Children and Young People Now - Youth Justice

The most recent articles from youth justice
  1. Troubled Families Programme 'cuts number of children in care'

    The update is among a number of findings published in the National evaluation of the Troubled Families Programme 2015-2020, which also reports reduced numbers of juveniles receiving custodial sentences....

  2. 'Boost youth employment initiatives' to tackle knife crime, charities claim

    While policing is an important tool, say the group of charities, it is targeted youth initiatives, particularly those that steer young people into work, that are "critical" to addressing the underlying...

  3. Ofsted urges support for schools to fight knife crime

    After consulting with an expert panel including youth workers, the education watchdog said settings "need guidance about what works" to iron out inconsistencies in approach. Safeguarding Children and...

  4. Youth work academy launches with training to tackle gang crime

    Among the topics for study at the academy is an anti-youth violence course in "gangology", designed to empower practitioners working with young people affected by gun and knife crime as well as the use...

  5. Tougher STC inspections to focus on children's experience

    Following consultation with the sector and a successful trial last autumn, the framework is intended to place "the experience of children at the centre of all judgments". Another key change will be...