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Put children's views and experiences at the heart of Additional Support for Learning reform

... Put children's views at the heart of Additional Support for Learning reform 18 Jun 2024 Following the publication of the Additional Support for Learning Inquiry report, Billy Anderson, Head of Services at Children in Scotland, reflects on...


Children in Scotland appeals for Kiltwalk participants

... Children in Scotland appeals for Kiltwalk participants to support its vital work 4 Jun 2024 A group of staff and supporters from Children in Scotland are practising their strides ahead of this year’s Kiltwalk event, while seeking others to...


Children in Scotland joins campaign to put children at the heart of policy making

... Children in Scotland joins campaign to put children at the heart of policy making 27 Mar 2024 Children in Scotland has given its support to a campaign that aims to put babies, children and young people at the heart of policy making. Children...


Access All arts Fund

...   Access All arts Fund  Unlock Your Creative Potential! Join the Access All arts Fund Panel  The Access All arts Fund is an exciting project to help support children and young people access creative arts opportunities.   We believe the...


Participation through the Pandemic (2021-2022)

...Participation through the Pandemic May 2021 - June 2022 We were awarded funding from the Young Start programme to create a new peer research project to gain greater understanding of participation and engagement with children and young...


Imagining 'elsewhere': art therapy helping set children free from the anxiety of chronic illness

... Imagining 'elsewhere': art therapy helping set children free from the anxiety of chronic illness 3 Oct 2023 When the Teapot Trust was awarded a charity garden at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show earlier this year, the team didn’t expect to...


“We want to make art more accessible for everyone, especially young people”

... “We want to make art more accessible for everyone, especially young people” 25 June 2021 As part of our Living Museums project and Museums Takeover Day, Dumfries & Galloway group member Felicity Zaganelli explains how a greater...


Unlocking opportunity: exploring new ways to create employment in the art world

... Unlocking opportunity: exploring new ways to create employment in the art world 30 Sep 2020 art History undergraduate and member of the Living Museums project group, Jodie, discusses the importance of the heritage sector being open to...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment 5 Mar 2024 With thousands of children in Scotland living with a parent in prison, Jazmine Bennett from Families Outside, the national charity working...


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

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


Further phase of national arts funding announced, as Access All arts report launches

... Further phase of national arts funding announced, as Access All arts report launches 14 Dec 2023 Following a second successful year delivering the Access All arts Fund, Children in Scotland has today launched the Final Report for year two and...


Yopa extends partnership with Children in Scotland during 30th anniversary year

...Yopa extends partnership with Children in Scotland during 30th anniversary year 24 Nov 2023 Award-winning estate agents, Yopa, will be extending its partnership with Children in Scotland for another six months including sponsorship of the...


New partnership set to improve access to education for professionals in the children’s sector

...New partnership set to improve access to education for children’s sector professionals 22 Nov 2023 An exciting new partnership between The Open University in Scotland and Children in Scotland is set to improve access to education for...


Children in Scotland announces new Head of Policy, Projects and Participation

... Children in Scotland announces new Head of Policy, Projects and Participation 3 Oct 2023 Children in Scotland has today announced David Mackay as its new Head of Policy, Projects and Participation.  David brings to the role more than a...


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

... The aim is the same: people are at the heart of our communications strategy 12 Sep 2023 As Children in Scotland celebrates 30 years of progress and change across the children’s sector, Lynn Gilmour reflects on what three decades of digital...


Young people at the heart of hearings system proposals

... Young people at the heart of hearings system proposals 1 Aug 2023 Elliot Jackson, National Convener of Children’s Hearings Scotland, explores the wide-ranging recommendations that have been given to the Scottish Government to ensure the...


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

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


Developing our corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa

... Developing our corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa 29 Mar 2023 We are delighted to announce the continuation of our corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa. The partnership, which began with an...


Young people’s creative pursuits supported by national arts funding

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


Impact report and animation reveal the benefits of peer research in participation projects

... Impact report reveals the benefits of peer research in participation projects 26 Jan 2023 Children in Scotland has published an impact report on evaluation from the Participation through the Pandemic project. The report reveals the...

children and young people pandemic research

Young people across Scotland encouraged to Access All arts as phase two of Fund launches

... Young people across Scotland encouraged to Access All arts as phase two of Fund launches 13 October 2022 Following its success last year, the Access All arts Fund is back to support more young people to access creative...

access all arts arts creative scotland creativity Wellbeing young people

Scotland could have a future where access to recreation, creativity and wellbeing is a foundational part of growing up

...could have a future where access to recreation, creativity and wellbeing is a foundational part of growing up 4 Oct 2022 includem’s Tuisku “Snow” Curtis-Kolu on what we can learn from Finland about establishing a Hobby Premium As...


