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... AllLatest News Press releasesPress releases Comment & BlogsComment & Blogs 28 September 2021 Young people explore employment through the ages in new exhibition The latest exhibition from the Living...


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

... Magazine / News: Renowned trauma specialist to lead Children in Scotland webinar Posted 21 October, 2021 by Catherine Bromley Adverse experiences CPD trauma In a rare UK appearance, leading American...

Adverse experiences CPD trauma

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

... Magazine / News: Education Recovery plan misses the mark say teaching unions Posted 6 Oct, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing The Scottish Government’s plans to...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing

News: Campaign makes tackling mental health stigma an issue for everyone

... Magazine / News: Campaign makes tackling mental health stigma an issue for everyone  Posted 20 October 2021, by Nina Joynson health and wellbeing Mental Health See Me has launched a new campaign, See Us, to...

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News: COP26 brings opportunities for young people to get involved 

... Magazine / News: COP26 brings opportunities for young people to get involved Posted 27 October, 2021 by Nina Joynson climate climate change environment The spotlight is on the climate emergency as COP26...

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News: Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation

... Image: Village Footprint, Shilpi Kumari Magazine / News: Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation Posted 3 November, 2021 by Nina Joynson Arts climate climate change environment A...

Arts climate climate change environment

News: First LGBT-inclusive education resources launched

... Magazine / News: World's first LGBT-inclusive education resources Posted 24 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Education equality LGBT Scotland has become the first country in the world to embed lesbian, gay,...

Education equality LGBT

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

... Magazine / News: Postgraduate certificate on Children in Conflict with the Law launched Posted 14 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. CPD youth justice The Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) is...

CPD youth justice

News: Young climate activists plan global day of protest

... Magazine / News: Young climate activists plan day of protest Posted 31 Aug, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Belinda Lawley climate change environment Young people up and down the country who are concerned...

climate change environment

News: Report warns child poverty targets could be missed

... Magazine / News: Report warns child 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...

child poverty Inequality Poverty

News: Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic

... Magazine / News: Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic Posted 8 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond CAMHS Mental Health New figures published this week show the number of children and young people waiting for...

CAMHS Mental Health

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

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

Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

News: Charity appeal to support families this winter

... Image: Catherine Bromley Magazine / News: Charity launches appeal to support families this winter Posted 3 November, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. charity third sector Fife Gingerbread has launched its annual ‘Heat...

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News: New Members Bill to give legal right to transition support

... Magazine / News: New Bill proposed to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people Posted 21 Sept 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Phil Wilkinson Additional...

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions

News: Children's happiness at an all time low, report suggests

... Magazine / News: Children's happiness is at an all-time low, report suggests Posted 31 Aug, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Phil Wilkinson Wellbeing The annual wellbeing report from the Children’s Society reveals...

Wellbeing

News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility legislation fully commenced

... Magazine / News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility legislation fully commenced Posted 17 Dec, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC Today marks the full...

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News: Transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced

... Magazine / News: Transitions to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced Posted 13 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Disability equality transitions The proposed Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland)...

Children's rights Disability equality transitions

News: Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year

... Magazine / News: Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year Posted 18 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Mental Health Wellbeing 'Anxiety' is the Children’s Word of the Year 2021 according to research by Oxford University Press...

Mental Health Wellbeing

News: Mindfulness venture for early years receives financial boost

... Magazine / News: Early years mindfulness venture receives financial boost Posted 09 Nov 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity funding mindfulness third sector An Edinburgh-based early years mindfulness...

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News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers

... Magazine / News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers Posted 19 January, 2022 by Catherine Bromley care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health Against the...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

News: Change Up exhibition considers action to address coercive control in teen relationships

... Magazine / News: Change Up exhibition considers action to address coercive control in teen relationships Posted 8 Dec, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Change Up exhibition. Supplied by Dartington Service Design...

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News: High absence levels and ventilation issues as school term starts

... Magazine / News: High absence levels and continued ventilation issues as term starts Posted 11 Jan, 2022 by Nina Joynson coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools As children return to classrooms,...

