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... Membership Overview Member Benefits When you sign up to membership with Children in Scotland, you join the largest national children's sector membership organisation in Scotland and gain access to a wide range of Benefits. Membership starts...


Children in Scotland Benefits from Gillespie Macandrew charity programme

... Children in Scotland Benefits from Gillespie Macandrew charity programme Leading independent Scottish legal firm Gillespie Macandrew has donated a share of its profits to three children’s charities, including Children in Scotland. Robert...


Children in Scotland's new member publication launches today

...unique space to share knowledge and drive dialogue. As a key component of our refreshed membership Benefits for 2021-22, the new publication looks critically at some of the big issues facing children, young people and families and promotes best...


News: COP26 brings opportunities for young people to get involved 

...people in collecting scientific data to assess the forests’ environmental Benefits and their impact on the wellbeing of people in the local area.   With COP26 just around the corner, engaging young people in climate...

climate climate change environment

News: Education Recovery plan is a missed opportunity, say teaching unions

...reduction in class sizes, which would catalyse an education recovery programme and bring immediate Benefits to Scotland’s children and young people." Dr Patrick Roach, General Secretary of NASUWT-The Teachers Union also shared this view,...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing

Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...child under the age of 16, providing free bus travel for all people under 25 and on low-income Benefits, providing free, good quality broadband to all low-income households and redesigning the housing system to make it fit for residents and...


Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

...with our members about how we can come together to improve equality and diversity in a way that Benefits all children in Scotland.” We are sharing our race equality statement and summary of our equality and diversity work as part of National...

diversity equality ethnic minorities ethnicity human rights inclusion Legislation pledge race rights statement

Education reform consultation: ‘We need to learn from policy, research and practice to ensure reform is fit for purpose”

...consultation on Education Reform, calling for a child-rights approach and emphasising the Benefits of a child-centred education framework. We support the observations of the OECD that significant changes and learning have taken place...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform

Insight Landing Page

...issue of Insight Click here for more Join us in membership Find out more about the Benefits of joining the largest children's sector membership organisation Click here for membership Advertise with us Secure your space...


News: First anniversary for the Scottish Child Payment

...from April. Currently available to parents with a child under the age of 6 claiming one or more Benefits, the Scottish Government aims to expand the eligibility to include those with children under 16 by the end of 2022. Discussions between...

child poverty Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

Q&A with Corrie McLean: Autism and change

...sometimes we can try a first, second, or even third strategy before we finally find something that Benefits the person we support.  Professionally we spend a lot of time working with practitioners who are struggling to support young people with...

ASL ASN Autism

Member Directory

...us Join us in membership to receive a wide range of Benefits across learning, networking and influencing Click here to find out more Click here to...


Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

...in class; and 88% reported breakfasts were positively impacting physical health and wellbeing. The Benefits don’t stop there. As well as being a being a powerful educational intervention, ensuring no child is too hungry to learn also makes good...


Two sides to the story of Covid’s impact on fathers

...has become so difficult. I feel ignored and forgotten about in life. We just lost money through Benefits and reduction on pip. I don't know how they are expecting us to live anymore. It's so hard just getting through a day and with Christmas...


New era for Children in Scotland magazine begins

...a member Join us in membership to access Insight, and a range of other Benefits Click here to find out...


“Passing legislation is only one part of the story”

...on its path to incorporating international human rights treaties. If achieved, this will bring Benefits across society, reducing discrimination and supporting equity and equality. All this is exciting and positive. The last parliamentary term...

Magazine

Last ever edition of Children in Scotland magazine

...in 2001 Click to visit the magazine hub Exclusive access and member Benefits Find out more about joining us in membership, and be the first to receive our new publication Click to find out...

Magazine

Celebrate young voters' impact - and listen to them on Brexit
Benefits Brexit Children Children's rights Election Europe Families Jackie Brock Poverty

‘Benefit cap will increase child poverty and perpetuate health inequalities’

...both now and in the future. Our response highlights concerns about the implication that those on Benefits merely require an incentive to work and identifies barriers such as unaffordable childcare and a lack of skills or training, which make it...

Benefits Families News Poverty Welfare Westminster

Effective child protection system ‘depends on poverty reduction and strong local services’

...this in mind, we continue to be deeply concerned by the UK Government's attacks on our Benefits system and the cuts facing local authorities and their partners. “The Scottish Government must address these challenges if the specific...

Benefits Children Jackie Brock Poverty Protection Scottish Government Support

Magazine

...editions Join us in membership Children in Scotland members can access a range of exclusive Benefits including participation in forums, free recruitment advertising and priority access to content. Click here for more on...


