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Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards

...Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards Children in Scotland has been shortlisted for two awards at the upcoming Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business awards 2024, which are this year centred around the theme of “grow, scale,...


Inclusion Ambassadors (2016-Present)

...Looks Different 2023 News: Winners of this year's awards have now been announced Click here to read Support Planning The Ambassadors share recommendations to improve the...


Year of Young People 2018 (2017-2018)

...National Mòd (Oct) Las! Ignite! at An Lanntair in Stornoway (Oct) The Sunday Mail Young Scot awards (Nov) 2018 also saw a line-up of youth-led events as part of Create18 – an events programme co-ordinated by Young Scot. Young people...


Making Space (2016)

...practitioners from across the globe were invited to submit entries showcasing their work. An awards dinner and two-day conference allowed competition entrants, other professionals, those interested in design, and children and young people...


Events team scoops three major awards following record-breaking year

... Recognition for learning and events programme as team scoops three major awards Children in Scotland’s Learning and Events team won an unprecedented three awards at last night’s prestigious EventIt E awards held at Edinburgh’s Assembly...

CPD events Learning training

Insight magazine recognised in national publishing awards

... Insight magazine recognised in national publishing awards 1 December 2022 Children in Scotland’s membership magazine Insight was a finalist in the Best Consumer / Member magazine category of the Professional Publishers awards (PPA) Scotland...


Winners announced for inaugural awards, celebrating school pupils with additional support needs

... Winners announced for Success Looks Different awards 1 Sep 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Scotland’s national Inclusion Ambassadors have crowned three schools across Scotland winners of the first ever Success Looks Different awards in recognition of...

ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Food partnership triumphs in public service awards

... Food partnership triumphs in public service awards 5 December 2017 Last night Children in Scotland and its partners won a Scottish Public Service Award for Food, Families, Futures, our programme of work challenging food poverty. We won the...

Food

Food project partner Dalmarnock Primary triumph in Herald Society awards

... Food project partner Dalmarnock Primary triumph in Herald Society awards 2 Nov 2017 Dalmarnock Primary has scooped a major award in recognition of its success offering meals and fun activities for local families as part of Children in...


Inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

...the aims and work of the group Click here for more Success Looks Different awards Find out more about these national awards, now in their second year Click here for more Back to school...


Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

...schools and one nursery have been crowned winners of this year's Success Looks Different awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with additional support needs. The awards invited education settings to share how they were...


Success Looks Different returns for a second year

...Looks Different 2022 Winners. The Winners of the first ever Success Looks Different awards, held in 2022, were: Braehead Primary School, Stirling (Primary), Alva Academy, Clackmannanshire (Secondary), Cedarbank School, Livingston...


Should we blame influencers for online harm? 40,000 children have their say

...and our mapping to UNCRC and SDGs supports schools working towards their Unicef Rights Respecting awards’, says Georgie, Head of Content (Unicef UK are friends of ours: we worked with them on seeking youth voice in the run up to COP26.) ‘We...


Qualifications and assessments 'must prioritise flexibility, individual choice and continuous progress'

...to recognise success outside the exam system. This was the basis of the Success Looks Different awards, launched last year, which recognised schools who celebrate success and achievements outwith academia. Acknowledging and supporting this is...

assessment Education exams inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

ASL progress report reveals too many children are still missing out

...better inclusion practices and celebrate best practice through the new Success Looks Different awards Ongoing funding for vital national services including Enquire, Let's Talk ASN and My Rights, My Say Representation of parents and carers on...

Additional support additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

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

...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, particularly the six identified priority family groups most at...

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

Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

...partnership is based on shared values and shared ambition. The RS Macdonald Charitable Trust awards around £3m of grants a year to a wide range of charities working in Scotland. This funding is provided to organisations and projects aligned...


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

...in order to reach artists who were under-represented in the existing Nurturing Talent funding awards. These communities included: Young artists from care-experienced backgrounds Young artists from rural communities and local authorities we...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

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

...the opportunity to be meaningfully involved in decision making. Our participation work has won awards and has been commissioned internationally. All participation staff are trained in child protection, child rights and are supported by robust...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

Changes to our learning programme announced
Covid-19 events training webinars

“This project has made us all ask how we can support each other and do better”

...been shortlisted for Most Inspiring or Innovative Project Award in the 2019 Quality Improvement awards, with the winner announced tonight. Alison Hay, the project’s Senior Policy & Participation Officer, explains how the Hub has developed...


