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Children in Scotland responds to the UNCRC Statutory Guidance Consultation

...to UNCRC incorporation, Children in Scotland has also highlighted concerns about the length, accessibility and complexity of the proposed information and how this will impact engagement with the guidance. The draft guidance, issued by...


accessibility

... accessibility This demonstrates the display of your current accessibility settings. I'm done! Options Hide images YESNO Images are currently showing Disable colours YESNO Colours are currently...


Access to Childcare Fund

...in accessing childcare. These barriers include the cost of childcare, the hours available and accessibility for children with additional support needs. Grants were awarded to fifteen services and projects in 2020 to seek to address the...


'I give a unique perspective, which enhances the accessibility of the organisation and the services it provides'

... 'I give a unique perspective, which enhances the accessibility of the organisation and the services it provides' 14 Nov 2023 As Children in Scotland celebrates its 30th anniversary, Grant Douglas, IT Officer with Enquire shares some...

30th Anniversary

Making rights real: new digital accessibility resource launches

... Making rights real: new digital accessibility resource launches 20 November 2019 We’ve launched a new resource allowing visitors to our website to customise content so that they can access it in ways that work best for them. The move...

accessibility Disability discrimination equality UNCRC

The aim is the same: people are at the heart of our communications strategy

...area that I’ve been excited to work in, and learn about, over the past five years is digital accessibility.  By definition ‘accessibility is breaking down or removing barriers when providing information in written and verbal form’  The...


Vision through our values

...young people and our members. Open and Fair We will be open and fair by being committed to accessibility, honesty and by sharing learning. We will be open and fair as we aim to influence decision-makers to deliver on our Manifesto...


Class act: promoting inclusive school settings

...be more flexibility in how classrooms are laid out. They highlighted the importance of considering accessibility and being mindful that some pupils may appreciate or need extra space to move around due to mobility or sensory...


New research reveals that almost half of young people of secondary school age are missing out on hobbies

...or mental health condition adds to evidence from elsewhere that barriers relating to cost and accessibility can be an influencing factor. Given the importance of hobbies to physical and emotional wellbeing, we need government to take up the...

health and wellbeing hobbies Mental Health School Scottish Government

Access to childcare services ‘has strengthened relationships and wellbeing for children and parents’, new report finds

...in accessing childcare. These barriers include the cost of childcare, the hours available, and accessibility for children with additional support needs. The awards aimed to make services more accessible and affordable for low-income families,...

access to childcare fund childcare Families flexibility out of school care Parents Poverty services

Animating calls to make museums more accessible

...as exploring the impact of the pandemic, the Perth & Kinross group focused on the issue of accessibility within museums. They discussed their own experiences of accessing museums and reflected on how it too often felt like active steps to...


Ensuring equal access online

...discusses how Children in Scotland is working to ensure equal access to all of its resources. accessibility and me My first experience of accessibility, or rather lack of, was at school, in the era of blackboards and chalk and handwritten...


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

...this within the museums we worked with - one is undertaking an access audit based on the focus on accessibility in the group of young people. Another has used the project as an example of how to do future engagement with young people on the design...

Arts engagement living museums Participation

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

...was like.” Members of the group had identified that museums could be overwhelming spaces, and accessibility was a key consideration throughout the project and the launch event. In response to this, a sensory space in the museum, co-produced by...

accessibility heritage living museums lockdown Mental Health museums pandemic Participation

Project launched to understand participation through the pandemic

...their views on any number of issues ranging from mental health and wellbeing, outdoor learning, accessibility and inclusion, climate change or Covid-19. The peer researchers will be given training in methodologies and participative approaches...


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

...that various parties appreciated the importance of arts and music in schools and increasing the accessibility of this for pupils through measure such as abolishing fees for music and arts education. But we believe that this can be bolder and a...

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

"We want a space where conversation and reflection is actively encouraged"

...2020 As part of our Living Museums project campaign, group members Bronwyn and Isaac explain how accessibility could be better supported in museums, to make them more welcoming places Within our discussions for the Living Museums project, we...


Organisations from Shetland to Shettleston announced as successful applicants to Access to Childcare Fund

...March 2022, and have committed to testing a range of approaches to increasing the availability and accessibility of their services and working together to share their learning across the range of children’s services. The successful applicant...

access to childcare access to childcare fund childcare childcare provision Families fund Inequality low income out of school care Parents Poverty

Insight: Rising to the challenge of delivering the digital edition of our magazine

...our new digital version, using Page Suite, should help to alleviate some of the concerns around accessibility, with the platform already tried and tested by many organisations. We are delighted to offer this edition to our wider network,...


