Early years

The Commissioner's office has published work around early years that related to the implementation of the Scottish Government's Early Years Framework.

Early years publications

Approaches to engagement with children 0-3 years

Dr Beth Cross, September 2015. This literature review looks at theory and practice around participation with children aged under 4 years old.

Download a PDF of Approaches to engagement with children 0-3 years.

The Early Years Framework: scoping its impact, summary report

Aline-Wendy Dunlop, September 2010. This summary report presents the main messages emerging from a scoping study of the implementation of the Scottish Government's Early Years Framework. The scoping study was undertaken by Aline-Wendy Dunlop, School of Education, University of Strathclyde.

Download a PDF of The Early Years Framework: scoping its impact, summary report.