Issue 200 Children in Scotland Magazine
February – March 2021
The impacts of this last year have been well-documented, with concerns around its impact on our collective emotional, social, physical and mental health. In addition, child poverty rates continue to rise, and record numbers of families in financial hardship.
In this edition we speak to a range of experts who reflect on the past year and priorities for moving forward. We consider where we need to focus resources to ‘build back better’ from the pandemic, but also reflect on where services and systems have been put in place that will bring benefits for children and families beyond the coronavirus crisis.
This issue also represents the 200th edition of Children in Scotland magazine. In celebration, we review how the magazine has development, both editorially and visually, and its role as a biographer of the Scottish children’s sector.
In this anniversary issue:
- Meet Gina Wilson, Head of Strategy with the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland
- The future of the Out of School Care sector in Scotland
- Professor Lindsay Paterson on tackling learning loss
- The Fife project using food waste to address food poverty
- Reflections on the evolution of Children in Scotland magazine
Covid-19 Update: Our magazine continues to be published online and available to the public, as part of our offering to the sector at this time.