Social work development programme 'pulled' by Department for Education

By Paul Marinko | 16 April 2024

A Government decision to end a training and development programme for social work managers has been branded a ‘kick in the teeth’ for the sector.

Mary Jackson chief executive of Frontline, the organisation which won the £7m contract to run the Pathways programme two years ago, revealed the Department for Education (DfE) had decided to pull the programme.

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