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The consequences of Inequality and our chance to choose a different path

... The consequences of Inequality and our chance to choose a different path 18 November 2020 Launching our Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament, Jackie Brock explains why, in the wake of the pandemic, we must turn towards a wellbeing...


Influencing change: young people tackling Inequality head on

... Influencing change: young people tackling Inequality head on 17 December 2020 Reflecting on the success of a young people’s peer research project, Chris Ross argues that it’s vital we continue to make spaces for children to share their...


Free sanitary products ‘a small but significant step to tackling gender Inequality

... Free sanitary products ‘a small but significant step to tackling gender Inequality’ 8 Dec 2017 We have signaled our full support for Monica Lennon MSP’s proposals to provide sanitary products free of charge in locations such as schools,...

Health Inequalities Poverty

Young people’s worsening mental health and bullying in schools ‘direct consequence of UK’s Inequality’, Children in Scotland conference to hear

...people’s worsening mental health and bullying in schools ‘direct consequence of UK’s Inequality’, Children in Scotland conference to hear 7 Nov 2018 Embargoed: 00:01 hours, Wednesday 7 November 2018 School bullying and mental...


UNCRC incorporation 'to the max' is right and welcome

...everyday protection of children’s human rights, it is potentially transformative – poverty and Inequality being one crucial area where progressing rights could lead to strengthened social justice. “As Action for Children recently argued...


25 Calls response: The Power of Identity and Belonging

...and political ideology. We experience these as combinations of privilege and entitlement and Inequality and discrimination. These contexts show that, by existing, our children and young people are part of that political world too. Of course,...


25 Calls response: We must invest in our urban green spaces if our young people are to live fun, healthy lives – and Scotland’s canals have a key role to play

...in addressing climate change, sustainable transport, pollution, and raising income in areas where Inequality remains high. Our 250 year old canals have seen industrial revolutions and are primed to continue to contribute to a ‘healthier...


2019-20 Programme for Government: our verdict

...for free bus travel for all children and young people.” Education: questions over approach to Inequality, ASN investment ‘vital’ “The attainment challenge will continue with investment confirmed until 2022. Children in Scotland is yet...


"It's social engineering and it's morally wrong"

...social engineering and it's morally wrong" Bill Scott, Chair of Scotland’s Poverty and Inequality Commission, shares his perspective on the two-child benefit limit, what the new government’s must be – and his hopes for a more just...


25 Calls response: Starting today: a new vision for how social security can help solve child poverty

...society is one where everyone is happier and healthier and communities flourish.[4] Poverty and Inequality can be solved. Yet millions of people across the UK struggle to feed and clothe themselves and their families properly, to pay their bills...


25 Calls response: Do I support 16 and 17 year olds having the right to vote? Yes, but ...

...voting for a party that has a detrimental impact on them. Without teaching, we would be breeding Inequality among this upcoming generation, with those from privileged backgrounds more likely to make a decision which would impact them in a...


A bold new world

...a range of issues affecting children and young people including children’s rights, poverty and Inequality and housing and food insecurity.  The climate crisis has, at times, felt outside our sphere of knowledge and expertise. But new...


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

...of all, there is learning for all of us about how any kind of project that seeks to address Inequality or social justice at community level must be done with families not to them. “I’d like to thank all our partners who’ve supported...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...final report was published in February 2020 Click to read our response "Inequality challenge is still top priority" In April we responded to news that the childcare expansion was being put on hold Click to...


From Drumchapel macaroni to white bread myths: what I’ve learned from four years of Food, Families, Futures

...Futures 9 June 2020 Elaine Kerridge on how our food project has deepened her understanding of Inequality – and the impact the clubs have had on health, relationships and sense of community I have been involved in our award-winning Food,...

community family Food food insecurity Inequality Poverty

Children’s wellbeing and the Scottish budget (2020-2021)
budget community democracy economy Education equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

Inclusion Ambassadors (2016 - Present)

...and learning environments Download the Statement Report: Challenging Inequality and leading change The first annual report from the Inclusion Ambassadors. Published August 2021 View and...


Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched

...keen to get a fresh perspective from young people on the impact of place on health, wellbeing and Inequality. Lorna Bellany of Pennypit Community Development Trust, based at Prestonpans, said: “It’s so unique that this report is led by young...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it
25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

25 Calls interview with Professor Richard Wilkinson part 6: “If we go on without a fundamental transformation, we won’t save ourselves from the awful consequences of climate change”

...egalitarian countries, though the tendency has been for most countries to move towards greater Inequality. But Inequality in the UK increased dramatically in the 1980s, a huge step-change, we went up a mountain of Inequality. And we’ve stayed...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

"We're not doing well enough on child mental health," First Minister tells young people from across Scotland
Brexit bullying Children's rights Education equality food poverty Inequality Mental Health Participation Poverty

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 5: “There is a feeling that we are here to serve the economy rather than for the economy to serve us. We have to turn the tables”

...In part five of our interview, he discusses how work as wage labour affects us emotionally, and Inequality’s impact on trust in social relationships  Children in Scotland: What do you think about the rise of automation in how it may affect...

equality Health Inequality Policy

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 4: “When a child moves to secondary school, there is a drastic upping of stakes in social comparison”

...he discusses how intersecting identities of gender, race and more are affected by increased Inequality, and why family environment shapes our perceptions of the world Children in Scotland: What do you think about intersectionality and...

bullying equality Inequality parenting Parents School

‘Societal issues that undermine young people’s chances compromise gains from early years support’

...support’ Naomi Eisenstadt, the Scottish Government’s Independent Advisor on Poverty and Inequality, published her second report yesterday (3 July). The report makes 18 recommendations focusing on the later years of childhood and the...

Children's rights Inequality Poverty Scottish Government

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 3: “There is so much more bullying in schools in more unequal societies. But why?”

...and its 2018 follow-up The Inner Level. In part three of our interview, he discusses the effect Inequality has on cultures of bullying, and the importance of positive social relationships for bolstering emotional and physical health Children in...

bullying Inequality schools

Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and families
childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

Why our Manifesto for 2021-26 must be based on renewal, not recovery
equality Health Inequality Manifesto members membership parliament Poverty rights Wellbeing

Organisations from Shetland to Shettleston announced as successful applicants to Access to Childcare Fund
access to childcare access to childcare fund childcare childcare provision Families fund Inequality low income out of school care Parents Poverty

Navigating post-virus renewal - five steps into the future

...to these proposals, which must have a long-term legacy in tackling the causes of child poverty and Inequality. 4. Collaboration and support We have a unique role in bringing together experts to support and develop the children’s sector workforce,...


From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools
anti-racism black lives matter diversity Education equality Inequality protest racism

New fund will strengthen access to out of school childcare for low-income families
childcare Families family support holidays Inequality out of school care Poverty

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

2021-26 Manifesto launches with calls to put wellbeing at the heart of Scottish budget, include under-16s in Citizens’ Assemblies, target air pollution and introduce a ‘hobby premium’
budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

Hope in hard times
Magazine Manifesto

News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers

...they have been recording data since 2014 of their own members to drive an acknowledgement of “an Inequality in terms of the experience of health for looked after children, compared to the experience of health by Scotland’s wider population of...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

News: Report warns child poverty targets could be missed

...poverty targets will be missed Posted 25 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond child poverty Inequality Poverty The Poverty and Inequality Commission has warned child poverty targets will be missed unless the scale and scope of action is...

child poverty Inequality Poverty

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

...influencing the design of services and national policy to address the root causes of poverty and Inequality in Scotland. Having spent my career working in service delivery and service design based on the needs of  communities, I have a strong...


