A national collaborative research dissemination initiative, established by a consortium of universities (including the University of Bedfordshire) and developed by regional centres.
The consortium of universities has a proven track record in social work and social care research, as well as providing social work education at qualifying and post qualifying levels. These common interests provide a foundation to promote '‘knowledge-based practice” in social work and social care.
An information literacy skills website for postgraduate researchers (i.e. students completing their masters thesis, MPhil, EdD or PhD qualifications). This website offers a framework for: auditing your current skills; developing new skills and improving existing skills; and planning future information literacy skills development.
Web page of publications produced by Apex Scotland. It includes annual reports and annual lectures.
Local profiles that provide a brief summary of the overall costs of alcohol-related harm to local authority areas in Scotland in 2010/11.
Website of organisation that supports parents and carers in their role as their children's first and most important educators.
Web resource including video on parent champions for childcare.
Resource that covers 47 topics related to the development of the child, from conception to the age of five, and presents the most up-to-date scientific knowledge.
Section on Education Scotland website which contains videos of conversations with experts on the subject of early years. Speakers include Detective Chief Superintendent John Carnochan, Professor Colwyn Trevarthen and Professor Aline-Wendy Dunlop.
The Family Nurse Partnershhip (FNP) is a preventative programme for first time teenage mothers and their babies. FNP is being tested in Scotland for the first time.
A first interim evaluation report and focuses on the intake and early pregnancy phases of the programmes implementation.
Web resource of the NSPCC policy position, the government's recent developments and the relevant guidance and policy on protecting infants from abuse an neglect in Scotland.