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Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards

...My Rights, My Say team grew from two to five associates, highlighting an increased demand for the advocacy and support service. The Employer of the Year award aims to recognise businesses implementing initiatives to benefit employee health and...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...here for more), spoke passionately about the importance of the need for high-quality, accessible advocacy services for children and young people. We also heard from Andrew and Lisa, two young people, who shared their views as part of the Our...


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

...it was established in 1973, says Angela Devine, more and more women have sought the support and advocacy services that Glasgow Women’s Aid offers – including safe, anonymous refuges for those experiencing domestic abuse, play therapy for...


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

...our 2021-26 Manifesto. Click here to read the Manifesto Although the report has been published, advocacy work on its findings and calls continue. For more information please contact our Head of Policy, Projects and Participation, David Mackay,...


Insight magazine Issue 3 now available for non-members

...Scotland is committed to ensuring that the voices of Care Experienced people are listened to, and advocacy is a crucially important part of their work. A recent development of its advocacy service has been the introduction of a helpline available...


The scale of the challenge can feel overwhelming, so we need to celebrate the successes

...Children in Scotland celebrates thirty years of outstanding work, the need for campaigning, advocacy and support is very likely to increase. That’s the thing with campaigning, you are never done.  As we celebrate all that has been...


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

...learning Click here to find out more My Rights, My Say The advice and advocacy service making sure children's rights in education are heard Click here to find out more Reach Helping young...

Additional support ASL ASN Education inclusion pupil voice

Reflecting on children’s rights in Scotland and Europe

...from different European countries. They play an advisory role in relation to Eurochild’s key advocacy priorities, governance decisions and a flagship biennial conference. The members also create and lead their own initiatives and campaigns....


A time to learn, look beyond – and show common cause

...out about Eurochild’s resources on the conflict in Ukraine All these examples of partnership and advocacy demonstrate why the power of solidarity should never be underestimated. Here I’ve reflected mostly on the Ukrainian situation. But I am so...

Children's rights conflict crisis environment global humanitarian refugees Ukraine war world worldwide

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

...affecting their education Click to find out more My Rights, My Say advocacy for children and young people to recognise and fight for their rights in education Click to find out...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

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

...here to read the report Lead author Dr Katherine Trebeck Dr Trebeck is advocacy and Influencing lead at the Wellbeing Economy Alliance Click to learn about the Alliance Project partner: Sophie...

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

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

...of school.  My Rights, My Say is a partnership bringing together children’s views officers, advocacy workers and legal experts in child rights and ASL legislation to provide support to children. It’s free, confidential and in many cases,...


More knowledge, flexibility and consistent support: young people’s recommendations to the ASL review

...learning Click to visit the website My Rights, My Say The advice and advocacy service ensuring children’s voices are heard Click to visit the website Leader comment: Inclusive...


Celebrating 20 years of Enquire

...in the My Rights, My Say children’s service we are able to help children aged 12 – 15 access advocacy support to be involved in decision about their support. Families + Schools = Partners At the heart of the advice and information we provide...


2019-20 Programme for Government: our verdict

...this investment will be spent. “We also look forward to seeing how proposals to take forward an advocacy service within the Children’s Hearings System are developed over the life of the parliament. “The Age of Criminal Responsibility...


25 Calls response: Adults are responsible for ensuring child rights. So let's step up

...support for learning legislation. Here My Rights, My Say partners, Cairn Legal, Partners in advocacy and Enquire respond to Call 12. (Children in Scotland is also a partner in My Rights, My Say.) In Call 12, Charlene Tait rightly states that...


Three new animations launched to help pupils feel more informed about their rights at school

...It's really weird to hear my own voice in the films, but also really cool." Partners in advocacy, part of the My Rights My Say partnership, is sure that the films will be a useful tool for helping the young people they support to have a...


Taking steps towards a more inclusive education system

...This service, which will be delivered in partnership by Children in Scotland Enquire, Partners in advocacy and Cairn Legal, is designed to support children and young people in understanding and accessing their rights and having their views...

Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Children’s rights extended as new legislation comes into force

...Government to make sure children know about and understand their rights and are able to access advocacy and legal representation where needed. The service will be delivered by a new partnership, of Children in Scotland and Enquire, Partners in...

Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Children’s rights extended as new legislation comes into force

...support ·       Have a say in plans made about the support they may get ·       advocacy in meetings to ensure their views are shared and taken into account and legal representation at Tribunals ·       Be actively...

Additional support additional support needs Children's rights Legislation

Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...of high quality, relevant professional learning services for the workforce Delivery of advocacy and advisory services relating to legislation, policy and practice Contact information: Tel: 0141 221 4148 email address:...


Georgia Johnston

...in Diplomacy and International Relations and has been involved in student movements and social advocacy throughout her education.Georgia is passionate about expanding and developing children’s rights into policies and child care. She...

Johnston

Scottish Children’s Health Awards: nominations open

...and wellbeing of a child or young person in school, hospital or the community through treatment or advocacy. Healthcare Rights Award – this award acknowledges the extraordinary steps taken by a nominee/team to advance the healthcare rights of...

awards child health Healthcare

Social work interventions across Scotland

...is more investment into early years, mental health services, community groups and improved parent advocacy so that the families can get help instead of being victimised.”  Click here to read the full paper Related content Sturgeon...

care Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare

Further resources AC22

...in Scotland. My Rights, My Say is a support service which provides advice and information, advocacy support (for children to prepare for and understand the consequences of their own and their parents use of rights), legal representation for...


New resource to help professionals tackle inequalities

...support for making services inclusive, and strengthening partnership working and community advocacy. Designed for those who provide essential and emergency public services including police, fire and rescue services, and health, social...

Health Inequality public health

Marie Harrison

...service. Over the past 15 years she has worked to promote children’s rights through lobbying and advocacy posts both in Scotland, Denmark, Kenya and the Netherlands. The main focus of her work has been to promote the rights of children with...

harrison

Member directory: full

...trade union | eis.org.uk Elgin Academy Secondary school | elginacademy.co.uk ENABLE Scotland advocacy and support for people with learning disabilities | enable.org.uk Engage Scotland Training and advocacy network for gallery education |...


Member directory: T-Z

...Isles Council Local authority | cne-siar.gov.uk Who Cares Scotland advocacy and membership service for care experienced young people and care leavers | whocaresscotland.org Windsor Park School Primary and secondary...


Member directory: N-S

...Scotland. We work together to focus on parenting issues | parentingacrossscotland.org Partners in advocacy Independent advocacy service | partnersinadvocacy.org.uk Pear Tree Nurseries Early learning and childcare |...


Member directory: G-M

...| kidsahoy.co.uk Kilwinning Academy Secondary school | kilwinningacademy.com Kindred Information, advocacy and support for parents of children and young people with complex needs | kindred-scotland.org Kingsmeadows Nursery Early learning and...


Member directory: A-F

...trade union | eis.org.uk Elgin Academy Secondary school | elginacademy.co.uk ENABLE Scotland advocacy and support for people with learning disabilities | enable.org.uk Engage Scotland Training and advocacy network for gallery education |...


We need to foster a care system built on love

...in care must be supported in practice Posted on 25 August 2021 by Jennifer Drummond advocacy care experience Legislation Protecting and supporting the sibling relationships of care experienced children and young...

advocacy care experience Legislation

What better way than a Bill to mark the UNCRC's birthday?

...branches. So, we climbed a tree to talk about it. Ruby told me she wanted more children to learn advocacy skills and for the government and schools to support young human rights defenders to lead change. Together we made Call 13 of Children in...


My Rights, My Say

...service My Rights, My Say is a partnership between Children in Scotland, Enquire, Partners in advocacy and Cairn Legal. Each organisation involved offers different services. Children in Scotland is responsible for leading the Children's Views...


Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice

...the page Common Weal Find out more about this think tank, campaigning and advocacy organisation Visit the website Our projects Find out more about our projects Find out more Fraser of...


Children’s Services Promising Planning Examples

...review and help improve children’s services are ongoing. Jointly with Malcolm Sayers of Cambium advocacy, the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project have produced the Promising Planning document to support and encourage the effective collaboration...


Services & Funds

...in Scotland. My Rights, My Say is a support service which provides advice and information, advocacy support (for children to prepare for and understand the consequences of their own and their parents use of rights), legal representation for...


News

...support for learning legislation. Here My Rights, My Say partners, Cairn Legal, Partners in advocacy and Enquire respond to Call 12. (Children in Scotland is also a partner in My Rights, My Say) 19 December...



No results found.


Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards

...My Rights, My Say team grew from two to five associates, highlighting an increased demand for the advocacy and support service. The Employer of the Year award aims to recognise businesses implementing initiatives to benefit employee health and...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...here for more), spoke passionately about the importance of the need for high-quality, accessible advocacy services for children and young people. We also heard from Andrew and Lisa, two young people, who shared their views as part of the Our...


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

...it was established in 1973, says Angela Devine, more and more women have sought the support and advocacy services that Glasgow Women’s Aid offers – including safe, anonymous refuges for those experiencing domestic abuse, play therapy for...


Insight magazine Issue 3 now available for non-members

...Scotland is committed to ensuring that the voices of Care Experienced people are listened to, and advocacy is a crucially important part of their work. A recent development of its advocacy service has been the introduction of a helpline available...


The scale of the challenge can feel overwhelming, so we need to celebrate the successes

...Children in Scotland celebrates thirty years of outstanding work, the need for campaigning, advocacy and support is very likely to increase. That’s the thing with campaigning, you are never done.  As we celebrate all that has been...


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

...learning Click here to find out more My Rights, My Say The advice and advocacy service making sure children's rights in education are heard Click here to find out more Reach Helping young...

Additional support ASL ASN Education inclusion pupil voice

Reflecting on children’s rights in Scotland and Europe

...from different European countries. They play an advisory role in relation to Eurochild’s key advocacy priorities, governance decisions and a flagship biennial conference. The members also create and lead their own initiatives and campaigns....


A time to learn, look beyond – and show common cause

...out about Eurochild’s resources on the conflict in Ukraine All these examples of partnership and advocacy demonstrate why the power of solidarity should never be underestimated. Here I’ve reflected mostly on the Ukrainian situation. But I am so...

Children's rights conflict crisis environment global humanitarian refugees Ukraine war world worldwide

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

...affecting their education Click to find out more My Rights, My Say advocacy for children and young people to recognise and fight for their rights in education Click to find out...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

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

...here to read the report Lead author Dr Katherine Trebeck Dr Trebeck is advocacy and Influencing lead at the Wellbeing Economy Alliance Click to learn about the Alliance Project partner: Sophie...

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

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

...of school.  My Rights, My Say is a partnership bringing together children’s views officers, advocacy workers and legal experts in child rights and ASL legislation to provide support to children. It’s free, confidential and in many cases,...


More knowledge, flexibility and consistent support: young people’s recommendations to the ASL review

...learning Click to visit the website My Rights, My Say The advice and advocacy service ensuring children’s voices are heard Click to visit the website Leader comment: Inclusive...


Celebrating 20 years of Enquire

...in the My Rights, My Say children’s service we are able to help children aged 12 – 15 access advocacy support to be involved in decision about their support. Families + Schools = Partners At the heart of the advice and information we provide...


2019-20 Programme for Government: our verdict

...this investment will be spent. “We also look forward to seeing how proposals to take forward an advocacy service within the Children’s Hearings System are developed over the life of the parliament. “The Age of Criminal Responsibility...


25 Calls response: Adults are responsible for ensuring child rights. So let's step up

...support for learning legislation. Here My Rights, My Say partners, Cairn Legal, Partners in advocacy and Enquire respond to Call 12. (Children in Scotland is also a partner in My Rights, My Say.) In Call 12, Charlene Tait rightly states that...


Three new animations launched to help pupils feel more informed about their rights at school

...It's really weird to hear my own voice in the films, but also really cool." Partners in advocacy, part of the My Rights My Say partnership, is sure that the films will be a useful tool for helping the young people they support to have a...


Taking steps towards a more inclusive education system

...This service, which will be delivered in partnership by Children in Scotland Enquire, Partners in advocacy and Cairn Legal, is designed to support children and young people in understanding and accessing their rights and having their views...

Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Children’s rights extended as new legislation comes into force

...Government to make sure children know about and understand their rights and are able to access advocacy and legal representation where needed. The service will be delivered by a new partnership, of Children in Scotland and Enquire, Partners in...

Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Children’s rights extended as new legislation comes into force

...support ·       Have a say in plans made about the support they may get ·       advocacy in meetings to ensure their views are shared and taken into account and legal representation at Tribunals ·       Be actively...

Additional support additional support needs Children's rights Legislation


No results found.


No results found.


Georgia Johnston

...in Diplomacy and International Relations and has been involved in student movements and social advocacy throughout her education.Georgia is passionate about expanding and developing children’s rights into policies and child care. She...

Johnston

Marie Harrison

...service. Over the past 15 years she has worked to promote children’s rights through lobbying and advocacy posts both in Scotland, Denmark, Kenya and the Netherlands. The main focus of her work has been to promote the rights of children with...

harrison


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...of high quality, relevant professional learning services for the workforce Delivery of advocacy and advisory services relating to legislation, policy and practice Contact information: Tel: 0141 221 4148 email address:...


Further resources AC22

...in Scotland. My Rights, My Say is a support service which provides advice and information, advocacy support (for children to prepare for and understand the consequences of their own and their parents use of rights), legal representation for...


Services & Funds

...in Scotland. My Rights, My Say is a support service which provides advice and information, advocacy support (for children to prepare for and understand the consequences of their own and their parents use of rights), legal representation for...


News

...support for learning legislation. Here My Rights, My Say partners, Cairn Legal, Partners in advocacy and Enquire respond to Call 12. (Children in Scotland is also a partner in My Rights, My Say) 19 December...



No results found.


No results found.


Scottish Children’s Health Awards: nominations open
post

...and wellbeing of a child or young person in school, hospital or the community through treatment or advocacy. Healthcare Rights Award – this award acknowledges the extraordinary steps taken by a nominee/team to advance the healthcare rights of...

awards child health Healthcare

Social work interventions across Scotland
post

...is more investment into early years, mental health services, community groups and improved parent advocacy so that the families can get help instead of being victimised.”  Click here to read the full paper Related content Sturgeon...

care Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare

New resource to help professionals tackle inequalities
post

...support for making services inclusive, and strengthening partnership working and community advocacy. Designed for those who provide essential and emergency public services including police, fire and rescue services, and health, social...

Health Inequality public health

Member directory: full
post

...trade union | eis.org.uk Elgin Academy Secondary school | elginacademy.co.uk ENABLE Scotland advocacy and support for people with learning disabilities | enable.org.uk Engage Scotland Training and advocacy network for gallery education |...


Member directory: T-Z
post

...Isles Council Local authority | cne-siar.gov.uk Who Cares Scotland advocacy and membership service for care experienced young people and care leavers | whocaresscotland.org Windsor Park School Primary and secondary...


Member directory: N-S
post

...Scotland. We work together to focus on parenting issues | parentingacrossscotland.org Partners in advocacy Independent advocacy service | partnersinadvocacy.org.uk Pear Tree Nurseries Early learning and childcare |...


Member directory: G-M
post

...| kidsahoy.co.uk Kilwinning Academy Secondary school | kilwinningacademy.com Kindred Information, advocacy and support for parents of children and young people with complex needs | kindred-scotland.org Kingsmeadows Nursery Early learning and...


Member directory: A-F
post

...trade union | eis.org.uk Elgin Academy Secondary school | elginacademy.co.uk ENABLE Scotland advocacy and support for people with learning disabilities | enable.org.uk Engage Scotland Training and advocacy network for gallery education |...


We need to foster a care system built on love
post

...in care must be supported in practice Posted on 25 August 2021 by Jennifer Drummond advocacy care experience Legislation Protecting and supporting the sibling relationships of care experienced children and young...

advocacy care experience Legislation

What better way than a Bill to mark the UNCRC's birthday?
post

...branches. So, we climbed a tree to talk about it. Ruby told me she wanted more children to learn advocacy skills and for the government and schools to support young human rights defenders to lead change. Together we made Call 13 of Children in...


My Rights, My Say
post

...service My Rights, My Say is a partnership between Children in Scotland, Enquire, Partners in advocacy and Cairn Legal. Each organisation involved offers different services. Children in Scotland is responsible for leading the Children's Views...


Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice
post

...the page Common Weal Find out more about this think tank, campaigning and advocacy organisation Visit the website Our projects Find out more about our projects Find out more Fraser of...


Children’s Services Promising Planning Examples
post

...review and help improve children’s services are ongoing. Jointly with Malcolm Sayers of Cambium advocacy, the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project have produced the Promising Planning document to support and encourage the effective collaboration...