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The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund

... Our work Services & Funds Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund The sixth round of the Scottish Government's Early Learning & Childcare Inclusion Fund closed on 29 October 2021. Please check this site for details of the next...


Children in Scotland wELComes "historic" LGBTI inclusive education announcement

... Children in Scotland wELComes "historic" LGBTI inclusive education announcement National charity Children in Scotland has wELComed the announcement made by Deputy First Minister and Education Secretary John Swinney in the Scottish...

Education equality LGBT

Steps to reduce poverty-related attainment gap wELCome, but concern over measurement of change

... Steps to reduce poverty-related attainment gap wELCome, but concern over measurement of change We have responded to the Scottish Government consultation on the measurement framework of the National Improvement Framework, voicing support for...


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

Inclusion Ambassadors wELCome school return but say the still don't feel heard

... Inclusion Ambassadors wELCome school return but say they still don't feel heard 23 Sep 2021 The Inclusion Ambassadors have shared their experiences of returning to school highlighting the positives of face-to-face interactions but warning...

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

...Focus on quality in childcare wELCome, but "smarter thinking" required on school start age Following the announcement today by Minister for Childcare and Early Years Mark McDonald on the expansion of free early learning and childcare, Children in...

Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

25 Calls response: Classrooms must be positive, open, safe environments where children feel wELCome and bullying can no longer thrive

... Classrooms must be positive, open, safe environments where children feel wELCome and bullying can no longer thrive 7 Feb 2019 Jordan Allison, Campaign Manager at Show Racism the Red Card Scotland responds to Call 16 of our 25...


Child Poverty Delivery Plan wELCome, but Scottish Government must be 'more proactive'

... Child Poverty Delivery Plan wELCome, but Scottish Government must be 'more proactive' Responding to yesterday’s (29 March 2018) publication of Scotland’s first Child Poverty Delivery Plan, Amy Woodhouse, Children in Scotland’s Head of...


Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund wELComed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

... Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund wELComed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level 8 September 2021 Children in Scotland has responded to yesterday’s publication of the Programme for...

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New mainstreaming guidance wELCome – but gap between policy and young people’s lived experience must be resolved

... New mainstreaming guidance wELCome – but gap between policy and young people’s lived experience must be resolved Children in Scotland wELComes the publication of new guidance on the presumption of mainstreaming, and research on...


ASL review action plan wELCome, but actions speak louder than words

...ASL Review action plan wELCome, but actions speak louder than words 21 October 2020 Children in Scotland has wELComed publication of the Scottish Government’s ASL Review Action Plan but warned action is now required to make a tangible...

Additional support Angela Morgan ASL ASL review ASN

New measures to support autistic pupils wELCome, but we must not lose momentum

... New measures to support autistic pupils wELCome, but we mustn't lose momentum 16 Dec 2020 Children in Scotland, along with Scottish Autism and the National Autistic Society Scotland, has wELComed the recent announcement by Deputy First...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

News: Scouts wELCome new section for four and five-year olds

... Magazine / News: Scouts wELCome new programme for early years children Posted 9 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning Scouts Scotland has introduced a new branch to the...

Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

UNCRC incorporation 'to the max' is right and wELCome

... UNCRC incorporation 'to the max' is right and wELCome 22 Nov 2019 We have responded to the Scottish Government’s announcement on Wednesday that ministers are committed to a ‘maximalist’ approach to incorporation of the United Nations...


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

...largest teaching union, said: “Clearly, there are significant elements within the plan to be wELComed – not least the commitment to increasing teaching numbers. “Overall, however, the plan largely restates existing workstreams and fails to...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing

Young people explore employment through the ages in new exhibition

...Creating accessible spaces Group members Bronwyn and Isaac explain how museums could be more wELComing Click here to read the blog Blog: Unlocking opportunities Group member Jodie discusses youth employment in the heritage...

heritage living museums Participation

News: World-renowned trauma specialist to lead Children in Scotland webinar

...an online conference in September 2020 with Dr Bruce Perry, and it’s with great pride that we wELCome him back to contribute his unique and inspiring perspective based on decades of research into adverse childhood experiences and childhood...