25 Calls response: Children must be at the centre of decisions affecting them

...policy and legislation to improve the quality and availability of our food and the quality and accessibility of our physical environment. The Scottish Obesity Alliance, and its members, are already focussed on progressing many of the 25 Calls...


25 Calls response: Want to ensure healthy lives on and offline? Act now to protect young people from gambling and gaming harms

...the growing access to the internet has played a crucial role in increasing the availability and accessibility of gambling opportunities. Fast Forward invites policymakers and all practitioners working with young people, vulnerable individuals...


Out now: New wellbeing resource for teachers and practitioners

...activities and information it presents all have a strong emphasis on creativity, playfulness and accessibility. We hope you find it useful and would love to hear your feedback.” The resource is divided into sections for different age groups,...


25/09/24 - networking event

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


Child Protection Lead Training

...material. Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Facilitators Barnardo’s believes in children. Our purpose...


20/11/24 - Hybrid Working

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Child Protection Lead Top-up your...


12/09/24 - Embedding CYP voices (Member Event)

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


24/09/24 - Building resilience

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Trauma recovery, regulation and...


10/09/24 - Understanding PDA

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


20/08/24 - Person centred planning

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


08/10/24 - Delay or deficit?

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Child Protection Lead Top-up your...


12/11/24 - Teenage Brain

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Child Protection Lead Top-up your...


30/10/24 - Empowering Children

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Child Protection Lead Top-up your...


07/2024 Residential

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


2024 Child Development Series

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Child Protection Lead Top-up your...


Event Ts&Cs

...a panel/pop-up and displays captions in real-time with both the speaker’s name and time stamp. accessibility The Children in Scotland Learning & Events team are committed to doing all we can to ensure our learning opportunities are...


10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


30th anniversary

...success over the years Click here to access 'I give a unique perspective, which enhances the accessibility of the organisation and the services it provides' As Children in Scotland celebrates its 30th anniversary, Grant Douglas, IT Officer...


The family food shop in an ideal world

...exploring what families would choose to eat if income was sufficient shows the inaccessibility of a healthy, choice-led food shop, with the politics of the school canteen adding to the cost. Going shopping Nourish Scotland...

Families Food food insecurity free school meals Health nutrition Scottish Child Payment

Children in Scotland events: Inclusive language guidance for trainers

...Traveller groups. Click here for more guidance from the UK Government.   Digital accessibility In addition to these language considerations, we also recommend you follow guidance to make sure that your presentation follows...


Online Hub - Annual Conference 2022

...further reading, resources and learning opportunities. The Recite Me tool is available for accessibility. Click the icon on the bottom right of your screen for more options. See the full digital conference brochure here. Welcome [video...


eLearning Hub

...- keeping you informed and at the centre of planning the whole way. We’ll help you consider accessibility, language and design, and draw upon our expertise to make sure your module meets the outcomes you want your learners to achieve. We...


First Child Disability Payment statistics released

...in disability benefits for Scottish children Posted 18 May, 2022 by Nina Joynson accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government More than 3,000 children and...

accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

Vision and values

Making tech sector more inclusive with BSL

...added to create a more inclusive tech sector Posted 30 March 2022, by Nina Joynson accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology More than 500 British Sign Language signs have been created for...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

Changing our World: Member profiles

...them! ☹ Kaydence Local authority Orkney Islands Issues I care about Disabilities, accessibility, poverty, education Fun fact I am the oldest of eight children Hazel Local authority Moray Issues I care about Climate...


Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches

...for young people with sight loss relaunches Posted 23 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson accessibility sight loss SYP young people Haggeye, which provides a space for young people with sight loss to campaign...

accessibility sight loss SYP young people

Living Museums - Perth

...the way we interact and socialise in society; and how we may influence others. Artwork 2: accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing people I've been passionate about increasing accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people for several...


St Mirin's Out of School Club

...the school in which they are based. They created an ambitious plan that incorporated improving the accessibility of their service by increasing the hours at both sides of the school day. The school and out of school work in collaboration supporting...


Podcast

...the scope of Children in Scotland's learning programme, how it gets put together and our focus on accessibility throughout. (28 July 2023) Click here to access Episode 23: 'The ghosts of the past no longer have power: exploring Therapeutic Life...


Access to Childcare Fund

...in accessing childcare. These barriers include the cost of childcare, the hours available and accessibility for children with additional support needs. Grants were awarded to fifteen services and projects in 2020 to seek to address the...



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Children in Scotland responds to the UNCRC Statutory Guidance Consultation

...to UNCRC incorporation, Children in Scotland has also highlighted concerns about the length, accessibility and complexity of the proposed information and how this will impact engagement with the guidance. The draft guidance, issued by...


'I give a unique perspective, which enhances the accessibility of the organisation and the services it provides'

... 'I give a unique perspective, which enhances the accessibility of the organisation and the services it provides' 14 Nov 2023 As Children in Scotland celebrates its 30th anniversary, Grant Douglas, IT Officer with Enquire shares some...

30th Anniversary

Making rights real: new digital accessibility resource launches

... Making rights real: new digital accessibility resource launches 20 November 2019 We’ve launched a new resource allowing visitors to our website to customise content so that they can access it in ways that work best for them. The move...

accessibility Disability discrimination equality UNCRC

The aim is the same: people are at the heart of our communications strategy

...area that I’ve been excited to work in, and learn about, over the past five years is digital accessibility.  By definition ‘accessibility is breaking down or removing barriers when providing information in written and verbal form’  The...


Vision through our values

...young people and our members. Open and Fair We will be open and fair by being committed to accessibility, honesty and by sharing learning. We will be open and fair as we aim to influence decision-makers to deliver on our Manifesto...


Class act: promoting inclusive school settings

...be more flexibility in how classrooms are laid out. They highlighted the importance of considering accessibility and being mindful that some pupils may appreciate or need extra space to move around due to mobility or sensory...


New research reveals that almost half of young people of secondary school age are missing out on hobbies

...or mental health condition adds to evidence from elsewhere that barriers relating to cost and accessibility can be an influencing factor. Given the importance of hobbies to physical and emotional wellbeing, we need government to take up the...

health and wellbeing hobbies Mental Health School Scottish Government

Access to childcare services ‘has strengthened relationships and wellbeing for children and parents’, new report finds

...in accessing childcare. These barriers include the cost of childcare, the hours available, and accessibility for children with additional support needs. The awards aimed to make services more accessible and affordable for low-income families,...

access to childcare fund childcare Families flexibility out of school care Parents Poverty services

Animating calls to make museums more accessible

...as exploring the impact of the pandemic, the Perth & Kinross group focused on the issue of accessibility within museums. They discussed their own experiences of accessing museums and reflected on how it too often felt like active steps to...


Ensuring equal access online

...discusses how Children in Scotland is working to ensure equal access to all of its resources. accessibility and me My first experience of accessibility, or rather lack of, was at school, in the era of blackboards and chalk and handwritten...


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

...this within the museums we worked with - one is undertaking an access audit based on the focus on accessibility in the group of young people. Another has used the project as an example of how to do future engagement with young people on the design...

Arts engagement living museums Participation

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

...was like.” Members of the group had identified that museums could be overwhelming spaces, and accessibility was a key consideration throughout the project and the launch event. In response to this, a sensory space in the museum, co-produced by...

accessibility heritage living museums lockdown Mental Health museums pandemic Participation

Project launched to understand participation through the pandemic

...their views on any number of issues ranging from mental health and wellbeing, outdoor learning, accessibility and inclusion, climate change or Covid-19. The peer researchers will be given training in methodologies and participative approaches...


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

...that various parties appreciated the importance of arts and music in schools and increasing the accessibility of this for pupils through measure such as abolishing fees for music and arts education. But we believe that this can be bolder and a...

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

"We want a space where conversation and reflection is actively encouraged"

...2020 As part of our Living Museums project campaign, group members Bronwyn and Isaac explain how accessibility could be better supported in museums, to make them more welcoming places Within our discussions for the Living Museums project, we...


Organisations from Shetland to Shettleston announced as successful applicants to Access to Childcare Fund

...March 2022, and have committed to testing a range of approaches to increasing the availability and accessibility of their services and working together to share their learning across the range of children’s services. The successful applicant...

access to childcare access to childcare fund childcare childcare provision Families fund Inequality low income out of school care Parents Poverty

Insight: Rising to the challenge of delivering the digital edition of our magazine

...our new digital version, using Page Suite, should help to alleviate some of the concerns around accessibility, with the platform already tried and tested by many organisations. We are delighted to offer this edition to our wider network,...


25 Calls response: Children must be at the centre of decisions affecting them

...policy and legislation to improve the quality and availability of our food and the quality and accessibility of our physical environment. The Scottish Obesity Alliance, and its members, are already focussed on progressing many of the 25 Calls...