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News: Scottish Government criticised on lack of ventilation strategy for schools

... Magazine / News: Scottish Government criticised for failing to put ventilation strategy into action in schools Posted 2 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Covid-19 Education Concerns over a lack of sustainable options for improving clean...

Children's rights Covid-19 Education

News: Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget

... Magazine / News: Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish Budget Posted  16 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson. Image: Illustration from Being Bold: Building Budgets for Children's Wellbeing report budget child...

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News: Call for specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people

... Magazine / News: Calls for specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people Posted 10 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson children and young people Health Mental Health A new report by the Scottish Government calls...

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News: Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches

... Sunflowers Magazine / News: Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches Posted 23 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson accessibility sight loss SYP young people Haggeye, which provides a space for young...

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News: Scottish Government reveals plans to overhaul Scottish Attainment Challenge funding

... Classroom of schoolchildren Magazine / News: Plans to overhaul Scottish Attainment Challenge funding revealed Posted 24 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament The Scottish Government has...

Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament

News: Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand

... Magazine / News: Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand Posted 1 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity Children Families third sector young people A Fife charity is calling for help to meet the needs of families this...

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Championing participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities
Children News Participate Participation

Response to Equally Safe delivery plan: we must educate to prevent
Children's rights Education News Policy Scottish Government

Messages around healthy eating “muddled”, says Scots Masterchef
Education Food Health Jackie Brock News

Call to prioritise children's rights in Brexit process
Brexit Children's rights Europe News

Celebrate young voters’ impact – and listen to them on Brexit
Agenda Children's rights Election Jackie Brock News Participation

Reach website “an advice service like no other” – SYP
Enquire News Scottish Parliament

Parliamentary Monitor

...out more Children in Scotland Magazine Our flagship publication covering News, best practice and policy analysis is essential reading for the sector Read more Find an...

News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster

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

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

...‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays In a letter published in the Herald Newspaper today, our Chief Executive Jackie Brock responded to a call by the Scottish Conservatives that schools should stay open as “community...

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

Holiday hunger survey: Members’ views wanted
Food News Westminster

School pupils' views on STEM: Engineering and Maths 'need boost'
Education Learning News Scottish Government Scottish Parliament

Children’s intimate healthcare needs in schools must be met. So who’s responsible?
Children Consultation response Healthcare News Policy School Scottish Government Staff

Shared frustration over smacking law reform

...at lack of progress in protecting children from violence. In an interview with The Herald Newspaper on Saturday, Children and Young People’s Commissioner for Scotland, Tam Baillie, said failing to secure a law change on physical violence...

Children's rights Jackie Brock News Protection Violence

Wanted: real participation for young people, not party politics
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‘Benefit cap will increase child poverty and perpetuate health inequalities’
Benefits Families News Poverty Welfare Westminster

Additional support service strengthens its online offer to children and families
ASL Children's rights News Support

Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling health inequalities
Children's rights Health Inequalities News Policy Scottish Parliament

Holiday Hunger report 'a wake-up call that flags local solutions'
Families Food Jackie Brock News Poverty Scottish Government Westminster

Children in Scotland supports Equal Protection consultation
Children's rights Equal News Scottish Government Wellbeing

After the vote, a chance for councillors to deliver on our election calls
Councillors Decision making Election News

Children in Scotland calls become pledges in party manifestos
Children's rights Early years Manifesto News Support

School support staff shortage 'must be tackled'
Inequalities Mental Health News Staff Support

Review of Parental Involvement Act published
Legislation News Parents Scottish Schools

Families First St Andrews: Volunteer Co-ordinator

...in the application pack. Click here for an application pack: https://familiesfirststandrews.org.uk/News-and-events/ Closing Date for applications: Sunday 23 January 2022, midnight. Interview date: Please note that you will need to keep Thursday 3...


Comment: Childminding is suffering from an expansion programme that doesn't recognise its value
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Children in Scotland's new member publication launches today

...areas where children and young people live, learn and play. Designed by Angus Doyle, it showcases News, features, commentary and project updates whilst introducing book reviews and a focus on visual art relevant to the sector. In the launch...


