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Tuesday 28/08/2018

Scottish National Standardised Assessments User Review Year 1 – Session 2017/18 [Education and Training]

This report summarises a range of evidence that the SG has analysed based on the year one experience of using the SNSA.

Monday 27/08/2018

Review of Funding for Postgraduate Distance Learning Students - EQIA [Education and Training]

Assessing the impact of the policy review of the current provision of support for students undertaking postgraduate studies via distance learning in order to consider whether support should be extended to students on a wider range of courses.

Change to Residency Eligibility Criteria for Student Support in Scotland - EQIA [Education and Training]

Assessing the impact of the policy review on the current residency criteria with regards to eligibility for student support for: • Afghan nationals and their families who have settled in Scotland under the Afghanistan Locally Employed Staff Ex-Gratia Scheme (LES) • Those people who have entered the UK and are classed as ‘stateless persons’. The desired outcome is to extend the residency criteria to enable such groups to access tuition fee and living cost support.

A Scottish housing guide for people leaving the Armed Forces and ex-service personnel [Housing]

A short housing guide for people leaving the armed forces and ex-service personnel. It has information about housing in Scotland and contacts of organisations who may be able to assist armed forces and ex-service personnel to obtain housing that is suitable for their needs.

Transforming Social Care: Scotland's progress towards implementing self-directed support 2011-2018 [Health and Community Care]

This publication reports on the progress made towards implementing self-directed support in Scotland between 2011 and 2018.

Wednesday 22/08/2018

Protecting Children: Review of section 12 of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937 and section 42 of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 Consultation [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Consultation on potential changes to the criminal offences of cruelty to children and sexual abuse of trust of children.

Government Expenditure & Revenue Scotland 2017-18 [Economy]

Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) is a National Statistics publication. It estimates the contribution of revenue raised in Scotland toward the goods and services provided for the benefit of Scotland. The estimates in this publication are consistent with the UK Public Sector Finances published in July 2018. More detail on the publication, including methodological documents, consultation documents, and related research is available at: http://www.gov.scot/gers

Tuesday 21/08/2018

“Learning together” Scotland’s national action plan on parental involvement, parental engagement, family learning and learning at home 2018 – 2021 [Education and Training]

“Learning together” sets out a vision for parental involvement and engagement for the next three years. It covers the journey that a child takes from pre-birth to age 18. It takes account of the national and international evidence base as well as policy and practice expertise across the Scottish education system. It contains 13 goals and 52 national actions. It provides a national vision but it allows for local and community innovation and flexibility.

Monday 20/08/2018

Best Start Grant - Visual Summary of Research Findings [Research]

The report summarises the results of the Best Start Grant Alpha research involving Experience Panel members and other user groups.

Social Security Experience Panels: Personal Independence Payment Discovery – Visual Summary of Research Findings [Research]

The report summarises the results of the Personal Independence Payment Discovery Research which took place in late 2017 and early 2018 with a number of Experience Panel members and others.

Regulation of felling and restocking:consultation [Economy]

This consultation seeks views on the proposals for regulating felling and restocking in Scotland from 1 April 2019. It is part of the Scottish Government’s long running programme of engagement on the operation of the regulatory regime set out in the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Act 2018.

Quality Improvement and Measurement - What Non-Executive Directors need to know [Health and Community Care]

This publication is designed to give Non-Executive Directors of Health Boards an overview of what Quality Improvement and measurement is and how they can ensure that this approach is used by Health Boards.

Regulations on Felling and Restocking, Strategic Environmental Assessment, Environmental Report [Environment]

Strategic Environmental Assessment, Environmental Report, to accompany the consultation on the regulation of felling and restocking in 2018.

Friday 17/08/2018

Victim Notification Scheme - Guidance for Victims of Crime [Law, Order and Public Safety]

This is simplified and updated guidance on the Victim Notification Scheme, which allows victims of crime to sign up to receive certain information about offenders sentenced to prison. It is a replacement for the current guidance which is here https://www.mygov.scot/after-the-verdict/victim-notification-schemes/

Thursday 16/08/2018

A Culture Strategy for Scotland Consultation - Easy Read Version. [Arts and Culture]

Consultation Document on the development of a Culture Strategy for Scotland Easy Read Version.

Draft Statutory Guidance on Funeral Costs: Consultation [People and Society]

This consultation document seeks views on draft statutory guidance on funeral costs for local authorities, burial and cremation authorities and funeral directors.

What Works? Collaborative Police and Health Interventions for Mental Health Distress [Research]

This evidence review looks at collaborative interventions between the police and health services which help support people in mental health distress.

Wednesday 15/08/2018

Scotland's Devolved Employment Services Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, 2018, Quarter 1 [Statistics]

This fourth edition of devolved Scottish employability services publishes experimental statistics for the first 15 months of Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, which both launched in April 2017. For the first time, information on employment outcomes, those entering employment and those leaving the services early is included, as well as those referred to and subsequently joining the services, as published previously.

Young People’s Attitudes to Immigration: Report on Findings from the Young People in Scotland Survey 2017 [Research]

This report presents findings on attitudes to immigration from the Ipsos MORI Young People in Scotland Survey 2017

Tuesday 14/08/2018

Self-directed Support, Scotland, 2016-17 [Health and Community Care]

This publication reports on the third year of implementation of Self-directed Support (2016-17) in Scotland following the introduction of the Self-directed Support Act 2014.

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