Announcing a new corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa

... Announcing a new corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa 26 Sep 2022 We are delighted to announce a new corporate partnership with award-winning Scottish estate agent Yopa to support our work and the activities of our...


New report reveals the experience of young people’s participation in projects throughout the pandemic

... New report reveals the experience of young people’s participation in projects throughout the pandemic Monday 6 June 2022 A report launched today reveals key findings from a group of young researchers into the experience of children and...


Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

... Announcing our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust Monday 9 May 2022 We are pleased to announce a new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust to support the charities funded by them in the 2022-23 financial...


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

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

arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

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

... Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan 26 April 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Scotland’s National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group (NSPLG) is launching a youth advisory group to inform and improve...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

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

... In the run-up to 5 May’s vote, be part of our campaign to ensure there’s investment in children at local level 6 April 2022 We’ve adapted our 2021-26 Manifesto for next month’s council elections and will be campaigning on 13 key calls...

community elections local council elections local government Manifesto poll

New partnership project to hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood

...about what works for them in transition to adulthood 25 February 2022 Children in Scotland is partnering with the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) and Contact, the charity supporting families with disabled children, on a new...

additional support for learning additional support needs Contact disabled inclusion NDTI Time to Talk Next Steps transition

Young people ‘must be able to help shape life of museums’, participation project finds

... Young people ‘must be able to help shape life of museums’, participation project finds 20 January 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Major reforms are needed to make museums more accessible, inclusive and relevant to young people, according to a new...

living museums museums Participation Project research

Project launched to understand participation through the pandemic

... New project launched to understand participation through the pandemic 20 May 2021 Children in Scotland is launching a year-long national peer research project for young people to lead on creating a new understanding of participation through...


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

... Encouraging moves on participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account 11 May 2021 How do the political parties’ pledges compare to our own Manifesto calls? Following the Scottish election, our Policy, Projects & Participation...

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

How we can work together to stop child abuse before it starts

... How we can work together to stop child abuse before it starts 30 Mar 2021 Stuart Allardyce, Director of Stop It Now! Scotland, explains why we need to rethink our collective approach and focus on prevention rather than the consequences of...


“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

New film shares learning from early years family support partnership project

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

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

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

Young people to lead new diversity in education participatory project

... Young people to lead new diversity in education participatory project 16 October 2020 Children in Scotland is bringing together a group of children and young people to get involved in a new participatory project focusing on diversity in...

diversity Education General Teaching Council for Scotland

Community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19

... Community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19 23 September 2020 Responding to the publication of the 2020-21 Programme for Government, Colin Ross of the CLD Standards Council...


25 and Up: For post-COVID renewal we need to be radical, and that includes with the arts

... For post-COVID renewal we need to be radical: here’s how to ensure the arts are truly at the heart of every child’s life 27 August 2020 For its contribution to the 25 Calls campaign, Starcatchers said all children must be able to part...


“This crisis is a chance to start talking about how much autistic people and neurotypicals have in common”

... “This crisis is a chance to start talking about how much autistic people and neurotypicals have in common” 7 July 2020 Dr Peter Vermeulen is an internationally acclaimed autism consultant, lecturer and trainer. He has published more than...

anxiety Autism cortisol neurotypical relaxation stress stress management

Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation

...Village Footprint, Shilpi Kumari Magazine / News: Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation Posted 3 November, 2021 by Nina Joynson arts climate climate change environment A digital...

arts climate climate change environment

Young people united through street art

...St, Glasgow Magazine / Unique initiative unites care experienced young people through street art Posted 13.07.23 by Alice Hinds art care care experienced people creativity Five bold and inspiring new murals...

art care care experienced people creativity

Donna Martin

... Donna Martin Director Donna has skills, experience and knowledge with respect to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the embedding of a children’s rights-based approach. She has developed her skills and understanding...

martin

What is participation?

... What is quality, meaningful participation & engagement? The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is based on four principles of: non-discrimination, in the best interest of the child, children’s views and their right to...


Participation

... Our work Children’s and young people’s participation and engagement A key aspect of achieving our vision that all children in Scotland have an equal chance to flourish is the inclusion and participation of children and young people in...


Covid causes fresh issues as school term starts

... Magazine / News: High absence levels and continued ventilation issues as term starts Posted 11 January, 2022 by Nina Joynson coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools As children return...

coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools

It’s time to start listening to LGBT young people

... Magazine / Comment: It's time to stop talking and start listening to LGBT young people Posted 18 October, 2021 by Catherine Bromley equality LGBT A new national survey is our chance to hear Scotland's LGBT...

equality LGBT

Mag online current articles landing page

...hub Click here to read Supporting working mothers Comment: Best Start Plan gives me hope, writes Jenifer Johnston Click here to read Magazine overview and history How our magazine...


