NAIRO Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020 Dear members and patrons, We are holding our AGM this year on Friday 24th April 2020. Please see address below for the event: The Lift, 45 White Lion Street. Islington, London, N1 9PW Nearest tube station: Angel. Below is also a map: http://www.liftislington.org.uk/find-us The AGM will start at 2.30pm […]
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Improving the IRO service NAIRO is coordinating a steering group involving main agencies to look at improving the IRO service. The steering group has members from • DFE • OFSTED • Local Government Association • ADCS • Cafcass • Judiciary • NIROMP We are using our improvement plan (attached) as a starting point. We have […]
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 […]
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The government has withdrawn a controversial document that claims some statutory protections for vulnerable children are “myths”, after a charity launched an application for judicial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.