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‘No detriment on appeals’: call for urgent change to exams certification process ahead of Scottish Parliament Education Debate
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Why our third sector deserves first class support

...for renewal, not recovery Amy Woodhouse on how we're developing our calls for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament Read Amy's...

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Insight: Serious accidents in lockdown – why Child Safety Week matters

...for renewal, not recovery Amy Woodhouse on how we're developing our calls for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament Read Amy's blog Supporting the Third Sector Vicky Wan is Project Manager and part of our PPP...


Why our Manifesto for 2021-26 must be based on renewal, not recovery

...Projects & Participation Amy Woodhouse on how we're developing our Manifesto for the next Scottish Parliament and the challenges of representing the children’s sector in the face of an unknowable future. It’s mid-May and we should be...

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Our offer to you during a critical time

...it a week ahead of full publication. The next edition, focusing on our Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament, will be available in December. 25 Calls Our 25 Calls campaign continues, with ongoing blog responses and the monthly 25 and Up...


Universal or targeted? Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability

...Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability 25 Feb 2020 Today’s Scottish Parliament debate on the progress of a period products Bill reveals different views on health provision – and  the kind of society we...


Navigating post-virus renewal - five steps into the future

...a role in Europe will be supported by the development of our manifesto in the run-up to the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary elections. For more on the development of our manifesto, please click here to read our Head of Policy, Amy Woodhouse’s...


Equal Protection Act comes into force: "Years of collective effort have finally paid off"

...chastisement' or 'justifiable assault'. It comes three years after the Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament by John Finnie MSP. The Act was passed by MSPs in October 2019. The move brings Scotland into line with 60 other countries across...


Hope in hard times

...Manifesto for 2021-26 launched today Read about the launch of our Manifesto 2021-26 for the Scottish Parliament Read the news item Blog: Time to choose a different path Our Chief Executive, Jackie Brock, says now is a...

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The Children in Scotland magazine December edition is out now

...of the magazine reviews the themes highlighted in our recently published Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament. Supported by organisations and individuals across the sector, it discusses the calls made within the Manifesto and how we can...


Scotland has become the first country in the world to introduce free universal access to period products

...be proud that Scotland is showing international leadership here". The Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament by Labour MSP Monica Lennon in 2019 following years of campaigning on the issue.     Share this ...


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

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


25 Calls response: What gives me hope in 2020? Young people are leading the way in defending human rights

...to speak truth to power, supporting and encouraging each other. Still every Friday in front of the Scottish Parliament, a small group of committed, determined and courageous teenagers raise their voices about climate change. And across Scotland and...


Exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’

...and Advanced Higher exams will go ahead, Cabinet Secretary for Education John Swinney told the Scottish Parliament. We welcome publication of the report by Professor Mark Priestley and in particular its recommendations for: A commitment to...

Attainment Education equality exams rights SQA young people

Sector support for Scotland's first ever period poverty Bill

...is not supporting the Bill. Monica Lennon will give evidence on her Members’ Bill to the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee today. Share this Support the...


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

Family voices ‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays
Education Families Food Jackie Brock News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster

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

An opportunity to strengthen the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill

...of measures that will strengthen the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill, as it is debated today in the Scottish Parliament. As a member of the End Child Poverty Coalition, Children in Scotland has made a number of recommendations, including: The...

Legislation News Scottish Parliament

Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling health inequalities

...approach to tackling health inequalities Children in Scotland has backed calls made by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee to take a more holistic approach in the health prevention agenda, and urged more engagement with...

Children's rights Health Inequalities News Policy Scottish Parliament

Children’s wellbeing and the Scottish budget (2020-2021)
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Work hard but keep a healthy work-life balance: wise words from our volunteer Hope as her month with us comes to an end

...reminded me of how much I enjoyed making one! Hope sitting in the Debating Chamber in The Scottish Parliament My final day at Children in Scotland was a really exciting one. I tied up some loose ends with paperwork. I then went with Jemma...


