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News: Overview

All the key developments in Children in Scotland’s work and opportunities to be involved are communicated through our range of channels, summarised here.

Latest news and press releases

We share updates about our activities, ranging from project announcements to publication of consultation responses and resource launches, through our latest news stories.

Press releases, which include statements from our Chief Executive and Head of Policy, Projects & Participation and key project announcements, are issued to media contacts across Scotland.

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Comment & Blogs

A mix of Children in Scotland staff members and representatives from organisations in our network provide regular blogs focusing on policy positions, children’s views and experiences, project work and findings.

We also publish a monthly blog from member organisations, originally made available in our Members News e-bulletin.

Click here to browse our comment and blogs section

Magazine content

We produce two different types of high quality magazine content, serving the children's sector and our membership.

On our Magazine Web Pages you’ll find freely accessible topical news, comment, Q&As and project updates covering all the key issues relevant to the children's sector in Scotland today.

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Published twice-yearly and offering profiles of changemakers in the children’s sector, policy analysis and incisive comment, Insight magazine is a core part of our membership offer.

Click here to find out about the latest edition of Insight

Click here to find out more about becoming a member

The Learning Guide

Produced every January and June, The Learning Guide showcases everything our award-winning learning programme has to offer to strengthen skills and knowledge across the children’s sector workforce.

Click here to read the latest Learning Guide

Click here to explore our learning programme


With episodes on topics ranging from diversity in teaching to the role of young board members, our podcast celebrates projects, best practice and leading lights in the sector.

Click here to listen to our podcast

News Update

Every Monday and Thursday we send out an e-news bulletin to subscribers summarising child policy news, comment and analysis in the media.

Alongside you’ll find project and event updates – and the latest recruitment opportunities from organisations in membership with us.

Click here to subscribe to our twice-weekly news update

About the Communications & Marketing team

The Communications & Marketing team provides a core service to the organisation while also being responsive to the needs of the children’s sector and our network.  

It operates proactively with a focus on audience-building and quality and creativity in all communications activity.  

The team's range of skills and experience encompass editing, copywriting, digital communications, design, publications and project management, media engagement and PR.

They are responsible for a wide range of outputs, including: 

  • Our website and e-communications  
  • Social media activity (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn)  
  • Project reports, materials and findings
  • Our member publication, Insight, available in print and online 
  • Our Magazine Web Pages
  • Marketing, including the Learning Programme and projects 
  • Campaigns. 

Click here to find about more about members of the team on our staff pages


We use four social media networks to engage with our followers, sharing news about projects, learning opportunities and children and young people’s views.

Latest news, blogs and media releases

Announcements, launches and opinions from Children in Scotland and our network

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Media enquiries

We respond to media enquiries on behalf of colleagues across the organisation

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Media pack

Opportunities to advertise in our publications and digital channels are detailed in our media pack

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The Learning Guide July-December 2023

Our latest guide includes a range of learning opportunities to meet your needs

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Our twice-yearly members' publication features interviews, opinion and celebrations of the sector's changemakers

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Magazine web pages

Topical news, comment, project updates and Q&As from across the sector

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Magazine overview and history

How our magazine tracked the development of the sector, and links to back issues

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The Children in Scotland Podcast

We discuss innovative projects and hear from trailblazers in the children's sector

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