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Young people ‘must be able to help shape life of museums’, Participation project finds

...Young people ‘must be able to help shape life of museums’, Participation project finds 20 January 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Major reforms are needed to make museums more accessible, inclusive and relevant to young people, according to a new...

living museums museums Participation Project research

Children’s and Young People’s Participation and Engagement

... Children’s and young people’s Participation and engagement A key aspect of achieving our vision that all children in Scotland have an equal chance to flourish is the inclusion and Participation of children and young people in our work. We...

Children Participation

Championing Participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities

...Championing Participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities Children in Scotland has published its strategic priorities for the next four years, making commitments to champion the needs and voices of children,...

Children News Participate Participation

Encouraging moves on Participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account

... Encouraging moves on Participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account 11 May 2021 How do the political parties’ pledges compare to our own Manifesto calls? Following the Scottish election, our Policy, Projects & Participation...

Arts calls citizens' assemblies democracy Education Election Learning manifest Participation Policy rights Scottish Government Scottish Parliament

Damage to environment children's key concern in new Crown Estate report

...and partnering with children and young people-focused organisations.  Jane Miller, Policy and Participation Officer, who led the project alongside Elaine Kerridge, Policy Manger (Participation & Engagement), said: “Through this work...

climate change crown estate environment Participation sea seabed young people

Young people to lead new Living Museums project

...in Scotland is recruiting a group of 10-15 young people to get involved in the new Participation project. Living Museums aims to improve access to museums for young people and share their perspectives on important experiences,...

Covid-19 heritage museums Participation young people

Funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe

...of calls about Scotland and the UK’s future relationship with Europe as part of a landmark Participation project. The Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe today publishes its report Young Brexit Voices: It’s Our Future Too,...

Brexit Children economy EU Europe funding Participation referendum rights trade travel votes work young people

New phase of Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe will ensure young voices are heard in Brexit negotiations

...as part of Brexit negotiations with Westminster and the European Union as part of a landmark Participation project. The Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe, initiated by Children in Scotland and independently led by the charity in...

Brexit children and young people Europe Participation Scottish Government Westminster

Kindness and fairness ‘key to excellent teaching’, children say

...this better? They are not too proud to say they got it wrong.” Elaine Kerridge, Policy Manager (Participation and Engagement) at Children in Scotland, said: “We very much welcome the GTCS placing children’s voices and perspectives on...

Participation schools teachers

Celebrate young voters’ impact – and listen to them on Brexit

...to the UK General Election result. As an organisation that has always championed young people’s Participation, today we celebrate the fact that an estimated 72% of 18-24 year olds turned out to vote in the UK General Election. Whichever party...

Agenda Children's rights Election Jackie Brock News Participation

Members’ Forums

...briefings here.  Looking for more information? Contact our Head of Policy, Projects & Participation Amy Woodhouse awoodhouse@childreninscotland.org.uk Voices Forum Find out more about our forum for Children in Scotland...

Children Participate Participation

First Minister challenged by young people on mental health support and Brexit aftermath

...to account. The project, funded by Scottish Government as part of YOYP 2018, builds on the current Participation work of national charity Children in Scotland and the national agency for youth work, YouthLink Scotland. The Question Time events are...

Children Nicola Sturgeon Participation young people

Inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown

...of consistent, appropriate support. Elaine Kerridge, Children in Scotland’s Policy Manager (Participation), who manages the Inclusion Ambassadors project said: “We wanted to get a sense of how the young people felt things were going...

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"We're not doing well enough on child mental health," First Minister tells young people from across Scotland

...powerful politician. As part of the legacy of Year of Young People we want to ensure that youth Participation at both national and local level is embedded into the decision process for government, parliament and councils.” Zander, a member of...

Brexit bullying Children's rights Education equality food poverty Inequality Mental Health Participation Poverty

Radical wellbeing-focused redesign of Scottish Government budget key to post-Covid renewal
budget budget process carnegie cattanach coronavirus covid dr katherine trebeck outcomes Participation radical systems change transparency Wellbeing wellbeing budgeting wellbeing budgets

News: State of Children’s Rights report published

...Rights report published Posted 2 March 2022, by Nina Joynson Children's rights Participation third sector UNCRC youth justice The annual State of Children's Rights report, published by Together, highlights...