Good Food Nation Bill consultation: Supporting the principle of a right to food

...to visit the website Children in Scotland's Manifesto 2021-26 Rights, Inequality and Health and Wellbeing all feature as themes in our manifesto Click here for more Food, Families, Futures...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

...here to read Our strategic aims We're committed to challenging Inequality and championing participation Click here for more On diversity and the cycle of racism Our recent podcast...

diversity equality ethnic minorities ethnicity human rights inclusion Legislation pledge race rights statement

Progress on additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic

...their rights in relation to education Click to find out more Challenging Inequality and leading change The first report from the Inclusion Ambassadors Click to find out...

additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

News: Free bus travel arrives for under-22s in Scotland

...Greens, said:   "Today’s start line for free bus travel to under-22s shows how we can tackle Inequality, respond to the climate emergency and improve the lives of young people through decisive government action." Click here to learn more...

children and young people climate change sustainability travel

Q&A with James McEnaney: Mind the gap

...and the attainment gap Posted 1 February 2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education Inequality Poverty schools Ahead of his webinar for Children in Scotland, former teacher, journalist and author James McEnaney...

Education Inequality Poverty schools

News: More demanded from Holyrood to tackle cost of living crisis

...to tackle cost of living crisis Posted 17 June, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond child poverty Inequality Poverty Charities and trade unions are demanding the Scottish Government does more to address the cost of living and ease the burden...

child poverty Inequality Poverty

Q&A with Susie Heywood: Tackling gender stereotypes

...gender stereotypes Posted 28 June, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond equality gender Inequality public health Ahead of her webinar in July, Susie reflects on how gender and public health issues are intrinsically linked and...

equality gender Inequality public health

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

...can now see that the contribution of place in tackling Scotland’s biggest challenges around Inequality is centre stage. Its impact on habitual choices from the moment we step out of our front door accumulate to either increase or reduce...


Jane-Claire Judson

...and a Commissioner at the Scottish Human Rights Commission. She is experienced in tackling Inequality and lack of access to rights and passionate about addressing Scotland’s health challenges so that current and future generations can...

judson

Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds

...this pressure 35% cite digital inclusion as an issue 56% say they are seeing increasing levels of Inequality 49% of organisations report longer waiting times. Lack of access to local authority facilities, financial stresses being experienced by...

children and young people Children's rights Covid-19 equality inclusion

News: First anniversary for the Scottish Child Payment

...and our focus must be relentless and constant." More progress needed However, the Poverty and Inequality Commission argue that more needs to be done. A report published by the commission last month criticised progress so far, warning that...

child poverty Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

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

...to support the Inclusion Ambassadors Click to read the blog Challenging Inequality and leading change The first annual report from the Inclusion Ambassadors Click to download the report Take the...

additional support needs ASL ASN Education inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Minimum Income Guarantee: Immediate progress on poverty still required

... Children in Scotland Manifesto 2021-26 Poverty and Inequality is one of the ten themes in our manifesto for change Click to read Being Bold Read Dr Katherine Trebeck's...

consultation minimum income guarantee Poverty

Radical wellbeing-focused redesign of Scottish Government budget key to post-Covid renewal

...Trust. It makes a series of bold calls focused on redirecting finances to tackling root causes of Inequality and poverty as Scotland emerges from Covid. Key recommendations include: A post-Covid spending review, with all spend proposals assessed...

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Media enquiries

...including: Children’s rights Education Children’s health and wellbeing Inclusion Poverty and Inequality Early years and childcare. Many of our key policy positions are outlined in our 2021-26 Manifesto. Click here to access our Manifesto We...


“Health and wellbeing must be at the heart of the planning process”

...all.” The response highlights the requirement to tackle wider systemic issues such as poverty, Inequality and discrimination. It recognises the need for both meaningful resources and political will in order to deliver a truly wellbeing and...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

Children in Scotland CEO Jackie Brock to step down from role, charity announces

...to read more Our values and priorities We believe in challenging Inequality and strengthening child rights and participation Click to read more Our Board Our committed Board of Directors...