Adverse experiences CPD trauma

News: Transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced

...Scott, Senior Policy Advisor, Inclusion Scotland added: “Inclusion Scotland wELComes the incredible level of cross-party support for the Transitions Bill. This legislation will provide support when it’s needed most to young...

Children's rights Disability equality transitions

News: First LGBT-inclusive education resources launched

...people who learn in our schools.” The new materials, published on 23 September,  has been wELComed with vocal support from teaching union NASWUT, the Equality and Human Rights Commission, COSLA and the National Parent Forum of Scotland,...

Education equality LGBT

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

...and Participation, said: “The discussions around education reform are long overdue. We wELCome the ongoing review of the Curriculum for Excellence and support calls to update and upgrade the national curriculum structure. “It is...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform

Comment: Childminding is suffering from an expansion programme that doesn't recognise its value

...26 Nov, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care Implementation of the Scottish Government’s extension to funded childcare hours is failing childminding and...

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News: Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget
budget child poverty Poverty Scottish Government

The Inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more supported at school. Now they need your help to make it happen

Girls and autism: a hidden minority?

...we must close the accountability gap May 12, 2020 New measures to support autistic pupils wELCome, but we must not lose momentum December 16, 2020 Project: Inclusion Ambassadors Report: Not included, not engaged, not involved  Children in...

ASL ASN Autism

Design is for everyone

...and ongoing partnership with social empowerment, Dundee-based organisation Front Lounge has wELComed a new cohort of seven young people from their Kindred Clothing project. The eight-week course, Totes Sewing, is an introduction to machine...

community creativity design Health Learning Wellbeing

First meeting of new Inclusion Ambassadors group

...Policy, Projects and Participation Officer, leads the group. He said: “We are delighted to wELCome on board all our new and continuing Inclusion Ambassadors for the next term. “We have some really exciting work on the horizon with our...


Refreshed Professional Standards for Scotland's teachers

...and how a good teacher acts in the classroom to put these values and skills into practice. “We wELCome the revised Standards published earlier this month by GTCS and look forward to seeing how they will be embedded in teaching practice across...

Education

Inclusion Ambassadors report recommends action to help children and young people with additional support needs feel supported and included in school

...Government Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, Shirley-Anne Somerville, said: “I wELCome the first annual report from the Young Ambassadors for Inclusion. We will continue to work together to take forward the measures set out in...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Minimum Income Guarantee: Immediate progress on poverty still required

...the report 2021-22 programme for government: our view The wellbeing fund is wELCome, but why no uplift for the Scottish Child Payment? Read our...

consultation minimum income guarantee Poverty

News: New postgraduate certificate on children and young people in conflict with the law

...to introduce this course at CYCJ. Youth practitioners and managers ave told us they would wELCome further training and support linked to their work with children and young people in conflict with the law. Scotland is at a crucial stage in...

CPD youth justice

Programme for Government fails to commit to increasing Scottish Child Payment

...most effective method to address the concerning increase in child poverty rates. "We of course wELCome the extension of the payment to cover children up to age 16 by the end of 2022, however we would urge the Scottish Government to act on its...

early learning and childcare Education Mental Health

Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

...to provide universal, free school breakfasts to all children in primary and special schools is wELCome. But to truly tackle child hunger and reduce the attainment gap, breakfast provision must be both evidence-based and hunger-focussed, argues...


Comment: 'Young carers must remain a priority and at the forefront of policy development’

...was included in the Scottish Government’s National Care Service consultation in 2021 and was wELComed by the majority of young carers we consulted with. It is vital that this right is introduced, and that young carers, do not become forgotten...

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How can we deliver places we can be proud of for our future generations?

...to improve Scotland’s wellbeing and reduce inequality. Wanted: a whole system approach While I wELCome the six qualities of a successful place and the detail on 20-minute neighbourhoods within the National Planning Framework, they do not give...