Bringing confidence back to the community

...services, she was able to look for a job. Without that access, she’s reliant on staying on Benefits. So people who didn’t have access to employment before now do. It’s incredibly important for the community and our engagement with the...


Starcatchers: Board Members

...Trustees who can demonstrate an interest and commitment to Starcatchers’ purpose and values. Benefits of being a Starcatchers Board member include: Being part of an organisation that places the child at the heart of all activity Expanding...


The beginning of better provision for parents in prison

...and in-cell telephony has made a huge difference to the children and families we support. The Benefits for families and those in prison are clear, especially for very young children for whom letters and phone calls are meaningless, and for...


Calls for cuts to Universal Credit to be abandoned

...Calls to abandon Universal Credit cut Posted on 25 August 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Benefits child poverty News universal credit Save the Children UK has revealed nearly half of Universal Credit claimants...

Benefits child poverty News universal credit

2021 Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...of our network It's easy to register - this costs nothing and provides you with a range of Benefits. Click to find out more Join us in membership Becoming a Children in Scotland member means adding your voice to a...


Not losing the human element of being 'present' with people

...substitute to face-to-face mediation. This shift introduced mediators to understand various Benefits while acknowledging there are areas that are not the same. The human aspect of not being in the room with the people includes the disconnect...

additional support for learning ASL mediation

OLD, NOT IN USE Insight Landing Page - Members

...here to read Guide to membership Find out more about all the Benefits of membership Click here to...


Membership Overview

...policy, practice and culture. Click on the links on this page to find out more about the many Benefits of becoming a Children in Scotland member, learn more about who are members are and what they do, and the various ways that we come together...


Q&A with Susie Heywood: Tackling gender stereotypes

...gender stereotypes, particularly with young children, as well as a sense of why doing this Benefits everyone. This is not a siloed issue. Gender stereotypes don’t just impact one particular group in society, though they do affect us all...

equality gender Inequality public health

News: More demanded from Holyrood to tackle cost of living crisis

...highlights success of family support programme May 24, 2022 More than £3m in disability Benefits for Scottish children May 18, 2022 Accelerate free school meal provision, say STUC Apr 22,...

child poverty Inequality Poverty

News: Grant opens for families with young children

...age. Families are eligible if they receive Universal Credit, tax credits or certain other Benefits, and have a child born between 1 March 2017 and 28 February 2018. Now in its fourth year, the £267.65 payment can be used for anything...

child poverty family support funding grant primary Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

News: Scotland’s Baby Box refreshed for five-year anniversary

...their assessment of how the box had benefited their family, both financially and in terms of wider Benefits such as informing them about, or reinforcing, key child health and development messages. The same review found the majority (88%) of health...

Early years health and wellbeing parenting

Ensuring equal access online

...it as solely relating to people with disabilities, but it’s so much broader in scope. Everybody Benefits from content that can be personalised, whether that means being able to increase the font or font size, listen to content, adjust the colour...


Children and young people’s voices amplified as new resources launch

...in Scotland Policy and Participation Manager, Elaine Kerridge, said: ‘We know there are many Benefits to children and young people's participation, including for the children and young people...


Members area: Insight magazine

...here to read Guide to membership Find out more about all the Benefits of membership Click here to learn...


Education National Improvement Framework: Data gathering must be accurate, considered and purposeful

...here to read Join us in membership Find out more about the Benefits of membership Click here to find out more Manifesto 2021-26 Including calls on Tackling Inequality, Early Years...

ASL ASN children and young people Children's rights Consultation response Education Poverty

More urgent and immediate action needed to tackle worrying rates of child poverty

...here to download Membership Add your voice and access exclusive member Benefits Click here to find out more Archive: Child poverty statistics 2020 News: "We can't witness another generation go...

child poverty child poverty targets

Sound and vision

...explains why creating accessible, inclusive opportunities means all our children can reap the Benefits of learning to play musical instruments It is difficult to think back to a time when Covid didn’t rule our lives. For our children and...


New report reveals the experience of young people’s participation in projects throughout the pandemic

...wellbeing Going forward projects want to use a mix of in-person and online work to maximise the Benefits of both Strong evidence of organisations adapting the means to participation so that they could continue to engage with children and young...


