Family & Community Government Policy & Strategies entries for Scotland include strategy documents which inform current and future policy.
How safe are our children?
For the past six years our annual How safe are our children? report has compiled and analysed data from across the UK to show the current child protection landscape.
The Early Years Framework (Parts 1 & 2)
The Scottish Government’s Early Years Framework (2009) is aimed at giving Scotland’s children the best start in life and outlines the steps the Government, local partners and practitioners in early years services need to take to break negative cycles of inequality through early intervention.
Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014
The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 is designed to further the Scottish Government’s ambition for “Scotland to be the best place to grow up in by putting children and young people at the heart of planning and services and ensuring their rights are respected across the public sector”.
Building the Ambition National Practice Guidance on Early Learning and Childcare Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014
This national practice guidance sets the context for high quality Early Learning and Childcare as set out in the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.