The case of Standon Farm Approved School, 1947

Exploring the Archives for materials related to this issue’s theme of youth offending, I immediately turned to the National Childcare Library, part of the PET Archives and Special Collections.  The Library is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in the history of childcare, including those researching society’s response to youth offending over the last century. … Read more

Report of the Mulberry Bush/ CSP event ‘Care of Young Offenders; progress or decline’?

 This edition  of the TCJ brings you the papers from a two day online conference organised by the Mulberry Bush Child Care History Network and the Dartington Centre for Social Policy, held on the 9th and 12th October 2020, entitled ‘Care of young offenders; progress or decline’ ?     “Lessons have been learnt” is the … Read more

International Centre News 1st December 2020

A warm welcome to our newest members; Claire Greatbanks (Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Alternative Provision), Catherine Bernie ( Brookfields School, W.Berks), Chantel Yates ( Belmont- Sandmat, UK), Mark Escott ( CEO, Life Chances), Anne- Marie Stewart and the High Close Therapeutic Team, Helen Mc Cormick ( Headteacher, Kingsmeadow School). Our Recent EventsWe ran three successful and … Read more