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“Support, Understand and listen to me”

Scottish children, young people and families charity – includem - has released new research into the school experience over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Young Parent Penalty campaign

UK Government defence of benefit age inequality “woefully misunderstands” reality of young parents’ lives, charities say.

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Messy play

Parenting blog

Read all our latest blogs about:

  • early learning and childcare
  • how fathers can be involved in maternity services
  • how parents and children are supported through the open kindergarten model in Northern European countries, and
  • how children should be equally protected from assault
PAS parenting blog