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The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism

... The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism When 06/03/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category Additional Support Needs About this event Children on the autism spectrum can have difficulty transferring...


The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism

... The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism When 25/01/2021 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category Update As part of our organisational response to the COVID-19 virus, Children in Scotland has adapted our...


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...


The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism

... The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism When 23/01/2019 09:30 Where Glasgow Type Training Category About this event Children on the autism spectrum can have difficulty transferring or...


Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...contribution to reducing inequalities for children and families and do not wish to see the Benefits delayed. “Through our campaigning and influencing work we will push for the expansion to be rolled out as soon as possible to provide...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Summer days, but changed services for families

...out more Join us Join us in membership and receive a wide range of Benefits Find out more Our project work We work with young people and families, with a strong focus on...

Covid-19 Families family support Home-Start islands Orkney Orkney Islands pandemic

From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools

...of African diaspora, cultural and economic contributions, the role of the British Empire and the Benefits to Scotland from colonies of the Caribbean and Africa. I would also like the curriculum to focus on pre-colonial African Scottish history....

anti-racism black lives matter diversity Education equality Inequality protest racism

Unlocking opportunity: exploring new ways to create employment in the art world

...galleries will most likely never leave to work in the heritage sector: the pay is handsome, the Benefits are better, and job security is far more likely. Therefore, the quicker museums can offer this, the better. It is, in my opinion, crucial...


Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...key workers on 574 two-year-olds. All of the children lived in households receiving certain state Benefits, were looked after or in care. They were drawn from 17 local authority areas and 151 day-care settings. Close to 50% of the households were...


 “Outdoor centres are gateways to positive experiences which are otherwise closed to many”

...as we emerge from the pandemic. Being outdoors and surrounded by the natural world holds many Benefits for mental health generally, including reduction of anxiety and stress. Outdoor centres are gateways to positive experiences that are...


New Emerging Minds project will look at how live music could boost young people’s mental health

...people’s attainment and wider learning outcomes. But our emphasis will be on the wider holistic Benefits of using music as much for wellbeing purposes as for curriculum-related priorities. “We plan to engage with others working in related...

Arts changing our world emerging minds Mental Health music research scottish ensemble stirling university Wellbeing

A clearer picture of the pandemic? The only way is App

...about their work in light of reduced supervision time and relentless demand. Others note the Benefits of the app as a source of information about children’s rights and wellbeing during the pandemic. We’d love it if you’d like to be part...


25 and Up: In the wake of Covid-19, our call to boost family incomes using social security powers is more urgent than ever

...per week payment for children in families in receipt of universal credit (or equivalent legacy Benefits) is a game-changer in the fight to end child poverty. An increase of £10 a week for each child, with children under six benefiting from...

25 and Up 25 calls child poverty family family support Inequality Poverty

Kindness is the key to the SSPCA’s education activity

...cruelty but to promote kindness. Our core belief is that the strength of the human-animal bond Benefits all, and that shapes all of our educational activity. This month we launched Animal WISE (click here to find out more about Animal WISE),...


25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it

...employers while inadequate social security levels meant that those who were forced to resort to Benefits were far from socially secure. After lockdown, the number of working hours in Scotland fell sharply, with low-paid workers more likely to...

25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

Member Insight Blog: Latest

...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...


When the adults change, everything changes

...interventions: Structuring interventions without confrontation Restorative follow up: The Benefits of personal follow up. Facilitator bio Mark has 37+ years’ experience in special, PRU and mainstream education; most recently as a...


Building resilience through play

...to improve the welfare of children in Midlothian through play, because we know how much this Benefits health, wellbeing and development. We provide direct to children services and build family, community and professional capacity to support...


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

Universal or targeted? Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability

...winter heating, or bus travel for example. It is also true that some may also choose to use these Benefits unadvisedly. There may be more urgent, critical needs that funding could be used for instead. But, fundamentally, I am convinced that good...


25 Calls response: The media has been particularly difficult to navigate for trans people

...us Join us in membership from as little as £50 to receive a wide range of Benefits Find out...


Why our third sector deserves first class support

...by another charity. The younger son is now learning with other children of similar age.” The Benefits of collaborative working are apparent. However, an effective collaboration takes time to develop. Organisations need to have good awareness...

