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Supporting women, fighting for change: Glasgow Women's Aid marks 50 years

... Supporting women, fighting for change: Glasgow Women's Aid marks 50 years 20 Dec 2023 Looking back over the past 50 years, Glasgow Women’s Aid CEO Angela Devine can see how far Scotland has come in expanding, upholding and protecting...


Yopa extends Support of Children in Scotland after a successful year of partnership working

... Yopa extends Support of Children in Scotland after a successful year of partnership working 13 Feb 2024 Award-winning estate agency, Yopa, has extended its partnership with Children in Scotland, providing crucial Support for children and...


‘Your Voice Matters’: how to Support young people during Welcome to Your Vote Week

...group setting are more likely to participate in elections and believe that their vote matters. To Support schools, youth groups, colleges and universities to start the conversation about democracy, we’ve created free, impartial resources, and...


Supporting the Third Sector Project (2014-present)

... Supporting the Third Sector Project What is the Supporting the Third Sector Project? Previously known as the National Third Sector GIRFEC (NTSG) Project, the Supporting the Third Sector Project (STTS) Supports Third Sector Interfaces and...


Pupil Support Staff Learning Programme 

... Pupil Support Staff Learning Programme March 2023-Present Funding from The Promise Partnership's Keep The Promise Fund is providing us with the opportunity to deliver an exciting new project over the next two years. We plan to develop and...


Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category

... Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category 12 Oct 2023 As Children in Scotland celebrates its 30th anniversary, it is delighted to launch a new membership category Supporting small organisations to flourish with...


Supporting informed choices about gambling

... Supporting informed choices about gambling 9 Jun 2021 The rate of ‘problem gambling’ is highest in young adults in Scotland and an estimated 55,000 11-16 year olds are thought to have a gambling problem. Warren Hughes, of youthwork...

fast forward gambling risk-taking warren hughes young people

Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online

... Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online 3 Mar 2021 Claudia Baldacchino from social innovation charity People Know How – a contributor to our upcoming Learning Week – discusses how the organisation has...


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...


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

... The early years in focus: creating an event to Support the sector 4 Sep 2023 As Children in Scotland prepares to host an international early years-focused conference, Learning & Events Officer, Arran Purdie, discusses what's involved in...


Ongoing issues with delivery of Additional Support for Learning, new report reveals

... Ongoing issues with delivery of additional Support for learning, new report reveals 5 Jul 2023 A new report from Children in Scotland reiterates ongoing issues with the delivery of additional Support for learning and calls on Scottish...


Young people's voices at the heart of new pupil Support project

...Young people's voices at the heart of new pupil Support project 10 May 2023 Children in Scotland has launched an exciting new project, and is looking for young people with care experience (aged 8-17) and pupil Support staff to take part and help...


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

... Launching a major new co-design project for pupil Support staff to help #KeepThePromise 3 Apr 2023 We are delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new project involving care experienced children and young people and pupil Support...


Person-centred Support is key for Transitions Strategy

... Person-centred Support is key for new Transitions Strategy 17 Mar 2023 The new Transitions to Adulthood Strategy should put people at its heart, the Inclusion Ambassadors have told the Scottish Government, as they are consulted on the...


How do we Support long-term solutions when we’re confronted with a crisis?

... How do we Support long-term solutions when we are confronted with a crisis? 16 Feb 2023 In the face of severe funding cuts affecting councils and third sector services, Children in Scotland’s Chief Executive Jude Turbyne says we can’t...


New report reveals what really matters to pupils with additional Support needs

... New report reveals what really matters to pupils accessing additional Support for learning 6 Oct 2022 A new report from Children in Scotland has identified key messages from young people with additional Support needs on how best to Support...

Additional support ASL ASN Education inclusion pupil voice

Winners announced for inaugural awards, celebrating school pupils with additional Support needs

...Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with additional Support needs. The awards, developed by the Inclusion Ambassadors and managed by Children in Scotland, allow schools to share how they Support the...

ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

New project to better understand what pupil Support in Scotland should look like

...New project to better understand what pupil Support in Scotland should look like 18 May 2022 Children in Scotland is working with Education Scotland and the Scottish Government to build knowledge and influence practice development around Support...

additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

New fund Supports 106 young people with additional Support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential

... New fund Supports 106 young people with additional Support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential 28 April 2022 MEDIA RELEASE A total of 106 young people with additional Support needs have taken forward creative arts...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

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

... Progress on additional Support for learning "must accelerate in wake of the pandemic" 19 November 2021 The pace of progress on improving additional Support for learning provision must increase as the country continues to respond to and...

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

... First annual Inclusion Ambassadors report calls for action to help young people feel Supported in school 1 September 2021 MEDIA RELEASE The first annual report of Scotland’s Inclusion Ambassadors has been published today, calling for more...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Launching a new way to Support child rights and additional Support for learning

... Launching a new way to Support child rights and additional Support for learning 19 January 2021 Children in Scotland's Head of Inclusion Sally Cavers on Supporting child rights and additional Support for learning with the launch of the My...


New measures to Support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum

... New measures to Support autistic pupils welcome, but we mustn't lose momentum 16 December 2020 Children in Scotland, along with Scottish Autism and the National Autistic Society Scotland, has welcomed the recent announcement by Deputy First...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

New film shares learning from early years family Support partnership project

... New film shares learning from early years family Support partnership project 8 December 2020 A new film about the learning and recommendations that emerged from Children in Scotland’s Open Kindergartens early years family Support project is...

Early years early years policy family family centres family support Midlothian Nordic Norway open kindergartens Parenting across Scotland University of Stirling young children

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family Support and fighting poverty

...for Government:  Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family Support and fighting poverty 3 September 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to Tuesday’s publication of the Programme for...

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Panel on Europe issues letter to John Swinney urging Support for right to education through Brexit

... Panel on Europe issues letter to John Swinney urging Support for right to education through Brexit 12 August 2020 This morning the Children and Young People's Panel on Europe sent a letter to Cabinet Secretary for Education John Swinney...


Children in Scotland CEO to Support work of The Promise, delivering on Care Review’s calls

... Children in Scotland CEO to Support work of The Promise, delivering on Care Review’s calls 27 Jul 2020 Children in Scotland’s CEO Jackie Brock has taken up the offer of Supporting Fiona Duncan, Chair of the Independent Care Review, to...


To Support children in the fight against this virus, we need your voices, knowledge and expertise

... To Support children in the fight against Covid-19, we need your voices, knowledge and expertise 27 March 2020 In response to Covid-19, Children in Scotland is emphasising its role as a representative body for the children’s sector that can...

engagement events Learning membership network

Additional Support service strengthens its online offer to children and families

... Additional Support service strengthens its online offer to children and families Enquire, Scotland's advice service for additional Support for learning, has re-launched its website. The new site, available from today, offers families advice...

ASL Children's rights News Support

School Support staff shortage 'must be tackled'

...staff in meeting pupils’ healthcare needs. Enquire, the Scottish Advice Service for Additional Support for Learning, has received calls from parents who go into school to administer medicine or meet their child’s intimate care needs on a...

Inequalities Mental Health News Staff Support

Young people’s creative pursuits Supported by national arts funding

... Young people’s creative pursuits Supported by national arts funding 16 February 2023 Following a successful second phase of the Access All Arts Fund, 162 young people have been awarded grants towards creative projects and...


Conversations for Change: Supporting families affected by substance use

... Conversations for Change: Supporting families affected by substance use 2 Feb 2023 Continuing the conversation from their workshop at our Annual Conference, Circle’s Development Manager, Douglas Guest, reflects on research into lived and...


Equality of access, sustained investment, and a Supported workforce: what we need from a national mental health strategy

... Equality of access, sustained investment, and a Supported workforce: what we need from a national mental health strategy 9 Sep 2022 These are among the recommendations made by Children in Scotland and members of its children and young...


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

... Open door policy: Supporting the museums sector to engage with a younger audience 20 Jan 2022 The Living Museums project has showcased the potential of the museums sector and its value to young adults. But, to fulfill its legacy, there needs...

