The Scottish Government's aspiration for children and young
people is to make Scotland the best place in the world to grow up.
The National Parenting Strategy seeks to turn that aspiration into
practical action by celebrating the importance and achievements of
parents, by strengthening the support available to them and by
addressing other factors that can impact on parenting.
Aileen Campbell, MSP, Minister for Children and Young People
will launch the National Parenting Strategy at the Parenting across
Scotland conference. The conference provides an opportunity to hear
what the National Parenting Strategy contains, to discuss its
content with a wide range of parenting practitioners and policy
makers, and to influence its future development and
In addition to the launch of the National Parenting Strategy,
there are a wide range of high profile speakers, workshops
highlighting the latest research and practice in working with
parents, and stalls showcasing parenting organisations.
This event is designed for anyone directly or indirectly
involved with parenting work and involved in working with children
and their families.
Date: 3rd October 2012
Venue: Edinburgh Corn Exchange
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