Document that explains Independent Support and its importance for helping people gain increased choice and control in the self-directed support process.
Review that considers the views and experiences of children and young people on child protection systems in Scotland. It aims to inform service delivery, communications on child protection and future potential ways to engage children and young people on this issue.
The findings of this review will form the basis for future research on gathering the views of children and young people on child protection systems in Scotland.
One of a series of papers prepared in the context of our second 'conversation' , funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), on issues related to possible constitutional change in Scotland.
Fact sheet on what works for vulnerable girls and young women in Scotland.
Growing Up in Scotland is a large-scale longitudinal research project aimed at tracking the lives of several cohorts of Scottish children from the early years, through childhood and beyond.
This report provides a detailed insight into the first set of data collected from the study’s second birth cohort – representative of all children born in Scotland between 1st March 2010 and 28th February 2011 – around the time they were aged 10 months old.
Report that identifies the impacts which demographic change and an ageing population will have primarily on the public finances in respect of the provision of health and social care, housing, and pensions and the labour force, and the planning being undertaken by the Scottish Government and key public bodies to mitigate such impacts.
Organisation that provides information, delivers support and encourages involvement to benefit all of Scotland’s generations, by working, learning, volunteering and living together.
Paper that looks at how the recession is impacting upon disadvantaged communities in Scotland; summarises experience and practical initiatives in two contrasting case study neighbourhoods; explores how communities and partner agencies are responding; and asks what opportunities are presented by the distinct Scottish policy context.
In August 2009, YouthLink Scotland and Young Scot held a conference to explore how the youth work sector could engage with young people through the use of digital technologies with a particular focus on social networking sites. Through the knowledge gained during workshops and previous knowledge the delegates had, they were asked to provide feedback on a draft of this guidance produced by YouthLink Scotland and Young Scot. Additionally, feedback was sought from Tim Davies, a consultant in young people's participation, social media and social change, who provided his expertise.