Children's rights Participation third sector UNCRC youth justice

News: Pioneering community project takes next step

...by Jennifer Drummond. Image from Love Letham. children and young people community Participation Wellbeing A brand new initiative, which places the voice of young people at its heart, is looking to appoint Commissioners...

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

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

...we will monitor the next steps taken by the UK Government. Parisa Shirazi is Policy, Projects and Participation Officer at Children in Scotland Share this Changing our World Our children and...

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

New fund supports 106 young people with additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential
Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

News: Co-created resource offers support for young people and families involved in the Scottish justice system

...youth justice system Posted 28 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond engagement Participation Support youth justice A new website, launched by the Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ), is...

engagement Participation Support youth justice

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

...responsibility of learning departments. The structure, planning and funding models do not support Participation and engagement with decisions about programming made in advance and engagement focused on numbers rather than relationships. Living...

Arts engagement living museums Participation

Measurement and mission statement: what our new values mean to us
board brave changing our world collaboration collaborative kind members open and fair Participation partnership values

Young people celebrate launch of Living Museums Stirling exhibition on theme of protest

...on theme of protest 20 August 2021 Young people taking part in our culture and heritage Participation project Living Museums celebrated the opening of a new exhibition showcasing their work this week. On Tuesday evening, the group were...

heritage living museums museums Participation protest

Challenges of mental health and lockdown explored in Perth Living Museums exhibition

...exhibition 6 September 2021 A new exhibition from young people involved in our Living Museums Participation project has opened at Perth Museum. Members of the Perth project group marked the launch of Our Lockdown Journey: Facing the Unknown...

accessibility heritage living museums lockdown Mental Health museums pandemic Participation

Young people explore employment through the ages in new exhibition

...today at Dumfries Museum today (28 September) as part of Children in Scotland’s Living Museums Participation project, which aims to make museums more accessible to young people and more reflective of their experiences. Funded by the National...

heritage living museums Participation

Launch of Young People’s Manifesto helps make political ideas more accessible for all

...to all. Launching the new Manifesto, Parisa Shirazi, Children in Scotland’s Policy, Projects and Participation Officer said: “Children in Scotland’s Manifesto for 2021-26 was developed over 18 months with input from our members, our children...

changing our world children and young people Election Manifesto Participation politics


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Young people ‘must be able to help shape life of museums’, Participation project finds

...Young people ‘must be able to help shape life of museums’, Participation project finds 20 January 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Major reforms are needed to make museums more accessible, inclusive and relevant to young people, according to a new...

living museums museums Participation Project research

Championing Participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities

...Championing Participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities Children in Scotland has published its strategic priorities for the next four years, making commitments to champion the needs and voices of children,...

Children News Participate Participation

Encouraging moves on Participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account

... Encouraging moves on Participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account 11 May 2021 How do the political parties’ pledges compare to our own Manifesto calls? Following the Scottish election, our Policy, Projects & Participation...

Arts calls citizens' assemblies democracy Education Election Learning manifest Participation Policy rights Scottish Government Scottish Parliament

Damage to environment children's key concern in new Crown Estate report

...and partnering with children and young people-focused organisations.  Jane Miller, Policy and Participation Officer, who led the project alongside Elaine Kerridge, Policy Manger (Participation & Engagement), said: “Through this work...

climate change crown estate environment Participation sea seabed young people

Young people to lead new Living Museums project

...in Scotland is recruiting a group of 10-15 young people to get involved in the new Participation project. Living Museums aims to improve access to museums for young people and share their perspectives on important experiences,...

Covid-19 heritage museums Participation young people

Funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe

...of calls about Scotland and the UK’s future relationship with Europe as part of a landmark Participation project. The Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe today publishes its report Young Brexit Voices: It’s Our Future Too,...

Brexit Children economy EU Europe funding Participation referendum rights trade travel votes work young people

New phase of Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe will ensure young voices are heard in Brexit negotiations

...as part of Brexit negotiations with Westminster and the European Union as part of a landmark Participation project. The Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe, initiated by Children in Scotland and independently led by the charity in...

Brexit children and young people Europe Participation Scottish Government Westminster

Kindness and fairness ‘key to excellent teaching’, children say

...this better? They are not too proud to say they got it wrong.” Elaine Kerridge, Policy Manager (Participation and Engagement) at Children in Scotland, said: “We very much welcome the GTCS placing children’s voices and perspectives on...