“Passing legislation is only one part of the story”

... "Passing legislation is one part of the story" 4 Jun 2021 Amy Woodhouse argues that wellbeing must be at the heart of all decisions made by the new Scottish Parliament – and highlights why good legislation must be accompanied by effective...

Magazine

CHANGE: Project partners

... CHANGE: Project partners CHANGE worked with a range of local and national partners to help develop childcare in Glasgow East. Here you can read a little about the work that was carried out together. Children in Scotland Children in Scotland...


Consultation Response: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Act 2024: Statutory Guidance on Part 2 & 3, section 18 (May 2024)

Consultation Response: Public Participation at the Scottish Parliament (July 2022)

...Children in Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's inquiry on Public Participation at the Scottish...


Consultation Response: Civil Partnerships Bill (January 2020)

...Children in Scotland's Response to the Scottish Government's Consultation on the Civil Partnerships Bill. Closing date: 31 January...


Consultation Response: Children Services Planning Statutory Guidance Part 3 (June 2019)

Consultation Response: Best Start Grant (June 2018)

...Children in Scotland Response to Scottish Government Consultation on the Best Start...


Policy and Participation Officer - Sept 2017

...Policy and Participation Officer CHANGE job...


Consultation response: Arrangements for Scotland to continue participating in the EU School Milk scheme (May 2017)

...responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on arrangements for Scotland to continue participating in the EU School Milk...


Participants Not Pawns

Equal Partners Collaboration

Enter The Why Not? Trust’s digital showcase

...chance to enter The Why Not? Trust’s digital showcase Posted 18.10.23 by Alice Hinds art care experienced people care system digital The Why Not? Trust is seeking artwork from parents with care experience, which...

art care experienced people care system digital

Pens at the ready

...youngsters to design new Read, Write, Count bag Posted 17 Jan, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond art environment literacy reading Pupils in Primary 1-Primary 3 are invited to submit a design for the new Read, Write, Count bags as part of an...

art environment literacy reading

Coercive control in teen relationships is focus of exhibition

...8 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Change Up exhibition. Supplied by Dartington Service Design Lab. art children and young people gender based violence A new exhibition showcases youth-led...

art children and young people gender based violence


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Put children's views and experiences at the heart of Additional Support for Learning reform

... Put children's views at the heart of Additional Support for Learning reform 18 Jun 2024 Following the publication of the Additional Support for Learning Inquiry report, Billy Anderson, Head of Services at Children in Scotland, reflects on...


Children in Scotland appeals for Kiltwalk participants

... Children in Scotland appeals for Kiltwalk participants to support its vital work 4 Jun 2024 A group of staff and supporters from Children in Scotland are practising their strides ahead of this year’s Kiltwalk event, while seeking others to...


Children in Scotland joins campaign to put children at the heart of policy making

... Children in Scotland joins campaign to put children at the heart of policy making 27 Mar 2024 Children in Scotland has given its support to a campaign that aims to put babies, children and young people at the heart of policy making. Children...


Imagining 'elsewhere': art therapy helping set children free from the anxiety of chronic illness

... Imagining 'elsewhere': art therapy helping set children free from the anxiety of chronic illness 3 Oct 2023 When the Teapot Trust was awarded a charity garden at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show earlier this year, the team didn’t expect to...


“We want to make art more accessible for everyone, especially young people”

... “We want to make art more accessible for everyone, especially young people” 25 June 2021 As part of our Living Museums project and Museums Takeover Day, Dumfries & Galloway group member Felicity Zaganelli explains how a greater...


Unlocking opportunity: exploring new ways to create employment in the art world

... Unlocking opportunity: exploring new ways to create employment in the art world 30 Sep 2020 art History undergraduate and member of the Living Museums project group, Jodie, discusses the importance of the heritage sector being open to...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment 5 Mar 2024 With thousands of children in Scotland living with a parent in prison, Jazmine Bennett from Families Outside, the national charity working...


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

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


Further phase of national arts funding announced, as Access All arts report launches

... Further phase of national arts funding announced, as Access All arts report launches 14 Dec 2023 Following a second successful year delivering the Access All arts Fund, Children in Scotland has today launched the Final Report for year two and...


