children

Factors influencing physical activity in the early years

Examines the factors which may influence how physically active a child under the age of six years is.

Audit and analysis of Significant Case Reviews

Report that presents the findings from an audit and analysis of 56 Significant Case Reviews (SCRs) and 43 Initial Case Reviews (ICRs) conducted in Scotland since 2007.

Early years: filmed conversations with experts

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.

Backing the future: why investing in children is good for us all

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.

Practice briefings: 'Getting it right for every child'

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.

Bullying: what can I do?: advice for children and young people

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.

Concepts of adversity, risk, vulnerability and resilience: a discussion in the context of the 'Child Protection System'

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.