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

Children in Scotland welcomes ban on single use vapes

Scottish Schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

... Scottish Schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion 19 Sep 2023 Three schools and one nursery have been crowned winners of this year's Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with...


Diversity in Teaching - Children and Young People's Views on Diversity in Scottish Education (2020-2022)

...of children and young people met online to share their opinions on lots of aspects of life in Scottish Schools. From April-June 2021 three schools piloted a resource, developed with input from the national panel, to garner more of an insight...


CHANGE: Childcare and Nurture, Glasgow East (2016-2020)
Early years Families Parents Scottish Schools Welfare

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

Press release: New award for schools celebrating pupils with additional needs
Additional support inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Scottish Government 'worryingly silent' on teacher excellence - but school pupils won't be

Project challenging food poverty expands to 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire
Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock Scottish Schools

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

Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

...by offering free, nutritious breakfasts to thousands of schoolchildren every school day. Of those Scottish Schools we support who responded to our summer survey this year, 84% reported that free healthy breakfast provision is positively impacting...


First meeting of new Inclusion Ambassadors group

...shortly. In the mean time, work will continue over the summer to finalise a new ASL resource for Scottish Schools. The co-produced resource will be available for the 2021-22 academic year. Chris Ross, Children in Scotland’s Senior Policy,...


Inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown

... Reach Designed to help young people understand children's rights in Scottish Schools. Click to visit the website My Rights, My Say Supporting young people aged 12-15 to exercise their...

additional support for learning ASL ASN Education inclusion Participation

Proportion of Children in Scotland staff to be furloughed for three-week period

...and Reach The Enquire helpline is open for enquiries about additional support for learning in Scottish Schools. Enquire has a coronavirus section (click to read) on their website which provides a wide range of information. The Reach website is...

Covid-19 furlough third sector

Children in Scotland endorses second stage of Upstart Scotland's Play Not Tests campaign

...highlighting that standardised tests for primary 1 pupils are not mandatory. This week, as Scottish Schools return for the new term, the campaign published a series of postcards designed for parents of new primary 1 pupils. Approximately...


My Food on the menu for International School Meals Day 2018

...she said. “In Scotland 2018 is The Year of Young People, so it’s very fitting that some of our Scottish Schools have had their recipes selected for the cookbook. The cookbook is not only interesting and practical, but also provides an insight...


Physical appearance, sexual identity and learning disabilities ‘the key factors’ in bullying at school

...‘the key factors’ in bullying at school Children experiencing bullying and harassment in Scottish Schools are targeted on the basis of physical appearance, sexuality and identity, and the presence of an additional support need, a Children...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing

Review of Parental Involvement Act published

...National Parent Forum of Scotland has published it's Review of the Impact of the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006, recognising the benefits that the Act has achieved, but calling for further partnership working...

Legislation News Parents Scottish Schools

Why young children need Play Not Tests
Children Education Scottish Schools

Education governance proposals risk ‘zero impact’ on attainment gap
Children Children's rights Decision making Education Jackie Brock Scottish Government Scottish Schools Support

Climate-conscious theatre performance comes to Scottish Schools

... Magazine / News: Climate-conscious theatre performance tours Scottish Schools Posted 22 February, 2023 by Nina Joynson. Photo credit: Andrew Perry Arts climate climate...

Arts climate climate change environment schools

Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools

... Young person working on laptop Magazine / News: Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Posted 9 February 2022, by Nina Joynson Curriculum for...

Curriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology

Scottish Government launches vaping awareness campaign
changing our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government

Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme
children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning

Exam helpline launched for Scottish pupils

...pupils on results day Posted 27.07.23 by Alice Hinds exams higher education Scottish Schools skills Scottish pupils will be able to access free, impartial career advice after receiving their exam results via a...

exams higher education Scottish Schools skills

Restraint and seclusion in schools
Additional support ASL ASN Children's rights Education

Scottish-led study identifies dyslexia gene
additional support for learning ASL ASN dyslexia Education Health literacy

Consultation opens on physical intervention in schools
Education human rights rights

Schools face new disruption as exams approach

...forced councils to consider a return to remote learning as teaching absences continue to affect Scottish Schools. Three councils – City of Edinburgh, Fife, and Dumfries and Galloway – have voiced concerns that changes to teaching might...

Covid-19 Education exams SQA

New project to tackle racism in schools

...schools to become mentally healthy places to be Feb 11, 2022 Computing science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Feb 9, 2022 Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year Jan 18,...

anti-racism Education racism

Changes to Scottish Attainment Challenge funding
Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament

Record number of young Scots on positive career paths

...reaches record high                1 March 2023 Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools 9 February 2022 STEM Strategy targets gender bias and skills improvement 27  October...

careers Education training young people

New resources to support school attendance

...17.08.23 by Alice Hinds Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools Teachers, families, parents and carers can now access a range of free resources to support children and young people to “be...

Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools

Funding confirmed for youth music programmes

...Scottish Government Posted 25.05.23 by Alice Hinds funding Learning music Scottish Schools From pipe bands to singing workshops, thousands of young musicians will continue to benefit from Youth Music Initiative (YMI)...

funding Learning music Scottish Schools

Coronation portrait project launched

...to 'step into' cultural experiences, April 12, 2023 Climate-conscious theatre performance tours Scottish Schools, Feb 22, 2023 Scottish Book Trust invites youngsters to design new Read, Write, Count bag, Jan 12,...

Arts Children culture

Building confidence and wellbeing through STEM

...to design new ways of tackling Clyde sea litter Sept 27, 2022 Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Feb 9,...

health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers

School leavers in positive destinations hits record high

...Nina Joynson Attainment Education employment Scottish Government Scottish Schools Latest figures published by Scottish Government show a record number of 2022 school leavers are in work, training or...

Attainment Education employment Scottish Government Scottish Schools

Responding to climate crisis through dance

...content Project Access All Arts Fund Climate-conscious theatre performance comes to Scottish Schools Feb 22, 2023 Young men's mental health and participation is the focus of new research Jan 11, 2023 Pupils challenged to design new...

access all arts Arts climate change creative scotland environment funding

Pupils adversely affected by CfE, study finds

...by Nina Joynson Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools New research from the University of Stirling has found that current outcomes for pupils are contrary to the aims of...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools

Sturgeon resigns and centres care experience in speech

...transform family support Jul 12, 2022 Scottish Child Payment marks first anniversary Feb 16, 2022 Scottish Schools and the attainment gap: Q&A with James McEnaney Feb 1,...

Attainment baby box Education Nicola Sturgeon Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Scottish Parliament the Promise

Encouraging students towards digital tech

...signs added to create a more inclusive tech sector Mar 30, 2022 Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Feb 9,...

digital funding schools Scottish Government skills technology

Environmental design challenge

...Macdonald, Flickr (CC BY 2.0) climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea West of Scotland school pupils have been tasked with engineering new and innovative ways of reducing sea litter in and around...

climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea

Bereavement should be on the school curriculum

...and grief, advising that a universal bereavement policy is needed to make support equal across Scottish Schools. The third and fourth points of the proposed approach suggest providing educators with greater support, after evidence showed that...

Bereavement children and young people Education Grief School

Annual Conference 2022

...Conroy, Head of Scotland, Yopa Property Keynote * (9:55am-10:15am) | Anti-Racist Education in Scottish Schools: Practicing today and imagining the future | Samie Mansoor, Anti-Racist Pro-Black Education Lead, Intercultural Youth...


Q&A with Lorna MacPhail

...stress and connecting to calm, now more than ever. There is already great work going on in Scottish Schools, however integrating effective strategies of mindfulness and compassion can offer both children and those who work with them the...

Education health and wellbeing pandemic School trauma

See Me launches school mental health campaign

...June, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools A charity has launched new resources for secondary schools to help change perceptions of mental health. The campaign...

Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools

Ongoing lack of diversity in teaching

...May, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond diversity Education Scottish Government Scottish Schools The second annual data report into diversity in the teaching profession has revealed that minority ethnic teachers remain...

diversity Education Scottish Government Scottish Schools

Young People's Guarantee receives extra funding

...carers running on empty, says leading charity Mar 16, 2022 Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Feb 9,...

care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people

Making tech sector more inclusive with BSL

...list of signs on the SSC website Related content Computing science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Feb 9,...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

SQA comes under fire for new revision materials

...2022, by Nina Joynson Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA There are revived calls for the SQA to be replaced as the authority publishes new exam guidance that many call...

Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA

Q&A with James McEnaney: Mind the gap

... Magazine / Q&A with James McEnaney: Scottish Schools and the attainment gap Posted 1 February 2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education Inequality Poverty schools Ahead of his webinar for Children in...

Education Inequality Poverty schools

"We want Scotland to become the world's first child-friendly country"

...this. For Unicef our challenge is to roll out the Rights Respecting Schools Award across 75% of Scottish Schools in every local authority area by 2021, reaching 515,000 children. We’ll also be using our OutRight campaign, which encourages...