25 Calls response: Youth work gives us vital opportunities, independence and access to non-formal education. Let’s protect it

...training, join modern apprenticeships, and complete qualifications such as Youth Achievement awards. Share this About the author Rosie Sumsion is an MSYP. Find out more about their work...


Children in Scotland food project offers 20,000 places to children and families this summer

...the class FFF was awarded the Third Sector Partnership Award at the Scottish Public Services awards 2017 Read more Meals & More FFF is a partnership with Brakes’ Meals & More programme Find out...


20,000+ club places available to children and families this summer as part of award-winning food project

...Families, Futures was awarded the Third Sector Partnership Award at the Scottish Public Service awards 2017 and the Herald Society’s Partnership Award. Food, Families, Futures is a partnership between Brakes’ Meals & More programme,...

Education Food food poverty Health

Children in Scotland benefits from Gillespie Macandrew charity programme

...Macandrew has been nominated for the Community Contribution Award at this year’s Scottish Legal awards, taking place on 15 March in Glasgow. Share this Corporate social...


2018 preview: culture, kindergartens and coming of age

...Children in Scotland's first 20 years here. RT @EducationScot: Who will be the #ScotEdawards winners this year? Nominate now to be in with a chance of winning https://t.co/7gtDpqgJfS… Stay connected Follow,...


Partnership programme shortlisted for sector award

...summer clubs ran in 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire. The Scottish Public Service awards, launched in 2014, celebrate excellence within Scotland’s public services. The awards, organised by Holyrood Magazine and supported by both...


Scottish Children’s Health awards: nominations open

... Magazine / Scottish Children’s Health awards: nominations close soon Posted 07.07.23 by Alice Hinds awards child health Healthcare Children’s Health Scotland is seeking nominations for the upcoming Scottish...

awards child health Healthcare

Our history

...with architects, educators and the OECD in the international Making Space architecture and designs awards, encouraged awareness of policies and practice in other countries and shared Scottish practice on a broader stage.   Over Bronwen Cohen’s...


Rural Action Fund reopens for applications

...to tackle the resource challenges faced by many rural youth groups in Scotland, and provides awards between £100 and £750 to enable projects to expand their offering or introduce new programmes. Applications are open to Youth Scotland...

rural young people youth work

Record number of young Scots on positive career paths

...amongst 19 year olds (88.9%). Using data from local authorities, colleges, HMRC, the Student awards Agency Scotland, the Department for Work and Pensions and the Scottish Funding Council, the APM also found the difference between those going...

careers Education training young people

Investing in school libraries

...year’s Fund and we can’t wait to see these initiatives come to fruition.” Commenting on the awards this year, Education Secretary, Shirley-Anne Somerville also praised the focus on anti-racism and the role of school libraries in engaging...

diversity Education equality inclusion racial equality racism social justice

Youth homelessness project comes to Scotland

...is already well-established in four London boroughs and won first prize at the London Homelessness awards 2021, targets young people at risk of homelessness, including those leaving the care system. Teaching money management skills Expert...

health and wellbeing homelessness young people

S.M.I.L.E Counselling named Charity of the Year

...by Jennifer Drummond. Photo: Declan Harrigan, CEO of S.M.I.L.E Counselling at the Scottish Charity awards 2022.  charity third sector The West Lothian-based counselling service scooped the prestigious prize at the Scottish...

charity third sector

New rights-focused badge for Scouts
Children's rights rights

DRAFT Changing our World: Our activity

...& biscuits to cake! 27 April CoW member Mhairi won the Environment award at the Young Scot awards for her work as founder and CEO of Youth STEM 2030. Well done Mhairi! March 2022 16 March We recently had a session dedicated to...


About us

...the children’s sector; and to help us achieve our vision. We also work towards recognised awards and accreditations. Examples include the EFQM Recognition Scheme  and the LGBT Charter of Rights. Click here to find out more about the...