Arts engagement living museums Participation

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

...diet-related illness and climate change. "It has an opportunity to play a transformative role in Supporting children, young people and families who most struggle to access food." Within our consultation response, we also call for the Good Food...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

The Inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more Supported at school. Now they need your help to make it happen

... The Inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more Supported at school. Now they need your help to make it a reality 5 August 2021 Our Senior Policy, Projects & Participation Officer Chris Ross explains why the...


Safe spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is Supporting girls and young women

...spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is Supporting girls and young women 25 August 2020 Karen Anderson, Founder and Director of SHE Scotland, explains the vision behind a project...


Why our third sector deserves first class Support

... Why our third sector deserves first class Support 26 May 2020 In advance of next week's launch of our new Supporting the Third Sector Project, Vicky Wan explains why we want to Support organisations to become equal partners in Children and...

Children Covid-19 crisis emergency family services Support third sector

Support Help and Integration in Perthshire (SHIP)

... Support Help and Integration in Perthshire (SHIP) SHIP runs youth clubs, sports groups, holiday clubs and after school clubs for children with complex additional Support needs (5-18 years). The parent-led charity has been running since 1986...


Supporting working mothers

...affordability of wraparound school-aged childcare is in scope as well, starting by identifying and Supporting targeted early adopter communities across Scotland where good school age childcare can be modelled for other areas. Critically, there...

early learning and childcare Early years working parents

Supporting young people in the Scottish justice system

...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 intended to help...

engagement Participation Support youth justice

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

...on the basis of physical appearance, sexuality and identity, and the presence of an additional Support need, a Children in Scotland report has found. The report, Children’s and Young People’s Voices and Experiences of Bullying and...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing

Children in Scotland calls become pledges in party manifestos

...in Scotland to promote and strengthen the rights and experiences of children and young people are Supported across the local election manifestos of Scotland’s main political parties. Included in at least one party manifesto are pledges...

Children's rights Early years Manifesto News Support

Focus on quality in childcare welcome, but "smarter thinking" required on school start age

...in Scotland Chief Executive Jackie Brock said: “We welcome the focus on quality and Support for the workforce in Mark McDonald’s announcement today. Children in Scotland is keen that this contributes to a sense of momentum for...

Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

Effective child protection system ‘depends on poverty reduction and strong local services’

...the state of the Scottish child protection system, also reflected on the importance of investment, Support for communities, and early intervention. “We hope the Scottish Government acknowledges that the effectiveness of our child protection...

Benefits Children Jackie Brock Poverty Protection Scottish Government Support

Education governance proposals risk ‘zero impact’ on attainment gap

...listen to the views of children and young people, together with educational experts, and focus on Supporting schools and teachers to improve dramatically their approach to assessment – as recommended by the OECD. The views of children and...

Children Children's rights Decision making Education Jackie Brock Scottish Government Scottish Schools Support

New resources to Support school attendance

... Magazine / New resources launched for teachers, parents and carers to help Support attendance as schools return Posted 17.08.23 by Alice Hinds Attainment Education family Support schools Scottish...

Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools

Action to Support Anti-Bullying Week 2022

...work of respectme Related content Website offering a 'reservoir of hope' launched for care Support staff  Nov 10, 2022 Renewed calls for national minimum allowance for foster carers  Nov 4, 2022 Dyslexia genes identified by...

bullying children and young people Education Mental Health Wellbeing

Website launches for care Support staff

... Magazine / News: Website offering a 'reservoir of hope' launches for care Support staff Posted 10 November, 2022 by Nina Joynson care care experience Following research into experiences with care services, a university-led project has...

care care experience

Report highlights success of family Support programme

... Magazine / News: Report highlights success of family Support programme Posted 24 May, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image provided by Scottish Government. Health parenting The Family Nurse Partnership programme has been recognised by the...