Progress on additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic
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Comment: It’s time to stop talking and start listening to LGBT young people

...aged 13-25 who identify as LGBTI. Click here for the link to the survey. Related content News  World's first LGBT-inclusive education resources Sept 24,...

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

Comment: Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility we are still failing our children
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Comment: The national policy on Standardised Testing is failing pupils and teachers alike
Education

Insight Landing Page

...issue of Insight and reach our ever expanding network Click here for our latest rates News: New member publication launches More on the new biannual publication, exclusively for members and subscribers Click here to...


Open door policy: Supporting the museums sector to engage with a younger audience

...report highlights successes and how to maintain the momentum Click here to download News: Calls from the publication of the final report Major reforms are needed to make museums more accessible, inclusive and relevant to young...

Arts engagement living museums Participation

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

...about Insight and how you can become a member of Children in Scotland, click here to read the News story on the publication launch. For more information about International School Meals Day, which is managed by Children in Scotland, click here...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...latest We produce magazine articles each week to keep you updated on sector News Click here to visit Hope in hard times Our 2021-26 Manifesto is backed by organisations from across the children's...


Why our race equality pledge is a challenge to ourselves and others

...here to read "Taking a step forwards in standards and awareness" News: CEO Jude Turbyne comments on the launch of our race equality statement Click here to read On diversity and the cycle of...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

Comment: We have to prioritise action to end child poverty now

...signed by more than 120 organisations, including Children in Scotland Related content News Calls to abandon Universal Credit cut  Aug 25, 2021 Halving child poverty should be the floor, not the ceiling, of our ambition  Feb 12,...

child poverty

National Theatre of Scotland launch new digital education portal

... Magazine / News: National Theatre of Scotland launches new digital education portal Posted 27 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Arts Education The new educational channel will include resources to support teachers and...

Arts Education

New era for Children in Scotland magazine begins

...from Spring 2020 until earlier this summer. The new magazine web pages will provide weekly News, topical comment, analysis, interviews and project updates, building on Children in Scotland’s role as a sector leader for authoritative...


New fund to refurbish Scotland's play parks

... Magazine / News: New fund to upgrade Scotland's play parks Posted 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond community News play Play parks across Scotland are due to be modernised with money from a £5 million fund which...

community News play

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

...our more about the group of young people and their work Visit the website News: New pledge pack for schools A new resource from the Inclusion Ambassadors designed to encourage more inclusive practices in schools has...

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Children's voices on climate change

...Anna Balmain's blog on what young people want to see happening now Read it here News: Young climate activists take action Read our magazine News story on young climate activists planning day of action Read it...


Q&A with Liz Fitzpatrick

...This Is Me! GIRFEC Wellbeing Resource, including detailed survey data. Related content News World's first LGBT-inclusive education resources Sept 24, 2021 Q&A with Ruth Fidler: Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Sept 22,...

GIRFEC Wellbeing

A call for action in Scotland's Climate Week

...of the detrimental effects of climate change. We recently saw the floods in Edinburgh, with News stations quoting “half of Edinburgh’s monthly rainfall falling in an hour” - the floods occurred because of climate change. We saw the...


The right ASL information, at the right time

...school, lack of clarity of how they can be involved or not feeling they are being heard. The good News is that Enquire can help. How Enquire supports families One of our goals is to help parents and carers feel more confident to communicate with...


Programme for Government fails to commit to increasing Scottish Child Payment

... Magazine / News: Programme for Government fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Posted 8 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond early learning and childcare Education Mental Health Scotland’s First Minister Nicola...

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Calls for cuts to Universal Credit to be abandoned

... Magazine / News: Calls to abandon Universal Credit cut Posted on 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Benefits child poverty News universal credit Save the Children UK has revealed nearly half of Universal...

