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Working for families fund evaluation (2004-08)

McQuaid, Ronald W, Bond, Sue and Fuertes, Vanesa (2009) Working for families fund evaluation (2004-08). Other. Scottish Government.

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Evaluates the Working for Families Fund which was available in Scotland 2004-08, latterly in 20 local authority areas covering 79% of Scotland's population. This fund invested in initiatives to improve the employability of disadvantaged parents facing barriers, particularly childcare barriers, to participating in the labour market

Item Type: Monograph (Other)
Print ISSN: 0950 2254
Electronic ISBN: 978 0 7559 7298 2
Additional Information: The authors wish to acknowledge the huge support from those involved in the Working for Families Fund across the Scottish Government, Local Authorities, the Advisory Board, the participants in WFF and others. Many staff at the Employment Research Institute also contributed greatly to this report and to the evaluation of Working for Families, including, but not only, Robert Raeside, Colin Lindsay, Alec Richard, Jesus Canduela, Justyna Lemiesz and Cathy Craig who largely developed the original database. The Newsletter Examples were written by WFF local authorities and edited by the authors.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Working for Families Fund; employability; labour market; barriers; education; training; childcare;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Employment Research Institute
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 331 Labor economics
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Item ID: 4474
Depositing User: Mrs Lyn Gibson
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2011 16:14
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2014 15:15
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4474

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