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Children’s and Young People’s Participation and Engagement

... Children’s and young people’s participation and engagement A key aspect of achieving our vision that all Children in Scotland have an equal chance to flourish is the inclusion and participation of Children and young people in our work. We...

Children Participation

Children’s intimate healthcare needs in schools must be met. So who’s responsible?

... Children’s intimate healthcare needs in schools must be met. So who’s responsible? Children in Scotland is calling for clearer guidance on the role of school staff in meeting pupils’ healthcare needs. Enquire, the Scottish Advice...

Children Consultation response Healthcare News Policy School Scottish Government Staff

Stop excluding Children from Brexit dialogue, Children's sector groups and Commissioner tell UK parliamentarians

... Stop excluding Children from Brexit dialogue, Children's sector groups and Commissioner tell UK parliamentarians 13 September 2017 Children must be heard and their views sought on Brexit, representatives from Scotland’s Children’s sector...

Brexit Children Children's rights Jackie Brock

Why young Children need Play Not Tests

... Why young Children need Play Not Tests Children in Scotland is supporting the new Upstart Scotland campaign, Play Not Tests, which launched yesterday. As part of the campaign, Upstart has published a dossier calling for the Scottish...

Children Education Scottish Schools

Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but Children’s voices must be at heart of implementation

...Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but Children’s voices must be at heart of implementation Responding to today’s announcement of the Scottish Government’s new ten-year Mental Health Strategy, Children in Scotland’s...

Children Early years Families Health Mental Health Scottish Government Wellbeing

Celebrate young voters' impact - and listen to them on Brexit

...Celebrate young voters' impact - and listen to them on Brexit Children in Scotland Chief Executive Jackie Brock made the following statement reflecting on the result of the 2017 UK General Election: "As an organisation that has always championed...

Benefits Brexit Children Children's rights Election Europe Families Jackie Brock Poverty

Project challenging food poverty expands to 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire

...July 2017 From today, 26 schools in the west of Scotland will be taking part in Children in Scotland’s expanded Food, Families, Futures partnership. In partnership with local groups and food distribution company Brakes’ Meals...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock Scottish Schools

Education governance proposals risk ‘zero impact’ on attainment gap

...for reform of education governance will fail to make any progress in narrowing the attainment gap, Children in Scotland believes. Responding to the Scottish Government’s Education Governance Review, the charity strongly questions whether...

Children Children's rights Decision making Education Jackie Brock Scottish Government Scottish Schools Support

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

...said the government would introduce new legislation to criminalise emotional abuse and neglect of Children. Responding to today’s announcement Children in Scotland Chief Executive Jackie Brock, who was a member of the review group,...

Benefits Children Jackie Brock Poverty Protection Scottish Government Support

Focus on quality in childcare welcome, but "smarter thinking" required on school start age

...Childcare and Early Years Mark McDonald on the expansion of free early learning and childcare, Children in Scotland Chief Executive Jackie Brock said: “We welcome the focus on quality and support for the workforce in Mark McDonald’s...

Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

Championing participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities

...Championing participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities Children in Scotland has published its strategic priorities for the next four years, making commitments to champion the needs and voices of Children,...

Children News Participate Participation

Food, Families, Futures project sees summer take-up rise to almost 4,000

...sees summer take-up rise to almost 4,000 14 August 2017 Almost 4,000 places were taken up by Children, parents and guardians attending school and community clubs as part of Children in Scotland’s Food, Families, Futures (FFF) project during...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock

Why our third sector deserves first class support

...Project, Vicky Wan explains why we want to support organisations to become equal partners in Children and Family Services – and be ready to respond to any future crisis In her recent blog, our Head of External Affairs Jacqueline Cassidy...

Children Covid-19 crisis emergency family services Support third sector

‘Lessons for a new social settlement’ – publication of reports mark completion of groundbreaking five-year food project

...– publication of reports mark end of innovative five-year food project 9 June 2020 Children in Scotland has marked the completion of its long-running Food, Families, Futures (FFF) project with the publication of two reports...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

First Minister challenged by young people on mental health support and Brexit aftermath

...Question Time (FMQT) Next Generation was recorded in Glasgow on Wednesday 12 September, with 100 Children and young people in attendance. It was broadcast on STV’s flagship current affairs programme, Scotland Tonight, on Thursday 13 September....

Children Nicola Sturgeon Participation young people

Alternative Future (2015-2017)

...the work and conclusions of the project For more information contact Amy Woodhouse, awoodhouse@Childreninscotland.org.uk   Alternative Future newsletter 1 Download the first newsletter from the Alternative Future (AlF)...

Children Children's rights Europe Welfare

Funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe

...young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe 25 November 2020 A group of Children and young people have issued a series of calls about Scotland and the UK’s future relationship with Europe as part of a landmark...

Brexit Children economy EU Europe funding Participation referendum rights trade travel votes work young people

Members’ Forums

...Forums Our member forums have been developed to meet the different needs of the Children’s workforce while also providing the opportunity to bring members together with the ambition of influencing policy and...