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Championing participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities
Children News Participate Participation

Response to Equally Safe delivery plan: we must educate to prevent
Children's rights Education News Policy Scottish Government

Messages around healthy eating “muddled”, says Scots Masterchef
Education Food Health Jackie Brock News

Call to prioritise children's rights in Brexit process
Brexit Children's rights Europe News

Celebrate young voters’ impact – and listen to them on Brexit
Agenda Children's rights Election Jackie Brock News Participation

Reach website “an advice service like no other” – SYP
Enquire News Scottish Parliament

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

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

...‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays In a letter published in the Herald Newspaper today, our Chief Executive Jackie Brock responded to a call by the Scottish Conservatives that schools should stay open as “community...

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

Holiday hunger survey: Members’ views wanted
Food News Westminster

School pupils' views on STEM: Engineering and Maths 'need boost'
Education Learning News Scottish Government Scottish Parliament

Children’s intimate healthcare needs in schools must be met. So who’s responsible?
Children Consultation response Healthcare News Policy School Scottish Government Staff

Shared frustration over smacking law reform

...at lack of progress in protecting children from violence. In an interview with The Herald Newspaper on Saturday, Children and Young People’s Commissioner for Scotland, Tam Baillie, said failing to secure a law change on physical violence...

Children's rights Jackie Brock News Protection Violence

Wanted: real participation for young people, not party politics
Election Legislation News Participate Policy Voting age

‘Benefit cap will increase child poverty and perpetuate health inequalities’
Benefits Families News Poverty Welfare Westminster

Additional support service strengthens its online offer to children and families
ASL Children's rights News Support

Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling health inequalities
Children's rights Health Inequalities News Policy Scottish Parliament

Holiday Hunger report 'a wake-up call that flags local solutions'
Families Food Jackie Brock News Poverty Scottish Government Westminster

Children in Scotland supports Equal Protection consultation
Children's rights Equal News Scottish Government Wellbeing

After the vote, a chance for councillors to deliver on our election calls
Councillors Decision making Election News

Children in Scotland calls become pledges in party manifestos
Children's rights Early years Manifesto News Support

School support staff shortage 'must be tackled'
Inequalities Mental Health News Staff Support

Review of Parental Involvement Act published
Legislation News Parents Scottish Schools

Children in Scotland's new member publication launches today

...areas where children and young people live, learn and play. Designed by Angus Doyle, it showcases News, features, commentary and project updates whilst introducing book reviews and a focus on visual art relevant to the sector. In the launch...


Progress on additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic
additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

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

Open door policy: Supporting the museums sector to engage with a younger audience

...report highlights successes and how to maintain the momentum Click here to download News: Calls from the publication of the final report Major reforms are needed to make museums more accessible, inclusive and relevant to young...

Arts engagement living museums Participation

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

...about Insight and how you can become a member of Children in Scotland, click here to read the News story on the publication launch. For more information about International School Meals Day, which is managed by Children in Scotland, click here...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...latest We produce magazine articles each week to keep you updated on sector News Click here to visit Hope in hard times Our 2021-26 Manifesto is backed by organisations from across the children's...


Why our race equality pledge is a challenge to ourselves and others

...here to read "Taking a step forwards in standards and awareness" News: CEO Jude Turbyne comments on the launch of our race equality statement Click here to read On diversity and the cycle of...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

New era for Children in Scotland magazine begins

...from Spring 2020 until earlier this summer. The new magazine web pages will provide weekly News, topical comment, analysis, interviews and project updates, building on Children in Scotland’s role as a sector leader for authoritative...


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

...our more about the group of young people and their work Visit the website News: New pledge pack for schools A new resource from the Inclusion Ambassadors designed to encourage more inclusive practices in schools has...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

A call for action in Scotland's Climate Week

...of the detrimental effects of climate change. We recently saw the floods in Edinburgh, with News stations quoting “half of Edinburgh’s monthly rainfall falling in an hour” - the floods occurred because of climate change. We saw the...


The right ASL information, at the right time

...school, lack of clarity of how they can be involved or not feeling they are being heard. The good News is that Enquire can help. How Enquire supports families One of our goals is to help parents and carers feel more confident to communicate with...



