Community languages need more support, says Ofsted

Courses for people wanting to qualify as teachers of ”community” or ”heritage” languages such as Arabic, Bengali, Japanese, Mandarin, Panjabi, Turkish, and Urdu should be expanded, Ofsted has found.

  • 21 Feb 2008
  • Ref no: NR- 2008-07

The service provided by the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) in the East Midlands is inadequate, according to an Ofsted inspection report published today

Cafcass provides a social work service to children and families who are involved in family court proceedings and where the welfare of children is, or may be, in question. Cafcass in the East Midlands covers Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.

  • 15 Feb 2008
  • Ref no: NR- 2008-05