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Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and Families

... Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing focus on reducing inequalities for children and Families 1 April 2020 In response to the Scottish Government’s decision to remove the legal obligation for councils to deliver additional hours...

childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

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

... 25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many Families. We can’t go back to it 9 October 2020 In a special blog for Challenge Poverty Week, Clare Simpson revisits her 25 Calls contribution, arguing that UNCRC...

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

New fund will strengthen access to out of school childcare for low-income Families

... New fund will strengthen access to out of school and holiday childcare for low-income Families 6 July 2020 A new fund launched today aims to make childcare more accessible and affordable, particularly for low income Families. The Access to...

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

... Food, Families, Futures project 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,...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock

Summer days, but changed services for Families

... Summer days, but changed services for Families 11 Aug 2020 Sarah De Rees from the Orkney Islands’ Home-Start team updates on the impact of Phase 3 and the continuing resilience of Families in the face of the pandemic The hot, bright sun is...

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

Holiday Hunger report 'a wake-up call that flags local solutions'

...in Scotland submitted evidence to the report based on its own research and findings from its Food, Families, Futures project which was piloted last summer. Our key points, included in today's report, contextualised holiday hunger in the wider...

Families Food Jackie Brock News Poverty Scottish Government Westminster

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

...warning that the implementation of the cap will increase child poverty and cause vulnerable Families to be more reliant on government welfare and services, both now and in the future. Our response highlights concerns about the implication...

Benefits Families News Poverty Welfare Westminster

Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation
Children Early years Families Health Mental Health Scottish Government Wellbeing

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

...look for evidence to see that this principle is being borne out in the experiences of children, Families, and providers. The Scottish Government’s pledge of £2million towards improving access to nursery education for children with...

Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

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

...are protected and their voices heard – and that the implications of Brexit for our children and Families is at the top of the political agenda. Related to this is the issue of how young people can be enfranchised so that their voices always...

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

...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 & More programme, Food, Families,...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock Scottish Schools

CHANGE: Childcare and Nurture, Glasgow East (2016-2020)

...Community Fund. It was informed by community engagement and relationship-building with children, Families, professionals and organisations across Calton and Bridgeton, Parkhead and Dalmarnock and the Tollcross and West Shettleston...

Early years Families Parents Scottish Schools Welfare

Family voices ‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays

...hubs” during the summer holidays, drawing on Children in Scotland’s learning from our Food, Families, Futures partnership project. This is an edited extract from her letter: The Scottish Conservatives’ proposal to keep schools open as...

Education Families Food Jackie Brock News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster

Organisations from Shetland to Shettleston announced as successful applicants to Access to Childcare Fund

...childcare round about the school day and during the holidays is often prohibitive for low income Families and can limit opportunities for parents to work, train and learn. The Fund aims to make childcare more accessible and affordable,...

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

...Scotland, with far-reaching and often devastating impacts. “Concerted effort is required within Families, schools, communities and at societal level to substantially strengthen the support mechanisms that are already available to children and...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing


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Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and Families

... Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing focus on reducing inequalities for children and Families 1 April 2020 In response to the Scottish Government’s decision to remove the legal obligation for councils to deliver additional hours...

childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

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

... 25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many Families. We can’t go back to it 9 October 2020 In a special blog for Challenge Poverty Week, Clare Simpson revisits her 25 Calls contribution, arguing that UNCRC...

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

New fund will strengthen access to out of school childcare for low-income Families

... New fund will strengthen access to out of school and holiday childcare for low-income Families 6 July 2020 A new fund launched today aims to make childcare more accessible and affordable, particularly for low income Families. The Access to...

childcare Families family support holidays Inequality out of school care Poverty

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

... Food, Families, Futures project 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,...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock

Summer days, but changed services for Families

... Summer days, but changed services for Families 11 Aug 2020 Sarah De Rees from the Orkney Islands’ Home-Start team updates on the impact of Phase 3 and the continuing resilience of Families in the face of the pandemic The hot, bright sun is...

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

Holiday Hunger report 'a wake-up call that flags local solutions'

...in Scotland submitted evidence to the report based on its own research and findings from its Food, Families, Futures project which was piloted last summer. Our key points, included in today's report, contextualised holiday hunger in the wider...

Families Food Jackie Brock News Poverty Scottish Government Westminster

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

...warning that the implementation of the cap will increase child poverty and cause vulnerable Families to be more reliant on government welfare and services, both now and in the future. Our response highlights concerns about the implication...

Benefits Families News Poverty Welfare Westminster

Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation
Children Early years Families Health Mental Health Scottish Government Wellbeing

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

...look for evidence to see that this principle is being borne out in the experiences of children, Families, and providers. The Scottish Government’s pledge of £2million towards improving access to nursery education for children with...

Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

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

...are protected and their voices heard – and that the implications of Brexit for our children and Families is at the top of the political agenda. Related to this is the issue of how young people can be enfranchised so that their voices always...

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

...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 & More programme, Food, Families,...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock Scottish Schools

Family voices ‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays

...hubs” during the summer holidays, drawing on Children in Scotland’s learning from our Food, Families, Futures partnership project. This is an edited extract from her letter: The Scottish Conservatives’ proposal to keep schools open as...

Education Families Food Jackie Brock News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster

Organisations from Shetland to Shettleston announced as successful applicants to Access to Childcare Fund

...childcare round about the school day and during the holidays is often prohibitive for low income Families and can limit opportunities for parents to work, train and learn. The Fund aims to make childcare more accessible and affordable,...

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

...Scotland, with far-reaching and often devastating impacts. “Concerted effort is required within Families, schools, communities and at societal level to substantially strengthen the support mechanisms that are already available to children and...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing


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