Health parenting

Project launches to Support childminder recruitment

... Magazine / News: Pilot project to Support childminder recruitment launches Posted 5 April 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Image supplied by SCMA. childminders childminding early learning and childcare A...

childminders childminding early learning and childcare

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...

charity third sector

Review of Additional Support for Learning

... Support for Learning: All our Children and All their Potential 19 Jun 2020 A woman called Angela Morgan was asked by John Swinney, the Deputy First Minister, and the Scottish Government to find out how well additional Support for learning was...


Pupil Support Staff Report Aug22 FINAL2

...Pupil Support Staff Engagement Project report. August 2022....


Call for Evidence: Review of the Implementation of Additional Support for Learning in Scotland (December 2019)

...to the Scottish Government's call for views on the Review of the Implementation of Additional Support for Learning in Scotland. Closing date: December...


Self-directed Support newsletter

...Self-directed Support newsletter Spring...


Self-directed Support newsletter

...Self-directed Support newsletter Summer...


Children’s Support services and Self-directed Support

...Points on Practice. Children’s Support services and Self-directed Support...


Undergrad students to receive more financial Support

... Magazine / News: Undergraduate students will receive greater financial Support, starting with Autumn 2023 uplift Posted 14 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson care experience funding higher education Scottish...

care experience funding higher education Scottish Government Undergraduates

Funding to help transform family Support

... Magazine / News: Funding to help transform family Support Posted 12 July, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Children's artwork. care Care Review the Promise The Scottish Government has released funding...

care Care Review the Promise

Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Supporting young carers

... Magazine / Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Identifying and Supporting young carers Posted 22 March 2022, by Catherine Bromley ASL Children's rights Mental Health Ahead of our webinar on the topic, Jennifer...

ASL Children's rights Mental Health

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 September 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Phil Wilkinson Additional Support...

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions

Self-Directed Support

...Developing independent information and Support for children, young people and families on Self-Directed Support...


Funding available for essential digital devices

... Magazine / Funding available for digital devices to Support learning programmes across Scotland Posted 21.08.23 by Alice Hinds community digital funding Support Community-based organisations can apply for a...

community digital funding Support

New research with young cancer patients

...and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people The groundbreaking work will look to build a new evidence base of the needs of young cancer patients and identify...

cancer children and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people

Pupils offered helpline as results day looms

...27 July, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education exams schools SQA Support With thousands of young people soon to receive SQA exam results, Skills Development Scotland is opening its careers helpline to...

Education exams schools SQA Support


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Supporting women, fighting for change: Glasgow Women's Aid marks 50 years

... Supporting women, fighting for change: Glasgow Women's Aid marks 50 years 20 Dec 2023 Looking back over the past 50 years, Glasgow Women’s Aid CEO Angela Devine can see how far Scotland has come in expanding, upholding and protecting...


Yopa extends Support of Children in Scotland after a successful year of partnership working

... Yopa extends Support of Children in Scotland after a successful year of partnership working 13 Feb 2024 Award-winning estate agency, Yopa, has extended its partnership with Children in Scotland, providing crucial Support for children and...


‘Your Voice Matters’: how to Support young people during Welcome to Your Vote Week

...group setting are more likely to participate in elections and believe that their vote matters. To Support schools, youth groups, colleges and universities to start the conversation about democracy, we’ve created free, impartial resources, and...


Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category

... Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category 12 Oct 2023 As Children in Scotland celebrates its 30th anniversary, it is delighted to launch a new membership category Supporting small organisations to flourish with...


Supporting informed choices about gambling

... Supporting informed choices about gambling 9 Jun 2021 The rate of ‘problem gambling’ is highest in young adults in Scotland and an estimated 55,000 11-16 year olds are thought to have a gambling problem. Warren Hughes, of youthwork...

fast forward gambling risk-taking warren hughes young people

Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online

... Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online 3 Mar 2021 Claudia Baldacchino from social innovation charity People Know How – a contributor to our upcoming Learning Week – discusses how the organisation has...


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...


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

... The early years in focus: creating an event to Support the sector 4 Sep 2023 As Children in Scotland prepares to host an international early years-focused conference, Learning & Events Officer, Arran Purdie, discusses what's involved in...