Children Participate Participation

Physical appearance, sexual identity and learning disabilities ‘the key factors’ in bullying at school

...sexual identity and learning disabilities ‘the key factors’ in bullying at school Children experiencing bullying and harassment in Scottish schools are targeted on the basis of physical appearance, sexuality and identity, and the...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing


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Children’s intimate healthcare needs in schools must be met. So who’s responsible?

... Children’s intimate healthcare needs in schools must be met. So who’s responsible? Children in Scotland is calling for clearer guidance on the role of school staff in meeting pupils’ healthcare needs. Enquire, the Scottish Advice...

Children Consultation response Healthcare News Policy School Scottish Government Staff

Why young Children need Play Not Tests

... Why young Children need Play Not Tests Children in Scotland is supporting the new Upstart Scotland campaign, Play Not Tests, which launched yesterday. As part of the campaign, Upstart has published a dossier calling for the Scottish...

Children Education Scottish Schools

Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but Children’s voices must be at heart of implementation

...Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but Children’s voices must be at heart of implementation Responding to today’s announcement of the Scottish Government’s new ten-year Mental Health Strategy, Children in Scotland’s...

Children Early years Families Health Mental Health Scottish Government Wellbeing

Celebrate young voters' impact - and listen to them on Brexit

...Celebrate young voters' impact - and listen to them on Brexit Children in Scotland Chief Executive Jackie Brock made the following statement reflecting on the result of the 2017 UK General Election: "As an organisation that has always championed...

Benefits Brexit Children Children's rights Election Europe Families Jackie Brock Poverty

Project challenging food poverty expands to 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire

...July 2017 From today, 26 schools in the west of Scotland will be taking part in Children in Scotland’s expanded Food, Families, Futures partnership. In partnership with local groups and food distribution company Brakes’ Meals...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock Scottish Schools

Education governance proposals risk ‘zero impact’ on attainment gap

...for reform of education governance will fail to make any progress in narrowing the attainment gap, Children in Scotland believes. Responding to the Scottish Government’s Education Governance Review, the charity strongly questions whether...

Children Children's rights Decision making Education Jackie Brock Scottish Government Scottish Schools Support

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

...said the government would introduce new legislation to criminalise emotional abuse and neglect of Children. Responding to today’s announcement Children in Scotland Chief Executive Jackie Brock, who was a member of the review group,...

Benefits Children Jackie Brock Poverty Protection Scottish Government Support

Focus on quality in childcare welcome, but "smarter thinking" required on school start age

...Childcare and Early Years Mark McDonald on the expansion of free early learning and childcare, Children in Scotland Chief Executive Jackie Brock said: “We welcome the focus on quality and support for the workforce in Mark McDonald’s...

Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

Championing participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities

...Championing participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities Children in Scotland has published its strategic priorities for the next four years, making commitments to champion the needs and voices of Children,...

Children News Participate Participation

Food, Families, Futures project sees summer take-up rise to almost 4,000

...sees summer take-up rise to almost 4,000 14 August 2017 Almost 4,000 places were taken up by Children, parents and guardians attending school and community clubs as part of Children in Scotland’s Food, Families, Futures (FFF) project during...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock

Why our third sector deserves first class support

...Project, Vicky Wan explains why we want to support organisations to become equal partners in Children and Family Services – and be ready to respond to any future crisis In her recent blog, our Head of External Affairs Jacqueline Cassidy...

Children Covid-19 crisis emergency family services Support third sector

‘Lessons for a new social settlement’ – publication of reports mark completion of groundbreaking five-year food project

...– publication of reports mark end of innovative five-year food project 9 June 2020 Children in Scotland has marked the completion of its long-running Food, Families, Futures (FFF) project with the publication of two reports...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

First Minister challenged by young people on mental health support and Brexit aftermath

...Question Time (FMQT) Next Generation was recorded in Glasgow on Wednesday 12 September, with 100 Children and young people in attendance. It was broadcast on STV’s flagship current affairs programme, Scotland Tonight, on Thursday 13 September....

Children Nicola Sturgeon Participation young people

Funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe

...young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe 25 November 2020 A group of Children and young people have issued a series of calls about Scotland and the UK’s future relationship with Europe as part of a landmark...

Brexit Children economy EU Europe funding Participation referendum rights trade travel votes work young people

Physical appearance, sexual identity and learning disabilities ‘the key factors’ in bullying at school

...sexual identity and learning disabilities ‘the key factors’ in bullying at school Children experiencing bullying and harassment in Scottish schools are targeted on the basis of physical appearance, sexuality and identity, and the...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing


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Children’s and Young People’s Participation and Engagement
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... Children’s and young people’s participation and engagement A key aspect of achieving our vision that all Children in Scotland have an equal chance to flourish is the inclusion and participation of Children and young people in our work. We...

Children Participation

Stop excluding Children from Brexit dialogue, Children's sector groups and Commissioner tell UK parliamentarians
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... Stop excluding Children from Brexit dialogue, Children's sector groups and Commissioner tell UK parliamentarians 13 September 2017 Children must be heard and their views sought on Brexit, representatives from Scotland’s Children’s sector...

Brexit Children Children's rights Jackie Brock

Members’ Forums
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...Forums Our member forums have been developed to meet the different needs of the Children’s workforce while also providing the opportunity to bring members together with the ambition of influencing policy and...

Children Participate Participation