News: Government releases first statistics on Child Disability Payment

... Magazine / News: More than £3 million in disability Benefits for Scottish children Posted 18 May, 2022 by Nina Joynson accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish...

accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

News: Pilot project launches to support childminder recruitment

...setting up their own sustainable childminding business and to undertake a rewarding new career.” Benefits across the community The £170,000 project has partnership funding from South of Scotland Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and...

childminders childminding early learning and childcare

Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees

...to be mindful of issues relating to intersectionality and we need to ensure that progress Benefits people from all sections of our community. Getting a formal diagnosis can be life-changing for neurodivergent adults, as can revealing a...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

Comment: Why books and reading deserve to be celebrated

...children across the country celebrate World Book Day, Abi Baross (pictured) reflects on the Benefits of reading for pleasure and how Scottish Book Trust is helping spread the magic to children across Scotland. For one special day every...

Education literacy reading World Book Day

News: Community Play Fund gets families outdoors

...and have fun.” The Fund has been increased by £50,000 to a total of £550,000 for 2022-23. Benefits of outdoor play The Scottish Government’s Outdoor Community Play Fund supports charities that facilitate outdoor play for children and...

health and wellbeing outdoor play play

News: Thousands of books donated to families in Scotland

...have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity. There are many Benefits to sharing stories, songs and rhymes with toddlers and pre-schoolers, it gives them the best start in life. We are delighted to support...

Early years Education Families reading

News: Rewind welfare reform says new report

.../ News: Rewind welfare reform says new report Posted 13 April 2022, by Nina Joynson Benefits child poverty Families Scottish Government universal credit Welfare A new report estimates that 30,000...

Benefits child poverty Families Scottish Government universal credit Welfare

Latest issue of Insight now available

...a space for reflection, sharing knowledge and driving dialogue. A key component of our membership Benefits, the biannual publication celebrates changemakers across the sector, looks critically at some of the big issues facing children, young...

Insight membership

Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

...Macdonald grant-holders will also have access to wider Children in Scotland online membership Benefits including access to publications, free training events held for its members, forum meetings and discounts on advertising.   Click here for...


Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

...who may need to access help and support for suicidal thoughts and or behaviours.” The group also Benefits from the oversight and management from Professor Margaret Maxwell and Professor Helen Cheyne, both NMAHP-RU at Stirling, with extensive...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

23 Jan 19 - The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism

25 Jan 21 - The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism

06 Mar 18 - The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism


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Children in Scotland Benefits from Gillespie Macandrew charity programme

... Children in Scotland Benefits from Gillespie Macandrew charity programme Leading independent Scottish legal firm Gillespie Macandrew has donated a share of its profits to three children’s charities, including Children in Scotland. Robert...


Children in Scotland's new member publication launches today

...unique space to share knowledge and drive dialogue. As a key component of our refreshed membership Benefits for 2021-22, the new publication looks critically at some of the big issues facing children, young people and families and promotes best...


Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...child under the age of 16, providing free bus travel for all people under 25 and on low-income Benefits, providing free, good quality broadband to all low-income households and redesigning the housing system to make it fit for residents and...


Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

...with our members about how we can come together to improve equality and diversity in a way that Benefits all children in Scotland.” We are sharing our race equality statement and summary of our equality and diversity work as part of National...

diversity equality ethnic minorities ethnicity human rights inclusion Legislation pledge race rights statement

Education reform consultation: ‘We need to learn from policy, research and practice to ensure reform is fit for purpose”

...consultation on Education Reform, calling for a child-rights approach and emphasising the Benefits of a child-centred education framework. We support the observations of the OECD that significant changes and learning have taken place...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform

Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

...in class; and 88% reported breakfasts were positively impacting physical health and wellbeing. The Benefits don’t stop there. As well as being a being a powerful educational intervention, ensuring no child is too hungry to learn also makes good...


Two sides to the story of Covid’s impact on fathers

...has become so difficult. I feel ignored and forgotten about in life. We just lost money through Benefits and reduction on pip. I don't know how they are expecting us to live anymore. It's so hard just getting through a day and with Christmas...


New era for Children in Scotland magazine begins

...a member Join us in membership to access Insight, and a range of other Benefits Click here to find out...


Last ever edition of Children in Scotland magazine

...in 2001 Click to visit the magazine hub Exclusive access and member Benefits Find out more about joining us in membership, and be the first to receive our new publication Click to find out...

Magazine

Celebrate young voters' impact - and listen to them on Brexit
Benefits Brexit Children Children's rights Election Europe Families Jackie Brock Poverty

‘Benefit cap will increase child poverty and perpetuate health inequalities’

...both now and in the future. Our response highlights concerns about the implication that those on Benefits merely require an incentive to work and identifies barriers such as unaffordable childcare and a lack of skills or training, which make it...