Board of Directors CEO chief executive Jackie Brock Joint Acting Chief Executives

2021-26 Manifesto

"Halving child poverty by 2024 should be the floor, not the ceiling, of our ambition"

...in Scotland 2021-26 Manifesto Our manifesto covers 10 themes, including Poverty and Inequality Read on PageSuite End Child Poverty coalition manifesto Find out more about the calls in the ECP...


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

...still heavily focussed on individual behaviour change and does recognise the impact of poverty and Inequality on health and wellbeing.” Digital: access and inclusion emphasis welcome “The broad focus on digital access and inclusion within the...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Judith Turbyne appointed as new Chief Executive of Children in Scotland

...and excited to be taking up this wonderful appointment. I am passionate about challenging Inequality and working for a more just society, and I will bring this passion to the role of Children in Scotland’s Chief Executive. “It is a key...

appointment Bronwen Cohen CEO chief executive equality Inequality Jackie Brock Judith Turbyne OSCR post role

Lizz Curley

...her career with the Teach First Leadership development programme, aiming to tackle educational Inequality in schools in England & Wales, her last teaching role was English Lead at a school in a low-secure psychiatric hospital for young...

curley

The right ASL information, at the right time

...the website News: Inclusion Ambassadors report calls for action 'Challenging Inequality and leading change', reviews the work of the Inclusion Ambassadors group Click here to read the news story News:...


Not losing the human element of being 'present' with people

...need with their education. Click here to visit the website 'Challenging Inequality and leading change' Media release: the first report charting the work and calls of the Inclusion Ambassadors is...

additional support for learning ASL mediation

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

...to ensure those with additional support needs feel supported at school. The report, Challenging Inequality and leading change, reviews the work of the Inclusion Ambassadors group from 2020-21. It highlights their activity over the last year,...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Judith Turbyne

...that time she worked in international development, with charities challenging global poverty and Inequality. She worked in Latin America and the Caribbean for many years, in local frontline organisations and with multinational funders, before...

turbyne

Issue 196 Children in Scotland Magazine

Issue 195 Children in Scotland Magazine


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The consequences of Inequality and our chance to choose a different path

... The consequences of Inequality and our chance to choose a different path 18 November 2020 Launching our Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament, Jackie Brock explains why, in the wake of the pandemic, we must turn towards a wellbeing...


Influencing change: young people tackling Inequality head on

... Influencing change: young people tackling Inequality head on 17 December 2020 Reflecting on the success of a young people’s peer research project, Chris Ross argues that it’s vital we continue to make spaces for children to share their...


Free sanitary products ‘a small but significant step to tackling gender Inequality

... Free sanitary products ‘a small but significant step to tackling gender Inequality’ 8 Dec 2017 We have signaled our full support for Monica Lennon MSP’s proposals to provide sanitary products free of charge in locations such as schools,...

Health Inequalities Poverty

Young people’s worsening mental health and bullying in schools ‘direct consequence of UK’s Inequality’, Children in Scotland conference to hear

...people’s worsening mental health and bullying in schools ‘direct consequence of UK’s Inequality’, Children in Scotland conference to hear 7 Nov 2018 Embargoed: 00:01 hours, Wednesday 7 November 2018 School bullying and mental...


UNCRC incorporation 'to the max' is right and welcome

...everyday protection of children’s human rights, it is potentially transformative – poverty and Inequality being one crucial area where progressing rights could lead to strengthened social justice. “As Action for Children recently argued...


25 Calls response: The Power of Identity and Belonging

...and political ideology. We experience these as combinations of privilege and entitlement and Inequality and discrimination. These contexts show that, by existing, our children and young people are part of that political world too. Of course,...


25 Calls response: We must invest in our urban green spaces if our young people are to live fun, healthy lives – and Scotland’s canals have a key role to play

...in addressing climate change, sustainable transport, pollution, and raising income in areas where Inequality remains high. Our 250 year old canals have seen industrial revolutions and are primed to continue to contribute to a ‘healthier...