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

...Government Business and Constitutional Relations, Mike Russell. It will maintain links across the Scottish Parliament and wider civic society through the Cross-Party Group on Children and Young People, and other relevant organisations. The Panel...

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

...consequentials”, any increase in spending south of the border in areas that are devolved to the Scottish Parliament, such as health or housing, results in an increase in the Scottish Block Grant to meet the increase at UK level. So, an...


25 Calls response: The values that underpin who we are as citizens should underpin our activity online

...policy-makers and wider society. We’d love you to get involved! Join us round the table at the Scottish Parliament for 'Making the internet a safer place for young people' on Wednesday 13 November 2019, for a fun and interactive session, asking...


What better way than a Bill to mark the UNCRC's birthday?

...rights defenders. Almost half a year has passed since Promote, Protect, Defendwas laid before the Scottish Parliament and a whole year since the 25 Calls campaign was launched. In that time, we’ve seen some progress, but not nearly enough. The...


25 Calls response: Here’s what’s missing from the debate about how to transform mental health outcomes for children

...in their challenging transition to adulthood. We know there is acknowledgement across the Scottish Parliament that change is needed. Our job is to keep the pressure up so that words become deeds. Pamela Graham is Staf’s Head of Learning...


Influencing change: young people tackling inequality head on

...people living there have been vital in identifying our calls for change in the lead up to the 2021 Scottish Parliament election. As the project concludes, we will continue to share these resources and project findings. We will push for place based...


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

...Halving child poverty by 2024 should be the floor not the ceiling for our ambitions for the next Scottish Parliament. The best way to do this and advance children’s rights is to ensure families on low incomes have more money. Money enables...


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Scottish Government "must act on UNCRC incorporation now"
Children's rights Consultation response Policy UNCRC

Child Poverty Delivery Plan welcome, but Scottish Government must be 'more proactive'

Parliamentary Monitor

...relevant to children and families in Scotland, across the UK, and in Europe.  This week in the Scottish Parliament Tuesday 9 February In the afternoon, in Topical Questions, Joan McAlpine to ask the Scottish Government what its response is to...

News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster

Stop excluding children from Brexit dialogue, children's sector groups and Commissioner tell UK parliamentarians
Brexit Children Children's rights Jackie Brock

From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools

...is essential to take action that goes beyond our initial protests worldwide. I am calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to reform our education system to include all Afro-Scottish history including artefacts of...

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2021-26 Manifesto launches with calls to put wellbeing at the heart of Scottish budget, include under-16s in Citizens’ Assemblies, target air pollution and introduce a ‘hobby premium’

...pollution 13 November 2020 Children in Scotland today launches its Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament, backed by national and local organisations from across the children’s sector. The Manifesto outlines key changes in policy and...

budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

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

...24 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament The Scottish Government has announced plans to overhaul the next phase of the £1bn Scottish Attainment Challenge...

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News: Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget
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Programme for Government fails to commit to increasing Scottish Child Payment

...Sturgeon has presented the legislative agenda and funding priorities of her government to the Scottish Parliament, including a number of commitments designed to support children, young people and families. The 2021-22 Programme for...

early learning and childcare Education Mental Health

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

...the starting point for the creation of our 2021-26 Manifesto, which presents 33 asks of the next Scottish Parliament. Click here for more information about our 2021-26 Manifesto Following last Thursday’s election, the SNP will again form a...

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2021-26 Manifesto

...Manifesto In November 2020, Children in Scotland launched its Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament. The Manifesto has the support of national and local organisations from across the children’s sector. The Manifesto outlines...


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

...provision must increase as the country continues to respond to and rebuild from the pandemic, the Scottish Parliament has been told.   Appearing in front of the Scottish Parliament’s Education, Children and Young People Committee earlier this...

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UNCRC incorporation: the day we make history

...we expect the Bill to incorporate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to be passed by the Scottish Parliament – and this really is a historic event. It is historic because of its significance. It means that children’s rights as...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...the questions in the hustings were taken from Children in Scotland’s Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament. Click here to read more about our Manifesto Click here for more details of Children in Scotland member...