Yopa extends partnership with Children in Scotland during 30th anniversary year

...Yopa extends partnership with Children in Scotland during 30th anniversary year 24 Nov 2023 Award-winning estate agents, Yopa, will be extending its partnership with Children in Scotland for another six months including sponsorship of the...


New partnership set to improve access to education for professionals in the children’s sector

...New partnership set to improve access to education for children’s sector professionals 22 Nov 2023 An exciting new partnership between The Open University in Scotland and Children in Scotland is set to improve access to education for...


Children in Scotland announces new Head of Policy, Projects and Participation

... Children in Scotland announces new Head of Policy, Projects and Participation 3 Oct 2023 Children in Scotland has today announced David Mackay as its new Head of Policy, Projects and Participation.  David brings to the role more than a...


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

... The aim is the same: people are at the heart of our communications strategy 12 Sep 2023 As Children in Scotland celebrates 30 years of progress and change across the children’s sector, Lynn Gilmour reflects on what three decades of digital...


Young people at the heart of hearings system proposals

... Young people at the heart of hearings system proposals 1 Aug 2023 Elliot Jackson, National Convener of Children’s Hearings Scotland, explores the wide-ranging recommendations that have been given to the Scottish Government to ensure the...


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

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


Developing our corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa

... Developing our corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa 29 Mar 2023 We are delighted to announce the continuation of our corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa. The partnership, which began with an...


Young people’s creative pursuits supported by national arts funding

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


Impact report and animation reveal the benefits of peer research in participation projects

... Impact report reveals the benefits of peer research in participation projects 26 Jan 2023 Children in Scotland has published an impact report on evaluation from the Participation through the Pandemic project. The report reveals the...

children and young people pandemic research

Young people across Scotland encouraged to Access All arts as phase two of Fund launches

... Young people across Scotland encouraged to Access All arts as phase two of Fund launches 13 October 2022 Following its success last year, the Access All arts Fund is back to support more young people to access creative...

access all arts arts creative scotland creativity Wellbeing young people

Scotland could have a future where access to recreation, creativity and wellbeing is a foundational part of growing up

...could have a future where access to recreation, creativity and wellbeing is a foundational part of growing up 4 Oct 2022 includem’s Tuisku “Snow” Curtis-Kolu on what we can learn from Finland about establishing a Hobby Premium As...


Announcing a new corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa

... Announcing a new corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa 26 Sep 2022 We are delighted to announce a new corporate partnership with award-winning Scottish estate agent Yopa to support our work and the activities of our...


New report reveals the experience of young people’s participation in projects throughout the pandemic

... New report reveals the experience of young people’s participation in projects throughout the pandemic Monday 6 June 2022 A report launched today reveals key findings from a group of young researchers into the experience of children and...


Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

... Announcing our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust Monday 9 May 2022 We are pleased to announce a new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust to support the charities funded by them in the 2022-23 financial...


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

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

arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

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

... Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan 26 April 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Scotland’s National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group (NSPLG) is launching a youth advisory group to inform and improve...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

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

... In the run-up to 5 May’s vote, be part of our campaign to ensure there’s investment in children at local level 6 April 2022 We’ve adapted our 2021-26 Manifesto for next month’s council elections and will be campaigning on 13 key calls...

community elections local council elections local government Manifesto poll

New partnership project to hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood

...about what works for them in transition to adulthood 25 February 2022 Children in Scotland is partnering with the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) and Contact, the charity supporting families with disabled children, on a new...

additional support for learning additional support needs Contact disabled inclusion NDTI Time to Talk Next Steps transition

Young people ‘must be able to help shape life of museums’, participation project finds

... Young people ‘must be able to help shape life of museums’, participation project finds 20 January 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Major reforms are needed to make museums more accessible, inclusive and relevant to young people, according to a new...

living museums museums Participation Project research

Project launched to understand participation through the pandemic

... New project launched to understand participation through the pandemic 20 May 2021 Children in Scotland is launching a year-long national peer research project for young people to lead on creating a new understanding of participation through...


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

... Encouraging moves on participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account 11 May 2021 How do the political parties’ pledges compare to our own Manifesto calls? Following the Scottish election, our Policy, Projects & Participation...

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

How we can work together to stop child abuse before it starts

... How we can work together to stop child abuse before it starts 30 Mar 2021 Stuart Allardyce, Director of Stop It Now! Scotland, explains why we need to rethink our collective approach and focus on prevention rather than the consequences of...


“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

New film shares learning from early years family support partnership project

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

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

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

Young people to lead new diversity in education participatory project

... Young people to lead new diversity in education participatory project 16 October 2020 Children in Scotland is bringing together a group of children and young people to get involved in a new participatory project focusing on diversity in...

diversity Education General Teaching Council for Scotland

Community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19

... Community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19 23 September 2020 Responding to the publication of the 2020-21 Programme for Government, Colin Ross of the CLD Standards Council...