2019-20 Programme for Government: our verdict

...for free bus travel for all children and young people.” Education: questions over approach to Inequality, ASN investment ‘vital’ “The attainment challenge will continue with investment confirmed until 2022. Children in Scotland is yet...


25 Calls response: Starting today: a new vision for how social security can help solve child poverty

...society is one where everyone is happier and healthier and communities flourish.[4] Poverty and Inequality can be solved. Yet millions of people across the UK struggle to feed and clothe themselves and their families properly, to pay their bills...


25 Calls response: Do I support 16 and 17 year olds having the right to vote? Yes, but ...

...voting for a party that has a detrimental impact on them. Without teaching, we would be breeding Inequality among this upcoming generation, with those from privileged backgrounds more likely to make a decision which would impact them in a...


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

...of all, there is learning for all of us about how any kind of project that seeks to address Inequality or social justice at community level must be done with families not to them. “I’d like to thank all our partners who’ve supported...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...final report was published in February 2020 Click to read our response "Inequality challenge is still top priority" In April we responded to news that the childcare expansion was being put on hold Click to...


From Drumchapel macaroni to white bread myths: what I’ve learned from four years of Food, Families, Futures

...Futures 9 June 2020 Elaine Kerridge on how our food project has deepened her understanding of Inequality – and the impact the clubs have had on health, relationships and sense of community I have been involved in our award-winning Food,...

community family Food food insecurity Inequality Poverty

Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched

...keen to get a fresh perspective from young people on the impact of place on health, wellbeing and Inequality. Lorna Bellany of Pennypit Community Development Trust, based at Prestonpans, said: “It’s so unique that this report is led by young...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it
25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

25 Calls interview with Professor Richard Wilkinson part 6: “If we go on without a fundamental transformation, we won’t save ourselves from the awful consequences of climate change”

...egalitarian countries, though the tendency has been for most countries to move towards greater Inequality. But Inequality in the UK increased dramatically in the 1980s, a huge step-change, we went up a mountain of Inequality. And we’ve stayed...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

"We're not doing well enough on child mental health," First Minister tells young people from across Scotland
Brexit bullying Children's rights Education equality food poverty Inequality Mental Health Participation Poverty

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 5: “There is a feeling that we are here to serve the economy rather than for the economy to serve us. We have to turn the tables”

...In part five of our interview, he discusses how work as wage labour affects us emotionally, and Inequality’s impact on trust in social relationships  Children in Scotland: What do you think about the rise of automation in how it may affect...

equality Health Inequality Policy

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 4: “When a child moves to secondary school, there is a drastic upping of stakes in social comparison”

...he discusses how intersecting identities of gender, race and more are affected by increased Inequality, and why family environment shapes our perceptions of the world Children in Scotland: What do you think about intersectionality and...

bullying equality Inequality parenting Parents School

‘Societal issues that undermine young people’s chances compromise gains from early years support’

...support’ Naomi Eisenstadt, the Scottish Government’s Independent Advisor on Poverty and Inequality, published her second report yesterday (3 July). The report makes 18 recommendations focusing on the later years of childhood and the...

Children's rights Inequality Poverty Scottish Government

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 3: “There is so much more bullying in schools in more unequal societies. But why?”

...and its 2018 follow-up The Inner Level. In part three of our interview, he discusses the effect Inequality has on cultures of bullying, and the importance of positive social relationships for bolstering emotional and physical health Children in...

bullying Inequality schools

Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and families
childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

Why our Manifesto for 2021-26 must be based on renewal, not recovery
equality Health Inequality Manifesto members membership parliament Poverty rights Wellbeing

Organisations from Shetland to Shettleston announced as successful applicants to Access to Childcare Fund
access to childcare access to childcare fund childcare childcare provision Families fund Inequality low income out of school care Parents Poverty

Navigating post-virus renewal - five steps into the future

...to these proposals, which must have a long-term legacy in tackling the causes of child poverty and Inequality. 4. Collaboration and support We have a unique role in bringing together experts to support and develop the children’s sector workforce,...