Ongoing issues with delivery of Additional Support for Learning, new report reveals

... Ongoing issues with delivery of additional Support for learning, new report reveals 5 Jul 2023 A new report from Children in Scotland reiterates ongoing issues with the delivery of additional Support for learning and calls on Scottish...


Young people's voices at the heart of new pupil Support project

...Young people's voices at the heart of new pupil Support project 10 May 2023 Children in Scotland has launched an exciting new project, and is looking for young people with care experience (aged 8-17) and pupil Support staff to take part and help...


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

... Launching a major new co-design project for pupil Support staff to help #KeepThePromise 3 Apr 2023 We are delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new project involving care experienced children and young people and pupil Support...


Person-centred Support is key for Transitions Strategy

... Person-centred Support is key for new Transitions Strategy 17 Mar 2023 The new Transitions to Adulthood Strategy should put people at its heart, the Inclusion Ambassadors have told the Scottish Government, as they are consulted on the...


How do we Support long-term solutions when we’re confronted with a crisis?

... How do we Support long-term solutions when we are confronted with a crisis? 16 Feb 2023 In the face of severe funding cuts affecting councils and third sector services, Children in Scotland’s Chief Executive Jude Turbyne says we can’t...


New report reveals what really matters to pupils with additional Support needs

... New report reveals what really matters to pupils accessing additional Support for learning 6 Oct 2022 A new report from Children in Scotland has identified key messages from young people with additional Support needs on how best to Support...

Additional support ASL ASN Education inclusion pupil voice

Winners announced for inaugural awards, celebrating school pupils with additional Support needs

...Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with additional Support needs. The awards, developed by the Inclusion Ambassadors and managed by Children in Scotland, allow schools to share how they Support the...

ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

New project to better understand what pupil Support in Scotland should look like

...New project to better understand what pupil Support in Scotland should look like 18 May 2022 Children in Scotland is working with Education Scotland and the Scottish Government to build knowledge and influence practice development around Support...

additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

New fund Supports 106 young people with additional Support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential

... New fund Supports 106 young people with additional Support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential 28 April 2022 MEDIA RELEASE A total of 106 young people with additional Support needs have taken forward creative arts...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

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

... Progress on additional Support for learning "must accelerate in wake of the pandemic" 19 November 2021 The pace of progress on improving additional Support for learning provision must increase as the country continues to respond to and...

additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

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

... First annual Inclusion Ambassadors report calls for action to help young people feel Supported in school 1 September 2021 MEDIA RELEASE The first annual report of Scotland’s Inclusion Ambassadors has been published today, calling for more...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Launching a new way to Support child rights and additional Support for learning

... Launching a new way to Support child rights and additional Support for learning 19 January 2021 Children in Scotland's Head of Inclusion Sally Cavers on Supporting child rights and additional Support for learning with the launch of the My...


New measures to Support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum

... New measures to Support autistic pupils welcome, but we mustn't lose momentum 16 December 2020 Children in Scotland, along with Scottish Autism and the National Autistic Society Scotland, has welcomed the recent announcement by Deputy First...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

New film shares learning from early years family Support partnership project

... New film shares learning from early years family Support partnership project 8 December 2020 A new film about the learning and recommendations that emerged from Children in Scotland’s Open Kindergartens early years family Support project is...

Early years early years policy family family centres family support Midlothian Nordic Norway open kindergartens Parenting across Scotland University of Stirling young children

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family Support and fighting poverty

...for Government:  Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family Support and fighting poverty 3 September 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to Tuesday’s publication of the Programme for...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Panel on Europe issues letter to John Swinney urging Support for right to education through Brexit

... Panel on Europe issues letter to John Swinney urging Support for right to education through Brexit 12 August 2020 This morning the Children and Young People's Panel on Europe sent a letter to Cabinet Secretary for Education John Swinney...


Children in Scotland CEO to Support work of The Promise, delivering on Care Review’s calls

... Children in Scotland CEO to Support work of The Promise, delivering on Care Review’s calls 27 Jul 2020 Children in Scotland’s CEO Jackie Brock has taken up the offer of Supporting Fiona Duncan, Chair of the Independent Care Review, to...