News: Pilot project launches to support childminder recruitment

...also provide much-needed opportunities for self-employment and business growth. This is a very wELCome win-win that will deliver real benefits to many communities in our region.” Jane Morrison-Ross, Chief Executive of South of Scotland...

childminders childminding early learning and childcare

News: 500 new BSL signs added to make tech sector more inclusive

...to be updated. So by its very nature, this BSL glossary will have to do the same. We therefore wELCome the continued input from technologists, deaf or otherwise, to ensure that we stay up to date with the terminology around skills and jobs in...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

Success Looks Different Award

...apply? Entry to the awards is open to all publicly funded schools, including secondary, primary, ELCs and special schools.   An entry form is available in multiple formats (see boxes, right). How much does it cost?  Nothing! Entry to the award...

additional support needs ASL inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Press release: New award for schools celebrating pupils with additional needs

...award is open to all publicly funded schools in Scotland, including primary, secondary, ELCs and special schools. Schools can self-nominate by completing a short entry form available at...

Additional support inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Comment: Best place to grow up? Not for Scotland's LGBTI young people

...has widened to broader LGBTI and equalities issues. This will undoubtedly impact how safe and wELCome LGBTI young people feel. Following a similar pattern across the past 15 years, pre-2017 respondents thought transphobia had been reducing....

equality

Reflecting on children’s rights in Scotland and Europe

...The Eurochild President Marie-Louise Colerio Preca attended online and sent the new members a wELCome letter and small Maltese gift. The outgoing ECC members offered advice to the new members. They shared it is important to 'to learn, to be...


Member directory: full

...| cattanach.org.uk Cedarbank School Secondary school | cedarbankschool.westlothian.org.uk CELCIS Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection | cELCis.org CFRDC Research group...


Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees

...promote acceptance, inclusion, and achieve meaningful change. Whilst all the recent changes are wELCome it is important to be mindful of issues relating to intersectionality and we need to ensure that progress benefits people from all sections of...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

Q&A with Corrie McLean: Autism and change

...We are two sisters and the idea is that when you work with us you become our third sister – wELCome to the family! I have a background in teaching but moved into working with children and young people with additional support needs. I felt as...

ASL ASN Autism

Member directory: A-F

...| cattanach.org.uk Cedarbank School Secondary school | cedarbankschool.westlothian.org.uk CELCIS Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection | cELCis.org CFRDC Research group...


News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers

...Policy Development Coordinator, Who Cares? Scotland; and Kate MacKinnon, Policy Associate, CELCIS. Pathway planning out of date Helen Harper of the Care Inspectorate said that the pathway planning process for care leavers was out of date (it...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

A passion for making change: the power of young people’s advisory groups

...about children’s rights or current affairs. In fact, the opposite was true. Instead, I was wELComed into a colourful room with comfy beanbags and fairy lights decorating the snack table which instantly made me feel at ease. The room was...


Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs 10 March 2022 Children in Scotland has wELComed the emphasis on children’s rights, the early years and meeting all learners’ needs in Professor Ken Muir’s education reform report,...

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Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board

...Dr Judith Turbyne, Chief Executive of Children in Scotland, said: “We are thrilled to be wELComing these six exceptionally talented people to the Board of Children in Scotland and our thanks go to our Convener, our continuing trustees and...

children and young people Children's rights inclusion

Member directory: G-M

...Aid Support for women and young people impacted by abuse | glasgowwomensaid.org.uk Glenburn ELC Centre Early learning and childcare | falkirk.gov.uk/places/schools-nurseries/nursery-schools/glenburn.aspx Glenview Cottage Nursery Early...


News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility legislation fully commenced

...ChIRPs, as implemented by the Act. Whilst raising the age of criminal responsibility has been wELComed across the children’s sector, some components of the Act have been criticised by the Bruce Adamson, Children and Young People’s...