Opportunities lost: the impact of Brexit on the next generation

...and Covid-related. In January, the UNCRC Incorporation Bill unanimously passed stage one in the Scottish Parliament. The adoption of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child is a result of many years of campaigning across the...


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

...and planning process to guide decision and investment. In our Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament we call for consideration to be given to the UNICEF Child Friendly Cities model, which aims to ensure that children and young...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

 Introducing the Year of Childhood and our chance to give children power

...a year of double celebration for Children’s Parliament. It is our 25th birthday, and the year Scottish Parliament is expected to incorporate the UNCRC into Scots law. This incorporation will see Scotland join a small group of progressive...


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

...Manifesto helps make political ideas more accessible for all 4 March 2021 Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in May, we’ve launched a Children and Young People’s Version of our Manifesto for 2021-26. Click here to download a...

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Changing our World: Manifesto campaign work

... Changing our World Changing our World: Campaigning In the lead up to the Scottish Parliament election Changing our World has been working on a range of campaign materials to share with potential new MSPs. As a group we decided to focus on...


“Passing legislation is only one part of the story”

...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 implementation We now have our MSPs for the sixth...

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

...proposed legislation has been lodged with the Scottish Parliament to secure the statutory right to a transition plan from school to adulthood for every disabled child. The proposed Disabled...

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions

Supreme Court ruling on the UK Government challenge of the UNCRC Bill

...by the UK Government means that the Bill will now need to be revised and re-considered by the Scottish Parliament.    We recognise that it will take time for the bill to be revised and to be passed by parliament, but remain confident...


Bringing confidence back to the community

...in Scotland magazine Our latest issue looks at new beginnings and the promises of the next Scottish Parliament Click here to read Children in Scotland's Manifesto Our 2021-26 Manifesto is backed by organisations...


'Get into Summer' to make young people's health a priority

...wellbeing and education. Click for more info Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament Our ambitious calls for change have support from across the children's sector Find out more Building...


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‘No detriment on appeals’: call for urgent change to exams certification process ahead of Scottish Parliament Education Debate
appeals assessments covid Education exams SQA

Why our third sector deserves first class support

...for renewal, not recovery Amy Woodhouse on how we're developing our calls for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament Read Amy's...

Children Covid-19 crisis emergency family services Support third sector

Insight: Serious accidents in lockdown – why Child Safety Week matters

...for renewal, not recovery Amy Woodhouse on how we're developing our calls for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament Read Amy's blog Supporting the Third Sector Vicky Wan is Project Manager and part of our PPP...


Why our Manifesto for 2021-26 must be based on renewal, not recovery

...Projects & Participation Amy Woodhouse on how we're developing our Manifesto for the next Scottish Parliament and the challenges of representing the children’s sector in the face of an unknowable future. It’s mid-May and we should be...

equality Health Inequality Manifesto members membership parliament Poverty rights Wellbeing

Universal or targeted? Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability

...Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability 25 Feb 2020 Today’s Scottish Parliament debate on the progress of a period products Bill reveals different views on health provision – and  the kind of society we...


Navigating post-virus renewal - five steps into the future

...a role in Europe will be supported by the development of our manifesto in the run-up to the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary elections. For more on the development of our manifesto, please click here to read our Head of Policy, Amy Woodhouse’s...


Equal Protection Act comes into force: "Years of collective effort have finally paid off"

...chastisement' or 'justifiable assault'. It comes three years after the Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament by John Finnie MSP. The Act was passed by MSPs in October 2019. The move brings Scotland into line with 60 other countries across...


The Children in Scotland magazine December edition is out now

...of the magazine reviews the themes highlighted in our recently published Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament. Supported by organisations and individuals across the sector, it discusses the calls made within the Manifesto and how we can...


Scotland has become the first country in the world to introduce free universal access to period products

...be proud that Scotland is showing international leadership here". The Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament by Labour MSP Monica Lennon in 2019 following years of campaigning on the issue.     Share this ...


