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

... Radical wellbeing-focused redesign of government budget ‘key to post-Covid renewal’ 18 March 2021 A major report published today calls for the Scottish Government to introduce wellbeing budgeting to improve lives for children as part of a...

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

... Children’s wellbeing and the Scottish budget (2020-2021) From 2020-21 we worked in partnership with Dr Katherine Trebeck (Wellbeing Economy Alliance), the Carnegie Trust UK and early years funder Cattanach to raise awareness of what a...

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News: Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish budget

... Magazine / News: Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget Posted  16 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson. Image: Illustration from Being Bold: Building budgets for Children's Wellbeing report budget child...

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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...

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National Care Service consultation: Concerns over lack of detail for children’s services and unrealistic timeframe
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News: Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches

...here to learn more about Haggeye Related content Calls to prioritise children in Scottish budget November 16, 2021 Launch of Young People’s Manifesto makes political ideas more accessible March 4,...

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Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

News: Scottish Government reveals plans to overhaul Scottish Attainment Challenge funding

...to be published in the Spring. Related content Calls to prioritise children in Scottish budget November 16, 2021 Charity launches appeal to support families this winter November 3, 2021 Comment: Children haven't forgotten that...

Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament

Comment: For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here

...families with children. Furthermore, the Government at Westminster this week will lay out their budget and I’m already sure it won’t go far enough. Their plan for free school breakfast already isn’t focused on reaching children most at...

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News: Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand

...on how to donate Related content Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget Nov 16, 2021 Comment: For children and young people Hunger is Still Here Oct 25, 2021 Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic...

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News: Transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced

...sight loss relaunches  Nov 23, 2021 Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget  Nov 16, 2021 New Bill proposed to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people Sept 21, 2021 ...

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News: Scottish Government criticised on lack of ventilation strategy for schools

...funding revealed  Nov 24, 2021 Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget  Nov 16, 2021 Education Recovery plan misses the mark say teaching unions  Oct 6,...

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Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

Education reform consultation: ‘We need to learn from policy, research and practice to ensure reform is fit for purpose”
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Comment: Childminding is suffering from an expansion programme that doesn't recognise its value

...content Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget Nov 16, 2021 Early years mindfulness venture receives financial boost Nov 9, 2021 Charity launches appeal to support families this winter...

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A call for action in Scotland's Climate Week

Comment: We have to prioritise action to end child poverty now

...Scottish Government’s Programme for Government, published next week, commits to using the next budget to doubling the Scottish Child Payment. If it does, it will signal that solving poverty really will be our shared ‘national mission’ in...

child poverty

The beginning of better provision for parents in prison

Calls for cuts to Universal Credit to be abandoned

...to nearly three million people, are worried about the impact of a reduction to their household budget. The warning comes as the UK government prepares to cut the Universal Credit allowance by £20 per week, reversing the increase applied to...

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Committing to radical change in Scotland’s system of care

News: Young climate activists plan global day of protest

...to a just transition to renewable energy, and ‘concrete plans and detailed annual carbon budgets with roadmaps and milestones’. They also call for a recognition of the tangible threat to humanity posed by the climate crisis. Fridays...

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News: Children's happiness at an all time low, report suggests

...Good Childhood Report 2021 Related content Radical wellbeing-focused redesign of government budget 'key to post-Covid renewal'  March 18, 2021 Hope in hard times: Children in Scotland manifesto 2021 - 26 Resource Improving children and...

Wellbeing

Good Food Nation Bill consultation: Supporting the principle of a right to food
Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

...for Government and we strongly urge the Scottish Government to prioritise this in its upcoming budget setting. The environment “The environment is one of the most pressing issues facing us today and the global consequences if effective and...

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Programme for Government fails to commit to increasing Scottish Child Payment

...called the omission disappointing and urged for it to be included in the forthcoming Scottish budget. Amy Woodhouse, Head of Policy, Projects and Participation at Children in Scotland said: “As members of the End Child Poverty Commission, we...

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Life through a child-rights lens

Minimum Income Guarantee: Immediate progress on poverty still required

...to read Being Bold Read Dr Katherine Trebeck's report on building a budget for children's wellbeing Click to download the report 2021-22 programme for government: our view The wellbeing...

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News: Free bus travel arrives for under-22s in Scotland
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Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

Measurement and mission statement: what our new values mean to us
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Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan
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

...including their youngest residents, to make decisions will be essential to ensure that precious budgets are spent well and effectively. Our Manifesto calls highlight those areas Children in Scotland strongly believes would be worthy of that...

