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Families and Children's Transformation Programme resource page
FACT stands for Families and Children’s Transformation. FACT is a partnership of agencies working together to achieve whole-systemchange – in order to significantly improve the chances of all our children living safely, healthily and happily in their own families and communities. The FACT Programme is working to 5 key principles:Intervene earlier – we will provide support early to prevent families’ difficulties escalating and in doing so improve outcomes and reduce demand for higher tier services We want families to be able to care for their children; where children cannot continue to live in their immediate or wider family or community we will ensure they achieve permanence in a timely and effective way We will reduce spend by eradicating duplication, simplifying and integrating processes and improving multi-agency integrated working and collaborationWe will maximise time spent with families and in doing so improve the child’s experience of support and build resilience in communities We will ensure we are an effective confident workforce with a robust career profile operating a consistent model of practice within a learning organisation.The FACT Programme has a website that will be updated regularly with news and can be accessed from External links below.For more information please contact FACT@wiltshire.gov.uk
Guidance for Wiltshire schools considering converting to academic status under the Academies Act 2010
Year of Engineering
School children from across Wiltshire headed for County Hall, Trowbridge, on 16 October to enjoy a peek into the future. They were guests at Science and Engineering: What Wiltshire Council has to Offer - a day of presentations and exhibitions for pupils and teachers. The opening session featured presentations by an array of experts in engineering. In the second session the Atrium welcomed visitors, including schools, to a wide range of exhibitions from employers, universities and other organisations heavily linked with science and engineering.
Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)
Youth Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognised programme designed to promote awareness of psychological and emotional
well-being and mental health and to support professionals to recognise and
respond to mental health issues in 8-18 year olds.