migrants

Safeguarding Children in Transit to the UK : An Observational Study of a UK Port Safeguarding Children Team

This podcast is part of the Social Work and Health Inequalities Research Seminar Series and presents Joanne Westwood talking about safeguarding children in transit to the UK.

Lifelong learning: a tool for all ages

Document stressing the importance of lifelong learning as a means of helping individuals of all ages and, by extension, society as a whole grow and develop and recommending courses of action to make lifelong learning more accessible to all.

Migrant workers research : a report to the Scottish Social Services Council 2008

Report presenting and analysing the results of research into the number and skills requirements of migrant workers in the Scottish social services sector.

Parents as partners in early learning : case studies - the international new arrivals project, Sandwell

Document describing an international new arrivals scheme, the main objectives of which were to forge inter-agency links, create bespoke staff training, create activities and sessions aimed at new arrivals and encourage newly-arrived parents to engage fully with early years services.

Recent migration into Scotland: the evidence base

This report reviews evidence on the impact of migration into Scotland since 2004, when the accession of the A8 countries - Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Slovenia - to the European Union resulted in increased migration into the UK. The review includes available evidence in relation to other groups, including asylum seekers and refugees. The review uses evidence from a range of published and unpublished sources, including datasets, surveys and qualitative studies, across the two main areas of economic and employment impacts and social impacts.

Managing the impacts of migration: improvements and innovations

Document that reports on the progress made since the publication of 'Managing the impacts of migration: a cross-governmental approach' in June 2008.

It announces a new Migration Impacts Fund, to be paid for by charges on migrants' visa fees, that will be available to local areas for spending on projects for managing migration pressures.

Promoting gender equality for older people in the EU

Document examining the current state of the gender equality issue in Europe and recommending courses of action to make more progress towards achieving full gender equality for older people.

Promoting the employment of older workers in the EU

Document arguing that the employment of older workers is a high priority for EU member states and suggesting ways to enable older workers to make a greater contribution in the labour market.