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Monday 22/09/2008

Education and Training Research Findings No.35/2008: Evaluation of Reading Rich [Education and Training]

Evaluate the benefits of a ‘reading rich‘ environment for children in residential and foster care settings in Scotland.

Evaluation of Reading Rich [Education and Training]

Report sets out the findings of an evaluation of Reading Rich programme

Monday 01/09/2008

Children’s Hearings: Information for Referees [People and Society]

Information for people who have been asked to provide a personal reference as part of the application for Children's Panel membership.

Children's Hearings: A Brief Background [People and Society]

A look at why the Children's Hearings system was introduced, it's current structure and how it works.

Children's Hearings: Information for Employers [People and Society]

Information for employers and line managers whose staff are or may become Children's Panel members.

Children's Hearings: Panel Member Training [People and Society]

Information about the compulsory and voluntary training available to Children's Panel members.

Children's Hearings: Time Off Work [People and Society]

Information about a Children's Panel member's right to time off work to carry out his/her duties.

Wednesday 20/08/2008

Evaluating the Effect of EMI in Transceivers (Readers) Used to Identify Animals Electronically [Agriculture]

Research Report

Investigation into the Effect of Acoustic/Mechanical Interference on Radio Frequency Identity (RFID) Systems used to Identify Animals Electronically [Agriculture]

Report on EID research

Friday 15/08/2008

Linking Opportunity and Need: Maximising the Regeneration Benefits from Physical Investment [Research]

Research to identify, and explore in detail, good practice approaches taken to connecting the regeneration investment to the needs of disadvantaged areas and groups in the United Kingdom.

Thursday 07/08/2008

Pig Sector Task Force Report [Agriculture]

Pig Sector Task Force Report

Scottish Government Urban Rural Classification 2007-2008 [Statistics]

Data zone classification identifying urban and rural areas based on settlement size and drive times. Update on 2005-2006 publication.

Friday 01/08/2008

Raising the Standard in Scotland: A Report on Perspectives of Practitioners, Trainers and Students on Qualifying Training in Community Learning and Development - Full Report [Education and Training]

This research was commissioned by Learning Connections and carried out by the School of Education, Social Work and Community Education at the University of Dundee. The objectives of this project were to analyse the existing curricula for CLD training against policy developments and consult the field on the effectiveness of the current training programmes.

Raising the Standard in Scotland: A Report on Perspectives of Practitioners, Trainers and Students on Qualifying Training in Community Learning and Development - Summary [Education and Training]

This is a summary of research commissioned by Learning Connections and carried out by the School of Education, Social Work and Community Education at the University of Dundee. The objectives of this project were to analyse the existing curricula for CLD training against policy developments and consult the field on the effectiveness of the current training programmes.

Thursday 31/07/2008

Better Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke Care: A Consultation Document [Health and Community Care]

Our Action Plan Better Health, Better Care, confirmed that we wanted Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) and stroke to continue as one of the national clinical priorities for NHSScotland.  We also promised that the CHD and Stroke Strategy, first published in 2002 and updated in 2004, would be refreshed to bring fresh focus to what is needed to further reduce CHD and stroke deaths. This consultation seeks to gather a range of views on how we can further improve services

Gypsies/Travellers in Scotland: The Twice Yearly Count - No. 13: January 2008 [Housing]

Gypsies/Travellers in Scotland: The Twice Yearly Count - No. 13: January 2008

Wednesday 30/07/2008

Turning up the Volume: The Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004 - Research Findings [Research]

The Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004 introduced a range of measures intended to help child and adult vulnerable witnesses give their best evidence in court. This research examined a 3 year period including the year preceding the Act, and its first two phases of implementation.

Code of Practice for Part 1 of the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 (ASP) and associated regulations on performing Council Officer functions - Consultation Responses [Health and Community Care]

Responses to the consultation on the code of practice and council officer functions.

Improving Payment Practices in the Construction Industry - Analysis of consulation responses on proposals to amend part II of the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 [Building]

Improving Payment Practices in the Construction Industry - Analysis Report of Consultation responses on Proposals to Amend the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 and The Scheme for Construction Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 1998

Licensing of Knife Dealers: A Consultation [Law, Order and Public Safety]

A consultation on Scottish Government plans to introduce a system of licensing for knife dealers

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