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Families First St Andrews: Volunteer Co-ordinator

...in the application pack. Click here for an application pack: https://familiesfirststandrews.org.uk/News-and-events/ Closing Date for applications: Sunday 23 January 2022, midnight. Interview date: Please note that you will need to keep Thursday 3...



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News

... AllLatest News Press releasesPress releases Comment & BlogsComment & Blogs 28 September 2021 Young people explore employment through the ages in new exhibition The latest exhibition from the Living...


Insight Landing Page

...issue of Insight and reach our ever expanding network Click here for our latest rates News: New member publication launches More on the new biannual publication, exclusively for members and subscribers Click here to...


Children's voices on climate change

...Anna Balmain's blog on what young people want to see happening now Read it here News: Young climate activists take action Read our magazine News story on young climate activists planning day of action Read it...



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News: World-renowned trauma specialist to lead Children in Scotland webinar
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... Magazine / News: Renowned trauma specialist to lead Children in Scotland webinar Posted 21 October, 2021 by Catherine Bromley Adverse experiences CPD trauma In a rare UK appearance, leading American...

Adverse experiences CPD trauma

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

... Magazine / News: Education Recovery plan misses the mark say teaching unions Posted 6 Oct, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing The Scottish Government’s plans to...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing

News: Campaign makes tackling mental health stigma an issue for everyone
post

... Magazine / News: Campaign makes tackling mental health stigma an issue for everyone  Posted 20 October 2021, by Nina Joynson health and wellbeing Mental Health See Me has launched a new campaign, See Us, to...

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News: COP26 brings opportunities for young people to get involved 
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... Magazine / News: COP26 brings opportunities for young people to get involved Posted 27 October, 2021 by Nina Joynson climate climate change environment The spotlight is on the climate emergency as COP26...

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News: Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation
post

... Image: Village Footprint, Shilpi Kumari Magazine / News: Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation Posted 3 November, 2021 by Nina Joynson Arts climate climate change environment A...

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News: First LGBT-inclusive education resources launched
post

... Magazine / News: World's first LGBT-inclusive education resources Posted 24 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Education equality LGBT Scotland has become the first country in the world to embed lesbian, gay,...

Education equality LGBT

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

... Magazine / News: Postgraduate certificate on Children in Conflict with the Law launched Posted 14 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. CPD youth justice The Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) is...

CPD youth justice

News: Young climate activists plan global day of protest
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... Magazine / News: Young climate activists plan day of protest Posted 31 Aug, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Belinda Lawley climate change environment Young people up and down the country who are concerned...

climate change environment

News: Report warns child poverty targets could be missed
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... Magazine / News: Report warns child 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...

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News: Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic
post

... Magazine / News: Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic Posted 8 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond CAMHS Mental Health New figures published this week show the number of children and young people waiting for...

CAMHS Mental Health

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

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

Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

News: Charity appeal to support families this winter
post

... Image: Catherine Bromley Magazine / News: Charity launches appeal to support families this winter Posted 3 November, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. charity third sector Fife Gingerbread has launched its annual ‘Heat...

charity third sector

News: New Members Bill to give legal right to transition support
post

... Magazine / News: New Bill proposed to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people Posted 21 Sept 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Phil Wilkinson Additional...

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions

News: Children's happiness at an all time low, report suggests
post

... Magazine / News: Children's happiness is at an all-time low, report suggests Posted 31 Aug, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Phil Wilkinson Wellbeing The annual wellbeing report from the Children’s Society reveals...

Wellbeing

News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility legislation fully commenced
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... Magazine / News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility legislation fully commenced Posted 17 Dec, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC Today marks the full...

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News: Transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced
post

... Magazine / News: Transitions to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced Posted 13 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Disability equality transitions The proposed Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland)...

Children's rights Disability equality transitions

News: Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year
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... Magazine / News: Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year Posted 18 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Mental Health Wellbeing 'Anxiety' is the Children’s Word of the Year 2021 according to research by Oxford University Press...

