Newman University College - We must talk

June 11, 2009

A unique masters qualification promoting better communication between adults working with children and young people has been launched by Newman University College, Birmingham. Hilary Dunphy, programme leader for Postgraduate Professional Development at the institution, said: "We started planning this course 18 months ago, but the recent high-profile Baby P case has once again highlighted the need for professionals working with children and young people to work more closely together." The MA programme will start in October and will address the issues identified by The Protection of Children in England, Lord Laming's review of children's services that was published in March.

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