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... 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...


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

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,...


Arts and minds

...this. Cost is obviously a consideration (not just for entry, but to cover transport). But wider accessibility is also important: how friendly and welcoming venues are; where they are located; and whether the focus of exhibitions relate to...


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...


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 have been awarded to fifteen services and projects that seek to address the...


Complaints

...policy Find out more about our policies and procedures on website data use and accessibility Click here for...


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...


Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare Inclusion Fund

...Executive, said: “We are delighted to be managing this fund which prioritises inclusion and accessibility for young children throughout Scotland and hope it will bring tangible benefits to children with additional support needs and their...

additional support needs childcare early learning funding

Website Policy

...information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. accessibility Statement Our commitment and approach to maintaining an accessible website Children in Scotland and web designers Front Page are...


News

...into Scots Law 20 November 2019 Making rights real: new digital accessibility resource launches We’ve launched a new resource allowing visitors to our website to customise content so that they can...


CHANGE: Childcare and Nurture, Glasgow East (2016-2020)

...project developed a number of workstreams that looked to increase the availability and accessibility of childcare, and to create more flexible childcare options in response to the needs of local families. The work done by project staff...

Early years Families Parents Scottish Schools Welfare

Children and young people to lead 'media takeover' in Scotland

...media to better understand how young people act, think and communicate, improving the quality and accessibility of future programming and content. Maureen McGinn, Big Lottery Fund Scotland Chair, said: “Congratulations to Children in Scotland on...


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,...


Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners

...with Children in Scotland Magazine, a spokesperson from the group highlighted inflexibility and inaccessibility in the current system as amongst the issues facing parents today. “The first challenge for parents is figuring out the childcare...


Call 9: Ensure Scotland's next generation can lead active, healthy lives

...mount up but, by reducing the costs of taking part, addressing barriers like transportation and accessibility for children with additional support needs, we can ensure young people have the most active healthy start to life, have the greatest...


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

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

News: Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches

...Forum 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 for...

accessibility sight loss SYP young people

Changing our World: Member profiles

...fact Kaydence Local authority Orkney Islands Issues I care about Disabilities, accessibility, poverty, education Fun fact I am the oldest of eight children Emma Local authority Dumfries and Galloway Issues I care...


News: 500 new BSL signs added to make tech sector more inclusive

...signs 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 terms...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

News: Government releases first statistics on Child Disability Payment

...million 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 young people...

accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

Vision and values

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...


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 have been awarded to fifteen services and projects that seek to address the...


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...


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...


Member Insight Blog: Latest

...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...



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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

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 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...


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...


Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare Inclusion Fund

...Executive, said: “We are delighted to be managing this fund which prioritises inclusion and accessibility for young children throughout Scotland and hope it will bring tangible benefits to children with additional support needs and their...

additional support needs childcare early learning funding

Children and young people to lead 'media takeover' in Scotland

...media to better understand how young people act, think and communicate, improving the quality and accessibility of future programming and content. Maureen McGinn, Big Lottery Fund Scotland Chair, said: “Congratulations to Children in Scotland on...


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,...


Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners

...with Children in Scotland Magazine, a spokesperson from the group highlighted inflexibility and inaccessibility in the current system as amongst the issues facing parents today. “The first challenge for parents is figuring out the childcare...


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

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...



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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...


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 have been awarded to fifteen services and projects that seek to address the...


Complaints

...policy Find out more about our policies and procedures on website data use and accessibility Click here for...


Website Policy

...information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. accessibility Statement Our commitment and approach to maintaining an accessible website Children in Scotland and web designers Front Page are...


News

...into Scots Law 20 November 2019 Making rights real: new digital accessibility resource launches We’ve launched a new resource allowing visitors to our website to customise content so that they can...


Changing our World: Member profiles

...fact Kaydence Local authority Orkney Islands Issues I care about Disabilities, accessibility, poverty, education Fun fact I am the oldest of eight children Emma Local authority Dumfries and Galloway Issues I care...


Vision and values

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...



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Arts and minds
post

...this. Cost is obviously a consideration (not just for entry, but to cover transport). But wider accessibility is also important: how friendly and welcoming venues are; where they are located; and whether the focus of exhibitions relate to...


Call 9: Ensure Scotland's next generation can lead active, healthy lives
post

...mount up but, by reducing the costs of taking part, addressing barriers like transportation and accessibility for children with additional support needs, we can ensure young people have the most active healthy start to life, have the greatest...


News: Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches
post

...Forum 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 for...

accessibility sight loss SYP young people

News: 500 new BSL signs added to make tech sector more inclusive
post

...signs 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 terms...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

News: Government releases first statistics on Child Disability Payment
post

...million 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 young people...

accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

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...


Member Insight Blog: Latest
post

...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...