skip to main content
Accessibility
help

Search results for: "Legislation"


International Schools Meals Day update

...‘thunderclap years’ – reaching millions via social media campaigns (before data protection Legislation put a stop to it). Innovative and exciting ‘shared practice’ posts every year – 223 over the 12 years, with thousands of...


New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences

...support to a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour. With new “right to a break” Legislation in development, Shared Care Scotland (click here for more) say it has never been more important to put carers voices at the heart of...


A new First Minister for Scotland, and time to assess priorities

...must also make the most of the upcoming United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Legislation by applying a child-rights lens to all our policy decisions and budgeting, and ensuring there is policy coherence across the different...


Children in Scotland congratulates John Swinney on FM appointment

...their full potential, collaborative working is by essential. With the introduction of new UNCRC Legislation coming into effect this summer, we have a unique opportunity to improve outcomes for children and young people in Scotland and to ensure...


Pupil Support Staff Learning Programme 

...Manifesto for 2021-26 Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here to...


Children’s rights extended as new Legislation comes into force

... Children’s rights extended as new Legislation comes into force Children aged 12-15 have had their rights extended under new additional support for learning Legislation which comes into force today (Wed 10 Jan). Under the Education...

Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Children’s rights extended as new Legislation comes into force

... Children’s rights extended as new Legislation comes into force Children aged 12-15 have had their rights extended under new additional support for learning Legislation which comes into force today (Wednesday 10 January). Under the...

Additional support additional support needs Children's rights Legislation

Collaborate, network and learn: Our plans for Annual Conference 2024

...here for more Our 2021-2026 Manifesto Explore the key changes in policy and Legislation we believe the Scottish Government must make Click here to read Our 2023-28 Strategic Plan Explore the plan, 'A...


Nicola Killean joins expert line-up for Children in Scotland’s Annual Conference 2024

...here for more Our 2021-26 Manifesto Explore the changes in policy and Legislation we believe the Scottish Government must make Click here to read Media enquiries Our communications team...


Increasing access to hobbies for children and young people

...Manifesto Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here for more Annual Conference 2024 Join us on 29 & 30 May at...


Safer Internet Day 2024: Exploring children’s rights and AI

...from the outset of any new innovation." The rate at which AI is developing, and the changes to Legislation that will be required, mean it is hard to know exactly what “child-centred AI” will look like in the future. What is clear, however,...


Children in Scotland welcomes ban on single use vapes

...future solutions, using recommendations from groups like CoW to put practical, impactful Legislation in place. David Mackay, Children in Scotland’s Head of Policy, Projects and Participation, said: “We wholeheartedly support the...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is now part of Scottish Legislation, having received unanimous support in a Scottish Parliament vote on 7 December, and then achieving royal assent in early...


Looking to the future at the end of our 30th anniversary year

...(Scotland) Bill in the Scottish Parliament in 2021, and frustration at delays after this Legislation was challenged by the UK Government. After collective working with Together (the Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights), and its...


Plans, opportunities and offers: Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2024

...here to access Our 2021-2026 Manifesto Explore the key changes in policy and Legislation we believe the Scottish Government must make Click here to access Our 2023-28 Strategic Plan Explore the plan,...


'I give a unique perspective, which enhances the accessibility of the organisation and the services it provides'

...aims for the next five years; what work is still to be done in the realm of ASL and related Legislation? Enquire has a vision statement of, ‘all children in Scotland are supported, included, and listened to throughout their...

30th Anniversary

Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum Elections 2023: a member's reflections

...shape joint responses; and, at times, to influence Scottish Government thinking on future policy, Legislation, or funding. During the time you have been a member what have been some of the key areas you have worked on with the group? We have...


Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category

...in Scotland through our free membership has been invaluable. Our membership keeps us updated with Legislation, policy, and what's going on in and around Scotland to support children. The membership benefits we value are the Insight magazine, full...


Children in Scotland announces new Head of Policy, Projects and Participation

...powerful impact children and young people’s voices can have in driving change, creating better Legislation and policy, and improving practice. At a time when many children, young people and families are facing very real challenges, there are...


Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement

...2021-26 Manifesto Explore the key changes in policy and Legislation we believe the Scottish Government must make Click here to access Child wellbeing and the Scottish budget We...


Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls

...our economy. Our 2021-26 Manifesto Explore the key changes in policy and Legislation we believe the Scottish Government must make Click here to access Child wellbeing and the Scottish budget We...


The early years in focus: creating an event to support the sector

...Manifesto Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here to access Our services We offer we offer a range of services...


The scale of the challenge can feel overwhelming, so we need to celebrate the successes

...has changed since the report was launched, and looks at the work that is still needed. Policy and Legislation can be wonderfully well intentioned. As campaigners it is often our role to challenge the rhetoric of policy by exposing the reality....


Keeping Children in Scotland’s commitment to The Promise

...more Our Manifesto 2021-26 Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here to access Our Vision and Values Find out more about the values that...


Celebrating our successes at 30 

...included within the Standards in Scotland’s Schools Act 2000, paving the way for subsequent ASL Legislation. In addition to championing children and their families, Children in Scotland also focused on developing the workforce, bringing...


Launching a major new co-design project for pupil support staff

...Manifesto for 2021-26 Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here to...


Vision through our values

...Manifesto for 2021-26 Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here to...


New research reveals that almost half of young people of secondary school age are missing out on hobbies

...this   2021-2026 Manifesto Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here to access The call for a Hobby Premium Read our policy briefing: “Why...

health and wellbeing hobbies Mental Health School Scottish Government

‘Transfer of power’ vital in securing positive outcomes for care experienced young people, report finds

...steps to ensure appropriate housing stock is available across the country Consider how national Legislation, policy and guidance can support people to access secure tenancies as they leave care. Local decision-makers Ensure a diverse range of...

care care experienced home and belonging homelessness Participation rights

New resource highlights the importance of mediation in education settings

...experienced mediators, drawing upon a wide range of knowledge on additional support for learning Legislation and the Scottish education landscape. Commenting on the launch of the new resource, Resolve’s Manager Sandra Mitchell says: “Resolve...


Building transitions plans into Scots law

...a Cabinet Secretary or junior Minister special responsibility for overseeing implementation of the Legislation and the National Strategy Placing a duty on local authorities to introduce a transitions plan for each disabled child and young person to...


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

...how long we live our lives in good health. In response to these challenges, our policy and Legislation is changing.  Scotland’s fourth National Planning Framework confirms this. A recognition of the importance of place runs through the...


Our children and young people's advisory group responds to proposals for Human Rights Act reform

...March 2022 Parisa Shirazi summarises Changing our World's views on significant draft Legislation from the UK Government As soon as we read the UK Government’s proposed changes to the Human Rights Act, we knew that this was a...

advisory group changing our world human rights human rights act Participation rights young people

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

...the capacity of the third sector Keeping organisations informed about relevant policies and Legislation Providing opportunities for third sector and statutory partners to network Supporting local organisations and grassroots community groups...


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

...Bill, calling for the right to food to be incorporated into Scots law. The Bill proposes new Legislation covering ‘the interconnected mechanisms of how food is produced, harvested, processed, distributed, sold, marketed, consumed and...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan
Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

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

...and diversity issues at Children in Scotland. “In addition to what is currently required by Legislation, we are dedicated to going further by taking positive measures to promote equality, diversity and human rights. “I want to emphasise...

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

GRA reform is a fundamental equality and rights issue for trans young people. So why delay it?

...in favour of reform. “In the wake of this, last autumn the government pledged to bring forward Legislation on gender recognition in its next legislative programme. “Since then many organisations advocating for trans rights have done their...

equality GRA Legislation LGBT Policy rights young people

Taking steps towards a more inclusive education system
Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Brexit threat to legal rights of 1 in 10 children

...legal protections in custody disputes. Children’s rights are increasingly being embedded in EU Legislation. This ensures children’s human rights are protected, respected and fulfilled across EU member states in line with the EU Charter of...

Children's rights Legislation

Brexit threat to legal rights of 1 in 10 children

...protections in custody disputes. Children’s rights are increasingly being embedded in EU Legislation. This ensures children’s human rights are protected, respected and fulfilled across EU member states in line with the EU Charter of...

