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Enhancing learning and teaching through the use of digital technology

Date: 09/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A national strategy by the Scottish Government that aims to ensure all learners and educators are able to benefit from digital technology. The strategy, which relates to learners aged 3-18, is structured around four key areas: the skills of educators; access to technology; curriculum and assessment; and leadership.
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Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014: National Guidance on Part 13: Support for Kinship Care

Date: 07/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

Guidance published by the Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS), in conjunction with the Scottish Government, to support implementation of Part 13 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 and the associated Kinship Care Assistance (Scotland) Order 2016.
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The Role of the Chief Social Work Officer

Date: 07/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

Scottish Government guidance which provides an overview of the Chief Social Work Officer’s (CSWO) role, outlining the responsibility for values and standards, decision making and leadership. The guidance is for local authorities and will also be of use to bodies and partnerships to which local authorities have delegated social work functions.
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Process evaluation of the New Orleans intervention model for infant mental health Glasgow

Date: 06/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A report by the NSPCC which investigates the trial of two new services for infants and children who come into the care of Glasgow City Council because of maltreatment. The services, Glasgow Infant Family Team (GIFT) (which delivers the New Orleans Intervention Model of assessment and intervention) and the Family Assessment and Contact Team (FACS), help professionals and judges decide whether young children should return to their birth families or have a permanent alternative, such as adoption.
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Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading - Impacts of Early Parent-Child Activities in Two Growing up in Scotland Cohorts

Date: 06/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A new report by the Growing Up Scotland (GUS) study on language development and enjoyment of reading. The report compares language development at age 3 for two groups of children taking part in GUS.
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The 5 Step Approach to Evaluation: Designing and Evaluating Behaviour Change Interventions

Date: 05/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

New guidance on how to use the 5 Step approach to design and evaluate behaviour change interventions, published by the Scottish Government. The guidance is aimed at both service providers and funders who aim to promote behaviour change.
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The 5-Step Approach to Evaluation: Designing and Evalutating Interventions to Reduce Reoffending

Date: 05/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

New guidance on how to use the 5 Step approach to design and evaluate criminal justice interventions has been published by the Scottish Government. The 5 Step Approach to Evaluation: Designing and Evaluating Interventions to Reduce Reoffending is designed to help planning partnerships, funders and service providers design and evaluate interventions to reduce crime and reoffending.
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Polishing the Diamonds: Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences in Scotland

Date: 05/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A report by the Scottish Public Health Network (ScotPHN) which reviews Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Scotland. The aim of the report is to review and provide insight into ACES and recommends actions and intervention areas for public health bodies.
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