Here’s our list of ten frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 7th October. Let us know which posts we’ve missed and which other bloggers we should be following for next week’s list.
In light of the demotion of Stephen Twigg in the Labour reshuffle, Andrew Old argues that the party needs a new approach to education policy. Posted on Scenes from the battleground.
Leonard James explains how schools can game the league table system. Posted on The Long Walk.
Puffles reports on a recent talk by Melanie Johnson on her life as a minister, MP and councillor. Posted on A dragon’s best friend.
Jane Mansour is concerned about the disregard of evidence when it comes to welfare to work policy. Posted on Buying quality performance.
Daniel Sage argues for a broader definition when considering the impact of welfare to work policies. Posted on Knowledge is porridge.
Birmingham Against the Cuts describes their campaign for a no eviction policy for non-payment of the bedroom tax. Posted on Birmingham Against the Cuts.
Jim Brown welcomes international delegates to the World Congress of Probation in London and reminds them of the Coalition’s decision to outsource probation services in the UK. Posted on On Probation Blog.
The Masked AMHP challenges the Sun’s reporting of mental health. Posted on The Masked AMHP.
Scriptonite Daily reflects on a report published this week on care for elderly and disabled people. Posted on Scriptonite Daily.
Lucy in bed describes her experience of Social Services care reviews. Posted on In bed with Lucy.
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