The aim of this research was to use data from the Growing Up in Scotland study to explore the characteristics, circumstances and experiences of first-time mothers in Scotland aged under 20 at the time of the child‟s birth and examine how they compare with those of older mothers in two age groups - those aged 20 to 24 and those aged 25 or older.
families, children and young people
Strategy that is built on the views of children and young people, parents and carers, the play sector and others involved in their wellbeing. Together with the action plan it seeks to improve the play experiences of all children and young people, including those with disabilities or from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Account of the way the Getting it right for every child approach is making a difference at Waid Academy in Anstruther.
Small scale, largely qualitative review of the community childminding schemes offered through the auspices of the Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) that was commissioned to consider the benefits of these services for children, families and society.
Community childminding in Dumfries and Galloway and in Aberdeen is briefly reviewed but, at the suggestion of SCMA, it also focused on community childminding in two particular cases – Scottish Borders Supported Childminding Scheme and Edinburgh Working for Families Scheme.
Research project commissioned by Scottish Government Children and Families Analysis with the objective of undertaking an in-depth analysis of data from the Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) to examine the circumstances and outcomes of children living with a disability in Scotland.
The overall aim of this analysis was to explore the impact of disability on the child, their parents and the wider family unit.
Report based on a survey of parents with children aged 0-5 who do not use children's centres and consultations with our children's centre staff and users.
Briefing on the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) programme, which is one of a series of briefing papers produced by NHS Health Scotland on parenting programmes currently used in Scotland. These are intended as a source of information for the early years workforce, providing an overview of the programme and supporting evidence.
Section of Centre for Effectiveness Services website that includes key research findings, government publications and policies, media coverage concerning children, young people, families and community (CYPFC) issues.
Scottish Government case studies on various children's experiences of the Getting it right for every child approach.
Report that details the findings of a study carried out by the Centre for Child and Family Research (CCFR) to explore the cost effectiveness of providing Action for Children Intensive Family Support (IFS) Services.