From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools
anti-racism black lives matter diversity Education equality Inequality protest racism

New fund will strengthen access to out of school childcare for low-income families
childcare Families family support holidays Inequality out of school care Poverty

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

2021-26 Manifesto launches with calls to put wellbeing at the heart of Scottish budget, include under-16s in Citizens’ Assemblies, target air pollution and introduce a ‘hobby premium’
budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

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

...influencing the design of services and national policy to address the root causes of poverty and Inequality in Scotland. Having spent my career working in service delivery and service design based on the needs of  communities, I have a strong...


Good Food Nation Bill consultation: Supporting the principle of a right to food

...to visit the website Children in Scotland's Manifesto 2021-26 Rights, Inequality and Health and Wellbeing all feature as themes in our manifesto Click here for more Food, Families, Futures...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

...here to read Our strategic aims We're committed to challenging Inequality and championing participation Click here for more On diversity and the cycle of racism Our recent podcast...

diversity equality ethnic minorities ethnicity human rights inclusion Legislation pledge race rights statement

Progress on additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic

...their rights in relation to education Click to find out more Challenging Inequality and leading change The first report from the Inclusion Ambassadors Click to find out...

additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

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

...can now see that the contribution of place in tackling Scotland’s biggest challenges around Inequality is centre stage. Its impact on habitual choices from the moment we step out of our front door accumulate to either increase or reduce...


Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds

...this pressure 35% cite digital inclusion as an issue 56% say they are seeing increasing levels of Inequality 49% of organisations report longer waiting times. Lack of access to local authority facilities, financial stresses being experienced by...

children and young people Children's rights Covid-19 equality inclusion

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

...to support the Inclusion Ambassadors Click to read the blog Challenging Inequality and leading change The first annual report from the Inclusion Ambassadors Click to download the report Take the...

additional support needs ASL ASN Education inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Minimum Income Guarantee: Immediate progress on poverty still required

... Children in Scotland Manifesto 2021-26 Poverty and Inequality is one of the ten themes in our manifesto for change Click to read Being Bold Read Dr Katherine Trebeck's...

consultation minimum income guarantee Poverty

Radical wellbeing-focused redesign of Scottish Government budget key to post-Covid renewal

...Trust. It makes a series of bold calls focused on redirecting finances to tackling root causes of Inequality and poverty as Scotland emerges from Covid. Key recommendations include: A post-Covid spending review, with all spend proposals assessed...

budget budget process carnegie cattanach coronavirus covid dr katherine trebeck outcomes Participation radical systems change transparency Wellbeing wellbeing budgeting wellbeing budgets

“Health and wellbeing must be at the heart of the planning process”

...all.” The response highlights the requirement to tackle wider systemic issues such as poverty, Inequality and discrimination. It recognises the need for both meaningful resources and political will in order to deliver a truly wellbeing and...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

Children in Scotland CEO Jackie Brock to step down from role, charity announces

...to read more Our values and priorities We believe in challenging Inequality and strengthening child rights and participation Click to read more Our Board Our committed Board of Directors...

Board of Directors CEO chief executive Jackie Brock Joint Acting Chief Executives

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

...still heavily focussed on individual behaviour change and does recognise the impact of poverty and Inequality on health and wellbeing.” Digital: access and inclusion emphasis welcome “The broad focus on digital access and inclusion within the...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Judith Turbyne appointed as new Chief Executive of Children in Scotland

...and excited to be taking up this wonderful appointment. I am passionate about challenging Inequality and working for a more just society, and I will bring this passion to the role of Children in Scotland’s Chief Executive. “It is a key...

appointment Bronwen Cohen CEO chief executive equality Inequality Jackie Brock Judith Turbyne OSCR post role

The right ASL information, at the right time

...the website News: Inclusion Ambassadors report calls for action 'Challenging Inequality and leading change', reviews the work of the Inclusion Ambassadors group Click here to read the news story News:...