Benefits Families News Poverty Welfare Westminster

Effective child protection system ‘depends on poverty reduction and strong local services’

...this in mind, we continue to be deeply concerned by the UK Government's attacks on our Benefits system and the cuts facing local authorities and their partners. “The Scottish Government must address these challenges if the specific...

Benefits Children Jackie Brock Poverty Protection Scottish Government Support

Bringing confidence back to the community

...services, she was able to look for a job. Without that access, she’s reliant on staying on Benefits. So people who didn’t have access to employment before now do. It’s incredibly important for the community and our engagement with the...


The beginning of better provision for parents in prison

...and in-cell telephony has made a huge difference to the children and families we support. The Benefits for families and those in prison are clear, especially for very young children for whom letters and phone calls are meaningless, and for...


2021 Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...of our network It's easy to register - this costs nothing and provides you with a range of Benefits. Click to find out more Join us in membership Becoming a Children in Scotland member means adding your voice to a...


Not losing the human element of being 'present' with people

...substitute to face-to-face mediation. This shift introduced mediators to understand various Benefits while acknowledging there are areas that are not the same. The human aspect of not being in the room with the people includes the disconnect...

additional support for learning ASL mediation

Ensuring equal access online

...it as solely relating to people with disabilities, but it’s so much broader in scope. Everybody Benefits from content that can be personalised, whether that means being able to increase the font or font size, listen to content, adjust the colour...


Children and young people’s voices amplified as new resources launch

...in Scotland Policy and Participation Manager, Elaine Kerridge, said: ‘We know there are many Benefits to children and young people's participation, including for the children and young people...


Education National Improvement Framework: Data gathering must be accurate, considered and purposeful

...here to read Join us in membership Find out more about the Benefits of membership Click here to find out more Manifesto 2021-26 Including calls on Tackling Inequality, Early Years...

ASL ASN children and young people Children's rights Consultation response Education Poverty

More urgent and immediate action needed to tackle worrying rates of child poverty

...here to download Membership Add your voice and access exclusive member Benefits Click here to find out more Archive: Child poverty statistics 2020 News: "We can't witness another generation go...

child poverty child poverty targets

Sound and vision

...explains why creating accessible, inclusive opportunities means all our children can reap the Benefits of learning to play musical instruments It is difficult to think back to a time when Covid didn’t rule our lives. For our children and...


New report reveals the experience of young people’s participation in projects throughout the pandemic

...wellbeing Going forward projects want to use a mix of in-person and online work to maximise the Benefits of both Strong evidence of organisations adapting the means to participation so that they could continue to engage with children and young...


Latest issue of Insight now available

...a space for reflection, sharing knowledge and driving dialogue. A key component of our membership Benefits, the biannual publication celebrates changemakers across the sector, looks critically at some of the big issues facing children, young...

Insight membership

Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

...Macdonald grant-holders will also have access to wider Children in Scotland online membership Benefits including access to publications, free training events held for its members, forum meetings and discounts on advertising.   Click here for...


Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

...who may need to access help and support for suicidal thoughts and or behaviours.” The group also Benefits from the oversight and management from Professor Margaret Maxwell and Professor Helen Cheyne, both NMAHP-RU at Stirling, with extensive...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government


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Starcatchers: Board Members

...Trustees who can demonstrate an interest and commitment to Starcatchers’ purpose and values. Benefits of being a Starcatchers Board member include: Being part of an organisation that places the child at the heart of all activity Expanding...



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Benefits

... Membership Overview Member Benefits When you sign up to membership with Children in Scotland, you join the largest national children's sector membership organisation in Scotland and gain access to a wide range of Benefits. Membership starts...


Insight Landing Page

...issue of Insight Click here for more Join us in membership Find out more about the Benefits of joining the largest children's sector membership organisation Click here for membership Advertise with us Secure your space...


Member Directory

...us Join us in membership to receive a wide range of Benefits across learning, networking and influencing Click here to find out more Click here to...


Magazine

...editions Join us in membership Children in Scotland members can access a range of exclusive Benefits including participation in forums, free recruitment advertising and priority access to content. Click here for more on...


OLD, NOT IN USE Insight Landing Page - Members

...here to read Guide to membership Find out more about all the Benefits of membership Click here to...


Membership Overview

...policy, practice and culture. Click on the links on this page to find out more about the many Benefits of becoming a Children in Scotland member, learn more about who are members are and what they do, and the various ways that we come together...



No results found.