Magazine rights UNCRC Unicef

News

...National Parent Forum of Scotland has published it's Review of the Impact of the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006, recognising the benefits that the Act has achieved, but calling for further partnership working...



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

Children in Scotland welcomes ban on single use vapes

Scottish Schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

... Scottish Schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion 19 Sep 2023 Three schools and one nursery have been crowned winners of this year's Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with...


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

Press release: New award for schools celebrating pupils with additional needs
Additional support inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Scottish Government 'worryingly silent' on teacher excellence - but school pupils won't be

Project challenging food poverty expands to 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire
Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock Scottish Schools

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

Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

...by offering free, nutritious breakfasts to thousands of schoolchildren every school day. Of those Scottish Schools we support who responded to our summer survey this year, 84% reported that free healthy breakfast provision is positively impacting...


First meeting of new Inclusion Ambassadors group

...shortly. In the mean time, work will continue over the summer to finalise a new ASL resource for Scottish Schools. The co-produced resource will be available for the 2021-22 academic year. Chris Ross, Children in Scotland’s Senior Policy,...


Inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown

... Reach Designed to help young people understand children's rights in Scottish Schools. Click to visit the website My Rights, My Say Supporting young people aged 12-15 to exercise their...

additional support for learning ASL ASN Education inclusion Participation

Proportion of Children in Scotland staff to be furloughed for three-week period

...and Reach The Enquire helpline is open for enquiries about additional support for learning in Scottish Schools. Enquire has a coronavirus section (click to read) on their website which provides a wide range of information. The Reach website is...

Covid-19 furlough third sector

Children in Scotland endorses second stage of Upstart Scotland's Play Not Tests campaign

...highlighting that standardised tests for primary 1 pupils are not mandatory. This week, as Scottish Schools return for the new term, the campaign published a series of postcards designed for parents of new primary 1 pupils. Approximately...


My Food on the menu for International School Meals Day 2018

...she said. “In Scotland 2018 is The Year of Young People, so it’s very fitting that some of our Scottish Schools have had their recipes selected for the cookbook. The cookbook is not only interesting and practical, but also provides an insight...


Physical appearance, sexual identity and learning disabilities ‘the key factors’ in bullying at school

...‘the key factors’ in bullying at school Children experiencing bullying and harassment in Scottish Schools are targeted on the basis of physical appearance, sexuality and identity, and the presence of an additional support need, a Children...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing

Review of Parental Involvement Act published

...National Parent Forum of Scotland has published it's Review of the Impact of the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006, recognising the benefits that the Act has achieved, but calling for further partnership working...

Legislation News Parents Scottish Schools

Why young children need Play Not Tests
Children Education Scottish Schools

Education governance proposals risk ‘zero impact’ on attainment gap
Children Children's rights Decision making Education Jackie Brock Scottish Government Scottish Schools Support


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Annual Conference 2022

...Conroy, Head of Scotland, Yopa Property Keynote * (9:55am-10:15am) | Anti-Racist Education in Scottish Schools: Practicing today and imagining the future | Samie Mansoor, Anti-Racist Pro-Black Education Lead, Intercultural Youth...


News

...National Parent Forum of Scotland has published it's Review of the Impact of the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006, recognising the benefits that the Act has achieved, but calling for further partnership working...



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Climate-conscious theatre performance comes to Scottish Schools
post

... Magazine / News: Climate-conscious theatre performance tours Scottish Schools Posted 22 February, 2023 by Nina Joynson. Photo credit: Andrew Perry Arts climate climate...

Arts climate climate change environment schools

Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools
post

... Young person working on laptop Magazine / News: Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Posted 9 February 2022, by Nina Joynson Curriculum for...

Curriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology

Scottish Government launches vaping awareness campaign
postchanging our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government

Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme
postchildren and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning

Exam helpline launched for Scottish pupils
post

...pupils on results day Posted 27.07.23 by Alice Hinds exams higher education Scottish Schools skills Scottish pupils will be able to access free, impartial career advice after receiving their exam results via a...

exams higher education Scottish Schools skills

Restraint and seclusion in schools
postAdditional support ASL ASN Children's rights Education

Scottish-led study identifies dyslexia gene
postadditional support for learning ASL ASN dyslexia Education Health literacy

Consultation opens on physical intervention in schools
postEducation human rights rights

Schools face new disruption as exams approach
post

...forced councils to consider a return to remote learning as teaching absences continue to affect Scottish Schools. Three councils – City of Edinburgh, Fife, and Dumfries and Galloway – have voiced concerns that changes to teaching might...