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Children in Scotland wELComes "historic" LGBTI inclusive education announcement

... Children in Scotland wELComes "historic" LGBTI inclusive education announcement National charity Children in Scotland has wELComed the announcement made by Deputy First Minister and Education Secretary John Swinney in the Scottish...

Education equality LGBT

Steps to reduce poverty-related attainment gap wELCome, but concern over measurement of change

... Steps to reduce poverty-related attainment gap wELCome, but concern over measurement of change We have responded to the Scottish Government consultation on the measurement framework of the National Improvement Framework, voicing support for...


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

Inclusion Ambassadors wELCome school return but say the still don't feel heard

... Inclusion Ambassadors wELCome school return but say they still don't feel heard 23 Sep 2021 The Inclusion Ambassadors have shared their experiences of returning to school highlighting the positives of face-to-face interactions but warning...

additional support needs ASL ASN Education inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

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

...Focus on quality in childcare wELCome, but "smarter thinking" required on school start age Following the announcement today by Minister for Childcare and Early Years Mark McDonald on the expansion of free early learning and childcare, Children in...

Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

25 Calls response: Classrooms must be positive, open, safe environments where children feel wELCome and bullying can no longer thrive

... Classrooms must be positive, open, safe environments where children feel wELCome and bullying can no longer thrive 7 Feb 2019 Jordan Allison, Campaign Manager at Show Racism the Red Card Scotland responds to Call 16 of our 25...


Child Poverty Delivery Plan wELCome, but Scottish Government must be 'more proactive'

... Child Poverty Delivery Plan wELCome, but Scottish Government must be 'more proactive' Responding to yesterday’s (29 March 2018) publication of Scotland’s first Child Poverty Delivery Plan, Amy Woodhouse, Children in Scotland’s Head of...


Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund wELComed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

... Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund wELComed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level 8 September 2021 Children in Scotland has responded to yesterday’s publication of the Programme for...

childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

New mainstreaming guidance wELCome – but gap between policy and young people’s lived experience must be resolved

... New mainstreaming guidance wELCome – but gap between policy and young people’s lived experience must be resolved Children in Scotland wELComes the publication of new guidance on the presumption of mainstreaming, and research on...


ASL review action plan wELCome, but actions speak louder than words

...ASL Review action plan wELCome, but actions speak louder than words 21 October 2020 Children in Scotland has wELComed publication of the Scottish Government’s ASL Review Action Plan but warned action is now required to make a tangible...

Additional support Angela Morgan ASL ASL review ASN

New measures to support autistic pupils wELCome, but we must not lose momentum

... New measures to support autistic pupils wELCome, but we mustn't lose momentum 16 Dec 2020 Children in Scotland, along with Scottish Autism and the National Autistic Society Scotland, has wELComed the recent announcement by Deputy First...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

UNCRC incorporation 'to the max' is right and wELCome

... UNCRC incorporation 'to the max' is right and wELCome 22 Nov 2019 We have responded to the Scottish Government’s announcement on Wednesday that ministers are committed to a ‘maximalist’ approach to incorporation of the United Nations...


Young people explore employment through the ages in new exhibition

...Creating accessible spaces Group members Bronwyn and Isaac explain how museums could be more wELComing Click here to read the blog Blog: Unlocking opportunities Group member Jodie discusses youth employment in the heritage...

heritage living museums Participation

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

...and Participation, said: “The discussions around education reform are long overdue. We wELCome the ongoing review of the Curriculum for Excellence and support calls to update and upgrade the national curriculum structure. “It is...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform

The Inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more supported at school. Now they need your help to make it happen

Design is for everyone

...and ongoing partnership with social empowerment, Dundee-based organisation Front Lounge has wELComed a new cohort of seven young people from their Kindred Clothing project. The eight-week course, Totes Sewing, is an introduction to machine...

community creativity design Health Learning Wellbeing

First meeting of new Inclusion Ambassadors group

...Policy, Projects and Participation Officer, leads the group. He said: “We are delighted to wELCome on board all our new and continuing Inclusion Ambassadors for the next term. “We have some really exciting work on the horizon with our...