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News: COP26 brings opportunities for young people to get involved 
post

...people in collecting scientific data to assess the forests’ environmental Benefits and their impact on the wellbeing of people in the local area.   With COP26 just around the corner, engaging young people in climate...

climate climate change environment

News: Education Recovery plan is a missed opportunity, say teaching unions
post

...reduction in class sizes, which would catalyse an education recovery programme and bring immediate Benefits to Scotland’s children and young people." Dr Patrick Roach, General Secretary of NASUWT-The Teachers Union also shared this view,...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing

News: First anniversary for the Scottish Child Payment
post

...from April. Currently available to parents with a child under the age of 6 claiming one or more Benefits, the Scottish Government aims to expand the eligibility to include those with children under 16 by the end of 2022. Discussions between...

child poverty Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

Q&A with Corrie McLean: Autism and change
post

...sometimes we can try a first, second, or even third strategy before we finally find something that Benefits the person we support.  Professionally we spend a lot of time working with practitioners who are struggling to support young people with...

ASL ASN Autism

“Passing legislation is only one part of the story”
post

...on its path to incorporating international human rights treaties. If achieved, this will bring Benefits across society, reducing discrimination and supporting equity and equality. All this is exciting and positive. The last parliamentary term...

Magazine

Calls for cuts to Universal Credit to be abandoned
post

...Calls to abandon Universal Credit cut Posted on 25 August 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Benefits child poverty News universal credit Save the Children UK has revealed nearly half of Universal Credit claimants...

Benefits child poverty News universal credit

Q&A with Susie Heywood: Tackling gender stereotypes
post

...gender stereotypes, particularly with young children, as well as a sense of why doing this Benefits everyone. This is not a siloed issue. Gender stereotypes don’t just impact one particular group in society, though they do affect us all...

equality gender Inequality public health

News: More demanded from Holyrood to tackle cost of living crisis
post

...highlights success of family support programme May 24, 2022 More than £3m in disability Benefits for Scottish children May 18, 2022 Accelerate free school meal provision, say STUC Apr 22,...

child poverty Inequality Poverty

News: Grant opens for families with young children
post

...age. Families are eligible if they receive Universal Credit, tax credits or certain other Benefits, and have a child born between 1 March 2017 and 28 February 2018. Now in its fourth year, the £267.65 payment can be used for anything...

child poverty family support funding grant primary Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

News: Scotland’s Baby Box refreshed for five-year anniversary
post

...their assessment of how the box had benefited their family, both financially and in terms of wider Benefits such as informing them about, or reinforcing, key child health and development messages. The same review found the majority (88%) of health...

Early years health and wellbeing parenting

Members area: Insight magazine
post

...here to read Guide to membership Find out more about all the Benefits of membership Click here to learn...


News: Government releases first statistics on Child Disability Payment
post

... Magazine / News: More than £3 million in disability Benefits for Scottish children Posted 18 May, 2022 by Nina Joynson accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish...

accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

News: Pilot project launches to support childminder recruitment
post

...setting up their own sustainable childminding business and to undertake a rewarding new career.” Benefits across the community The £170,000 project has partnership funding from South of Scotland Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and...

childminders childminding early learning and childcare

Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees
post

...to be mindful of issues relating to intersectionality and we need to ensure that progress Benefits people from all sections of our community. Getting a formal diagnosis can be life-changing for neurodivergent adults, as can revealing a...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

Comment: Why books and reading deserve to be celebrated
post

...children across the country celebrate World Book Day, Abi Baross (pictured) reflects on the Benefits of reading for pleasure and how Scottish Book Trust is helping spread the magic to children across Scotland. For one special day every...

Education literacy reading World Book Day

News: Community Play Fund gets families outdoors
post

...and have fun.” The Fund has been increased by £50,000 to a total of £550,000 for 2022-23. Benefits of outdoor play The Scottish Government’s Outdoor Community Play Fund supports charities that facilitate outdoor play for children and...

health and wellbeing outdoor play play

News: Thousands of books donated to families in Scotland
post

...have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity. There are many Benefits to sharing stories, songs and rhymes with toddlers and pre-schoolers, it gives them the best start in life. We are delighted to support...

Early years Education Families reading

News: Rewind welfare reform says new report
post

.../ News: Rewind welfare reform says new report Posted 13 April 2022, by Nina Joynson Benefits child poverty Families Scottish Government universal credit Welfare A new report estimates that 30,000...

Benefits child poverty Families Scottish Government universal credit Welfare

23 Jan 19 - The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism
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25 Jan 21 - The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism
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