Paper reporting on the proceedings of a conference on the impact ten years of devolution has had on the problems of poverty and inequality in Scotland. The report records the views of the main speakers and contains the recommendations coming out of the conference.
This Annual Report presents evidence from the first full year of inspection and regulation undertaken by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills, which came into being in April 2007. The report draws on evidence since July 2007 and reflects the first full year of inspection and regulation by Ofsted across its expanded remit, including findings from childcare, children’s social care, and education and skills provision for learners of all ages.
How can homophobic bullying be stopped? It is estimated that there are 60,000 lesbians and gay teenagers subjected to homophobic bullying at any one time. Gay rights charity, Stonewall, has launched a campaign called Education for All which highlights the problems of this type of bullying in schools. Jenni hears from a lesbian who endured bullying at school for many years.
She also finds out what is being done to eradicate this neglected aspect of bullying and why despite government guidelines, schools still don't seem to know how to deal with this problem.
Report presenting the findings from annual inspections of childcare, children's social care, local authority services for children, schools, colleges, initial teacher education, adult learning, provision for young people in secure accommodation and the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service in England.
Report of a study which evaluated the evidence for the effectiveness of family-based support of early learning in improving outcomes for children.
Report of a project which gathered the views of children and young people on specific, high level aspects of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in England.
In January 2005, the Social Work Services Policy Division of the Scottish Executive commissioned the British Market Research Bureau (BMRB) to undertake research to understand why social work students are undertaking the new social work degree and the postgraduate degree. This resource outlines the key findings of this research.
Document setting out the action Government will take in response to the recommendations of the Advisory Group on Drug and Alcohol Education.
This report takes a fresh look at the ways in which migration affects development in Jamaica. It maps out how much migration Jamaica is experiencing, and what that migration looks like, asking: who moves, why, where to, and for how long?
Report of a study carried out to identify the processes involved in service delivery, including intervention approach, the implementation and integrity of Families First, a multi-component support service for adults and families with substance use issues, interagency working together with the outcomes of intervention for participating families.