Children's rights Legislation

An opportunity to strengthen the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill
Legislation News Scottish Parliament

Review of Parental Involvement Act published

...Forum of Scotland, said: “This review has been an opportunity to research whether the 2006 Legislation fits with today’s landscape. Although a great deal has been achieved, there is more to be done. “I hope that this Review will allow...

Legislation News Parents Scottish Schools

Wanted: real participation for young people, not party politics

...people’s participation and the quality of Scotland’s continued work relating to policy and Legislation in this area.” “Barring 16 and 17 year olds from actively participating in elections that will directly impact their future simply...

Election Legislation News Participate Policy Voting age

“Passing Legislation is only one part of the story”

... "Passing Legislation is one part of the story" 4 Jun 2021 Amy Woodhouse argues that wellbeing must be at the heart of all decisions made by the new Scottish Parliament – and highlights why good Legislation must be accompanied by effective...

Magazine

Insight - Issue 4

...& Action Plan, while the contributors to our ‘Perspectives’ section share views on the Legislation we need to see now to improve the lives of children, young people and families in Scotland. In this issue: We interview Dr Khadija...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...learning services for the workforce Delivery of advocacy and advisory services relating to Legislation, policy and practice Contact information: Tel: 0141 221 4148 email address: info@earlyyearsscotland.org website:...


Our history

...and statutory organisations offered a powerful means of leading discourse and influencing relevant Legislation.   The organisation cut its teeth in bringing together members with politicians to inform and improve what became the Children...


Gifts in Wills

...learning needs, provided a learning programme to our network and membership, and shaped Scottish Legislation through our policy, projects and participation work. Through the core of all this work run the voices of children and young...


Foster Care Fortnight: foster carers' essential work

...family in the UK. Children can be fostered from birth, right up until their 18th birthday, and Legislation now exists to support young people to stay with their former foster carer up until the age of 21. Around two-fifths of children in care...

care care experienced people foster care the Promise

Social work interventions across Scotland

...in Scotland are being put in an impossible position by the Government and are bound by statutory Legislation that isn’t tailored to the needs of the local area. Instead, what is needed is more investment into early years, mental health...

care Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare

Engaging marginalised young men

...People's Forum. Click here to visit the Men Minds website Related content Domestic abuse Legislation is supporting victims better, but delays to justice still an issue Jan 10, 2023 Mindful countdown to Christmas launches today Dec 14,...

boys law LGBT Mental Health Participation research young people

Interim report on Scotland's domestic abuse law

... Magazine / Domestic abuse Legislation is supporting victims better, but delays to justice still an issue Posted 10 January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond Children's rights domestic abuse relationships women's rights Research has found...

Children's rights domestic abuse relationships women's rights

Investment in Gaelic education

...To that end, we will introduce a Scottish Languages Bill this parliamentary term." New Legislation In August, the Scottish Government opened a consultation on the new Gaelic and Scots and the Scottish Languages Bill. The Bill would...

Education funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government

Listening to young people with separated parents

...this training programme for parents to also support children and young people. Recent Scottish Legislation such as the Children (Scotland) Act 2020 and the move to incorporate the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child into Scots law putting...

children and young people family family support parenting separation

MSPs urged to withhold consent for Nationalities Bill

...advice on navigating youth justice system Jan 28, 2022 Minimum age of criminal responsibility Legislation fully commenced Dec 17, 2021 Comment Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility, we are still failing our children Dec 16,...

child rights human rights refugee UNCRC

Supporting young people in the Scottish justice system

...shows poor planning for care leavers Jan 19, 2022 Minimum age of criminal responsibility Legislation fully commenced  Dec 17, 2021 Comment Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility, we are still failing our children  Dec...

engagement Participation Support youth justice

Age of criminal responsibility increased

... Magazine / News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility Legislation fully commenced Posted 17 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's...

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

Transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced

...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 disabled people facing the difficult transition between school and adult life. That...

Children's rights Disability equality transitions

We need to foster a care system built on love

... Magazine / Comment: New Legislation for siblings in care must be supported in practice Posted on 25 August 2021 by Jennifer Drummond advocacy care experience Legislation Protecting and supporting the...

advocacy care experience Legislation


No results found.