Success Looks Different Award

...support and celebrate their pupils with additional support needs. The Success Looks Different awards, launched in 2022, is a chance for schools to celebrate how they are helping pupils with additional support needs feel included, supported and...

additional support needs ASL inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Rewind welfare reform says new report

...element. Both reforms were introduced in 2017 to limit child tax credit and Universal Credit awards to two children per household and make the family element only available to households with children born before 6 April 2017. The report...

Benefits child poverty Families Scottish Government universal credit Welfare

Member directory: full

...to realise children’s human rights | childrensparliament.org.uk Children's University Scotland awards programme for learning beyond the classroom | childrensuniversity.scot Circle Support for families who face exclusion due to poverty and...


Member directory: A-F

...to realise children’s human rights | childrensparliament.org.uk Children's University Scotland awards programme for learning beyond the classroom | childrensuniversity.scot Circle Support for families who face exclusion due to poverty and...


"There have been too many promises of change, followed by a failure to act"

...is one great example of  leadership in this area, celebrating annual learning disability awards. Review roles and remits of support staff The points within the report related to Pupil Support Assistants (PSAs) sing to me. A call is made...

Additional support additional support for ASL ASN Education

Podcast

...and assessments, the work of the Inclusion Ambassadors and the Success Looks Different awards, and talk to some of the Inclusion Ambassadors to hear their views on exams. (22 February 2023) Click here to access Episode 19: 'Nothing...


"When their stories find expression, our whole society is enriched"

...list goes on! Last year was fantastic for us. We won Charity of the Year at the Scottish Charity awards and our Digital Orchestra flew to Singapore to perform at the True Colours Disability Arts Festival for an audience of over 10,000. Last year...


Building a generation of equal citizens

...offers a fun twist on the theme. The week will also culminate in the annual Learning Disability awards, where people with learning disabilities will be recognised for the contributions they’ve made to their communities as volunteers, artists,...


Magazine

...across the children’s sector. The magazine was a finalist in the 2018 PPA Scottish Magazine awards (Member Magazine of the Year) in recognition of its quality of reporting and value to those working with children, young people and...


The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund

...Studies (November 2021) We recently heard from staff across Scotland about how they've used awards from the fund to strengthen inclusive practice in their settings. This has included investing in sensory equipment, supporting language...


News

...December 2022 Insight magazine recognised in national publishing awards Children in Scotland’s membership magazine Insight was a finalist in the Best Consumer / Member magazine category of the...


Home

...to get involved Click here for more We are shortlisted for two prestigious awards Latest news: Children in Scotland is shortlisted in the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business awards Click here for...



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Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards

...Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards Children in Scotland has been shortlisted for two awards at the upcoming Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business awards 2024, which are this year centred around the theme of “grow, scale,...


Events team scoops three major awards following record-breaking year

... Recognition for learning and events programme as team scoops three major awards Children in Scotland’s Learning and Events team won an unprecedented three awards at last night’s prestigious EventIt E awards held at Edinburgh’s Assembly...

CPD events Learning training

Insight magazine recognised in national publishing awards

... Insight magazine recognised in national publishing awards 1 December 2022 Children in Scotland’s membership magazine Insight was a finalist in the Best Consumer / Member magazine category of the Professional Publishers awards (PPA) Scotland...


Winners announced for inaugural awards, celebrating school pupils with additional support needs

... Winners announced for Success Looks Different awards 1 Sep 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Scotland’s national Inclusion Ambassadors have crowned three schools across Scotland winners of the first ever Success Looks Different awards in recognition of...

ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Food partnership triumphs in public service awards

... Food partnership triumphs in public service awards 5 December 2017 Last night Children in Scotland and its partners won a Scottish Public Service Award for Food, Families, Futures, our programme of work challenging food poverty. We won the...

Food

Food project partner Dalmarnock Primary triumph in Herald Society awards

... Food project partner Dalmarnock Primary triumph in Herald Society awards 2 Nov 2017 Dalmarnock Primary has scooped a major award in recognition of its success offering meals and fun activities for local families as part of Children in...


Inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

...the aims and work of the group Click here for more Success Looks Different awards Find out more about these national awards, now in their second year Click here for more Back to school...


Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

...schools and one nursery have been crowned winners of this year's Success Looks Different awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with additional support needs. The awards invited education settings to share how they were...