Children Covid-19 crisis emergency family services Support third sector

Children’s wellbeing and the Scottish budget (2020-2021)

...for investment rather than tackling symptoms of, for example, deprivation Examining the expected Benefits of a wellbeing budget and how to design the budget accordingly Making recommendations about the the key changes required to government...

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Land and freedom

...derelict sites back into use. How about turning these unloved places into green spaces, with many Benefits to tackle climate change, and be social places full of activity and health Benefits? What if these sites could be turned into homes,...


Podcasts

...us Join us in membership from as little as £60 to receive a wide range of Benefits Find out more Vision & values These guide everything we do - find out what they are Click here Our...


New project aims to empower the Third Sector

...to deliver and maintain support to children as part of multi-agency plans during the pandemic. The Benefits of collaborative working are clear, and the Supporting the Third Sector Project will work to further develop local children’s services...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...here to read more about our Manifesto Click here for more details of Children in Scotland member Benefits     Share this Forums Bringing our members together to influence policy...


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...

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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...


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

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...


Insight Landing Page

...issue of Insight. Read more and access Join us in membership Find out more about the Benefits of joining the largest children's sector membership organisation More about membership Advertise with us Secure your space in...


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...


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

New era for Children in Scotland magazine begins

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


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

“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

“Children don’t need shorter holidays or longer school days. They need more play”

...them with a plethora of opportunities to develop their imagination and curiosity. The physical Benefits of play are well known. Play (particularly outdoor play) increases wellbeing, increasing oxygen levels, heart rates, activity levels and...

academic access to childcare fund childcare community Learning out of school care outcomes play School skills

Opportunities lost: the impact of Brexit on the next generation

...with partners in the Welsh Assembly, announced their intention to work to continue to secure the Benefits of the programme. So there is hope for our Scottish students at least. Another important topic for the Children and Young People’s Panel...


Magazine

...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...


Last ever edition of Children in Scotland magazine

...which launched in 2001 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 Find out...

Magazine

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...


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...


Calls for cuts to Universal Credit to be abandoned

...Calls to abandon Universal Credit cut Posted on 25 Aug 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. Find out more Join us in membership Becoming a Children in Scotland member means adding your voice to a growing...


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The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism

Start date: 06/03/2018 09:30

... The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism When 06/03/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category Additional Support Needs About this event Children on the autism spectrum can have difficulty transferring...


The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism

Start date: 25/01/2021 09:30

... The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism When 25/01/2021 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category Update As part of our organisational response to the COVID-19 virus, Children in Scotland has adapted our...


The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism

Start date: 23/01/2019 09:30

... The Benefits of context learning for learners with autism When 23/01/2019 09:30 Where Glasgow Type Training Category About this event Children on the autism spectrum can have difficulty transferring or...


When the adults change, everything changes

Start date: 26/01/2021 09:30

...interventions: Structuring interventions without confrontation Restorative follow up: The Benefits of personal follow up. Facilitator bio Mark has 37+ years’ experience in special, PRU and mainstream education; most recently as a...


Building resilience through play

Start date: 26/10/2020 09:30

...to improve the welfare of children in Midlothian through play, because we know how much this Benefits health, wellbeing and development. We provide direct to children services and build family, community and professional capacity to support...



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...


Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...contribution to reducing inequalities for children and families and do not wish to see the Benefits delayed. “Through our campaigning and influencing work we will push for the expansion to be rolled out as soon as possible to provide...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Summer days, but changed services for families

...out more Join us Join us in membership and receive a wide range of Benefits Find out more Our project work We work with young people and families, with a strong focus on...

Covid-19 Families family support Home-Start islands Orkney Orkney Islands pandemic

From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools

...of African diaspora, cultural and economic contributions, the role of the British Empire and the Benefits to Scotland from colonies of the Caribbean and Africa. I would also like the curriculum to focus on pre-colonial African Scottish history....

anti-racism black lives matter diversity Education equality Inequality protest racism

Unlocking opportunity: exploring new ways to create employment in the art world

...galleries will most likely never leave to work in the heritage sector: the pay is handsome, the Benefits are better, and job security is far more likely. Therefore, the quicker museums can offer this, the better. It is, in my opinion, crucial...


Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...key workers on 574 two-year-olds. All of the children lived in households receiving certain state Benefits, were looked after or in care. They were drawn from 17 local authority areas and 151 day-care settings. Close to 50% of the households were...