Inclusion Ambassadors report recommends action to help children and young people with additional support needs feel supported and included in school

...Government Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, Shirley-Anne Somerville, said: “I wELCome the first annual report from the Young Ambassadors for Inclusion. We will continue to work together to take forward the measures set out in...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Minimum Income Guarantee: Immediate progress on poverty still required

...the report 2021-22 programme for government: our view The wellbeing fund is wELCome, but why no uplift for the Scottish Child Payment? Read our...

consultation minimum income guarantee Poverty

Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

...to provide universal, free school breakfasts to all children in primary and special schools is wELCome. But to truly tackle child hunger and reduce the attainment gap, breakfast provision must be both evidence-based and hunger-focussed, argues...


How can we deliver places we can be proud of for our future generations?

...to improve Scotland’s wellbeing and reduce inequality. Wanted: a whole system approach While I wELCome the six qualities of a successful place and the detail on 20-minute neighbourhoods within the National Planning Framework, they do not give...


Press release: New award for schools celebrating pupils with additional needs

...award is open to all publicly funded schools in Scotland, including primary, secondary, ELCs and special schools. Schools can self-nominate by completing a short entry form available at...

Additional support inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Reflecting on children’s rights in Scotland and Europe

...The Eurochild President Marie-Louise Colerio Preca attended online and sent the new members a wELCome letter and small Maltese gift. The outgoing ECC members offered advice to the new members. They shared it is important to 'to learn, to be...


A passion for making change: the power of young people’s advisory groups

...about children’s rights or current affairs. In fact, the opposite was true. Instead, I was wELComed into a colourful room with comfy beanbags and fairy lights decorating the snack table which instantly made me feel at ease. The room was...


Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs 10 March 2022 Children in Scotland has wELComed the emphasis on children’s rights, the early years and meeting all learners’ needs in Professor Ken Muir’s education reform report,...

additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors learners report

Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board

...Dr Judith Turbyne, Chief Executive of Children in Scotland, said: “We are thrilled to be wELComing these six exceptionally talented people to the Board of Children in Scotland and our thanks go to our Convener, our continuing trustees and...

children and young people Children's rights inclusion


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The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund

... Our work Services & Funds Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund The sixth round of the Scottish Government's Early Learning & Childcare Inclusion Fund closed on 29 October 2021. Please check this site for details of the next...



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News: Scouts wELCome new section for four and five-year olds
post

... Magazine / News: Scouts wELCome new programme for early years children Posted 9 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning Scouts Scotland has introduced a new branch to the...

Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

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

...largest teaching union, said: “Clearly, there are significant elements within the plan to be wELComed – not least the commitment to increasing teaching numbers. “Overall, however, the plan largely restates existing workstreams and fails to...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing

News: World-renowned trauma specialist to lead Children in Scotland webinar
post

...an online conference in September 2020 with Dr Bruce Perry, and it’s with great pride that we wELCome him back to contribute his unique and inspiring perspective based on decades of research into adverse childhood experiences and childhood...

Adverse experiences CPD trauma

News: Transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced
post

...Scott, Senior Policy Advisor, Inclusion Scotland added: “Inclusion Scotland wELComes the incredible level of cross-party support for the Transitions Bill. This legislation will provide support when it’s needed most to young...

Children's rights Disability equality transitions

News: First LGBT-inclusive education resources launched
post

...people who learn in our schools.” The new materials, published on 23 September,  has been wELComed with vocal support from teaching union NASWUT, the Equality and Human Rights Commission, COSLA and the National Parent Forum of Scotland,...

Education equality LGBT

Comment: Childminding is suffering from an expansion programme that doesn't recognise its value
post

...26 Nov, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care Implementation of the Scottish Government’s extension to funded childcare hours is failing childminding and...

childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care

News: Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget
postbudget child poverty Poverty Scottish Government

Girls and autism: a hidden minority?
post

...we must close the accountability gap May 12, 2020 New measures to support autistic pupils wELCome, but we must not lose momentum December 16, 2020 Project: Inclusion Ambassadors Report: Not included, not engaged, not involved  Children in...

