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CVAA Practice Sharing event
Monday 7 December 2015

CVAA would like to share best and emerging practice after a successful workshop.

NICE guideline on children’s attachment
Thursday 26 November 2015

The final guideline has now been published on the NICE website

Recruitment to the Quality Standard Advisory Committee for children’s attachment
Wednesday 11 November 2015

Recruitment for specialist membership of the children’s attachment quality standard Quality Standard Advisory Committee (QSAC) has started.

NICE Quality Standards Team: Notification of topic engagement dates – Children’s attachment
Tuesday 10 November 2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) would like to inform about the topic engagement exercise for the children’s attachment quality standard.

DfE: Help us remind parents of Pupil Premium
Wednesday 4 November 2015

We are fast approaching that time of year when we need to remind adoptive parents and parents / guardians of other post-LAC that they need to let schools know of their children’s status before the 21 January, which is the spring school census day, so that schools can claim the pupil premium for the 2016-17 financial year. DfE would welcome your help in reminding parents.

Stars turn out in support of the 2015 National Adoption Week Awards
Friday 23 October 2015

On 20 October 2015 First4Adoption, the national information service for adoption in England, announced the winners of the 2015 National Adoption Week Awards at a ceremony in London’s Foundling Museum.

Adoption Support Fund: Learning from the Prototype
Tuesday 20 October 2015

The Department for Education has published a research report on the learning from the Adoption Support Fund prototypes

Too old at 4?
Monday 19 October 2015

Children as young as 4 are waiting the longest for adoptive families new figures reveal

DfE – specifications for the delivery partner for RAAs
Friday 4 September 2015

Department for education has in July invited organisations to offer a tender for regional adoption agencies. Read there specifications here.

AdoptionLink on support to Regional Adoption Agencies
Thursday 27 August 2015

Offer of support to meet requirements from DfE