25 and Up: For post-COVID renewal we need to be radical, and that includes with the arts

... For post-COVID renewal we need to be radical: here’s how to ensure the arts are truly at the heart of every child’s life 27 August 2020 For its contribution to the 25 Calls campaign, Starcatchers said all children must be able to part...


“This crisis is a chance to start talking about how much autistic people and neurotypicals have in common”

... “This crisis is a chance to start talking about how much autistic people and neurotypicals have in common” 7 July 2020 Dr Peter Vermeulen is an internationally acclaimed autism consultant, lecturer and trainer. He has published more than...

anxiety Autism cortisol neurotypical relaxation stress stress management


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Participation

... Our work Children’s and young people’s participation and engagement A key aspect of achieving our vision that all children in Scotland have an equal chance to flourish is the inclusion and participation of children and young people in...


Mag online current articles landing page

...hub Click here to read Supporting working mothers Comment: Best Start Plan gives me hope, writes Jenifer Johnston Click here to read Magazine overview and history How our magazine...


CHANGE: Project partners

... CHANGE: Project partners CHANGE worked with a range of local and national partners to help develop childcare in Glasgow East. Here you can read a little about the work that was carried out together. Children in Scotland Children in Scotland...



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Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation
post

...Village Footprint, Shilpi Kumari Magazine / News: Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation Posted 3 November, 2021 by Nina Joynson arts climate climate change environment A digital...

arts climate climate change environment

Young people united through street art
post

...St, Glasgow Magazine / Unique initiative unites care experienced young people through street art Posted 13.07.23 by Alice Hinds art care care experienced people creativity Five bold and inspiring new murals...

art care care experienced people creativity

Donna Martin
post

... Donna Martin Director Donna has skills, experience and knowledge with respect to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the embedding of a children’s rights-based approach. She has developed her skills and understanding...

martin

What is participation?
post

... What is quality, meaningful participation & engagement? The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is based on four principles of: non-discrimination, in the best interest of the child, children’s views and their right to...


Covid causes fresh issues as school term starts
post

... Magazine / News: High absence levels and continued ventilation issues as term starts Posted 11 January, 2022 by Nina Joynson coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools As children return...

coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools

It’s time to start listening to LGBT young people
post

... Magazine / Comment: It's time to stop talking and start listening to LGBT young people Posted 18 October, 2021 by Catherine Bromley equality LGBT A new national survey is our chance to hear Scotland's LGBT...

equality LGBT

“Passing legislation is only one part of the story”
post

... "Passing legislation is one part of the story" 4 Jun 2021 Amy Woodhouse argues that wellbeing must be at the heart of all decisions made by the new Scottish Parliament – and highlights why good legislation must be accompanied by effective...

Magazine

Consultation Response: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Act 2024: Statutory Guidance on Part 2 & 3, section 18 (May 2024)
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Consultation Response: Public Participation at the Scottish Parliament (July 2022)
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...Children in Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's inquiry on Public Participation at the Scottish...


Consultation Response: Civil Partnerships Bill (January 2020)
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...Children in Scotland's Response to the Scottish Government's Consultation on the Civil Partnerships Bill. Closing date: 31 January...


Consultation Response: Children Services Planning Statutory Guidance Part 3 (June 2019)
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Consultation Response: Best Start Grant (June 2018)
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...Children in Scotland Response to Scottish Government Consultation on the Best Start...


Policy and Participation Officer - Sept 2017
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...Policy and Participation Officer CHANGE job...


Consultation response: Arrangements for Scotland to continue participating in the EU School Milk scheme (May 2017)
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...responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on arrangements for Scotland to continue participating in the EU School Milk...


Participants Not Pawns
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Equal Partners Collaboration
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Enter The Why Not? Trust’s digital showcase
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...chance to enter The Why Not? Trust’s digital showcase Posted 18.10.23 by Alice Hinds art care experienced people care system digital The Why Not? Trust is seeking artwork from parents with care experience, which...

art care experienced people care system digital

Pens at the ready
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...youngsters to design new Read, Write, Count bag Posted 17 Jan, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond art environment literacy reading Pupils in Primary 1-Primary 3 are invited to submit a design for the new Read, Write, Count bags as part of an...

art environment literacy reading

Coercive control in teen relationships is focus of exhibition
post

...8 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Change Up exhibition. Supplied by Dartington Service Design Lab. art children and young people gender based violence A new exhibition showcases youth-led...

art children and young people gender based violence