Summary of regional data activity for children’s services

Summary of regional data activity for children’s services

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At the start of 2013, CIB engaged with regional data networks to gather information about the way they work, and identify tools, guidance and good practice that could be shared with other networks....

Performance Management Diagnostic Tool for Children’s Services

Performance Management Diagnostic Tool for Children’s Services

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This is designed to assist children’s services organisations at any level to review and challenge the effectiveness of their performance management, and the extent to which it is embedded in the...

Monitoring outcomes and quality assuring provision for children and young people with special educational needs

Monitoring outcomes and quality assuring provision for children and young people with special educational needs

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This practical tool has been developed to help professionals who are already fully focused on commissioning services that make a real difference to the children and young people’s lives. At a time...

Commissioning for Families With Complex Needs

Commissioning for Families With Complex Needs

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This guide for commissioning for families with complex needs has been developed on behalf of the Children’s Improvement Board (CIB) in response to feedback from commissioners of children’s...

Third regional highlights report

Third regional highlights report

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All regions have produced a report on their work programmes and expenditure for the third quarter of 2012-13. This time all regions have been asked to report on the impact of their work for each of...

East Midlands sector led improvement newsletter

East Midlands sector led improvement newsletter

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The East Midlands region produces a regular newsletter. This latest edition from November provides the latest progess on peer challenge and a wide range of other activities in the region.

Second Regional Highlights Report

Second Regional Highlights Report

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Regions have now made two reports on their work programmes, the second of these is for the period July to September 2012. These reports to the Children's Improvement Board bring together reports...

CIB Knowledge Bite impact of council corporate changes on children's services London

CIB Knowledge Bite impact of council corporate changes on children's services London

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Councils in London have been discussing the relationship between the corporate leadership of the council and children's services and how changes in the council can impact on children's services....

Adoption Directors' Briefing

Adoption Directors' Briefing

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This short briefing note summarises learning from the diagnostic assessments of councils' adoption services which were carried out during summer 2012. It draws out common themes in terms of the...

Presentation regional leads meeting chief exec DCS relationships Yorkshire and the Humber 10.12.12

Presentation regional leads meeting chief exec DCS relationships Yorkshire and the Humber 10.12.12

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This presentation considers the relationship between chief executives and directors of children's services in the context of sector led improvement. It should be read in conjunction with the notes...