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News: Councils urged to keep ASN on the agenda

...for a renewed focus on supporting pupils with additional support needs (ASN), highlighting ongoing budget cuts and record lows of teacher numbers. According to government statistics, just under a third of pupils across Scotland have additional...

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New project to better understand what pupil support in Scotland should look like
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News: Scotland’s Baby Box refreshed for five-year anniversary

...said: “As every parent knows, the costs associated with having a baby are significant. Household budgets are under increasing pressure from the rising cost of living, so it is reassuring to know that all families in Scotland, regardless of their...

Early years health and wellbeing parenting

Report marks progress in collaboration, skills-building and calls to action

News: Grant opens for families with young children

...marks first anniversary Feb 16, 2022 Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget Nov 16, 2021 Comment We need to prioritise action to end child poverty now Aug 31,...

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

How can we deliver places we can be proud of for our future generations?

Clan Childlaw: Fundraising Manager

...area of fundraising and demonstrable experience in developing high quality applications, reports, budgets and supporting documents for a wide range of audiences including existing and new grant funders. To be successful in this role you will be...


The brutal but necessary process of ‘getting over yourself’…

News: First anniversary for the Scottish Child Payment

...targets will be missed Jan 25, 2022 Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget Nov 16, 2021 For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here Oct 25, 2021 We need to prioritise action to end child poverty now Aug 31,...

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Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds
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Young people ‘must be able to help shape life of museums’, participation project finds
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News: State of Children’s Rights report published

...and reactive access to justice measures, in a system that is often inaccessible for children. budgeting Confusion caused by differing terminology and models with regard to child rights budgeting. Child Rights Impact Assessments Extensive gaps...

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News: Pioneering community project takes next step

...value in shaping the future.” The Love Letham approach is informed by the Being Bold: Building budgets for Children’s Wellbeing report (click here to read) by Dr Katherine Trebeck of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance, commissioned by Carnegie...

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Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board
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Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs
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'School meals are as important as books used in the classroom'

Flexible and creative: why the value of the Third Sector should never be underestimated

...focus on four areas: Increased local third sector engagement in planning, development and budgeting of services Strengthened local support structures and clear paths for effective engagement with the third sector locally Local and...



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

... Radical wellbeing-focused redesign of government budget ‘key to post-Covid renewal’ 18 March 2021 A major report published today calls for the Scottish Government to introduce wellbeing budgeting to improve lives for children as part of a...

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

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

National Care Service consultation: Concerns over lack of detail for children’s services and unrealistic timeframe
care Healthcare Policy

Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

Education reform consultation: ‘We need to learn from policy, research and practice to ensure reform is fit for purpose”
Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform

A call for action in Scotland's Climate Week

The beginning of better provision for parents in prison

Committing to radical change in Scotland’s system of care

Good Food Nation Bill consultation: Supporting the principle of a right to food
Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

...for Government and we strongly urge the Scottish Government to prioritise this in its upcoming budget setting. The environment “The environment is one of the most pressing issues facing us today and the global consequences if effective and...

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Life through a child-rights lens

Minimum Income Guarantee: Immediate progress on poverty still required

...to read Being Bold Read Dr Katherine Trebeck's report on building a budget for children's wellbeing Click to download the report 2021-22 programme for government: our view The wellbeing...

consultation minimum income guarantee Poverty

Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

Measurement and mission statement: what our new values mean to us
board brave changing our world collaboration collaborative kind members open and fair Participation partnership values

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

...including their youngest residents, to make decisions will be essential to ensure that precious budgets are spent well and effectively. Our Manifesto calls highlight those areas Children in Scotland strongly believes would be worthy of that...

community elections local council elections local government Manifesto poll

New project to better understand what pupil support in Scotland should look like
additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

Report marks progress in collaboration, skills-building and calls to action

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

How can we deliver places we can be proud of for our future generations?

The brutal but necessary process of ‘getting over yourself’…

Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds
children and young people Children's rights Covid-19 equality inclusion

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

Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board
children and young people Children's rights inclusion

Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs
additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors learners report

'School meals are as important as books used in the classroom'

Flexible and creative: why the value of the Third Sector should never be underestimated

...focus on four areas: Increased local third sector engagement in planning, development and budgeting of services Strengthened local support structures and clear paths for effective engagement with the third sector locally Local and...



