‘She is real. This happened. Nobody helped her’
Jo, a teacher at Portsmouth College, recently took a class of 16 year old drama students to see Hampstead Theatre’s powerful play Firebird. Here she shares some of their responses to the play.
Just how many young carers are there?
Just how many young carers are there? We need to know.
Why I volunteer to speak about child sexual exploitation
A volunteer speaker answers some questions about how she got involved, what she enjoys about the role, and what impact she is making.
What to expect at North West Care Leavers Festival?
To mark the end of the pilot for Care to be Different, we are bringing young people and professionals together in March at the to celebrate the achievements of the young people we have helped. T
Early intervention funding faces 70% cut
Our new report with Action for Children and The National Children’s Bureau highlights major cuts to funding for early intervention services - our interactive map breaks down the changes across England
Being a young carer made me who I am today
Paul Al-Naqib, Independent Advocate from The Children’s Society, Black Country shares his experience of being a young carer, the care system and how it shaped his future.
Our favourite online maps - What are yours? [updated]
The best online maps tend to be useful, appealing and, often, fun - try one from our site and a few favourites from elsewhere
BenevoLent: I've given up bad carbs for Lent
This year I have decided to give up bad carbs for 40 days. This means, no white bread, anything made with white flour, potatoes and certainly no fast food.
Advent: What does it mean for children to lead and to flourish?
Anthony Clarke, minister and fellow at Oxford, considers what can stop children from flourishing
London Marathon: Join our team, and watch last year's team run 26 miles in 30 seconds
Our map shows 71 of our team members running this year's London Marathon course in half a minute
We should tackle poverty, not redefine it
Changing the focus won’t help end child poverty, says our Policy Officer Laura Rodrigues
Kerry's story: 'My school doesn’t recognise young carers'
Kerry’s story is part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers in this country.