Not losing the human element of being 'present' with people

...need with their education. Click here to visit the website 'Challenging Inequality and leading change' Media release: the first report charting the work and calls of the Inclusion Ambassadors is...

additional support for learning ASL mediation

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

...to ensure those with additional support needs feel supported at school. The report, Challenging Inequality and leading change, reviews the work of the Inclusion Ambassadors group from 2020-21. It highlights their activity over the last year,...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors


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Lizz Curley

...her career with the Teach First Leadership development programme, aiming to tackle educational Inequality in schools in England & Wales, her last teaching role was English Lead at a school in a low-secure psychiatric hospital for young...

curley

Judith Turbyne

...that time she worked in international development, with charities challenging global poverty and Inequality. She worked in Latin America and the Caribbean for many years, in local frontline organisations and with multinational funders, before...

turbyne


Media enquiries

...including: Children’s rights Education Children’s health and wellbeing Inclusion Poverty and Inequality Early years and childcare. Many of our key policy positions are outlined in our 2021-26 Manifesto. Click here to access our Manifesto We...



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"It's social engineering and it's morally wrong"
post

...social engineering and it's morally wrong" Bill Scott, Chair of Scotland’s Poverty and Inequality Commission, shares his perspective on the two-child benefit limit, what the new government’s must be – and his hopes for a more just...


A bold new world
post

...a range of issues affecting children and young people including children’s rights, poverty and Inequality and housing and food insecurity.  The climate crisis has, at times, felt outside our sphere of knowledge and expertise. But new...


Hope in hard times
postMagazine Manifesto

News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
post

...they have been recording data since 2014 of their own members to drive an acknowledgement of “an Inequality in terms of the experience of health for looked after children, compared to the experience of health by Scotland’s wider population of...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

News: Report warns child poverty targets could be missed
post

...poverty targets will be missed Posted 25 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond child poverty Inequality Poverty The Poverty and Inequality Commission has warned child poverty targets will be missed unless the scale and scope of action is...

child poverty Inequality Poverty

News: Free bus travel arrives for under-22s in Scotland
post

...Greens, said:   "Today’s start line for free bus travel to under-22s shows how we can tackle Inequality, respond to the climate emergency and improve the lives of young people through decisive government action." Click here to learn more...

children and young people climate change sustainability travel

Q&A with James McEnaney: Mind the gap
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...and the attainment gap Posted 1 February 2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education Inequality Poverty schools Ahead of his webinar for Children in Scotland, former teacher, journalist and author James McEnaney...

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News: More demanded from Holyrood to tackle cost of living crisis
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...to tackle cost of living crisis Posted 17 June, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond child poverty Inequality Poverty Charities and trade unions are demanding the Scottish Government does more to address the cost of living and ease the burden...

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Q&A with Susie Heywood: Tackling gender stereotypes
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...gender stereotypes Posted 28 June, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond equality gender Inequality public health Ahead of her webinar in July, Susie reflects on how gender and public health issues are intrinsically linked and...

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Jane-Claire Judson
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...and a Commissioner at the Scottish Human Rights Commission. She is experienced in tackling Inequality and lack of access to rights and passionate about addressing Scotland’s health challenges so that current and future generations can...

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News: First anniversary for the Scottish Child Payment
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...and our focus must be relentless and constant." More progress needed However, the Poverty and Inequality Commission argue that more needs to be done. A report published by the commission last month criticised progress so far, warning that...

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"Halving child poverty by 2024 should be the floor, not the ceiling, of our ambition"
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...in Scotland 2021-26 Manifesto Our manifesto covers 10 themes, including Poverty and Inequality Read on PageSuite End Child Poverty coalition manifesto Find out more about the calls in the ECP...