The Education Policy Institute [EPI] has recently been analysing the evidence on how young people’s use of social media sites, such as Instagram and Snapchat, affect their well-being, writes Emily Frith, Director of Mental Health and Prisoner Education at EPI.
The Education Policy Institute has recently been analysing the evidence on how young people's use of social media sites, such as Instagram and Snapchat, affect their well-being, writes Emily Frith.
This update focuses particularly the latest Brexit news, the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill , and the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee’s inquiry into Brexit and local government
This update focuses particularly the latest brexit news, the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill , and the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee’s inquiry into brexit and local government.
Many local authorities are reviewing how to secure their youth services in the light of expenditure reductions. This CSN Briefing looks at the Government led Delivering Differently for Young People (DDYP) programme and gives example about how Councils are working with the programme to find innovative ways of providing youth services.
The IFS produces a Green Budget every year in the weeks running up to the Budget, which this year will be 8 March. Issues covered include the economic and fiscal outlook, health and social care spending, incapacity and disability benefits, and the Apprenticeship Levy.
The Collaborate report sets out an argument for investing in inclusive and collaborative systems which involve all the players in a local area and publishes a framework of nine building blocks which can be used to benchmark and improve their existing approach to collaborative working.
The government has launched a new strategy to engage more people in sport and physical activity and harness sport for ‘social good’. The strategy acknowledges the strategic co-ordinating role of local government in delivering sport and physical activity opportunities.
Scottish Government has acknowledged the key role of local organisations in the quest to eradicate child poverty in Scotland. This briefing introduces two key developments in recent months, paying particular attention to the responsibilities on local government.
The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care. It is intended to be a digested read and provides links to the source documentation of major reports for further consideration.