Document that explores the issues around what makes accommodation safe for child victims of trafficking. ECPAT UK undertook structured face-to-face interviews and a roundtable discussion with a range of professionals, including local authority children’s services, the police, NGOs and organisations accommodating child victims of trafficking, as well as ascertaining the views of the young people themselves. This led to the formulation of 10 child-centred principles concerning the provision of safe accommodation for child victims and/or suspected child victims of trafficking.
Small-scale survey that examines approaches to the commissioning of services for young people in 12 local authority areas and reports on the experience of national organisations involved in this work.
Survey which examines the use of nurture groups and related provision in a small sample of 29 infant, first and primary schools.
Nurture groups are small, structured teaching groups for pupils showing signs of behavioural, social or emotional difficulties, particularly those who are experiencing disruption or distress outside of school.
The survey considers what makes nurture group provision successful and evaluates the impact on the pupils and their families.
Research to advance the 'state of the art' of the theory and practice of poverty and social exclusion measurement. In order to improve current measurement methodologies, the research develops and repeats the 1999 Poverty and Social Exclusion Survey. It offers information of immediate and direct interest to policy makers, academics and the general public, and provides a rigorous and detailed independent assessment on progress towards the UK Government's target of eradicating child poverty.
Results of a survey conducted by the Every Child Matters (EDCM) campaign in partnership with the Family Fund on families with disabled children and their experiences of childcare and employment.
Survey of children and young people's awareness of commercialisation and its influence.
Study of the the incidence and frequency of drinking in the 15 to 17 age group, and the motivations and occasions for drinking, including the role availability of alcohol through different channels plays.
Beatbullying commissioned YouGov to administer a retrospective survey exploring the prevalence of child-on-child violence in the UK.
The survey questions themselves were drawn up in consultation with young people and Beatbullying practitioners (including development officers, researchers and counsellors), who have extensive experience in visiting schools and talking to children about bullying.
A report of the views of children and young people on various themes including, the most important things in life, bullying, Internet safety, staying healthy, unfairness and the best and worst things about school.
In 2007 Family Rights Group sent a questionnaire to all local authorities in England and Wales, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 specifically about family and friends care.
It asked each authority to provide its policies for working with, assessing and supporting family and friends carers and the children they are raising, information on dedicated staffing and data on the numbers of children and carers assisted by legal order and budget spent (see Appendix A for the Freedom of Information questions sent to all local authorities in England and Wales).