Mental Health Wellbeing

News: Mindfulness venture for early years receives financial boost
post

... Magazine / News: Early years mindfulness venture receives financial boost Posted 09 Nov 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity funding mindfulness third sector An Edinburgh-based early years mindfulness...

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News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
post

... Magazine / News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers Posted 19 January, 2022 by Catherine Bromley care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health Against the...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

News: Change Up exhibition considers action to address coercive control in teen relationships
post

... Magazine / News: Change Up exhibition considers action to address coercive control in teen relationships Posted 8 Dec, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Change Up exhibition. Supplied by Dartington Service Design...

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News: High absence levels and ventilation issues as school term starts
post

... Magazine / News: High absence levels and continued ventilation issues as term starts Posted 11 Jan, 2022 by Nina Joynson coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools As children return to classrooms,...

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News: Scottish Government criticised on lack of ventilation strategy for schools
post

... Magazine / News: Scottish Government criticised for failing to put ventilation strategy into action in schools Posted 2 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Covid-19 Education Concerns over a lack of sustainable options for improving clean...

Children's rights Covid-19 Education

News: Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget
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... Magazine / News: Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish Budget Posted  16 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson. Image: Illustration from Being Bold: Building Budgets for Children's Wellbeing report budget child...

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News: Call for specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people
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... Magazine / News: Calls for specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people Posted 10 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson children and young people Health Mental Health A new report by the Scottish Government calls...

children and young people Health Mental Health

News: Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches
post

... Sunflowers Magazine / News: Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches Posted 23 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson accessibility sight loss SYP young people Haggeye, which provides a space for young...

accessibility sight loss SYP young people

News: Scottish Government reveals plans to overhaul Scottish Attainment Challenge funding
post

... Classroom of schoolchildren Magazine / News: Plans to overhaul Scottish Attainment Challenge funding revealed Posted 24 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament The Scottish Government has...

Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament

News: Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand
post

... Magazine / News: Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand Posted 1 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity Children Families third sector young people A Fife charity is calling for help to meet the needs of families this...

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Parliamentary Monitor
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...out more Children in Scotland Magazine Our flagship publication covering News, best practice and policy analysis is essential reading for the sector Read more Find an...

News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster

Comment: Childminding is suffering from an expansion programme that doesn't recognise its value
postchildcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care

Comment: It’s time to stop talking and start listening to LGBT young people
post

...aged 13-25 who identify as LGBTI. Click here for the link to the survey. Related content News  World's first LGBT-inclusive education resources Sept 24,...

equality LGBT

Comment: Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility we are still failing our children
postage of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC

Comment: The national policy on Standardised Testing is failing pupils and teachers alike
postEducation

Comment: We have to prioritise action to end child poverty now
post

...signed by more than 120 organisations, including Children in Scotland Related content News Calls to abandon Universal Credit cut  Aug 25, 2021 Halving child poverty should be the floor, not the ceiling, of our ambition  Feb 12,...

child poverty

National Theatre of Scotland launch new digital education portal
post

... Magazine / News: National Theatre of Scotland launches new digital education portal Posted 27 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Arts Education The new educational channel will include resources to support teachers and...

Arts Education

New fund to refurbish Scotland's play parks
post

... Magazine / News: New fund to upgrade Scotland's play parks Posted 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond community News play Play parks across Scotland are due to be modernised with money from a £5 million fund which...

community News play

Q&A with Liz Fitzpatrick
post

...This Is Me! GIRFEC Wellbeing Resource, including detailed survey data. Related content News World's first LGBT-inclusive education resources Sept 24, 2021 Q&A with Ruth Fidler: Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Sept 22,...

GIRFEC Wellbeing

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

... Magazine / News: Programme for Government fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Posted 8 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond early learning and childcare Education Mental Health Scotland’s First Minister Nicola...

early learning and childcare Education Mental Health

Calls for cuts to Universal Credit to be abandoned
post

... Magazine / News: Calls to abandon Universal Credit cut Posted on 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Benefits child poverty News universal credit Save the Children UK has revealed nearly half of Universal...

Benefits child poverty News universal credit