Evaluation of the 'You First' Programme for Young Parents - Appendices

This report presents the findings of an evaluation of the 'You First' pilot programme, which was developed by Barnardos Scotland and funded by the Scottish Government. The evaluation explored the benefits of the You First programme and the ways in which these could be maximised through effective delivery.


1. 2 of the pilot programmes were delivered without the use of financial incentives

2. Scottish Government, Early Years Framework: 2008

3. One Scotland, Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation: 2006

4. www.developingchild.harvard.edu

5. Barnardo's CHOSI 8-12 Parents and Children Together Service Annual Report 08-09

6. Barnardo's Paisley Threads Service, Annual Report 08-09

7. "Two well-designed sets of studies have shown that employment-based boosts in family income can produce achievement gains in young children" (www.developingchild.harvard.edu )

8. At this stage we have only highlighted the general issues that we would discuss with parents who did not complete the programme. However, the specific benefits we discuss will be informed by how long they attended the programme and what subjects they covered during that time.

9. This objective links in to several other issues, including the person-centred approach. We would seek to answer this objective by collecting information from other specific questions we have


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