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Child Sexual Abuse inquiry finds ‘extensive failures’ by police and local authorities

An inquiry has reported “extensive failures by local authorities and police” in tackling gangs that sexually abuse and exploit children. The report by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse found that authorities and police forces may have downplayed the abuse due to concerns about negative publicity. Attackers were using “new ways” to groom younger children via social media …


Book Now for the Family Education Trust Annual Conference 2022!

We are thrilled to be able to announce that bookings are now open for our 2022 Annual Conference. This FREE event will be held at the RAF Club in central London from 10.30am to 4.30pm on Saturday 21st May. Our guest speakers include Professor David Paton from the University of Nottingham, who will be speaking …


White privilege and critical race theory in schools: what’s the problem?

Today on social media we shared the Education Committee’s report “The forgotten: how White working-class pupils have been let down, and how to change it.” The report shows how White British pupils eligible for free school meals persistently underperform compared with peers in other ethnic groups, from early years through to higher education. The statistics …


Letter – The truth about teenage pregnancy in the Netherlands

Your recent article on sex and relationships education claims that the Dutch method of teaching accounts for lower rates of teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections in the Netherlands (Children Now, 31 January-6 February). In reality, however, there is no standardised approach to sex education in Dutch schools, and a wide variety of methods are …


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