International Schools Meals Day update

...‘thunderclap years’ – reaching millions via social media campaigns (before data protection Legislation put a stop to it). Innovative and exciting ‘shared practice’ posts every year – 223 over the 12 years, with thousands of...


New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences

...support to a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour. With new “right to a break” Legislation in development, Shared Care Scotland (click here for more) say it has never been more important to put carers voices at the heart of...


A new First Minister for Scotland, and time to assess priorities

...must also make the most of the upcoming United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Legislation by applying a child-rights lens to all our policy decisions and budgeting, and ensuring there is policy coherence across the different...


Children in Scotland congratulates John Swinney on FM appointment

...their full potential, collaborative working is by essential. With the introduction of new UNCRC Legislation coming into effect this summer, we have a unique opportunity to improve outcomes for children and young people in Scotland and to ensure...


Children’s rights extended as new Legislation comes into force

... Children’s rights extended as new Legislation comes into force Children aged 12-15 have had their rights extended under new additional support for learning Legislation which comes into force today (Wed 10 Jan). Under the Education...

Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Children’s rights extended as new Legislation comes into force

... Children’s rights extended as new Legislation comes into force Children aged 12-15 have had their rights extended under new additional support for learning Legislation which comes into force today (Wednesday 10 January). Under the...

Additional support additional support needs Children's rights Legislation

Collaborate, network and learn: Our plans for Annual Conference 2024

...here for more Our 2021-2026 Manifesto Explore the key changes in policy and Legislation we believe the Scottish Government must make Click here to read Our 2023-28 Strategic Plan Explore the plan, 'A...


Nicola Killean joins expert line-up for Children in Scotland’s Annual Conference 2024

...here for more Our 2021-26 Manifesto Explore the changes in policy and Legislation we believe the Scottish Government must make Click here to read Media enquiries Our communications team...


Increasing access to hobbies for children and young people

...Manifesto Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here for more Annual Conference 2024 Join us on 29 & 30 May at...


Safer Internet Day 2024: Exploring children’s rights and AI

...from the outset of any new innovation." The rate at which AI is developing, and the changes to Legislation that will be required, mean it is hard to know exactly what “child-centred AI” will look like in the future. What is clear, however,...


Children in Scotland welcomes ban on single use vapes

...future solutions, using recommendations from groups like CoW to put practical, impactful Legislation in place. David Mackay, Children in Scotland’s Head of Policy, Projects and Participation, said: “We wholeheartedly support the...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is now part of Scottish Legislation, having received unanimous support in a Scottish Parliament vote on 7 December, and then achieving royal assent in early...


Looking to the future at the end of our 30th anniversary year

...(Scotland) Bill in the Scottish Parliament in 2021, and frustration at delays after this Legislation was challenged by the UK Government. After collective working with Together (the Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights), and its...


Plans, opportunities and offers: Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2024

...here to access Our 2021-2026 Manifesto Explore the key changes in policy and Legislation we believe the Scottish Government must make Click here to access Our 2023-28 Strategic Plan Explore the plan,...


'I give a unique perspective, which enhances the accessibility of the organisation and the services it provides'

...aims for the next five years; what work is still to be done in the realm of ASL and related Legislation? Enquire has a vision statement of, ‘all children in Scotland are supported, included, and listened to throughout their...

30th Anniversary

Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum Elections 2023: a member's reflections

...shape joint responses; and, at times, to influence Scottish Government thinking on future policy, Legislation, or funding. During the time you have been a member what have been some of the key areas you have worked on with the group? We have...


Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category

...in Scotland through our free membership has been invaluable. Our membership keeps us updated with Legislation, policy, and what's going on in and around Scotland to support children. The membership benefits we value are the Insight magazine, full...


Children in Scotland announces new Head of Policy, Projects and Participation

...powerful impact children and young people’s voices can have in driving change, creating better Legislation and policy, and improving practice. At a time when many children, young people and families are facing very real challenges, there are...


Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement

...2021-26 Manifesto Explore the key changes in policy and Legislation we believe the Scottish Government must make Click here to access Child wellbeing and the Scottish budget We...


Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls

...our economy. Our 2021-26 Manifesto Explore the key changes in policy and Legislation we believe the Scottish Government must make Click here to access Child wellbeing and the Scottish budget We...