Participation schools teachers

Celebrate young voters’ impact – and listen to them on Brexit

...to the UK General Election result. As an organisation that has always championed young people’s Participation, today we celebrate the fact that an estimated 72% of 18-24 year olds turned out to vote in the UK General Election. Whichever party...

Agenda Children's rights Election Jackie Brock News Participation

First Minister challenged by young people on mental health support and Brexit aftermath

...to account. The project, funded by Scottish Government as part of YOYP 2018, builds on the current Participation work of national charity Children in Scotland and the national agency for youth work, YouthLink Scotland. The Question Time events are...

Children Nicola Sturgeon Participation young people

Inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown

...of consistent, appropriate support. Elaine Kerridge, Children in Scotland’s Policy Manager (Participation), who manages the Inclusion Ambassadors project said: “We wanted to get a sense of how the young people felt things were going...

additional support for learning ASL ASN Education inclusion Participation

"We're not doing well enough on child mental health," First Minister tells young people from across Scotland

...powerful politician. As part of the legacy of Year of Young People we want to ensure that youth Participation at both national and local level is embedded into the decision process for government, parliament and councils.” Zander, a member of...

Brexit bullying Children's rights Education equality food poverty Inequality Mental Health Participation Poverty

Radical wellbeing-focused redesign of Scottish Government budget key to post-Covid renewal
budget budget process carnegie cattanach coronavirus covid dr katherine trebeck outcomes Participation radical systems change transparency Wellbeing wellbeing budgeting wellbeing budgets

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

...we will monitor the next steps taken by the UK Government. Parisa Shirazi is Policy, Projects and Participation Officer at Children in Scotland Share this Changing our World Our children and...

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

New fund supports 106 young people with additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential
Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

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

...responsibility of learning departments. The structure, planning and funding models do not support Participation and engagement with decisions about programming made in advance and engagement focused on numbers rather than relationships. Living...

Arts engagement living museums Participation

Measurement and mission statement: what our new values mean to us
board brave changing our world collaboration collaborative kind members open and fair Participation partnership values

Young people celebrate launch of Living Museums Stirling exhibition on theme of protest

...on theme of protest 20 August 2021 Young people taking part in our culture and heritage Participation project Living Museums celebrated the opening of a new exhibition showcasing their work this week. On Tuesday evening, the group were...

heritage living museums museums Participation protest

Challenges of mental health and lockdown explored in Perth Living Museums exhibition

...exhibition 6 September 2021 A new exhibition from young people involved in our Living Museums Participation project has opened at Perth Museum. Members of the Perth project group marked the launch of Our Lockdown Journey: Facing the Unknown...

accessibility heritage living museums lockdown Mental Health museums pandemic Participation

Young people explore employment through the ages in new exhibition

...today at Dumfries Museum today (28 September) as part of Children in Scotland’s Living Museums Participation project, which aims to make museums more accessible to young people and more reflective of their experiences. Funded by the National...

heritage living museums Participation

Launch of Young People’s Manifesto helps make political ideas more accessible for all

...to all. Launching the new Manifesto, Parisa Shirazi, Children in Scotland’s Policy, Projects and Participation Officer said: “Children in Scotland’s Manifesto for 2021-26 was developed over 18 months with input from our members, our children...

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Children’s and Young People’s Participation and Engagement
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... Children’s and young people’s Participation and engagement A key aspect of achieving our vision that all children in Scotland have an equal chance to flourish is the inclusion and Participation of children and young people in our work. We...

Children Participation

Members’ Forums
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...briefings here.  Looking for more information? Contact our Head of Policy, Projects & Participation Amy Woodhouse awoodhouse@childreninscotland.org.uk Voices Forum Find out more about our forum for Children in Scotland...

Children Participate Participation

News: State of Children’s Rights report published
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...Rights report published Posted 2 March 2022, by Nina Joynson Children's rights Participation third sector UNCRC youth justice The annual State of Children's Rights report, published by Together, highlights...

Children's rights Participation third sector UNCRC youth justice

News: Pioneering community project takes next step
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...by Jennifer Drummond. Image from Love Letham. children and young people community Participation Wellbeing A brand new initiative, which places the voice of young people at its heart, is looking to appoint Commissioners...

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

News: Co-created resource offers support for young people and families involved in the Scottish justice system
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...youth justice system Posted 28 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond engagement Participation Support youth justice A new website, launched by the Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ), is...

engagement Participation Support youth justice