Podcast of a talk given by Professor Joan Orme and Roisin McGoldrick, Glasgow School of Social Work, at University of Strathclyde, 09/04/2009.
Paper revealing the results of a survey of over 1,000 schools carried out to assess the extent and quality of the provision of personal finance education with the purpose of establishing a benchmark measure of this subject in schools throughout the UK.
Policy-makers and commentators often blame ‘bad parenting’ for children and young people’s troublesome behaviour. What can research tell us about the influence of parenting, especially the parent-child relationships in millions of ‘ordinary’ families? This report includes research based on the perspectives of mothers, fathers and children themselves. They were commissioned by the JRF to inform its own Parenting Research and Development programme.
Podcast from the Glasgow School of Social Work research seminar series, 05/03/2009. Talk by Professor Margaret Holloway, Centre for Spiritual Studies, University of Hull.
Paper explaining the importance of relationship focused intervention to developmental learning by reference to research carried out on the play activities of children with Down syndrome.
Report presenting the findings of a study which explored young people's experiences of physical, emotional and sexual forms of violence in their partner relationships, including their coping mechanisms and opinions on intervention. For the purposes of the study 'partner' was defined as any young person with whom they had been intimate.
Report examining the experiences of and attitudes to money which children from financially excluded families bring to school and how these relate to personal finance education in schools.
Report presenting the findings of a survey which explored how much young people enjoy writing, what type of writing they engage in, how good they think they are at writing and what they think about writing.
Paper addressing issues such as how science and technology can work for the poorest members of societies, the role technologies might play in the futures of people in developing countries and how poor people can become involved in mapping out their own technological futures.
Document exploring the relationship between food and homelessness and highlighting case studies of work going on to help homeless people gain better access to healthy, nutritious food.