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Improvement Advisor

Adam Smith

Scottish Government

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Adam is an Improvement Advisor with the Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative (CYPIC) within the Scottish Government. Adam thoroughly believes in Scotland's vision of ensuring that every child in Scotland - no matter their background - should have the very best start in life and works to change the life chances of children and young people across the nation. Adam has gained experience in supporting Quality Improvement and the use of the Model for Improvement at International, National, strategic and project level, helping to take forward and deliver on key priorities, bringing about a much more co-ordinated and joined up approach to service delivery. Adam has recently led the Language Meets Literacy Practicum, a national programme working with multi–agency teams to break the intergenerational cycle of communication disadvantage by collaboratively supporting language, emerging literacy and fine motor skills. Adam is a classroom teacher, by background, having worked in various schools and has taught at various stages in his years in the profession. He passionately believes that co-production and compassionate collaboration with families and services is the vehicle to enable children, young people, their families and their communities to bring about transformational change.

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