ASL ASN Autism

Refreshed Professional Standards for Scotland's teachers
post

...and how a good teacher acts in the classroom to put these values and skills into practice. “We wELCome the revised Standards published earlier this month by GTCS and look forward to seeing how they will be embedded in teaching practice across...

Education

News: New postgraduate certificate on children and young people in conflict with the law
post

...to introduce this course at CYCJ. Youth practitioners and managers ave told us they would wELCome further training and support linked to their work with children and young people in conflict with the law. Scotland is at a crucial stage in...

CPD youth justice

Programme for Government fails to commit to increasing Scottish Child Payment
post

...most effective method to address the concerning increase in child poverty rates. "We of course wELCome the extension of the payment to cover children up to age 16 by the end of 2022, however we would urge the Scottish Government to act on its...

early learning and childcare Education Mental Health

Comment: 'Young carers must remain a priority and at the forefront of policy development’
post

...was included in the Scottish Government’s National Care Service consultation in 2021 and was wELComed by the majority of young carers we consulted with. It is vital that this right is introduced, and that young carers, do not become forgotten...

health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

News: Pilot project launches to support childminder recruitment
post

...also provide much-needed opportunities for self-employment and business growth. This is a very wELCome win-win that will deliver real benefits to many communities in our region.” Jane Morrison-Ross, Chief Executive of South of Scotland...

childminders childminding early learning and childcare

News: 500 new BSL signs added to make tech sector more inclusive
post

...to be updated. So by its very nature, this BSL glossary will have to do the same. We therefore wELCome the continued input from technologists, deaf or otherwise, to ensure that we stay up to date with the terminology around skills and jobs in...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

Success Looks Different Award
post

...apply? Entry to the awards is open to all publicly funded schools, including secondary, primary, ELCs and special schools.   An entry form is available in multiple formats (see boxes, right). How much does it cost?  Nothing! Entry to the award...

additional support needs ASL inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Comment: Best place to grow up? Not for Scotland's LGBTI young people
post

...has widened to broader LGBTI and equalities issues. This will undoubtedly impact how safe and wELCome LGBTI young people feel. Following a similar pattern across the past 15 years, pre-2017 respondents thought transphobia had been reducing....

equality

Member directory: full
post

...| cattanach.org.uk Cedarbank School Secondary school | cedarbankschool.westlothian.org.uk CELCIS Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection | cELCis.org CFRDC Research group...


Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees
post

...promote acceptance, inclusion, and achieve meaningful change. Whilst all the recent changes are wELCome it is important to be mindful of issues relating to intersectionality and we need to ensure that progress benefits people from all sections of...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

Q&A with Corrie McLean: Autism and change
post

...We are two sisters and the idea is that when you work with us you become our third sister – wELCome to the family! I have a background in teaching but moved into working with children and young people with additional support needs. I felt as...

ASL ASN Autism

Member directory: A-F
post

...| cattanach.org.uk Cedarbank School Secondary school | cedarbankschool.westlothian.org.uk CELCIS Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection | cELCis.org CFRDC Research group...


News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
post

...Policy Development Coordinator, Who Cares? Scotland; and Kate MacKinnon, Policy Associate, CELCIS. Pathway planning out of date Helen Harper of the Care Inspectorate said that the pathway planning process for care leavers was out of date (it...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

Member directory: G-M
post

...Aid Support for women and young people impacted by abuse | glasgowwomensaid.org.uk Glenburn ELC Centre Early learning and childcare | falkirk.gov.uk/places/schools-nurseries/nursery-schools/glenburn.aspx Glenview Cottage Nursery Early...


News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility legislation fully commenced
post

...ChIRPs, as implemented by the Act. Whilst raising the age of criminal responsibility has been wELComed across the children’s sector, some components of the Act have been criticised by the Bruce Adamson, Children and Young People’s...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice