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Wellbeing Bingo Game

... Wellbeing Bingo Game The Wellbeing Bingo game, which has been developed in partnership with a group of young carers, is an interactive tool to encourage young people to talk about their Wellbeing and to support each other to make...


Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

... Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum When 21/03/2019 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category This event is fully booked, please contact events@childreninscotland.org.uk to...


Call 22: Build Wellbeing into the design of our learning spaces to show young people they are truly valued

... Call 22: Build Wellbeing into the design of our learning spaces to show young people they are truly valued By Diarmaid Lawlor Equity and excellence drive education in Scotland. They influence how we choose to close the attainment gap,...


Call 6: Rights, Wellbeing and love of learning must be at the heart of education if Scotland is truly to be the 'best place to grow up'

... Call 6: Rights, Wellbeing and love of learning must be at the heart of education if Scotland is truly to be the 'best place to grow up' By Elaine Kerridge Child rights and Wellbeing must be at the heart of education in Scotland and...


Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

... Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum When 20/11/2019 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Seminar Category This event is now fully booked. To be added to the waiting list, please email...


Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

... Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum When 13/06/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event The event is now fully booked. Please email...


Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family Wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

... Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family Wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level 8 September 2021 Children in Scotland has responded to yesterday’s publication of the Programme for...

childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

Building emotional resilience and Wellbeing in children with autism: a seminar with Professor Tommy MacKay

... Building emotional resilience and Wellbeing in children with autism: a seminar with Professor Tommy MacKay When 31/01/2018 09:30 Where Glasgow Type Seminar Category Additional Support Needs About this event This one-day...


Every Child a Mover: Outdoor play to support Wellbeing and learning

... Every Child a Mover: Outdoor play to support Wellbeing and learning When 16/03/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Seminar Category Early childhood education and care About this event Young children need active lives from birth....


Self-care and a focus on our Wellbeing makes us better colleagues: week three for our research volunteer

... Self-care and a focus on our Wellbeing makes us better colleagues: week three for our research volunteer 30 Jul 2019 My third week at Children in Scotland started off a little differently to the others. I was unwell and had to take the day...


Consultation with Children and Young People on Wellbeing (2016-2017)

... Consultation with Children and Young People on Wellbeing (2016-2017) In October 2016, the Scottish Government asked Children in Scotland to consult with children and young people to help inform the development of their new 10-year mental...


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’

... Manifesto launches with calls for Wellbeing to be at heart of Scottish budget and children protected from air pollution 13 November 2020 Children in Scotland today launches its Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament, backed by...

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

Children’s Wellbeing and the Scottish budget (2020-2021)

... Children’s Wellbeing and the Scottish budget (2020-2021) From 2020-21 we worked in partnership with Dr Katherine Trebeck (Wellbeing Economy Alliance), the Carnegie Trust UK and early years funder Cattanach to raise awareness of what a...

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

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

...National Planning Framework response: “Wellbeing must be at the heart of the process” 9 March 2021 Children in Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government’s National Planning Framework Position Statement, calling for a greater...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

... Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum When 11/11/2020 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Seminar Category Update As part of our organisational response to the COVID-19 virus, Children in...


Out now: New Wellbeing resource for teachers and practitioners

... Out now: New Wellbeing resource for teachers and practitioners Children in Scotland has produced a new resource for teachers and practitioners to support children and young people’s understanding of their Wellbeing. The free resource,...


Attunement, empathy and Wellbeing in children and young people

... Attunement, empathy and Wellbeing in children and young people When 19/02/2020 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event Attunement describes a harmonious and responsive interaction where those involved...


An introduction to Wellbeing

... An introduction to Wellbeing A leaflet and card game have been developed to help community groups, clubs and other local organisations understand how their work contributes to the Wellbeing of children and young people across Scotland. An...


Supporting children and young people with their emotional Wellbeing

... Supporting children and young people with their emotional Wellbeing When 21/10/2019 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category Please note this training course was originally scheduled for 26 September 2019 and has been...


5 Ways to Wellbeing

...5 Ways to Wellbeing (Half day) When 10/05/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event Wellbeing is based on our situation in life, our relationships with others, what we do, the life skills we possess, the events that...


Connecting listening with health and Wellbeing

... Connecting listening with health and Wellbeing When 04/12/2017 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category Practitioner support About this event There is a great need for trained listeners to come alongside those who need to...


Radical Wellbeing-focused redesign of Scottish Government budget key to post-Covid renewal

... Radical Wellbeing-focused redesign of government budget ‘key to post-Covid renewal’ 18 March 2021 A major report published today calls for the Scottish Government to introduce Wellbeing budgeting to improve lives for children as part of a...

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News: Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year

...named Children's Word of the Year Posted 18 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Mental Health Wellbeing 'Anxiety' is the Children’s Word of the Year 2021 according to research by Oxford University Press (OUP). More than 8,000 children from...

Mental Health Wellbeing

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

...in Scotland's Manifesto 2021-26 Rights, Inequality and Health and Wellbeing all feature as themes in our manifesto Click here for more Food, Families, Futures (2016-2020) Our...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Comment: 'Young carers must remain a priority and at the forefront of policy development’

...forefront of policy development’ Posted 16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond health and Wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers On Young Carers Action Day 2022, Paul Traynor (pictured) highlights why ...

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News: Pioneering community project takes next step

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

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

'School meals are as important as books used in the classroom'

...Families, Futures Find out more about our multi-award- winning food and Wellbeing project Click here for more Hope in hard times Our 2021-26 Manifesto is backed by organisations from across the...


Member directory: G-M

...for at-risk children and young people through residential and community support, schools and Wellbeing services | kibble.org Kilwinning Academy Secondary school | kilwinningacademy.com Kindred Information, advocacy and support for parents of...


Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...is experienced by learners and is not cosmetic Follow the call in our 2021-26 Manifesto that Wellbeing should be the central focus of Scottish education and at the heart of changes in vision, values and systems Deliver on calls made by the...

additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors learners report

Design is for everyone

...of Learning at V&A Dundee, Jo Mawdsley, on how good design can bring us together, foster Wellbeing and strengthen partnerships Design shapes our world. It's part of everyday life and it's everywhere. V&A Dundee is a museum with a...

community creativity design Health Learning Wellbeing

News: Young carers running on empty, says leading charity

...leading charity Posted 16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education health and Wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers The Carers Trust has highlighted how a lack of support, coupled with a...

Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Member directory: N-S

...Ayrshire Council Local authority | north-ayrshire.gov.uk/home.aspx North East Wellbeing Solutions Mental health and Wellbeing training, consultation and intervention | new-solutions.co.uk North Lanarkshire Council Local...


New Emerging Minds project will look at how live music could boost young people’s mental health

...Emerging Minds project will examine how live music could boost young people’s mental health and Wellbeing Media Release 5 February 2021 A unique multi-partner research project will examine evidence for the impact of live music experiences on...

Arts changing our world emerging minds Mental Health music research scottish ensemble stirling university Wellbeing

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

...young people being bullied, i.e protected characteristics What form is bullying taking Impact on Wellbeing Mechanisms of support, including both positive examples and a lack of support Children and young people-led solutions Prominence was given...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing

Children in Scotland supports Equal Protection consultation

...of corporal punishment. "Evidence shows there is a link between poor long-term emotional Wellbeing and being subjected to physical punishment as a child. Every parent should have the right to discipline their child, but there are certain...

Children's rights Equal News Scottish Government Wellbeing

Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation

...prevention, and the need for coordination around children and young people’s mental health and Wellbeing. These are fundamental areas of mental health policy about which Children in Scotland has been calling for recognition and...

Children Early years Families Health Mental Health Scottish Government Wellbeing

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

...start date. A more important consideration should be the impact this would have on a child’s Wellbeing and on their transition process to primary school. Currently, funding is a factor in deciding a child’s access to two years of...

Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

Learning the secrets of the Netherlands' success

...be very valuable for delegates. What policy changes should Scotland be making to strengthen child Wellbeing based on the Netherlands’ example? One thing that we feel works well is having research communities that work hand in hand with practice....

care Education inclusion netherlands Wellbeing workforce

Changing Gears project to capture young people’s views on cycling, safety and health

...project will capture perspectives on road safety and risk; active travel choices; health and Wellbeing; how the climate change movement is shifting attitudes; and the impact of longer term demographic changes, including cost of car...

Bikeability bikes cycling Cycling Scotland environment. road safety Health Wellbeing

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

...report suggests Posted 31 Aug, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Phil Wilkinson Wellbeing The annual Wellbeing report from the Children’s Society reveals a worrying decline in overall happiness and Wellbeing of young...

Wellbeing

Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board
children and young people Children's rights inclusion

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

...what we know works and what children and young people say themselves. Rights, poverty, health and Wellbeing, learning, equalities – COVID 19 has shone a different light on all these issues, and in many cases has exacerbated existing problems...

equality Health Inequality Manifesto members membership parliament Poverty rights Wellbeing

Q&A with Liz Fitzpatrick

...powered by the voices of pupils Posted 29 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond GIRFEC Wellbeing A new digital reporting system has been developed to make Wellbeing data collection in schools more accessible to young people and...

GIRFEC Wellbeing

Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

...in relation to suicide and mental health more generally. Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care said: “I am pleased to see the launch of the suicide prevention youth advisory group. “The Scottish Government...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

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

Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

News: Readers encouraged to ‘Keep the heid and read’

...Week Posted 10 May 2022, by Nina Joynson literacy Mental Health reading Wellbeing Readers of all ages and abilities are being encouraged to pledge six minutes of reading for Wellbeing during Mental Health...

literacy Mental Health reading Wellbeing

Member directory: full

...United Kingdom Trust Funding organisation with a focus on Wellbeing | carnegieuktrust.org.uk Cattanach Funding projects to support children affected by relative deprivation | cattanach.org.uk Cedarbank...


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

...part in the year two panel will begin shortly. Activity in 2022-23 will have a strong emphasis on Wellbeing and a continued focus on young people as project co-designers. Ryan Cuzen, one of the panel members who took part in the project over the...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

New project to better understand what pupil support in Scotland should look like
additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

News: Community Play Fund gets families outdoors

...outdoors Posted April 12 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Photo © Anna Cervinkova health and Wellbeing outdoor play play Thousands of children from deprived communities across Scotland are set to benefit from improved outdoor...

health and wellbeing outdoor play play

In the run-up to 5 May’s vote, be part of our campaign to ensure there’s investment in children at local level

...themes of our original manifesto, focusing on rights, poverty, early years, learning, health and Wellbeing, places and spaces, child protection, the environment, equalities and planning and resources. They are released at a time of significant...

community elections local council elections local government Manifesto poll

How can we deliver places we can be proud of for our future generations?

...and planned for it.” Dannenberg et al, 2012, Making Healthy Places The Shaping Places for Wellbeing Programme, a partnership between the Improvement Service and Public Health Scotland (PHS), stems from the issue that this quote highlights...


News: Thousands of books donated to families in Scotland

...our communities. “Research proves that reading for pleasure is central in helping to support Wellbeing and mental health, positively impacting learners' attainment across the curriculum, sparking critical thinking,...

Early years Education Families reading

11 Nov 20 - Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

19 Feb 20 - Attunement, empathy and Wellbeing in children and young people

20 Nov 19 - Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

21 Mar 19 - Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

16 Mar 18 - Every Child a Mover: Outdoor play to support Wellbeing and learning

31 Jan 18 - Building emotional resilience and Wellbeing in children with autism: a seminar with Professor Tommy MacKay

13 Jun 18 - Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

04 Dec 17 - Connecting listening with health and Wellbeing

23 May 19 – Autism and Wellbeing: a seminar with Dr Peter Vermeulen

10 May 18 - 5 Ways to Wellbeing


Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

Start date: 21/03/2019 09:30

... Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum When 21/03/2019 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category This event is fully booked, please contact events@childreninscotland.org.uk to...


Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

Start date: 20/11/2019 09:30

... Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum When 20/11/2019 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Seminar Category This event is now fully booked. To be added to the waiting list, please email...


Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

Start date: 13/06/2018 09:30

... Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum When 13/06/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event The event is now fully booked. Please email...


Building emotional resilience and Wellbeing in children with autism: a seminar with Professor Tommy MacKay

Start date: 31/01/2018 09:30

... Building emotional resilience and Wellbeing in children with autism: a seminar with Professor Tommy MacKay When 31/01/2018 09:30 Where Glasgow Type Seminar Category Additional Support Needs About this event This one-day...


Every Child a Mover: Outdoor play to support Wellbeing and learning

Start date: 16/03/2018 09:30

... Every Child a Mover: Outdoor play to support Wellbeing and learning When 16/03/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Seminar Category Early childhood education and care About this event Young children need active lives from birth....


Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

Start date: 11/11/2020 09:30

... Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum When 11/11/2020 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Seminar Category Update As part of our organisational response to the COVID-19 virus, Children in...


Attunement, empathy and Wellbeing in children and young people

Start date: 19/02/2020 09:30

... Attunement, empathy and Wellbeing in children and young people When 19/02/2020 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event Attunement describes a harmonious and responsive interaction where those involved...


Supporting children and young people with their emotional Wellbeing

Start date: 21/10/2019 09:30

... Supporting children and young people with their emotional Wellbeing When 21/10/2019 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category Please note this training course was originally scheduled for 26 September 2019 and has been...


5 Ways to Wellbeing

Start date: 10/05/2018 09:30

...5 Ways to Wellbeing (Half day) When 10/05/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event Wellbeing is based on our situation in life, our relationships with others, what we do, the life skills we possess, the events that...


Connecting listening with health and Wellbeing

Start date: 04/12/2017 09:30

... Connecting listening with health and Wellbeing When 04/12/2017 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category Practitioner support About this event There is a great need for trained listeners to come alongside those who need to...



Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family Wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

... Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family Wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level 8 September 2021 Children in Scotland has responded to yesterday’s publication of the Programme for...

childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

Self-care and a focus on our Wellbeing makes us better colleagues: week three for our research volunteer

... Self-care and a focus on our Wellbeing makes us better colleagues: week three for our research volunteer 30 Jul 2019 My third week at Children in Scotland started off a little differently to the others. I was unwell and had to take the day...


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’

... Manifesto launches with calls for Wellbeing to be at heart of Scottish budget and children protected from air pollution 13 November 2020 Children in Scotland today launches its Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament, backed by...

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

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

...National Planning Framework response: “Wellbeing must be at the heart of the process” 9 March 2021 Children in Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government’s National Planning Framework Position Statement, calling for a greater...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

Out now: New Wellbeing resource for teachers and practitioners

... Out now: New Wellbeing resource for teachers and practitioners Children in Scotland has produced a new resource for teachers and practitioners to support children and young people’s understanding of their Wellbeing. The free resource,...


Radical Wellbeing-focused redesign of Scottish Government budget key to post-Covid renewal

... Radical Wellbeing-focused redesign of government budget ‘key to post-Covid renewal’ 18 March 2021 A major report published today calls for the Scottish Government to introduce Wellbeing budgeting to improve lives for children as part of a...

budget budget process carnegie cattanach coronavirus covid dr katherine trebeck outcomes Participation radical systems change transparency Wellbeing Wellbeing budgeting Wellbeing budgets

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

...in Scotland's Manifesto 2021-26 Rights, Inequality and Health and Wellbeing all feature as themes in our manifesto Click here for more Food, Families, Futures (2016-2020) Our...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

'School meals are as important as books used in the classroom'

...Families, Futures Find out more about our multi-award- winning food and Wellbeing project Click here for more Hope in hard times Our 2021-26 Manifesto is backed by organisations from across the...


Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...is experienced by learners and is not cosmetic Follow the call in our 2021-26 Manifesto that Wellbeing should be the central focus of Scottish education and at the heart of changes in vision, values and systems Deliver on calls made by the...

additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors learners report

Design is for everyone

...of Learning at V&A Dundee, Jo Mawdsley, on how good design can bring us together, foster Wellbeing and strengthen partnerships Design shapes our world. It's part of everyday life and it's everywhere. V&A Dundee is a museum with a...

community creativity design Health Learning Wellbeing

New Emerging Minds project will look at how live music could boost young people’s mental health

...Emerging Minds project will examine how live music could boost young people’s mental health and Wellbeing Media Release 5 February 2021 A unique multi-partner research project will examine evidence for the impact of live music experiences on...

Arts changing our world emerging minds Mental Health music research scottish ensemble stirling university Wellbeing

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

...young people being bullied, i.e protected characteristics What form is bullying taking Impact on Wellbeing Mechanisms of support, including both positive examples and a lack of support Children and young people-led solutions Prominence was given...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing

Children in Scotland supports Equal Protection consultation

...of corporal punishment. "Evidence shows there is a link between poor long-term emotional Wellbeing and being subjected to physical punishment as a child. Every parent should have the right to discipline their child, but there are certain...

Children's rights Equal News Scottish Government Wellbeing

Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation

...prevention, and the need for coordination around children and young people’s mental health and Wellbeing. These are fundamental areas of mental health policy about which Children in Scotland has been calling for recognition and...

Children Early years Families Health Mental Health Scottish Government Wellbeing

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

...start date. A more important consideration should be the impact this would have on a child’s Wellbeing and on their transition process to primary school. Currently, funding is a factor in deciding a child’s access to two years of...

Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

Learning the secrets of the Netherlands' success

...be very valuable for delegates. What policy changes should Scotland be making to strengthen child Wellbeing based on the Netherlands’ example? One thing that we feel works well is having research communities that work hand in hand with practice....

care Education inclusion netherlands Wellbeing workforce

Changing Gears project to capture young people’s views on cycling, safety and health

...project will capture perspectives on road safety and risk; active travel choices; health and Wellbeing; how the climate change movement is shifting attitudes; and the impact of longer term demographic changes, including cost of car...

Bikeability bikes cycling Cycling Scotland environment. road safety Health Wellbeing

Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board
children and young people Children's rights inclusion

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

...what we know works and what children and young people say themselves. Rights, poverty, health and Wellbeing, learning, equalities – COVID 19 has shone a different light on all these issues, and in many cases has exacerbated existing problems...

equality Health Inequality Manifesto members membership parliament Poverty rights Wellbeing

Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

...in relation to suicide and mental health more generally. Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care said: “I am pleased to see the launch of the suicide prevention youth advisory group. “The Scottish Government...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

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

Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

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

...part in the year two panel will begin shortly. Activity in 2022-23 will have a strong emphasis on Wellbeing and a continued focus on young people as project co-designers. Ryan Cuzen, one of the panel members who took part in the project over the...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

New project to better understand what pupil support in Scotland should look like
additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

In the run-up to 5 May’s vote, be part of our campaign to ensure there’s investment in children at local level

...themes of our original manifesto, focusing on rights, poverty, early years, learning, health and Wellbeing, places and spaces, child protection, the environment, equalities and planning and resources. They are released at a time of significant...

community elections local council elections local government Manifesto poll

How can we deliver places we can be proud of for our future generations?

...and planned for it.” Dannenberg et al, 2012, Making Healthy Places The Shaping Places for Wellbeing Programme, a partnership between the Improvement Service and Public Health Scotland (PHS), stems from the issue that this quote highlights...



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Wellbeing Bingo Game
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... Wellbeing Bingo Game The Wellbeing Bingo game, which has been developed in partnership with a group of young carers, is an interactive tool to encourage young people to talk about their Wellbeing and to support each other to make...


