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If you work with parents and carers, or in family policy, we've a wealth of information for you to browse through. Along with links to resources and useful organisations, we publish a wide range of articles and updates on initiatives and programmes, research and policy.

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Family Friendly Working and Low Income Families report

There is increasing recognition of the value of family friendly and flexible ways of working. But are the chances of working flexibly concentrated among middle and high income employees? This report explores whether low income employment offers the same flexibility.


Growing Up Digital report

A report from the Children's Commissioner for England highlights what policies and practices need to be put in place to create a supportive digital environment for children and young people.


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Young people: Exploring the importance of relationships and attachment

Just as in the early years, young people need secure attachments and supportive relationships to flourish.

This Parenting across Scotland (PAS) and the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) seminar explored how these compassionate connections are crucial for the health, happiness and the well being of all young people.

Presentations on the day from: 

Naomi Eisenstadt, Senior Research Fellow at University of Oxford and Trustee at Save the Children.

John McAteer, Scottish collaboration for public health research and policy (SCPHRP)

Michael Shanks, Includem

View all the presentations on our YouTube channel


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