We at NAIRO are delighted to welcome Emma to our list of impressive patrons. Emma’s wealth of experience in the sector, first as a Child Protection Social Worker and also as a former Shadow Minister for Children and Families will be vital in supporting Independent Reviewing Officers and will help us to ensure vulnerable children […]
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NAIRO Annual Conference: “Children & Young People Matter – The IRO: What Works” Date – 17th October 2019 Where – Resource for London, 356 Holloway Rd, London, N7 6PA Further details will be released shortly, including an ‘Early Bird Offer’ for tickets purchased early! ***PLEASE SAVE THE DATE*** There will be a great line up of […]
Government backs down over ‘myth-busting’ guide on child protection Society | The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/mar/24/government-backs-down-over-myth-busting-guide-on-child-protection?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other The government has withdrawn a controversial document that claims some statutory protections for vulnerable children are “myths”, after a charity launched an application for judicial review, the Guardian has learned. The “myth-busting” guide, issued last July, advised local authorities that they […]
NAIRO has developed an effectiveness improvement plan, in consultation with members and using our recent conference to gather ideas. We will consult and work with others in the sector, including the IRO managers group NIROMP to to develop this plan in the New Year. Click the following link to view the plan:- Improving IRO Effectiveness December […]
Children’s Minister Nadhim Zahawi offers strong statement of support for the IROs role in message to NAIRO conference on 18.10.18. He says we are the “grit in the oyster” which can produce the pearl. He encourages us to take measures to improve our effectiveness and to work with his department in promoting constructive change.