A brief introduction to some of the key legislation that protects children and young people in the UK. It is not comprehensive and does not constitute legal advice.
E-pamphlet to stimulate debate within the voluntary and community sector about the Big Society and its potential for delivering greater social justice and reducing poverty.
It is made up of six contributions which emerged from a roundtable discussion with some 16 organisations, organised by NPI in November 2011, with various community groups and grantmaking charities.
The rights of children and young people are set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). The Convention sets out what a child can expect from others as a result of their government’s commitment to respect their rights.
The Scottish Government has made a commitment to make sure that the UNCRC is a reality in Scotland – that children’s rights are recognised and their voices heard and listened to.
This document proposes that 'Getting it right for every child' will help make the UNCRC a reality for children and young people in Scotland.
An example of a good clear guide to short breaks and respite care for people who have Multiple Sclerosis.This guide aims to help people research their own break or activity.
Booklet designed to help employers think about how they can use processes like recruitment and selection, induction, appraisal and training to make sure staff are the best they can be at communicating with children and young people.
Leaflet that explains how people can get involved in the 'Caring for our future': shared ambitions for care and support' engagement.
Pamphlet that explains why it is important for policymakers to have a better understanding of the capacity for active citizenship in their local areas. It also sets out a preliminary method for measuring the presence or absence of key mechanisms and social assets driving participation.
It puts forward an argument for a new approach to understanding and measuring active citizenship and is designed with the political and policy context in mind.
Booklet, which is the fourth in a series, which offers 'tasters' of social science research projects, which have had an impact on public policy or social behaviour, and helped society to use some of the opportunities now available to address the challenges being faced. This one is based around why people turn to crime.
Child Poverty challenge question postcards for Strategic leaders published by the Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO) in 2010. This downloadable postcard present challenge questions from C4EO’s research. The questions act as checklists to stimulate multi-agency thinking and help you develop your Child Poverty strategy and practice. There are questions for strategic leaders in children’s services, housing professionals, health professionals and frontline practitioners.