Brighton LEA is at the forefront of implementing the Every Child Matters agenda. We sit in on the child protection course they run for NQTs. What are the signs of a child ‘in need’ and a child ‘in need of protection’? And what should teachers, as part of this new joined up children’s workforce, do if they have concerns?
Extended schools are the latest development in the ECM agenda. Fiona Flynn visits Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School in Islington, which has been evolving to include a multitude of non-teaching staff in the school over the last four years. What can schools that are just beginning to extend learn from its experiences?