The early years in focus: creating an event to support the sector

...Manifesto Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here to access Our services We offer we offer a range of services...


The scale of the challenge can feel overwhelming, so we need to celebrate the successes

...has changed since the report was launched, and looks at the work that is still needed. Policy and Legislation can be wonderfully well intentioned. As campaigners it is often our role to challenge the rhetoric of policy by exposing the reality....


Keeping Children in Scotland’s commitment to The Promise

...more Our Manifesto 2021-26 Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here to access Our Vision and Values Find out more about the values that...


Celebrating our successes at 30 

...included within the Standards in Scotland’s Schools Act 2000, paving the way for subsequent ASL Legislation. In addition to championing children and their families, Children in Scotland also focused on developing the workforce, bringing...


Launching a major new co-design project for pupil support staff

...Manifesto for 2021-26 Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here to...


Vision through our values

...Manifesto for 2021-26 Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here to...


New research reveals that almost half of young people of secondary school age are missing out on hobbies

...this   2021-2026 Manifesto Our Manifesto outlines key suggested changes in policy and Legislation - it contains 10 themes and 33 calls Click here to access The call for a Hobby Premium Read our policy briefing: “Why...

health and wellbeing hobbies Mental Health School Scottish Government

‘Transfer of power’ vital in securing positive outcomes for care experienced young people, report finds

...steps to ensure appropriate housing stock is available across the country Consider how national Legislation, policy and guidance can support people to access secure tenancies as they leave care. Local decision-makers Ensure a diverse range of...

care care experienced home and belonging homelessness Participation rights

New resource highlights the importance of mediation in education settings

...experienced mediators, drawing upon a wide range of knowledge on additional support for learning Legislation and the Scottish education landscape. Commenting on the launch of the new resource, Resolve’s Manager Sandra Mitchell says: “Resolve...


Building transitions plans into Scots law

...a Cabinet Secretary or junior Minister special responsibility for overseeing implementation of the Legislation and the National Strategy Placing a duty on local authorities to introduce a transitions plan for each disabled child and young person to...


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

...how long we live our lives in good health. In response to these challenges, our policy and Legislation is changing.  Scotland’s fourth National Planning Framework confirms this. A recognition of the importance of place runs through the...


Our children and young people's advisory group responds to proposals for Human Rights Act reform

...March 2022 Parisa Shirazi summarises Changing our World's views on significant draft Legislation from the UK Government As soon as we read the UK Government’s proposed changes to the Human Rights Act, we knew that this was a...

advisory group changing our world human rights human rights act Participation rights young people

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

...the capacity of the third sector Keeping organisations informed about relevant policies and Legislation Providing opportunities for third sector and statutory partners to network Supporting local organisations and grassroots community groups...


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

...Bill, calling for the right to food to be incorporated into Scots law. The Bill proposes new Legislation covering ‘the interconnected mechanisms of how food is produced, harvested, processed, distributed, sold, marketed, consumed and...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan
Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

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

...and diversity issues at Children in Scotland. “In addition to what is currently required by Legislation, we are dedicated to going further by taking positive measures to promote equality, diversity and human rights. “I want to emphasise...

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

GRA reform is a fundamental equality and rights issue for trans young people. So why delay it?

...in favour of reform. “In the wake of this, last autumn the government pledged to bring forward Legislation on gender recognition in its next legislative programme. “Since then many organisations advocating for trans rights have done their...

equality GRA Legislation LGBT Policy rights young people

Taking steps towards a more inclusive education system
Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Brexit threat to legal rights of 1 in 10 children

...legal protections in custody disputes. Children’s rights are increasingly being embedded in EU Legislation. This ensures children’s human rights are protected, respected and fulfilled across EU member states in line with the EU Charter of...

Children's rights Legislation

Brexit threat to legal rights of 1 in 10 children

...protections in custody disputes. Children’s rights are increasingly being embedded in EU Legislation. This ensures children’s human rights are protected, respected and fulfilled across EU member states in line with the EU Charter of...

