Cohort 2: Aspirant Directors Learning Portal

These resources are intended to guide and support you in delivery of the key statutory functions of the DCS, including ways to strategically manage service demand, keep a grip on performance and quality and ensure that services deliver value for money – in order to deliver better outcomes for children, young people and families.

Launch / ODD

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Workshop 1

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Residential 1

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Workshop 3

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Residential 2 / End of Programme

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Workshop 1

Looking to get a better understanding of the nuts and bolts of the education world? This series of briefings have been specially commissioned for upon, to help sector leaders less familiar with the education system to get some basic answers to the question ‘What do I need to know…?’

Workshop 2

Video for the "Day in the Life of a DCS" series. Featured: Lucy Butler, Executive Director of Children, Young People and Learning for West Sussex County Council Stuart Carlton, Director of Children's Services for North Yorkshire Council Pinaki Ghoshal, Executive Director of Children and Young People for London Borough of Lewisham Council Gail Hopper, Director of Children's Services for Rochdale Borough Council Charlotte Ramsden, Strategic Director for Children's Services and Adult Social Care for Salford City Council

Workshop 3

Looking to get a better understanding of the nuts and bolts of the education world? This series of briefings have been specially commissioned for upon, to help sector leaders less familiar with the education system to get some basic answers to the question ‘What do I need to know…?’

Workshop 4

Video for the "Day in the Life of a DCS" series. Featured: Lucy Butler, Executive Director of Children, Young People and Learning for West Sussex County Council Stuart Carlton, Director of Children's Services for North Yorkshire Council Pinaki Ghoshal, Executive Director of Children and Young People for London Borough of Lewisham Council Gail Hopper, Director of Children's Services for Rochdale Borough Council Charlotte Ramsden, Strategic Director for Children's Services and Adult Social Care for Salford City Council

Residential 1

Video for the "Day in the Life of a DCS" series. Featured: Lucy Butler, Executive Director of Children, Young People and Learning for West Sussex County Council Stuart Carlton, Director of Children's Services for North Yorkshire Council Pinaki Ghoshal, Executive Director of Children and Young People for London Borough of Lewisham Council Gail Hopper, Director of Children's Services for Rochdale Borough Council Charlotte Ramsden, Strategic Director for Children's Services and Adult Social Care for Salford City Council

Workshop 5

Looking to get a better understanding of the nuts and bolts of the education world? This series of briefings have been specially commissioned for upon, to help sector leaders less familiar with the education system to get some basic answers to the question ‘What do I need to know…?’

Workshop 6

Video for the "Day in the Life of a DCS" series. Featured: Lucy Butler, Executive Director of Children, Young People and Learning for West Sussex County Council Stuart Carlton, Director of Children's Services for North Yorkshire Council Pinaki Ghoshal, Executive Director of Children and Young People for London Borough of Lewisham Council Gail Hopper, Director of Children's Services for Rochdale Borough Council Charlotte Ramsden, Strategic Director for Children's Services and Adult Social Care for Salford City Council

Residential 2

Video for the "Day in the Life of a DCS" series. Featured: Lucy Butler, Executive Director of Children, Young People and Learning for West Sussex County Council Stuart Carlton, Director of Children's Services for North Yorkshire Council Pinaki Ghoshal, Executive Director of Children and Young People for London Borough of Lewisham Council Gail Hopper, Director of Children's Services for Rochdale Borough Council Charlotte Ramsden, Strategic Director for Children's Services and Adult Social Care for Salford City Council

Workshop 7

Looking to get a better understanding of the nuts and bolts of the education world? This series of briefings have been specially commissioned for upon, to help sector leaders less familiar with the education system to get some basic answers to the question ‘What do I need to know…?’

Workshop 8

Video for the "Day in the Life of a DCS" series. Featured: Lucy Butler, Executive Director of Children, Young People and Learning for West Sussex County Council Stuart Carlton, Director of Children's Services for North Yorkshire Council Pinaki Ghoshal, Executive Director of Children and Young People for London Borough of Lewisham Council Gail Hopper, Director of Children's Services for Rochdale Borough Council Charlotte Ramsden, Strategic Director for Children's Services and Adult Social Care for Salford City Council

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