child development

Parents as partners in early learning : case studies - the international new arrivals project, Sandwell

Document describing an international new arrivals scheme, the main objectives of which were to forge inter-agency links, create bespoke staff training, create activities and sessions aimed at new arrivals and encourage newly-arrived parents to engage fully with early years services.

The developing world of the child

This resource includes new perspectives on child development and looks at children in their varied and diverse contexts. It builds vital bridges between the need to understand children's development and the ways practitioners carry out their tasks when working with children and their families.

Exploratory review of the system of regulating child performances

Report that sets out the findings and recommendations from an exploratory review of the system of regulating child performance.

Parents as partners in early learning: case studies - the Early Learning Mentors Project, Tower Hamlets

Document describing a project in which a team of early learning mentors was created to work with a carefully selected group of potentially under-achieving boys and their parents from a wide range of settings. The work focused on supporting the boys' communication and emotional and social development.

GIRFEC: Childhood, Citizenship and Children's Services - Changing Children's Services - promoting and supporting informal care

This podcast is taken from the 'GIRFEC: Childhood, Citizenship and Children's Services' Conference held in Glasgow on the 24-26 September. Session 6 - Changing Children's Services - promoting and supporting informal care. Professor Robbie Gilligan, Trinity College Dublin talks about changing children services.

Parents as partners in early learning: case studies

Document describing a project entitled "Me and My Dad" which aimed to increase fathers' involvement in their children's learning and outlining the nature, philosophy and positive impact of the project as well as the generic lessons learned about parental involvement, project design and execution.

Life changing decisions: the relevance of Family Group Conferences in permanence planning (Practitioner research summary)

Summary of a practitioner research study which sought to determine the extent to which Family Group Conferences are used in permanence planning and explore issues related to this.

Life changing decisions: the relevance of Family Group Conferences in permanence planning (Practitioner research)

Report of a practitioner research study which sought to determine the extent to which Family Group Conferences are used in permanence planning and explore issues related to this.

Parents as partners in early learning: case studies

Document describing a project which focused on ways in which to involve fathers more with their children's early learning. Evaluation evidence showed significant gains for parents, children and practitioners.

Healthy weight, healthy lives: one year on

UK Government report reviewing the progress of the Healthy weight, healthy lives strategy for England and setting out plans to further support healthy weight through informing consumer choice, creating an environment which encourages healthy weight and ensuring quality weight management services are in place.