Website of an independent charity that champions families and works towards a family friendly society.
Report undertaken to understand why some parents who are entitled to use early years services don’t normally do so. More specifically, the research seeks to understand how parents access information that shapes their decision-making about early years provision, and how service providers can better engage with and support parents to meet their families’ needs.
A report that examines the subject of bullying and whether parents can prevent bullying behaviour. Examples of case studies are also documented.
This audio publication focuses on the support that parents with learning disabilities sometimes need for them to be the best parents they can and to make sure that their children do well in their care. It explores the challenges many of these parents face and the ways in which professionals can work alongside them to ensure good outcomes for the whole family. In particular it highlights the need for adult and childrens' services to work together.
Pre-course reading handout for the STRADA one-day module, Substance Misuse in Pregnancy.
Report that consolidates the key messages from fathers of children with disabilities, and re-contextualises them in a 21st century agenda for development. The platform provided by this report is a sound basis from which professionals and services can re-orientate their practice and service delivery to ensure that fathers are heard, and listened to, their needs embraced and their contribution valued.
The Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006 aimed to improve the way that schools engaged with parents, both individually through parental involvement and collectively through Parent Councils. This report presents the findings of a representative survey of 1,000 parents in Scotland to see whether the new legislation was making a difference by increasing levels of parental involvement and representation.
Document which lists internet safety tips for parents and guardians.
Study examining the level of parental involvement in middle childhood and concluding that children in middle childhood are more likely to have behaviour problems if they watch more than three hours of TV a day and have low parental involvement.
The Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) is an important longitudinal research project aimed at tracking the lives of a cohort of Scottish children from the early years, through childhood and beyond.
The study is funded by the Scottish Government and carried out by the Scottish Centre for Social Research (ScotCen). Its principal aim is to provide information to support policy-making, but it is also intended to be a broader resource that can be drawn on by academics, voluntary sector organisations and other interested parties.