Success Looks Different returns for a second year

...Looks Different 2022 Winners. The Winners of the first ever Success Looks Different awards, held in 2022, were: Braehead Primary School, Stirling (Primary), Alva Academy, Clackmannanshire (Secondary), Cedarbank School, Livingston...


Should we blame influencers for online harm? 40,000 children have their say

...and our mapping to UNCRC and SDGs supports schools working towards their Unicef Rights Respecting awards’, says Georgie, Head of Content (Unicef UK are friends of ours: we worked with them on seeking youth voice in the run up to COP26.) ‘We...


Qualifications and assessments 'must prioritise flexibility, individual choice and continuous progress'

...to recognise success outside the exam system. This was the basis of the Success Looks Different awards, launched last year, which recognised schools who celebrate success and achievements outwith academia. Acknowledging and supporting this is...

assessment Education exams inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

ASL progress report reveals too many children are still missing out

...better inclusion practices and celebrate best practice through the new Success Looks Different awards Ongoing funding for vital national services including Enquire, Let's Talk ASN and My Rights, My Say Representation of parents and carers on...

Additional support additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

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

...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, particularly the six identified priority family groups most at...

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

Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

...partnership is based on shared values and shared ambition. The RS Macdonald Charitable Trust awards around £3m of grants a year to a wide range of charities working in Scotland. This funding is provided to organisations and projects aligned...


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

...in order to reach artists who were under-represented in the existing Nurturing Talent funding awards. These communities included: Young artists from care-experienced backgrounds Young artists from rural communities and local authorities we...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

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

...the opportunity to be meaningfully involved in decision making. Our participation work has won awards and has been commissioned internationally. All participation staff are trained in child protection, child rights and are supported by robust...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

Changes to our learning programme announced
Covid-19 events training webinars

“This project has made us all ask how we can support each other and do better”

...been shortlisted for Most Inspiring or Innovative Project Award in the 2019 Quality Improvement awards, with the winner announced tonight. Alison Hay, the project’s Senior Policy & Participation Officer, explains how the Hub has developed...


25 Calls response: Youth work gives us vital opportunities, independence and access to non-formal education. Let’s protect it

...training, join modern apprenticeships, and complete qualifications such as Youth Achievement awards. Share this About the author Rosie Sumsion is an MSYP. Find out more about their work...


Children in Scotland food project offers 20,000 places to children and families this summer

...the class FFF was awarded the Third Sector Partnership Award at the Scottish Public Services awards 2017 Read more Meals & More FFF is a partnership with Brakes’ Meals & More programme Find out...


20,000+ club places available to children and families this summer as part of award-winning food project

...Families, Futures was awarded the Third Sector Partnership Award at the Scottish Public Service awards 2017 and the Herald Society’s Partnership Award. Food, Families, Futures is a partnership between Brakes’ Meals & More programme,...

Education Food food poverty Health

Children in Scotland benefits from Gillespie Macandrew charity programme

...Macandrew has been nominated for the Community Contribution Award at this year’s Scottish Legal awards, taking place on 15 March in Glasgow. Share this Corporate social...


2018 preview: culture, kindergartens and coming of age

...Children in Scotland's first 20 years here. RT @EducationScot: Who will be the #ScotEdawards winners this year? Nominate now to be in with a chance of winning https://t.co/7gtDpqgJfS… Stay connected Follow,...


Partnership programme shortlisted for sector award

...summer clubs ran in 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire. The Scottish Public Service awards, launched in 2014, celebrate excellence within Scotland’s public services. The awards, organised by Holyrood Magazine and supported by both...



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Our history

...with architects, educators and the OECD in the international Making Space architecture and designs awards, encouraged awareness of policies and practice in other countries and shared Scottish practice on a broader stage.   Over Bronwen Cohen’s...


DRAFT Changing our World: Our activity

...& biscuits to cake! 27 April CoW member Mhairi won the Environment award at the Young Scot awards for her work as founder and CEO of Youth STEM 2030. Well done Mhairi! March 2022 16 March We recently had a session dedicated to...


About us

...the children’s sector; and to help us achieve our vision. We also work towards recognised awards and accreditations. Examples include the EFQM Recognition Scheme  and the LGBT Charter of Rights. Click here to find out more about the...


