Support for the writing of the new 'National Guidance for Child Protection Committees Undertaking Learning Reviews’

  • Firth, Barbara (Principal Investigator)
  • Manole, Mihaela (Research Co-investigator)
  • Miele, Fiona (Co-investigator)
  • McLean, Caren (Co-investigator)

Project: Internally funded project

Project Details


Policy development work to write a new guidance for a proportionate and timely approach to case reviews in Scotland, to replace Initial and Significant Case Reviews.
It involved documentation, data collection and direct participation in the Writing Group tasked by the Scottish Government with drafting the new National Guidance for Child Protection Committees Undertaking Learning Reviews.
The new guidance was adopted by the Scottish Government and published in September 2021.
Effective start/end date25/02/202/09/21


  • policy
  • child protection
  • learning reviews
  • case reviews


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