The Smith Group (the Group) has been active since 2005, advising and guiding Ministers in successive administrations on education policy, enterprise in education and youth employment issues. The composition of the group is its strength, bringing together leading figures in business and education to bring fresh perspective to what is at once a challenge and an opportunity - how Scotland can best prepare its young people to make effective contributions in their adult lives.
Report on substance misuse among young people 2010-11 in line with the statistics from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS).
Children's and families services guide 44. This guide is for all staff working with young people with mental health problems who need to move from one service to another that is, to make a 'transition'. In the guide you will find underlying principles, information about making services accessible and easy to use, transition planning and practice, working together, and performance management and monitoring: all key areas where improvements will make a real difference to the lives of young people, their families and carers.
The overall aim of the research was to increase knowledge and understanding of the sexual exploitation of children and young people in NI, in order to aid better prevention of, and responses to, the issue in the future.
A summary of new evidence on the role of advice services in preventing youth offending and the potential impact on crime of cuts to advice services.
The briefing is for providers, planners, researchers and policy makers with an interest in: services for young people; legal advice services; and the youth justice system. It follows a recent JustRights report, Not Seen and Not Heard, revealing the impact of proposed legal aid cuts on children and young people.
The high level of young people who are NEET – not in employment, education or training – is one of the most serious social problems facing the country. There are currently an estimated 979,000 16-24 year NEETs in England. This represents 16 per cent of this age group. 186,000 of these young people are aged 16-18. This snapshot analysis is the first paper produced as part of a research partnership between The Work Foundation and the Private Equity Foundation. It investigates the geography of NEETS, focusing on the 53 largest towns and cities in Great Britain.
Document which presents twelve youth work stories on subjects such as knife crime, youth work with traveller young women, and the power of graffiti.
This report is based on the outcome of extensive discussion over the summer 2011 with businesses, individuals, leading academics and third sector bodies following the publication of 'Mapping the route to growth'.
It aimed to establish the steps that could be taken to ensure barriers to employment are broken down.
This page contains the findings of systematic reviews undertaken by the EPPI-Centre Health Promotion and Public Health Reviews Facility. This topic is included in the EPPI-Centre knowledge library. The Knowledge Pages facility enables users to search for the key messages within specific subject areas to which EPPI-Centre reviews have contributed.
This page contains the findings of systematic reviews undertaken by the EPPI-Centre Health Promotion and Public Health Reviews Reviews Facility This topic is included in the EPPI-Centre knowledge library. The Knowledge Pages facility enables users to search for the key messages within specific subject areas to which EPPI-Centre reviews have contributed.