AIMH News Archives

Here are our archived news items, newer items may be available on our news page.

Helping Parents to Parent – Social Mobility Commission

18th Jan 2018
This report ‘Helping Parents to Parent’ from the Social Mobility Commission, is well worth having to hand as a very good summary of the multiple factors that influence parenting, including many of the risks that affects caregiving (but not all), as well as an overview of how different styles / approaches to parenting have a long-time effect on the child’s future development. They stress that the early years are the most…

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Study of Early Education and Development (SEED): Study of Quality of Early Years Provision in England

22nd Dec 2017
Edward Melhuish – University of Oxford and Birkbeck, University of London, Julian Gardiner – University of Oxford. The Study of Early Education and Development (SEED) is a major longitudinal study that investigates the impact of early childhood education and care (ECEC) on children’s school readiness and longer-term outcomes, including its impact on the most disadvantaged children. Early publications from the longitudinal…

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Why the UK needs fair jobs for Dads

22nd Dec 2017
Employment law for parents should be overhauled, starting with three months’ well-paid “daddy leave”, according to a new study from the Fatherhood Institute entitled Cash or carry. Cash or carry is based on the most comprehensive review ever undertaken in Britain of decades of research into the roles of fathers in families, funded by the Nuffield Foundation.

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What About the Children – Conference announced

3rd Dec 2017
Announcing ‘What About the Children’s’ forthcoming Conference on 8th March 2018 ‘The Never-changing Emotional Needs of the Under-threes’ – can these be met in our ever-changing society?, when they will be marking 25 years of the charity and its work to promote the importance of the first three years for future health and wellbeing. Speakers are Prof. Marian Bakermans-Kranenburg, University of…

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Presentation Videos available to view from National Conference 29 September

30th Nov 2017
AIMH UK Members – we are delighted that we now have Speaker Presentations uploaded, (where permitted to use) from our Conference on 29 September 2017 ‘Working Effectively with Fathers during the Perinatal Period’. You also have access to presentations from our Celebratory Conference in 2016 and from our 2015 conference too. Log-in to view all videos from the ‘Library’ page, click on the ‘Videos’ link at the top of…

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Deadline 8 December 2017 – Commons Select Committee – Evidence-based early-years intervention inquiry launch

24th Nov 2017
The Science and Technology Committee will examine the strength of the evidence linking adverse childhood experiences with long-term negative outcomes, the evidence base for related interventions, whether evidence is being used effectively in policy-making, and the support and oversight for research into this area. The Committee would welcome written submissions by 8 December 2017 on current research into ‘adverse…

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