To Support children in the fight against this virus, we need your voices, knowledge and expertise

... To Support children in the fight against Covid-19, we need your voices, knowledge and expertise 27 March 2020 In response to Covid-19, Children in Scotland is emphasising its role as a representative body for the children’s sector that can...

engagement events Learning membership network

Additional Support service strengthens its online offer to children and families

... Additional Support service strengthens its online offer to children and families Enquire, Scotland's advice service for additional Support for learning, has re-launched its website. The new site, available from today, offers families advice...

ASL Children's rights News Support

School Support staff shortage 'must be tackled'

...staff in meeting pupils’ healthcare needs. Enquire, the Scottish Advice Service for Additional Support for Learning, has received calls from parents who go into school to administer medicine or meet their child’s intimate care needs on a...

Inequalities Mental Health News Staff Support

Young people’s creative pursuits Supported by national arts funding

... Young people’s creative pursuits Supported by national arts funding 16 February 2023 Following a successful second phase of the Access All Arts Fund, 162 young people have been awarded grants towards creative projects and...


Conversations for Change: Supporting families affected by substance use

... Conversations for Change: Supporting families affected by substance use 2 Feb 2023 Continuing the conversation from their workshop at our Annual Conference, Circle’s Development Manager, Douglas Guest, reflects on research into lived and...


Equality of access, sustained investment, and a Supported workforce: what we need from a national mental health strategy

... Equality of access, sustained investment, and a Supported workforce: what we need from a national mental health strategy 9 Sep 2022 These are among the recommendations made by Children in Scotland and members of its children and young...


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

... Open door policy: Supporting the museums sector to engage with a younger audience 20 Jan 2022 The Living Museums project has showcased the potential of the museums sector and its value to young adults. But, to fulfill its legacy, there needs...

Arts engagement living museums Participation

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

...diet-related illness and climate change. "It has an opportunity to play a transformative role in Supporting children, young people and families who most struggle to access food." Within our consultation response, we also call for the Good Food...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

The Inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more Supported at school. Now they need your help to make it happen

... The Inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more Supported at school. Now they need your help to make it a reality 5 August 2021 Our Senior Policy, Projects & Participation Officer Chris Ross explains why the...


Safe spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is Supporting girls and young women

...spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is Supporting girls and young women 25 August 2020 Karen Anderson, Founder and Director of SHE Scotland, explains the vision behind a project...


Why our third sector deserves first class Support

... Why our third sector deserves first class Support 26 May 2020 In advance of next week's launch of our new Supporting the Third Sector Project, Vicky Wan explains why we want to Support organisations to become equal partners in Children and...

Children Covid-19 crisis emergency family services Support third sector

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

...on the basis of physical appearance, sexuality and identity, and the presence of an additional Support need, a Children in Scotland report has found. The report, Children’s and Young People’s Voices and Experiences of Bullying and...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing

Children in Scotland calls become pledges in party manifestos

...in Scotland to promote and strengthen the rights and experiences of children and young people are Supported across the local election manifestos of Scotland’s main political parties. Included in at least one party manifesto are pledges...

Children's rights Early years Manifesto News Support

Focus on quality in childcare welcome, but "smarter thinking" required on school start age

...in Scotland Chief Executive Jackie Brock said: “We welcome the focus on quality and Support for the workforce in Mark McDonald’s announcement today. Children in Scotland is keen that this contributes to a sense of momentum for...

Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

Effective child protection system ‘depends on poverty reduction and strong local services’

...the state of the Scottish child protection system, also reflected on the importance of investment, Support for communities, and early intervention. “We hope the Scottish Government acknowledges that the effectiveness of our child protection...

Benefits Children Jackie Brock Poverty Protection Scottish Government Support

Education governance proposals risk ‘zero impact’ on attainment gap

...listen to the views of children and young people, together with educational experts, and focus on Supporting schools and teachers to improve dramatically their approach to assessment – as recommended by the OECD. The views of children and...

