play

Report of a research project which sought the views of parents and children on seven play areas across England which had been improved in order to understand the effects of play investment on children and parents' satisfaction with, and use of, play spaces.

Resource containing a set of tools and resources to help partnerships concerned with the health of looked after children to carry out audits of services, formulate action plans and gather evidence of their progress.

Guidance for play providers on how they can adopt an approach to risk management which recognises the benefits to children and young people of challenging play experiences as well as the risks.

Handbook containing information and advice to help parents deal successfully with various issues which can affect children such as childcare, health and safety, education, sex and relationships.

Document describing a project which focused on ways in which to involve fathers more with their children's early learning. Evaluation evidence showed significant gains for parents, children and practitioners.

Set of resources providing clear guidance for practitioners on when and how they may share information legally and professionally about an individual with whom they are in contact.

Consultation document seeking views on the draft Scottish Government response to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's 'concluding observations' on the UK's record on ensuring the rights of all children.

Report which uses six case studies to illustrate the everyday experiences of children in public places in England. It argues we need to change the way we think about the built environment so that different generations are not segregated. It also makes a series of recommendations for ensuring public spaces are welcoming for all.

This progress map summary includes key research findings from a C4EO knowledge review about how to improve disabled children's access to play, sport, leisure and cultural activities. The summary includes challenge questions which can be used as tools for strategic leaders in assessing, delivering and monitoring disabled children's access to services. Key findings discussed include what are inclusive services, what disabled children want from play and leisure services and barriers to access and participation.

Document describing a project which afforded parents, children and practitioners opportunities to experience, explore and evaluate heuristic play.