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

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


25 Calls response: What gives me hope in 2020? Young people are leading the way in defending human rights

...to speak truth to power, supporting and encouraging each other. Still every Friday in front of the Scottish Parliament, a small group of committed, determined and courageous teenagers raise their voices about climate change. And across Scotland and...


Exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’

...and Advanced Higher exams will go ahead, Cabinet Secretary for Education John Swinney told the Scottish Parliament. We welcome publication of the report by Professor Mark Priestley and in particular its recommendations for: A commitment to...

Attainment Education equality exams rights SQA young people

Sector support for Scotland's first ever period poverty Bill

...is not supporting the Bill. Monica Lennon will give evidence on her Members’ Bill to the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee today. Share this Support the...


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

Family voices ‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays
Education Families Food Jackie Brock News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster

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

An opportunity to strengthen the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill

...of measures that will strengthen the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill, as it is debated today in the Scottish Parliament. As a member of the End Child Poverty Coalition, Children in Scotland has made a number of recommendations, including: The...

Legislation News Scottish Parliament

Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling health inequalities

...approach to tackling health inequalities Children in Scotland has backed calls made by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee to take a more holistic approach in the health prevention agenda, and urged more engagement with...

Children's rights Health Inequalities News Policy Scottish Parliament

Work hard but keep a healthy work-life balance: wise words from our volunteer Hope as her month with us comes to an end

...reminded me of how much I enjoyed making one! Hope sitting in the Debating Chamber in The Scottish Parliament My final day at Children in Scotland was a really exciting one. I tied up some loose ends with paperwork. I then went with Jemma...


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

...Government Business and Constitutional Relations, Mike Russell. It will maintain links across the Scottish Parliament and wider civic society through the Cross-Party Group on Children and Young People, and other relevant organisations. The Panel...

Brexit children and young people Europe Participation Scottish Government Westminster

25 Calls response: The values that underpin who we are as citizens should underpin our activity online

...policy-makers and wider society. We’d love you to get involved! Join us round the table at the Scottish Parliament for 'Making the internet a safer place for young people' on Wednesday 13 November 2019, for a fun and interactive session, asking...


25 Calls response: Here’s what’s missing from the debate about how to transform mental health outcomes for children

...in their challenging transition to adulthood. We know there is acknowledgement across the Scottish Parliament that change is needed. Our job is to keep the pressure up so that words become deeds. Pamela Graham is Staf’s Head of Learning...


Influencing change: young people tackling inequality head on

...people living there have been vital in identifying our calls for change in the lead up to the 2021 Scottish Parliament election. As the project concludes, we will continue to share these resources and project findings. We will push for place based...


Scottish Government "must act on UNCRC incorporation now"
Children's rights Consultation response Policy UNCRC

Child Poverty Delivery Plan welcome, but Scottish Government must be 'more proactive'

From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools

...is essential to take action that goes beyond our initial protests worldwide. I am calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to reform our education system to include all Afro-Scottish history including artefacts of...

anti-racism black lives matter diversity Education equality Inequality protest racism

2021-26 Manifesto launches with calls to put wellbeing at the heart of Scottish budget, include under-16s in Citizens’ Assemblies, target air pollution and introduce a ‘hobby premium’

...pollution 13 November 2020 Children in Scotland today launches its Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament, backed by national and local organisations from across the children’s sector. The Manifesto outlines key changes in policy and...

budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

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

...the starting point for the creation of our 2021-26 Manifesto, which presents 33 asks of the next Scottish Parliament. Click here for more information about our 2021-26 Manifesto Following last Thursday’s election, the SNP will again form a...

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

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

...provision must increase as the country continues to respond to and rebuild from the pandemic, the Scottish Parliament has been told.   Appearing in front of the Scottish Parliament’s Education, Children and Young People Committee earlier this...

additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

UNCRC incorporation: the day we make history

...we expect the Bill to incorporate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to be passed by the Scottish Parliament – and this really is a historic event. It is historic because of its significance. It means that children’s rights as...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...the questions in the hustings were taken from Children in Scotland’s Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament. Click here to read more about our Manifesto Click here for more details of Children in Scotland member...


