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The Children in Scotland Podcast

The Children in Scotland Podcast aims to gather and share interesting projects, work and developments from across the sector; engaging key organisations and individuals in timely debate and discussion.

A transcript of every episode is available. Please open the video in YouTube to access the transcript link in the description for that particular episode.

Episode thirteen: This episode, 'Exploring diversity: breaking the cycle of racism', features Children in Scotland Digital Communications Officer, Lynn Gilmour, in conversation with Policy Manager, Elaine Kerridge, Sharon Smith from the General Teaching Council for Scotland and Titi Farukuoye from Intercultural Youth Scotland. (7 July 2021)

Episode twelve: This episode, 'Hot off the press - discussing the history and future of the Children in Scotland magazine'
This episode features Children in Scotland magazine editor, Jennifer Drummond in conversation with Senior Communications Officer, Catherine Bromley. (20 January 2021)

Episode eleven: 'Inclusion - Community, equity and acceptance.'
This episode has Sally Cavers, Head of Inclusion at Children in Scotland in conversation with Hannah Gray, Information and Advice Officer with Enquire. (30 September 2020)

Episode ten: 'Making a CHANGE: Childcare in the east of Glasgow.'
This episode has Robert Doyle and Alison Hay from the CHANGE project in conversation with Head of Inclusion at Children in Scotland, Sally Cavers. (15 September 2020)

Episode nine: 'Meaningful participation and its role in upholding children's rights.'
Our Policy and Participation Officer, Jane Miller, discusses the vital role that meaningful participation and engagement work plays. (28 July 2020)

Episode eight: 'Family support: planning for the future.'
This is a special episode, recorded at Children in Scotland's Children's Sector Strategic Forum in May 2020. (8 June 2020)

Episode seven: 'The ongoing impact of Covid-19 and planning the best way forward.'
This is a special episode, recorded at Children in Scotland's Children's Sector Strategic Forum on 30 April 2020. (15 May  2020)

Episode six: 'Responding to crisis - the vital role of the children's sector during the Covid-19 pandemic'.
This is a special episode, recorded at Children in Scotland's Children's Sector Strategic Forum in early April 2020. (16 April 2020)

Episode five: 'A guide to digital campaigning'.
Our Communications Officer - Digital Lead, Lynn Gilmour, gives an overview of how to successfully promote a campaign or large event using digital channels. (9 April 2020)

Episode four: 'Rights, votes and international politics - insights into what matters to young people'.
Our Policy and Participation Manager, Elaine Kerridge, in conversation with three members of Changing our World, our children and young people's advisory group (2 April 2020)

Episode three: Open Kindergarten: a new model of family support in the early years. Colleagues from Children in Scotland, Parenting across Scotland and Midlothian Sure Start discuss Open Kindergarten, a pilot project supported by the European Social Fund (13 March 2020)


Episode two: Lynn Gilmour in conversation with Corrie and Rhiann McLean about Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood education (29 January 2020)

Episode one: Jimmy Paul and Simon Massey discuss the Independent Care Review (16 January 2020)

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