25 Calls response: Want to ensure healthy lives on and offline? Act now to protect young people from gambling and gaming harms

...the growing access to the internet has played a crucial role in increasing the availability and accessibility of gambling opportunities. Fast Forward invites policymakers and all practitioners working with young people, vulnerable individuals...


Out now: New wellbeing resource for teachers and practitioners

...activities and information it presents all have a strong emphasis on creativity, playfulness and accessibility. We hope you find it useful and would love to hear your feedback.” The resource is divided into sections for different age groups,...



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accessibility

... accessibility This demonstrates the display of your current accessibility settings. I'm done! Options Hide images YESNO Images are currently showing Disable colours YESNO Colours are currently...


25/09/24 - networking event

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


Child Protection Lead Training

...material. Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Facilitators Barnardo’s believes in children. Our purpose...


20/11/24 - Hybrid Working

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Child Protection Lead Top-up your...


12/09/24 - Embedding CYP voices (Member Event)

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


24/09/24 - Building resilience

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Trauma recovery, regulation and...


10/09/24 - Understanding PDA

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


20/08/24 - Person centred planning

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


08/10/24 - Delay or deficit?

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Child Protection Lead Top-up your...


12/11/24 - Teenage Brain

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Child Protection Lead Top-up your...


30/10/24 - Empowering Children

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Child Protection Lead Top-up your...


07/2024 Residential

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


2024 Child Development Series

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Child Protection Lead Top-up your...


Event Ts&Cs

...a panel/pop-up and displays captions in real-time with both the speaker’s name and time stamp. accessibility The Children in Scotland Learning & Events team are committed to doing all we can to ensure our learning opportunities are...


10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

...us Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility, copyright and data sharing, as well as our cancellation policy. Related training Navigating child development in...


30th anniversary

...success over the years Click here to access 'I give a unique perspective, which enhances the accessibility of the organisation and the services it provides' As Children in Scotland celebrates its 30th anniversary, Grant Douglas, IT Officer...


Children in Scotland events: Inclusive language guidance for trainers

...Traveller groups. Click here for more guidance from the UK Government.   Digital accessibility In addition to these language considerations, we also recommend you follow guidance to make sure that your presentation follows...


Online Hub - Annual Conference 2022

...further reading, resources and learning opportunities. The Recite Me tool is available for accessibility. Click the icon on the bottom right of your screen for more options. See the full digital conference brochure here. Welcome [video...


eLearning Hub

...- keeping you informed and at the centre of planning the whole way. We’ll help you consider accessibility, language and design, and draw upon our expertise to make sure your module meets the outcomes you want your learners to achieve. We...


Vision and values

Changing our World: Member profiles

...them! ☹ Kaydence Local authority Orkney Islands Issues I care about Disabilities, accessibility, poverty, education Fun fact I am the oldest of eight children Hazel Local authority Moray Issues I care about Climate...


St Mirin's Out of School Club

...the school in which they are based. They created an ambitious plan that incorporated improving the accessibility of their service by increasing the hours at both sides of the school day. The school and out of school work in collaboration supporting...


Podcast

...the scope of Children in Scotland's learning programme, how it gets put together and our focus on accessibility throughout. (28 July 2023) Click here to access Episode 23: 'The ghosts of the past no longer have power: exploring Therapeutic Life...


Access to Childcare Fund

...in accessing childcare. These barriers include the cost of childcare, the hours available and accessibility for children with additional support needs. Grants were awarded to fifteen services and projects in 2020 to seek to address the...



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The family food shop in an ideal world
post

...exploring what families would choose to eat if income was sufficient shows the inaccessibility of a healthy, choice-led food shop, with the politics of the school canteen adding to the cost. Going shopping Nourish Scotland...

Families Food food insecurity free school meals Health nutrition Scottish Child Payment

First Child Disability Payment statistics released
post

...in disability benefits for Scottish children Posted 18 May, 2022 by Nina Joynson accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government More than 3,000 children and...

accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

Making tech sector more inclusive with BSL
post

...added to create a more inclusive tech sector Posted 30 March 2022, by Nina Joynson accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology More than 500 British Sign Language signs have been created for...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches
post

...for young people with sight loss relaunches Posted 23 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson accessibility sight loss SYP young people Haggeye, which provides a space for young people with sight loss to campaign...

accessibility sight loss SYP young people

Living Museums - Perth
post

...the way we interact and socialise in society; and how we may influence others. Artwork 2: accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing people I've been passionate about increasing accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people for several...