 “Outdoor centres are gateways to positive experiences which are otherwise closed to many”

...as we emerge from the pandemic. Being outdoors and surrounded by the natural world holds many Benefits for mental health generally, including reduction of anxiety and stress. Outdoor centres are gateways to positive experiences that are...


New Emerging Minds project will look at how live music could boost young people’s mental health

...people’s attainment and wider learning outcomes. But our emphasis will be on the wider holistic Benefits of using music as much for wellbeing purposes as for curriculum-related priorities. “We plan to engage with others working in related...

Arts changing our world emerging minds Mental Health music research scottish ensemble stirling university Wellbeing

A clearer picture of the pandemic? The only way is App

...about their work in light of reduced supervision time and relentless demand. Others note the Benefits of the app as a source of information about children’s rights and wellbeing during the pandemic. We’d love it if you’d like to be part...


25 and Up: In the wake of Covid-19, our call to boost family incomes using social security powers is more urgent than ever

...per week payment for children in families in receipt of universal credit (or equivalent legacy Benefits) is a game-changer in the fight to end child poverty. An increase of £10 a week for each child, with children under six benefiting from...

25 and Up 25 calls child poverty family family support Inequality Poverty

Kindness is the key to the SSPCA’s education activity

...cruelty but to promote kindness. Our core belief is that the strength of the human-animal bond Benefits all, and that shapes all of our educational activity. This month we launched Animal WISE (click here to find out more about Animal WISE),...


25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it

...employers while inadequate social security levels meant that those who were forced to resort to Benefits were far from socially secure. After lockdown, the number of working hours in Scotland fell sharply, with low-paid workers more likely to...

25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

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

Universal or targeted? Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability

...winter heating, or bus travel for example. It is also true that some may also choose to use these Benefits unadvisedly. There may be more urgent, critical needs that funding could be used for instead. But, fundamentally, I am convinced that good...


25 Calls response: The media has been particularly difficult to navigate for trans people

...us Join us in membership from as little as £50 to receive a wide range of Benefits Find out...


Why our third sector deserves first class support

...by another charity. The younger son is now learning with other children of similar age.” The Benefits of collaborative working are apparent. However, an effective collaboration takes time to develop. Organisations need to have good awareness...

Children Covid-19 crisis emergency family services Support third sector

Land and freedom

...derelict sites back into use. How about turning these unloved places into green spaces, with many Benefits to tackle climate change, and be social places full of activity and health Benefits? What if these sites could be turned into homes,...


New project aims to empower the Third Sector

...to deliver and maintain support to children as part of multi-agency plans during the pandemic. The Benefits of collaborative working are clear, and the Supporting the Third Sector Project will work to further develop local children’s services...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...here to read more about our Manifesto Click here for more details of Children in Scotland member Benefits     Share this Forums Bringing our members together to influence policy...


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

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...


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...


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...


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

New era for Children in Scotland magazine begins

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


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

“Children don’t need shorter holidays or longer school days. They need more play”

...them with a plethora of opportunities to develop their imagination and curiosity. The physical Benefits of play are well known. Play (particularly outdoor play) increases wellbeing, increasing oxygen levels, heart rates, activity levels and...

academic access to childcare fund childcare community Learning out of school care outcomes play School skills

Opportunities lost: the impact of Brexit on the next generation

...with partners in the Welsh Assembly, announced their intention to work to continue to secure the Benefits of the programme. So there is hope for our Scottish students at least. Another important topic for the Children and Young People’s Panel...


Last ever edition of Children in Scotland magazine

...which launched in 2001 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 Find out...

Magazine

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...


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...


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. Find out more Join us in membership Becoming a Children in Scotland member means adding your voice to a growing...



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...us Join us in membership from as little as £60 to receive a wide range of Benefits Find out more Vision & values These guide everything we do - find out what they are Click here Our...


Insight Landing Page

...issue of Insight. Read more and access Join us in membership Find out more about the Benefits of joining the largest children's sector membership organisation More about membership Advertise with us Secure your space in...


Magazine

...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...



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Member Insight Blog: Latest
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...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...


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: COP26 brings opportunities for young people to get involved 
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...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

“Passing legislation is only one part of the story”
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...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
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...Calls to abandon Universal Credit cut Posted on 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Benefits child poverty News universal credit Save the Children UK has revealed nearly half of Universal Credit claimants...

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