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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.

Report that presents the findings and recommendations from the Happiness Counts project, – a partnership between Action for Children, one of the UK’s leading charities and providers of services to vulnerable children, young people and families and nef, one of the UK’s leading independent think-and-do tanks.

A series of eight practice briefings that have been written to help practitioners and managers put 'Getting it right for every child' into practice in their agencies.

This booklet gives young people practical help and advice about dealing with bullying behaviour.It has been developed by respectme, Scotland’s Anti-
Bullying Service, and has been put together in partnership with ChildLine and children and young people. It’s designed to give children and young people the confidence and skills to make better choices when dealing with bullying situations.

Paper that explores the concepts of adversity, risk, vulnerability and resilience in the context of child protection systems with the aim of contributing to the debate about the ways in which risk of ‘harm’ and ‘abuse’ are conceptualised at different stages of the lifespan and in relation to different groups of people.

Paper that presents the first UK estimates of the association between parental wealth during adolescence and a range of children’s outcomes in early adulthood.

Parental wealth is positively associated with all outcomes examined (which include educational attainment, employment, earnings and homeownership).

Strategy document that sets out to ensure better educational and wider outcomes for children by improving the quality and integration of services to the youngest children and their families from 2010 to 2015.

Review that aims to provide the reader with a clearer understanding of integrated service provision in the early years and the policy behind it. It was carried out by the Institute of Education on behalf of the Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO).

Enquire is the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning. The publications section contains leaflets, guides, factsheets, newsletters and briefing papers.

Knowledge review that tells us what works in integrating early years services. It is based on a rapid review of the research literature involving systematic searching, analysis of key data, validated local practice examples and views from people using services and providers.

It summarises the best available evidence that will help service providers to improve services and, ultimately, outcomes for children, young people and their families.