Covid-19 Education exams SQA

New project to tackle racism in schools
post

...schools to become mentally healthy places to be Feb 11, 2022 Computing science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Feb 9, 2022 Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year Jan 18,...

anti-racism Education racism

Changes to Scottish Attainment Challenge funding
postAttainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament

Record number of young Scots on positive career paths
post

...reaches record high                1 March 2023 Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools 9 February 2022 STEM Strategy targets gender bias and skills improvement 27  October...

careers Education training young people

New resources to support school attendance
post

...17.08.23 by Alice Hinds Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools Teachers, families, parents and carers can now access a range of free resources to support children and young people to “be...

Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools

Funding confirmed for youth music programmes
post

...Scottish Government Posted 25.05.23 by Alice Hinds funding Learning music Scottish Schools From pipe bands to singing workshops, thousands of young musicians will continue to benefit from Youth Music Initiative (YMI)...

funding Learning music Scottish Schools

Coronation portrait project launched
post

...to 'step into' cultural experiences, April 12, 2023 Climate-conscious theatre performance tours Scottish Schools, Feb 22, 2023 Scottish Book Trust invites youngsters to design new Read, Write, Count bag, Jan 12,...

Arts Children culture

Building confidence and wellbeing through STEM
post

...to design new ways of tackling Clyde sea litter Sept 27, 2022 Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Feb 9,...

health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers

School leavers in positive destinations hits record high
post

...Nina Joynson Attainment Education employment Scottish Government Scottish Schools Latest figures published by Scottish Government show a record number of 2022 school leavers are in work, training or...

Attainment Education employment Scottish Government Scottish Schools

Responding to climate crisis through dance
post

...content Project Access All Arts Fund Climate-conscious theatre performance comes to Scottish Schools Feb 22, 2023 Young men's mental health and participation is the focus of new research Jan 11, 2023 Pupils challenged to design new...

access all arts Arts climate change creative scotland environment funding

Pupils adversely affected by CfE, study finds
post

...by Nina Joynson Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools New research from the University of Stirling has found that current outcomes for pupils are contrary to the aims of...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools

Sturgeon resigns and centres care experience in speech
post

...transform family support Jul 12, 2022 Scottish Child Payment marks first anniversary Feb 16, 2022 Scottish Schools and the attainment gap: Q&A with James McEnaney Feb 1,...

Attainment baby box Education Nicola Sturgeon Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Scottish Parliament the Promise

Encouraging students towards digital tech
post

...signs added to create a more inclusive tech sector Mar 30, 2022 Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Feb 9,...

digital funding schools Scottish Government skills technology

Environmental design challenge
post

...Macdonald, Flickr (CC BY 2.0) climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea West of Scotland school pupils have been tasked with engineering new and innovative ways of reducing sea litter in and around...

climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea

Bereavement should be on the school curriculum
post

...and grief, advising that a universal bereavement policy is needed to make support equal across Scottish Schools. The third and fourth points of the proposed approach suggest providing educators with greater support, after evidence showed that...

Bereavement children and young people Education Grief School

Q&A with Lorna MacPhail
post

...stress and connecting to calm, now more than ever. There is already great work going on in Scottish Schools, however integrating effective strategies of mindfulness and compassion can offer both children and those who work with them the...

Education health and wellbeing pandemic School trauma

See Me launches school mental health campaign
post

...June, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools A charity has launched new resources for secondary schools to help change perceptions of mental health. The campaign...

Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools

Ongoing lack of diversity in teaching
post

...May, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond diversity Education Scottish Government Scottish Schools The second annual data report into diversity in the teaching profession has revealed that minority ethnic teachers remain...

diversity Education Scottish Government Scottish Schools

Young People's Guarantee receives extra funding
post

...carers running on empty, says leading charity Mar 16, 2022 Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Feb 9,...

care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people

Making tech sector more inclusive with BSL
post

...list of signs on the SSC website Related content Computing science gets a boost in Scottish Schools Feb 9,...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

SQA comes under fire for new revision materials
post

...2022, by Nina Joynson Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA There are revived calls for the SQA to be replaced as the authority publishes new exam guidance that many call...

Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA

Q&A with James McEnaney: Mind the gap
post

... Magazine / Q&A with James McEnaney: Scottish Schools and the attainment gap Posted 1 February 2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education Inequality Poverty schools Ahead of his webinar for Children in...

Education Inequality Poverty schools

"We want Scotland to become the world's first child-friendly country"
post

...this. For Unicef our challenge is to roll out the Rights Respecting Schools Award across 75% of Scottish Schools in every local authority area by 2021, reaching 515,000 children. We’ll also be using our OutRight campaign, which encourages...

Magazine rights UNCRC Unicef