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Supporting the Third Sector Project (2014-present)

...is the Supporting the Third Sector Project? Previously known as the National Third Sector GIRFEC (NTSG) Project, the Supporting the Third Sector Project (STTS) supports Third Sector Interfaces and third sector partners to become more...


How can we best support implementation of the GIRFEC approach and National Practice Model?

... How can we best support implementation of the GIRFEC approach and National Practice Model? 17 Dec 2018 Children in Scotland Associate Bill Alexander on why we need to improve collaboration to improve outcomes for children. I’m...


Children in Scotland to manage National Third Sector GIRFEC project

... Children in Scotland to manage National Third Sector GIRFEC project 28 Feb 2018 Children in Scotland is due to take on management of the National Third Sector Getting it Right for Every Child Project. The project, a unique Public Social...


25 Calls response: Where is the ‘transformative change’ we need to prevent harm? Thirteen years on from GIRFEC, we’re still focused on crisis rather than prevention

... Where is the ‘transformative change’ we need to prevent harm? Thirteen years on from GIRFEC, we’re still focused on crisis rather than prevention 5 June 2019 Responding to Call 4 of our 25 Calls campaign, Mary Glasgow says that for all...


A daring venture: new training programme explores the dynamics of successful relationships

...an impact in their role in the children’s sector.    “With the principles of the UNCRC, GIRFEC and The Promise all emphasising the urgent need to develop collaborative, mutual relationships with children and families, this approach has...


Vision through our values

...people’s advisory group. We can take hope from commitments to combat child poverty and champion GIRFEC and incorporation of the UNCRC. There remains much to do to deliver good policy and practice for children and young people in Scotland. We are...


Laying the foundations for Scotland's Barnahus

...who have experienced abuse and violence. Currently we have strong interagency working under the GIRFEC model, which includes Joint Investigative Interviews by police and social work. How statutory agencies respond when allegations of harm are...


Flexible and creative: why the value of the Third Sector should never be underestimated

...and families in Scotland an equal chance to flourish. Click here to contact the STTS team at GIRFEC@childreninscotland.org.uk About the author Lyndsay Fraser Robertson is the Project Manager for Supporting the Third...


New project aims to empower the Third Sector

...to empower the Third Sector 2 June 2020 Building on the success of the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project, Children in Scotland continues its commitment to supporting third sector organisations to become equal partners in Children and...


The rights of children and families must be at the heart of housing policy

...Learning and Childcare expansion Policing 2026 strategy Mental Health Strategy 2017-2027 GIRFEC UNCRC Incorporation Click here to read the full consultation response Share this Housing...


Out now: New wellbeing resource for teachers and practitioners

Evidence Bank resource shares the voices and views of children and young people

...to supportive discussions with the Corra Foundation and funding from the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project, it is now an online resource that practitioners and researchers across Scotland and beyond can use. The site houses an ever-growing...


School isn't the be-all and end-all of a fair education

...and their partners have worked so hard to integrate Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) into everyday practice, to create a “team around the child” and use the language of care, support and learning. Could these new...


Consultation Response: GIRFEC – Assessment of Wellbeing (February 2022)

Consultation Response: GIRFEC Guidance Refresh – Stakeholder Consultation (December 2021)

...Children in Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the GIRFEC Guidance Refresh – Stakeholder...


Donna Martin

...people are able to claim their rights. She also has experience of leading Scottish Government’s GIRFEC team and is now the operations lead with CELCIS (Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and...

martin

eLearning Hub

...understanding and application of the Scottish Government's Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) policy How can I access the eLearning Hub?  Click here to register a new account and start signing up to courses Click here to access our...


Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers

...of date (it hasn’t been reviewed since 2003). “[The pathway planning ] isn’t linked to the GIRFEC approach that has proved to help staff work together across different services.” Helen Harper, Care Inspectorate Jackie Brock of The...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

Education Recovery plan is missed opportunity

...and next steps Related content Q&A with Liz Fitspatrick: A radical approach to GIRFEC data gathering powered by the voices of pupils  Sept 29, 2021 World's first LGBT-inclusive education resource launched Sept 24, 2021 New...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing

Q&A with Liz Fitzpatrick

... Magazine / Q&A with Liz Fitzpatrick: A radical approach to GIRFEC data gathering powered by the voices of pupils Posted 29 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond GIRFEC Wellbeing A new digital reporting system has...

GIRFEC Wellbeing

We need to foster a care system built on love

...the best place in the world to grow up, it has put in place the Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) policy. One of the core principles of the approach is the adoption of child-focused practices. This means ensuring the child or young person...

advocacy care experience Legislation

Making Children's Rights Real Across Scotland event summary

...ALLIANCE The ALLIANCE held a workshop on Realising Children’s Rights by learning through GIRFEC. Access the resources Fife Young Carers Fife Young Carers led a workshop exploring how to engage Young Carers at...