Children's rights Legislation

An opportunity to strengthen the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill
Legislation News Scottish Parliament

Review of Parental Involvement Act published

...Forum of Scotland, said: “This review has been an opportunity to research whether the 2006 Legislation fits with today’s landscape. Although a great deal has been achieved, there is more to be done. “I hope that this Review will allow...

Legislation News Parents Scottish Schools

Wanted: real participation for young people, not party politics

...people’s participation and the quality of Scotland’s continued work relating to policy and Legislation in this area.” “Barring 16 and 17 year olds from actively participating in elections that will directly impact their future simply...

Election Legislation News Participate Policy Voting age


No results found.


No results found.


No results found.


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...learning services for the workforce Delivery of advocacy and advisory services relating to Legislation, policy and practice Contact information: Tel: 0141 221 4148 email address: info@earlyyearsscotland.org website:...


Our history

...and statutory organisations offered a powerful means of leading discourse and influencing relevant Legislation.   The organisation cut its teeth in bringing together members with politicians to inform and improve what became the Children...


Gifts in Wills

...learning needs, provided a learning programme to our network and membership, and shaped Scottish Legislation through our policy, projects and participation work. Through the core of all this work run the voices of children and young...



No results found.


No results found.


“Passing Legislation is only one part of the story”
post

... "Passing Legislation is one part of the story" 4 Jun 2021 Amy Woodhouse argues that wellbeing must be at the heart of all decisions made by the new Scottish Parliament – and highlights why good Legislation must be accompanied by effective...

Magazine

Insight - Issue 4
post

...& Action Plan, while the contributors to our ‘Perspectives’ section share views on the Legislation we need to see now to improve the lives of children, young people and families in Scotland. In this issue: We interview Dr Khadija...


Foster Care Fortnight: foster carers' essential work
post

...family in the UK. Children can be fostered from birth, right up until their 18th birthday, and Legislation now exists to support young people to stay with their former foster carer up until the age of 21. Around two-fifths of children in care...

care care experienced people foster care the Promise

Social work interventions across Scotland
post

...in Scotland are being put in an impossible position by the Government and are bound by statutory Legislation that isn’t tailored to the needs of the local area. Instead, what is needed is more investment into early years, mental health...

care Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare

Engaging marginalised young men
post

...People's Forum. Click here to visit the Men Minds website Related content Domestic abuse Legislation is supporting victims better, but delays to justice still an issue Jan 10, 2023 Mindful countdown to Christmas launches today Dec 14,...

boys law LGBT Mental Health Participation research young people

Interim report on Scotland's domestic abuse law
post

... Magazine / Domestic abuse Legislation is supporting victims better, but delays to justice still an issue Posted 10 January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond Children's rights domestic abuse relationships women's rights Research has found...

Children's rights domestic abuse relationships women's rights

Investment in Gaelic education
post

...To that end, we will introduce a Scottish Languages Bill this parliamentary term." New Legislation In August, the Scottish Government opened a consultation on the new Gaelic and Scots and the Scottish Languages Bill. The Bill would...

Education funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government

Listening to young people with separated parents
post

...this training programme for parents to also support children and young people. Recent Scottish Legislation such as the Children (Scotland) Act 2020 and the move to incorporate the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child into Scots law putting...

children and young people family family support parenting separation

MSPs urged to withhold consent for Nationalities Bill
post

...advice on navigating youth justice system Jan 28, 2022 Minimum age of criminal responsibility Legislation fully commenced Dec 17, 2021 Comment Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility, we are still failing our children Dec 16,...

child rights human rights refugee UNCRC

Supporting young people in the Scottish justice system
post

...shows poor planning for care leavers Jan 19, 2022 Minimum age of criminal responsibility Legislation fully commenced  Dec 17, 2021 Comment Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility, we are still failing our children  Dec...

engagement Participation Support youth justice

Age of criminal responsibility increased
post

... Magazine / News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility Legislation fully commenced Posted 17 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's...

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

Transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced
post

...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 disabled people facing the difficult transition between school and adult life. That...

Children's rights Disability equality transitions

We need to foster a care system built on love
post

... Magazine / Comment: New Legislation for siblings in care must be supported in practice Posted on 25 August 2021 by Jennifer Drummond advocacy care experience Legislation Protecting and supporting the...

advocacy care experience Legislation