The planned consultation on the future of children’s centres and the recently announced ‘pause’ in the children’s centre inspection cycle, (pending the outcome of the consultation and the potential changes to the inspection framework), has provided a welcome opportunity for local authorities, delivery partners and centres to reflect on what works well and to consider opportunities to improve service delivery in terms of outcomes and impact, without the pressure of an imminent inspection.
C4EO offers Partner Consultancy Support and:
How C4EO can support local authorities?
An LA wide review of children’s centre services and readiness for a new inspection framework:
On the basis of previous inspection reports or annual conversations, a number of themes for focused reviews or scrutiny could be identified:
How C4EO support children’s centres or groups of centres:
C4EO offer a bespoke consultancy package to meet the specific needs of an agency, individual centre or school.
Examples of 'what works', what is 'making a difference' and 'approaches towards service re-design and/or transformation' for local authorities and other organisations across the country.
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