Call 22: Build Wellbeing into the design of our learning spaces to show young people they are truly valued
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... Call 22: Build Wellbeing into the design of our learning spaces to show young people they are truly valued By Diarmaid Lawlor Equity and excellence drive education in Scotland. They influence how we choose to close the attainment gap,...


Call 6: Rights, Wellbeing and love of learning must be at the heart of education if Scotland is truly to be the 'best place to grow up'
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... Call 6: Rights, Wellbeing and love of learning must be at the heart of education if Scotland is truly to be the 'best place to grow up' By Elaine Kerridge Child rights and Wellbeing must be at the heart of education in Scotland and...


News: Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year
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...named Children's Word of the Year Posted 18 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Mental Health Wellbeing 'Anxiety' is the Children’s Word of the Year 2021 according to research by Oxford University Press (OUP). More than 8,000 children from...

Mental Health Wellbeing

Comment: 'Young carers must remain a priority and at the forefront of policy development’
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...forefront of policy development’ Posted 16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond health and Wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers On Young Carers Action Day 2022, Paul Traynor (pictured) highlights why ...

health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

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

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

Member directory: G-M
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...for at-risk children and young people through residential and community support, schools and Wellbeing services | kibble.org Kilwinning Academy Secondary school | kilwinningacademy.com Kindred Information, advocacy and support for parents of...


News: Young carers running on empty, says leading charity
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...leading charity Posted 16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education health and Wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers The Carers Trust has highlighted how a lack of support, coupled with a...

Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Member directory: N-S
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...Ayrshire Council Local authority | north-ayrshire.gov.uk/home.aspx North East Wellbeing Solutions Mental health and Wellbeing training, consultation and intervention | new-solutions.co.uk North Lanarkshire Council Local...


News: Children's happiness at an all time low, report suggests
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...report suggests Posted 31 Aug, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Phil Wilkinson Wellbeing The annual Wellbeing report from the Children’s Society reveals a worrying decline in overall happiness and Wellbeing of young...

Wellbeing

Q&A with Liz Fitzpatrick
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...powered by the voices of pupils Posted 29 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond GIRFEC Wellbeing A new digital reporting system has been developed to make Wellbeing data collection in schools more accessible to young people and...

GIRFEC Wellbeing

News: Readers encouraged to ‘Keep the heid and read’
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...Week Posted 10 May 2022, by Nina Joynson literacy Mental Health reading Wellbeing Readers of all ages and abilities are being encouraged to pledge six minutes of reading for Wellbeing during Mental Health...

literacy Mental Health reading Wellbeing

Member directory: full
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...United Kingdom Trust Funding organisation with a focus on Wellbeing | carnegieuktrust.org.uk Cattanach Funding projects to support children affected by relative deprivation | cattanach.org.uk Cedarbank...


News: Community Play Fund gets families outdoors
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...outdoors Posted April 12 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Photo © Anna Cervinkova health and Wellbeing outdoor play play Thousands of children from deprived communities across Scotland are set to benefit from improved outdoor...

health and wellbeing outdoor play play

News: Thousands of books donated to families in Scotland
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...our communities. “Research proves that reading for pleasure is central in helping to support Wellbeing and mental health, positively impacting learners' attainment across the curriculum, sparking critical thinking,...

Early years Education Families reading

11 Nov 20 - Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum
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19 Feb 20 - Attunement, empathy and Wellbeing in children and young people
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20 Nov 19 - Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum
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21 Mar 19 - Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum
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16 Mar 18 - Every Child a Mover: Outdoor play to support Wellbeing and learning
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31 Jan 18 - Building emotional resilience and Wellbeing in children with autism: a seminar with Professor Tommy MacKay
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13 Jun 18 - Promoting emotional Wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum
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04 Dec 17 - Connecting listening with health and Wellbeing
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23 May 19 – Autism and Wellbeing: a seminar with Dr Peter Vermeulen
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10 May 18 - 5 Ways to Wellbeing
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