Suffering in silence

"We want Scotland to become the world's first child-friendly country"

...such as the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 and Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC), Scotland’s national approach to improving the wellbeing of children and young people, are crucial to achieving this. For Unicef our...

Magazine rights UNCRC Unicef

NTSG: upcoming training

...Centre) Share this National Third Sector GIRFEC Project Find out more more about the project and its aims Click...


STTS: resources

...Family Wellbeing Fund - Case study 3: Positive Planning: Dundee Click here for access GIRFEC - Refreshed Policy Statement Summary This document provides a high-level summary of the GIRFEC policy statement, including details of key...


NTSG: engagement with children and young people

...& young people on a diverse range of subjects Find out more National Third Sector GIRFEC Project Find out more more about the project and its aims Click here Share this ...


STTS: policies

...these aims focus on creating and maintaining a local environment that facilitates effective GIRFEC practice for individual children and young people. The Children's Services Plan describes how public bodies and their partners will work...


Call 4: To end abuse and neglect, live what we know: it’s everyone’s job to make sure children are alright

...associated social problems and child maltreatment. With Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) we have a framework that has the potential to deliver exactly the kind of holistic support that is needed. It is an optimistic...


Call 6: Rights, wellbeing and love of learning must be at the heart of education if Scotland is truly to be the 'best place to grow up'

...is fundamental to learning. Combined with delivering Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC), embedding wellbeing in all policies and practice linked to Scottish education must be prioritised. Children in Scotland’s direct work...


Issues papers

...on the learning and on wider themes which the project has engaged with, the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project has produced a number of papers on topics that are relevant to the children’s sector. These papers aim to inform third sector...


Children’s Services Promising Planning Examples

...services are ongoing. Jointly with Malcolm Sayers of Cambium Advocacy, the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project have produced the Promising Planning document to support and encourage the effective collaboration of the third sector and all...


Wellbeing Bingo Game

...be downloaded for free: Full Wellbeing Bingo Game Instructions Facilitators’ Guide Please e-mail GIRFEC@childreninscotland.org.uk if you would like to acquire hard copies.   Share this National...


An introduction to wellbeing

...to children and young people’s wellbeing. Download the card game here Please e-mail GIRFEC@childreninscotland.org.uk if you would like to acquire hard copies.   An introduction to wellbeing (leaflet) Download the...


News

...to empower the Third Sector Building on the success of the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project, Children in Scotland continues its commitment to supporting third sector organisations to become equal partners in Children and...



No results found.


How can we best support implementation of the GIRFEC approach and National Practice Model?

... How can we best support implementation of the GIRFEC approach and National Practice Model? 17 Dec 2018 Children in Scotland Associate Bill Alexander on why we need to improve collaboration to improve outcomes for children. I’m...


Children in Scotland to manage National Third Sector GIRFEC project

... Children in Scotland to manage National Third Sector GIRFEC project 28 Feb 2018 Children in Scotland is due to take on management of the National Third Sector Getting it Right for Every Child Project. The project, a unique Public Social...


25 Calls response: Where is the ‘transformative change’ we need to prevent harm? Thirteen years on from GIRFEC, we’re still focused on crisis rather than prevention

... Where is the ‘transformative change’ we need to prevent harm? Thirteen years on from GIRFEC, we’re still focused on crisis rather than prevention 5 June 2019 Responding to Call 4 of our 25 Calls campaign, Mary Glasgow says that for all...


A daring venture: new training programme explores the dynamics of successful relationships

...an impact in their role in the children’s sector.    “With the principles of the UNCRC, GIRFEC and The Promise all emphasising the urgent need to develop collaborative, mutual relationships with children and families, this approach has...


Vision through our values

...people’s advisory group. We can take hope from commitments to combat child poverty and champion GIRFEC and incorporation of the UNCRC. There remains much to do to deliver good policy and practice for children and young people in Scotland. We are...


Laying the foundations for Scotland's Barnahus

...who have experienced abuse and violence. Currently we have strong interagency working under the GIRFEC model, which includes Joint Investigative Interviews by police and social work. How statutory agencies respond when allegations of harm are...


Flexible and creative: why the value of the Third Sector should never be underestimated

...and families in Scotland an equal chance to flourish. Click here to contact the STTS team at GIRFEC@childreninscotland.org.uk About the author Lyndsay Fraser Robertson is the Project Manager for Supporting the Third...


New project aims to empower the Third Sector

...to empower the Third Sector 2 June 2020 Building on the success of the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project, Children in Scotland continues its commitment to supporting third sector organisations to become equal partners in Children and...


The rights of children and families must be at the heart of housing policy

...Learning and Childcare expansion Policing 2026 strategy Mental Health Strategy 2017-2027 GIRFEC UNCRC Incorporation Click here to read the full consultation response Share this Housing...