Opportunities lost: the impact of Brexit on the next generation

...and Covid-related. In January, the UNCRC Incorporation Bill unanimously passed stage one in the Scottish Parliament. The adoption of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child is a result of many years of campaigning across the...


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

...and planning process to guide decision and investment. In our Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament we call for consideration to be given to the UNICEF Child Friendly Cities model, which aims to ensure that children and young...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

 Introducing the Year of Childhood and our chance to give children power

...a year of double celebration for Children’s Parliament. It is our 25th birthday, and the year Scottish Parliament is expected to incorporate the UNCRC into Scots law. This incorporation will see Scotland join a small group of progressive...


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

...Manifesto helps make political ideas more accessible for all 4 March 2021 Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in May, we’ve launched a Children and Young People’s Version of our Manifesto for 2021-26. Click here to download a...

changing our world children and young people Election Manifesto Participation politics

Supreme Court ruling on the UK Government challenge of the UNCRC Bill

...by the UK Government means that the Bill will now need to be revised and re-considered by the Scottish Parliament.    We recognise that it will take time for the bill to be revised and to be passed by parliament, but remain confident...


Bringing confidence back to the community

...in Scotland magazine Our latest issue looks at new beginnings and the promises of the next Scottish Parliament Click here to read Children in Scotland's Manifesto Our 2021-26 Manifesto is backed by organisations...


'Get into Summer' to make young people's health a priority

...wellbeing and education. Click for more info Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament Our ambitious calls for change have support from across the children's sector Find out more Building...



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Our offer to you during a critical time

...it a week ahead of full publication. The next edition, focusing on our Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament, will be available in December. 25 Calls Our 25 Calls campaign continues, with ongoing blog responses and the monthly 25 and Up...


Changing our World: Manifesto campaign work

... Changing our World Changing our World: Campaigning In the lead up to the Scottish Parliament election Changing our World has been working on a range of campaign materials to share with potential new MSPs. As a group we decided to focus on...



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Hope in hard times
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...Manifesto for 2021-26 launched today Read about the launch of our Manifesto 2021-26 for the Scottish Parliament Read the news item Blog: Time to choose a different path Our Chief Executive, Jackie Brock, says now is a...

Magazine Manifesto

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

...consequentials”, any increase in spending south of the border in areas that are devolved to the Scottish Parliament, such as health or housing, results in an increase in the Scottish Block Grant to meet the increase at UK level. So, an...


What better way than a Bill to mark the UNCRC's birthday?
post

...rights defenders. Almost half a year has passed since Promote, Protect, Defendwas laid before the Scottish Parliament and a whole year since the 25 Calls campaign was launched. In that time, we’ve seen some progress, but not nearly enough. The...


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

...Halving child poverty by 2024 should be the floor not the ceiling for our ambitions for the next Scottish Parliament. The best way to do this and advance children’s rights is to ensure families on low incomes have more money. Money enables...


Parliamentary Monitor
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...relevant to children and families in Scotland, across the UK, and in Europe.  This week in the Scottish Parliament Tuesday 9 February In the afternoon, in Topical Questions, Joan McAlpine to ask the Scottish Government what its response is to...

News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster

Stop excluding children from Brexit dialogue, children's sector groups and Commissioner tell UK parliamentarians
postBrexit Children Children's rights Jackie Brock

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

...24 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament The Scottish Government has announced plans to overhaul the next phase of the £1bn Scottish Attainment Challenge...

Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament

News: Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget
postbudget child poverty Poverty Scottish Government

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

...Sturgeon has presented the legislative agenda and funding priorities of her government to the Scottish Parliament, including a number of commitments designed to support children, young people and families. The 2021-22 Programme for...

early learning and childcare Education Mental Health

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

...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 implementation We now have our MSPs for the sixth...

Magazine

News: New Members Bill to give legal right to transition support
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...proposed legislation has been lodged with the Scottish Parliament to secure the statutory right to a transition plan from school to adulthood for every disabled child. The proposed Disabled...

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions