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  • Research summaries of GUS Birth Cohort 2 report available

    Date: 18th February 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Growing Up in Scotland study

    Research summaries are available for the 'Birth Cohort 2 - results from the first year' report which was launched at the GUS annual conference in February 2013.

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  • New resource pages on the GIRFEC website

    Date: 4th January 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Scottish Government

    The Getting it Right for Every Child web pages have been updated, to include a section with resources and case studies.

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  • Thrive at Five – comparative child development at school entry age in Scotland

    Date: 2nd November 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, General measures of implementation
    Author: Save the Children

    Children who grow up in poverty start primary school with development levels far behind those of their more affluent peers. That's the key finding of new research commissioned by Save the Children.

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  • Child Poverty and Mothers Employment Patterns - Exploring Trends

    Date: 12th September 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Save the Children

    Save the Children has published a briefing looking at child poverty and mothers employment patterns in Scotland, in partnership with the Women in Scotland's Economy Research Centre.

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  • Report Card 10: Measuring child poverty

    Date: 2nd July 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: UNICEF

    The publication of UNICEF's latest Report Card on 29 May led to a flurry of activity. On the day of the report's release, Jackie Baillie MSP tabled a motion calling 'for a clear focus on the poorest children to ensure that they are not placed at a disadvantage as a result of cuts in public spending'.

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  • Common Core of skills, knowledge & understanding and values for the “children’s workforce” in Scotland

    Date: 22nd June 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care, General measures of implementation
    Author: Scottish Government

    The Common Core describes the skills, knowledge and understanding, and values that everyone should have if they work with children, young people and their families, whether they are paid or unpaid.

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  • Children and Young people’s Mental Health Indicators: final report

    Date: 15th June 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: NHS Health Scotland

    The Children and Young People's Mental Health Indicators provide a means to assess and monitor the mental health of Scotland's children and young people. They also look at the contextual factors surrounding a child or young person's mental health.

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  • GUS 6th Annual Conference Report - findings from Year 6

    Date: 13th June 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Growing Up in Scotland study

    The report from the sixth Annual GUS Conference is available to download along with a copy of the Minister's speech, the presentation slides from the day and an audio recording of the main presentations.

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  • Measuring Child Poverty

    Date: 29th May 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, General measures of implementation
    Author: UNICEF

    A new UNICEF report demonstrates that, during the early years of the global economic crisis, the UK did better than many other rich countries in reducing child poverty and protecting children from deprivation. However, UNICEF UK has warned that Government policies to reduce spending may risk more children growing up in poverty.

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  • New findings from the Growing Up in Scotland study

    Date: 10th May 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Growing Up in Scotland study

    Almost every parent in Scotland is involved, engaged and highly satisfied in their child's schooling in the early years according to key findings from the latest report.

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  • Scottish Gypsy Traveller reports

    Date: 2nd April 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Amnesty Scotland

    The reports outline findings on local authority service provision and practice and media coverage of Scottish Gypsy Travellers throughout Scotland, and are the result of the organisation's campaign to highlight the widespread and systematic discrimination suffered by this community throughout Scotland.

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  • Getting It Right for Children and Families

    Date: 12th March 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Scottish Government

    This leaflet describes the policies and work of the Children and Families directorate.

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  • Under Pressure: Preventing Teen Abuse and Exploitation

    Date: 5th March 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Zero Tolerance

    Zero Tolerance and YWCA Scotland have recently published a report of a training pilot which found that youth workers across Scotland are seriously concerned about the prevalence of teen abuse in Scotland.

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  • Action for Sick Children (Scotland) Spring 2012 Newsletter

    Date: 5th March 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Action for Sick Children Scotland

    Take a look at the ASC(S) latest newsletter which includes articles on corporate parenting, Rights of the Child Group, education for sick children and more.

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  • Walk the Talk website

    Date: 1st March 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: NHS Health Scotland

    The Walk the Talk website includes information and useful tips on topics such as confidentiality and youth-friendly services. You'll also find many links to relevant resources and materials designed specifically for young people.

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  • 'What's On Your Mind? – young people’s mental health campaign

    Date: 22nd February 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: see me

    A new campaign by 'see me' aims to encourage young people to think about their behaviour towards someone their own age who is experiencing mental ill-health.

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  • CHILDREN 1ST Annual Lecture Report

    Date: 15th February 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: CHILDREN 1ST

    The transcript of the CHILDREN 1ST annual lecture 2011 is now available. The lecture entitled 'Poverty, Families and Community' was delivered in December 2011 by Bob Holman.

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  • Child Poverty Map

    Date: 2nd January 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: End Child Poverty

    The Campaign to End Child Poverty has produced a map of child poverty for every ward, council and constituency in Scotland.

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  • Enquire interview with Youth Commission on Bullying

    Date: 16th December 2011
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Enquire

    Enquire recently interview the Youth Commission on Bullying, a group of young people in the Scottish Borders who have been appointed to research the views of people in their community about bullying in all its forms, including racism, homophobia and cyber bullying.

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  • Scottish Anti-Poverty Review Winter 2011/12

    Date: 1st December 2011
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, General measures of implementation
    Author: Poverty Alliance

    Using assets to address poverty has come to the centre of the anti-poverty debate in Scotland. A focus on the potential and strengths of individuals and communities has been welcomed by many.

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