Out now: New wellbeing resource for teachers and practitioners

Evidence Bank resource shares the voices and views of children and young people

...to supportive discussions with the Corra Foundation and funding from the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project, it is now an online resource that practitioners and researchers across Scotland and beyond can use. The site houses an ever-growing...


School isn't the be-all and end-all of a fair education

...and their partners have worked so hard to integrate Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) into everyday practice, to create a “team around the child” and use the language of care, support and learning. Could these new...



No results found.


No results found.


No results found.


eLearning Hub

...understanding and application of the Scottish Government's Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) policy How can I access the eLearning Hub?  Click here to register a new account and start signing up to courses Click here to access our...


News

...to empower the Third Sector Building on the success of the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project, Children in Scotland continues its commitment to supporting third sector organisations to become equal partners in Children and...



No results found.


No results found.


Consultation Response: GIRFEC – Assessment of Wellbeing (February 2022)
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Consultation Response: GIRFEC Guidance Refresh – Stakeholder Consultation (December 2021)
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...Children in Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the GIRFEC Guidance Refresh – Stakeholder...


Donna Martin
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...people are able to claim their rights. She also has experience of leading Scottish Government’s GIRFEC team and is now the operations lead with CELCIS (Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and...

martin

Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
post

...of date (it hasn’t been reviewed since 2003). “[The pathway planning ] isn’t linked to the GIRFEC approach that has proved to help staff work together across different services.” Helen Harper, Care Inspectorate Jackie Brock of The...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

Education Recovery plan is missed opportunity
post

...and next steps Related content Q&A with Liz Fitspatrick: A radical approach to GIRFEC data gathering powered by the voices of pupils  Sept 29, 2021 World's first LGBT-inclusive education resource launched Sept 24, 2021 New...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing

Q&A with Liz Fitzpatrick
post

... Magazine / Q&A with Liz Fitzpatrick: A radical approach to GIRFEC data gathering powered by the voices of pupils Posted 29 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond GIRFEC Wellbeing A new digital reporting system has...

GIRFEC Wellbeing

We need to foster a care system built on love
post

...the best place in the world to grow up, it has put in place the Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) policy. One of the core principles of the approach is the adoption of child-focused practices. This means ensuring the child or young person...

advocacy care experience Legislation

Making Children's Rights Real Across Scotland event summary
post

...ALLIANCE The ALLIANCE held a workshop on Realising Children’s Rights by learning through GIRFEC. Access the resources Fife Young Carers Fife Young Carers led a workshop exploring how to engage Young Carers at...


Suffering in silence
post
"We want Scotland to become the world's first child-friendly country"
post

...such as the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 and Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC), Scotland’s national approach to improving the wellbeing of children and young people, are crucial to achieving this. For Unicef our...

Magazine rights UNCRC Unicef

NTSG: upcoming training
post

...Centre) Share this National Third Sector GIRFEC Project Find out more more about the project and its aims Click...


STTS: resources
post

...Family Wellbeing Fund - Case study 3: Positive Planning: Dundee Click here for access GIRFEC - Refreshed Policy Statement Summary This document provides a high-level summary of the GIRFEC policy statement, including details of key...


NTSG: engagement with children and young people
post

...& young people on a diverse range of subjects Find out more National Third Sector GIRFEC Project Find out more more about the project and its aims Click here Share this ...


STTS: policies
post

...these aims focus on creating and maintaining a local environment that facilitates effective GIRFEC practice for individual children and young people. The Children's Services Plan describes how public bodies and their partners will work...


Call 4: To end abuse and neglect, live what we know: it’s everyone’s job to make sure children are alright
post

...associated social problems and child maltreatment. With Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) we have a framework that has the potential to deliver exactly the kind of holistic support that is needed. It is an optimistic...


Call 6: Rights, wellbeing and love of learning must be at the heart of education if Scotland is truly to be the 'best place to grow up'
post

...is fundamental to learning. Combined with delivering Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC), embedding wellbeing in all policies and practice linked to Scottish education must be prioritised. Children in Scotland’s direct work...


Issues papers
post

...on the learning and on wider themes which the project has engaged with, the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project has produced a number of papers on topics that are relevant to the children’s sector. These papers aim to inform third sector...


Children’s Services Promising Planning Examples
post

...services are ongoing. Jointly with Malcolm Sayers of Cambium Advocacy, the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project have produced the Promising Planning document to support and encourage the effective collaboration of the third sector and all...


Wellbeing Bingo Game
post

...be downloaded for free: Full Wellbeing Bingo Game Instructions Facilitators’ Guide Please e-mail GIRFEC@childreninscotland.org.uk if you would like to acquire hard copies.   Share this National...


An introduction to wellbeing
post

...to children and young people’s wellbeing. Download the card game here Please e-mail GIRFEC@childreninscotland.org.uk if you would like to acquire hard copies.   An introduction to wellbeing (leaflet) Download the...