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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.

Small selection of the Glasgow Centre for the Child & Society publications and materials produced by, or involving, centre staff.

Report designed to provide information on the impending changes to safeguarding as a result of the Munro Review of child protection and subsequent revised draft guidance on Working Together.

The report explores and reflects on the implications of policy changes for voluntary and community sector organisations working with children, young people and families.

Many people in universities, government departments and voluntary organisations,are doing research to find out what is meant by‘happiness’, and what makes children happy or unhappy. They are also doing research on how to measure ‘happiness’, or how to measure ‘wellbeing’. This report gives some of the answers children themselves have given on these questions.

Website of WithScotland (formerly SCCPN and MARS), a national resource for the benefit of everyone in Scotland involved in protecting children.

Online publication for all those interested in the way children grow up and how they are nurtured. It welcomes contributions from parents, foster parents, residential child care workers in children’s homes, day care workers, social workers, teachers, youth workers, youth mentors, child therapists, social pedadogues, and educateurs, and all people who reflect on their own upbringing.

The journal is electronically archived at the British Library is not an academic publication though academic submissions are welcomed and considered for publication alongside all other submissions.

Report that brings together the findings and common themes arising from a series of meetings spanning the extended parliamentary year which ran from 2010 to 2012.

It summarises what the group heard from speakers and guests about the overall impact of the recession (defined as an extended period of economic downturn) on children and young people, the effects on national and local policy, and spending decisions made in response.

Paper that investigates the impact of persistent poverty on the cognitive development of children in the very early years of their lives. It uses the UK Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), which is a sample of 19,000 children born in UK around the turn of the century.

The report traces the children's cognitive development as measured in a series of standard tests up until they are 7 years old. Its focus is on the impact of living in poverty on this cognitive development.

The aim of this study is to provide evidence of the impact of safeguarding peer reviews for local authorities who are in intervention.

In particular, the study: