Customer voice research : transitions

Report of a study which sought to understand how parents and children/young people plan for and cope with the major transitions they and their children make during key parts of their educational life and what support and information they need/would like before, during and after.

Their space : education for a digital generation

Report of a study which set out to discover how children and young people use new technologies. It concludes that the use of digital technology has been completely normalised by children and young people and is fully integrated into their daily lives.

Healthy food provision and promotion in schools : a literature review

Review exploring the evidence on healthy food provision and promotion in schools from various standpoints such as the policy context for food and health in Scotland, UK and beyond, the effects of choice and social inequalities and influences such as the impact of the physical and social environment.

Enhancing sexual wellbeing in Scotland: a sexual health and relationships strategy

Scottish Government report examining sexual health in Scotland and the promotion of good sexual health, including a summary of sex and relationships education in schools.

Extended schools: extra support for you and your children

Document describing the types of out-of-hours services offered by many schools and the benefits these can bring to families.

A focus on improvement: consultation report

This evaluation report summarises the responses to Ofsted’s consultation on the proposals for maintained school inspections from September 2009.

Switched on : how television could turn teachers on to learning

Paper assessing the effectiveness of the teachers continuing professional development resource, Teachers' TV, in the context of how teachers learn and the barriers to teachers' learning.

Safe and well

Handbook for schools and education authorities describing good practice in child protection in education and when a child goes missing from education.

The children's plan: building brighter futures

Document laying out the UK Government's strategy for improving the life chances of children and young people in England.

The leadership imperative : reforming children's services from the ground up

Paper identifying and exploring opportunities for using leadership to help overcome professional and organisational barriers in children's services in England and simultaneously promote service innovation which leads to better outcomes for children.