Children Children's rights Decision making Education Jackie Brock Scottish Government Scottish Schools Support


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Support Help and Integration in Perthshire (SHIP)

... Support Help and Integration in Perthshire (SHIP) SHIP runs youth clubs, sports groups, holiday clubs and after school clubs for children with complex additional Support needs (5-18 years). The parent-led charity has been running since 1986...


Review of Additional Support for Learning

... Support for Learning: All our Children and All their Potential 19 Jun 2020 A woman called Angela Morgan was asked by John Swinney, the Deputy First Minister, and the Scottish Government to find out how well additional Support for learning was...



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Supporting working mothers
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...affordability of wraparound school-aged childcare is in scope as well, starting by identifying and Supporting targeted early adopter communities across Scotland where good school age childcare can be modelled for other areas. Critically, there...

early learning and childcare Early years working parents

Supporting young people in the Scottish justice system
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...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 intended to help...

engagement Participation Support youth justice

New resources to Support school attendance
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... Magazine / New resources launched for teachers, parents and carers to help Support attendance as schools return Posted 17.08.23 by Alice Hinds Attainment Education family Support schools Scottish...

Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools

Action to Support Anti-Bullying Week 2022
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...work of respectme Related content Website offering a 'reservoir of hope' launched for care Support staff  Nov 10, 2022 Renewed calls for national minimum allowance for foster carers  Nov 4, 2022 Dyslexia genes identified by...

bullying children and young people Education Mental Health Wellbeing

Website launches for care Support staff
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... Magazine / News: Website offering a 'reservoir of hope' launches for care Support staff Posted 10 November, 2022 by Nina Joynson care care experience Following research into experiences with care services, a university-led project has...

care care experience

Report highlights success of family Support programme
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... Magazine / News: Report highlights success of family Support programme Posted 24 May, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image provided by Scottish Government. Health parenting The Family Nurse Partnership programme has been recognised by the...

Health parenting

Project launches to Support childminder recruitment
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... Magazine / News: Pilot project to Support childminder recruitment launches Posted 5 April 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Image supplied by SCMA. childminders childminding early learning and childcare A...

childminders childminding early learning and childcare

Charity appeal to Support families this winter
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... 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...

charity third sector

Pupil Support Staff Report Aug22 FINAL2
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...Pupil Support Staff Engagement Project report. August 2022....


Call for Evidence: Review of the Implementation of Additional Support for Learning in Scotland (December 2019)
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...to the Scottish Government's call for views on the Review of the Implementation of Additional Support for Learning in Scotland. Closing date: December...


Self-directed Support newsletter
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...Self-directed Support newsletter Spring...


Self-directed Support newsletter
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...Self-directed Support newsletter Summer...


Children’s Support services and Self-directed Support
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...Points on Practice. Children’s Support services and Self-directed Support...


Undergrad students to receive more financial Support
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... Magazine / News: Undergraduate students will receive greater financial Support, starting with Autumn 2023 uplift Posted 14 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson care experience funding higher education Scottish...

care experience funding higher education Scottish Government Undergraduates

Funding to help transform family Support
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... Magazine / News: Funding to help transform family Support Posted 12 July, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Children's artwork. care Care Review the Promise The Scottish Government has released funding...

care Care Review the Promise

Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Supporting young carers
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... Magazine / Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Identifying and Supporting young carers Posted 22 March 2022, by Catherine Bromley ASL Children's rights Mental Health Ahead of our webinar on the topic, Jennifer...

ASL Children's rights Mental Health

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

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions

Self-Directed Support
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...Developing independent information and Support for children, young people and families on Self-Directed Support...


Funding available for essential digital devices
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... Magazine / Funding available for digital devices to Support learning programmes across Scotland Posted 21.08.23 by Alice Hinds community digital funding Support Community-based organisations can apply for a...

community digital funding Support

New research with young cancer patients
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...and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people The groundbreaking work will look to build a new evidence base of the needs of young cancer patients and identify...

cancer children and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people

Pupils offered helpline as results day looms
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...27 July, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education exams schools SQA Support With thousands of young people soon to receive SQA exam results, Skills Development Scotland is opening its careers helpline to...

Education exams schools SQA Support