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Report detailing the results of a survey of privately fostered children to see how well the rules and regulations governing private fostering are working out.

Paper reporting on a knowledge review carried out to pinpoint what is known about effective working with challenging and disruptive situations in residential care.

Paper reporting and discussing the results of a survey of families of children with Down syndrome who have a co-diagnosis.

More or Less is a series of programmes on BBC Radio 4 and is part of the Open2.net website. Open2.net is the online learning portal from the Open University and the BBC. More or Less examines the role numbers, statistics and figures play in our everyday lives and considers where these figures come from, what they mean - and how they can shape our lives.

A 2002 report based on a survey by HM Inspectorate of Education of good practice in Scottish schools. Identifies seven key messages for practice.

This report outlines the results of one stage of a larger project being carried out by NatCen on behalf of the DCSF and the Department of Health (DH). The overall aim of the project is to develop a questionnaire and survey design to measure parents’ experience of services for their disabled children.

The survey data would feed into a performance indicator to measure the core offer (information, transparency, assessment, participation and feedback) as well as the general experience of families with disabled children.

Paper looking at whether, and to what extent, increased local autonomy for the police could improve policing in England and arguing for a greater emphasis on partnership policing and neighbourhood policing.

Document reporting and discussing the results of a survey of mental health service users conducted to discover how isolated people with mental health problems felt, to determine the causes and triggers and how people overcome isolation.

Report advocating a rethinking of how self-esteem is understood in the UK. It argues that it should be considered a personal tool which helps all of us live our lives and, by extension, brings wider benefits such as potentially improving the quality of society. It makes recommendations as to how the self-esteem of society as a whole can be improved.

Report based on the findings of the 2008 British Workplace Behaviour Survey which showed that disabled people and people with long-term illnesses experience more negative treatment in the workplace compared to non-disabled people. It argues this trend may have implications for government policies helping people to access and remain in employment.