Events

Our calendar lists events of interest to people working with parents and families.

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Supported parenting: guideline event

This event organised by the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability will explore how the 'Scottish Good Practice Guidelines' for supporting parents are being implemented.

Date: 22 August 2017

Venue: Glasgow

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The nurture factor: supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds

This one-day training workshop has been designed to provide an opportunity for all practitioners working in the early learning and childcare sector to focus on the particular needs of two-year-old children.

Date: 25 August 2017

Venue: Edinburgh

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Enhancing parental capacity: taking action to support Scotland's families

This conference will explore how services can support parents to build their parenting capacity, particularly those who are disadvantaged. Families find themselves needing extra support at different times during their child's life. Family circumstances change and services should be able to adapt and provide appropriate support when needed.

Date: 29 August 2017

Venue: Edinburgh

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Preventing and mitigating child poverty

This event will provide an opportunity for delegates to examine and discuss what actions can be taken locally to mitigate child poverty.

Date: 31 August 2017

Venue: Edinburgh

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Early Years Scotland annual conference

Eliminating educational inequality: getting to grips with the gap in the early years

The conference will explore the educational difficulties that disadvantaged children experience in the early years.

Date: 30 September 2017

Venue: Glasgow

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Scotland's first play convention

Scotland's first play convention, which will be hosted in Edinburgh by Play Scotland, bring together organisations and individuals to explore play opportunities and policy in Scotland.

Date: 5 October 2017

Venue: Edinburgh

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Raising young Scots: getting to healthy, wealthy and wise

This conference examines the challenges of raising young Scots enabling them to fulfil their potential, regardless of their background.

Date: 2 November 2017

Venue: Edinburgh

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Building brighter futures together: Royal Caledonian Educational Trust (RCET) practitioners conference

This conference is for professionals interested in or involved with supporting the education and wellbeing of Armed Forces families in Scotland. Keynote speaker Suzanne Zeedyk.

Date: 7 November 2017

Venue: Edinburgh

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Children in Scotland annual conference 2017

Two days offering a diverse range of workshops, study trips, seminars and speakers, along with significant children and young person involvement which characterises the CiS annual conference.

Date: 8 & 9 November 2017

Venue: Edinburgh

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