Podcast

...and assessments, the work of the Inclusion Ambassadors and the Success Looks Different awards, and talk to some of the Inclusion Ambassadors to hear their views on exams. (22 February 2023) Click here to access Episode 19: 'Nothing...


Magazine

...across the children’s sector. The magazine was a finalist in the 2018 PPA Scottish Magazine awards (Member Magazine of the Year) in recognition of its quality of reporting and value to those working with children, young people and...


The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund

...Studies (November 2021) We recently heard from staff across Scotland about how they've used awards from the fund to strengthen inclusive practice in their settings. This has included investing in sensory equipment, supporting language...


News

...December 2022 Insight magazine recognised in national publishing awards Children in Scotland’s membership magazine Insight was a finalist in the Best Consumer / Member magazine category of the...


Home

...to get involved Click here for more We are shortlisted for two prestigious awards Latest news: Children in Scotland is shortlisted in the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business awards Click here for...



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Scottish Children’s Health awards: nominations open
post

... Magazine / Scottish Children’s Health awards: nominations close soon Posted 07.07.23 by Alice Hinds awards child health Healthcare Children’s Health Scotland is seeking nominations for the upcoming Scottish...

awards child health Healthcare

Rural Action Fund reopens for applications
post

...to tackle the resource challenges faced by many rural youth groups in Scotland, and provides awards between £100 and £750 to enable projects to expand their offering or introduce new programmes. Applications are open to Youth Scotland...

rural young people youth work

Record number of young Scots on positive career paths
post

...amongst 19 year olds (88.9%). Using data from local authorities, colleges, HMRC, the Student awards Agency Scotland, the Department for Work and Pensions and the Scottish Funding Council, the APM also found the difference between those going...

careers Education training young people

Investing in school libraries
post

...year’s Fund and we can’t wait to see these initiatives come to fruition.” Commenting on the awards this year, Education Secretary, Shirley-Anne Somerville also praised the focus on anti-racism and the role of school libraries in engaging...

diversity Education equality inclusion racial equality racism social justice

Youth homelessness project comes to Scotland
post

...is already well-established in four London boroughs and won first prize at the London Homelessness awards 2021, targets young people at risk of homelessness, including those leaving the care system. Teaching money management skills Expert...

health and wellbeing homelessness young people

S.M.I.L.E Counselling named Charity of the Year
post

...by Jennifer Drummond. Photo: Declan Harrigan, CEO of S.M.I.L.E Counselling at the Scottish Charity awards 2022.  charity third sector The West Lothian-based counselling service scooped the prestigious prize at the Scottish...

charity third sector

New rights-focused badge for Scouts
postChildren's rights rights

Success Looks Different Award
post

...support and celebrate their pupils with additional support needs. The Success Looks Different awards, launched in 2022, is a chance for schools to celebrate how they are helping pupils with additional support needs feel included, supported and...

additional support needs ASL inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Rewind welfare reform says new report
post

...element. Both reforms were introduced in 2017 to limit child tax credit and Universal Credit awards to two children per household and make the family element only available to households with children born before 6 April 2017. The report...

Benefits child poverty Families Scottish Government universal credit Welfare

Member directory: full
post

...to realise children’s human rights | childrensparliament.org.uk Children's University Scotland awards programme for learning beyond the classroom | childrensuniversity.scot Circle Support for families who face exclusion due to poverty and...


Member directory: A-F
post

...to realise children’s human rights | childrensparliament.org.uk Children's University Scotland awards programme for learning beyond the classroom | childrensuniversity.scot Circle Support for families who face exclusion due to poverty and...


"There have been too many promises of change, followed by a failure to act"
post

...is one great example of  leadership in this area, celebrating annual learning disability awards. Review roles and remits of support staff The points within the report related to Pupil Support Assistants (PSAs) sing to me. A call is made...

Additional support additional support for ASL ASN Education

"When their stories find expression, our whole society is enriched"
post

...list goes on! Last year was fantastic for us. We won Charity of the Year at the Scottish Charity awards and our Digital Orchestra flew to Singapore to perform at the True Colours Disability Arts Festival for an audience of over 10,000. Last year...


Building a generation of equal citizens
post

...offers a fun twist on the theme. The week will also culminate in the annual Learning Disability awards, where people with learning disabilities will be recognised for the contributions they’ve made to their communities as volunteers, artists,...