SCIE media releases 2010

SCIE's comment on the Munro Review of child protection

04 October 2010

Commenting on the “systems analysis” focus of Professor Eileen Munro’s first report, SCIE’s Chair, Allan Bowman says:

I’m particularly pleased that Professor Munro has looked at serious case reviews. She concludes that they don’t foster a learning culture which supports improved practice. SCIE’s model for serious case reviews provides a way of thinking about front-line practice and is generating new ideas about how to improve practice, in order to help to keep children safe. This ‘systems’ approach to organisational learning can be used across agencies involved in safeguarding and child protection work.

We look forward to both reports to be published by Professor Munro in 2011.

Notes to editors

The Munro Review of Child Protection

Part One: A Systems Analysis by Professor Eileen Munro Report here

SCIE’s work

SCIE’s “Learning Together” systems approach with:


The SCIE ‘systems’ model for case reviews and SCRs: findings from the North West pilots: 16 November 2010. One day event taking place in Manchester, with keynote speaker Professor Eileen Munro.

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