children

The effect of parental wealth on children's outcomes in early adulthood

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).

Early years (0-6) strategy: evidence-based paper

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.

Improving development outcomes for children through effective practice in integrating early years services (Research Review 3)

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: publications

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

Improving development outcomes for children through effective practice in integrating early years services (Knowledge Review 3)

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.

Glasgow School of Social Work: publications

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

More for children - part one: Munro, working together, change and the voluntary and community sector

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on the impending changes to safeguarding as a result of the Munro Review of child protection and subsequent revised draft guidance on Working Together.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

Measuring happiness: a consultation with children from care and children living in residential and boarding schools

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.

WithScotland

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