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Practice, research and policy

Info for practitioners

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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Schools to return in August

On 23rd June 2020, the Deputy First Minister John Swinney MSP updated Parliament on plans to reopen schools.


How are our children doing?

Since the start of the lockdown the Children's Parliament has been engaging children aged eight to 14 in a conversation about their experiences of the virus and of lockdown.


June 2020


Coronavirus information for families

Information for you and your family about finding your way through the crisis. Includes blogs highlighting parents' and carers' experiences.

Find information for families about Coronavirus here