Dr Michael Wyness from the Centre for Education Studies comments on the use of children in country drug lines, saying they are "sometimes trafficked from urban to rural areas in order to distribute the drugs."

Mon 12 Aug 2019, 16:27 | Tags: Children, Expert comment, Centre for Education Studies, Drugs

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