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Clan Childlaw: Fundraising Manager

...area of fundraising and demonstrable experience in developing high quality applications, reports, budgets and supporting documents for a wide range of audiences including existing and new grant funders. To be successful in this role you will be...



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News: Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish budget
post

... Magazine / News: Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget Posted  16 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson. Image: Illustration from Being Bold: Building budgets for Children's Wellbeing report budget child...

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News: Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches
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...here to learn more about Haggeye Related content Calls to prioritise children in Scottish budget November 16, 2021 Launch of Young People’s Manifesto makes political ideas more accessible March 4,...

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News: Scottish Government reveals plans to overhaul Scottish Attainment Challenge funding
post

...to be published in the Spring. Related content Calls to prioritise children in Scottish budget November 16, 2021 Charity launches appeal to support families this winter November 3, 2021 Comment: Children haven't forgotten that...

Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament

Comment: For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here
post

...families with children. Furthermore, the Government at Westminster this week will lay out their budget and I’m already sure it won’t go far enough. Their plan for free school breakfast already isn’t focused on reaching children most at...

food insecurity food poverty Poverty

News: Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand
post

...on how to donate Related content Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget Nov 16, 2021 Comment: For children and young people Hunger is Still Here Oct 25, 2021 Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic...

charity Children Families third sector young people

News: Transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced
post

...sight loss relaunches  Nov 23, 2021 Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget  Nov 16, 2021 New Bill proposed to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people Sept 21, 2021 ...

Children's rights Disability equality transitions

News: Scottish Government criticised on lack of ventilation strategy for schools
post

...funding revealed  Nov 24, 2021 Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget  Nov 16, 2021 Education Recovery plan misses the mark say teaching unions  Oct 6,...

Children's rights Covid-19 Education

Comment: Childminding is suffering from an expansion programme that doesn't recognise its value
post

...content Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget Nov 16, 2021 Early years mindfulness venture receives financial boost Nov 9, 2021 Charity launches appeal to support families this winter...

childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care

Comment: We have to prioritise action to end child poverty now
post

...Scottish Government’s Programme for Government, published next week, commits to using the next budget to doubling the Scottish Child Payment. If it does, it will signal that solving poverty really will be our shared ‘national mission’ in...

child poverty

Calls for cuts to Universal Credit to be abandoned
post

...to nearly three million people, are worried about the impact of a reduction to their household budget. The warning comes as the UK government prepares to cut the Universal Credit allowance by £20 per week, reversing the increase applied to...

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News: Young climate activists plan global day of protest
post

...to a just transition to renewable energy, and ‘concrete plans and detailed annual carbon budgets with roadmaps and milestones’. They also call for a recognition of the tangible threat to humanity posed by the climate crisis. Fridays...

climate change environment

News: Children's happiness at an all time low, report suggests
post

...Good Childhood Report 2021 Related content Radical wellbeing-focused redesign of government budget 'key to post-Covid renewal'  March 18, 2021 Hope in hard times: Children in Scotland manifesto 2021 - 26 Resource Improving children and...

Wellbeing

Programme for Government fails to commit to increasing Scottish Child Payment
post

...called the omission disappointing and urged for it to be included in the forthcoming Scottish budget. Amy Woodhouse, Head of Policy, Projects and Participation at Children in Scotland said: “As members of the End Child Poverty Commission, we...

early learning and childcare Education Mental Health

News: Free bus travel arrives for under-22s in Scotland
postchildren and young people climate change sustainability travel

News: Councils urged to keep ASN on the agenda
post

...for a renewed focus on supporting pupils with additional support needs (ASN), highlighting ongoing budget cuts and record lows of teacher numbers. According to government statistics, just under a third of pupils across Scotland have additional...

additional support for learning ASN Education

News: Scotland’s Baby Box refreshed for five-year anniversary
post

...said: “As every parent knows, the costs associated with having a baby are significant. Household budgets are under increasing pressure from the rising cost of living, so it is reassuring to know that all families in Scotland, regardless of their...

Early years health and wellbeing parenting

News: Grant opens for families with young children
post

...marks first anniversary Feb 16, 2022 Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget Nov 16, 2021 Comment We need to prioritise action to end child poverty now Aug 31,...

child poverty family support funding grant primary Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

News: First anniversary for the Scottish Child Payment
post

...targets will be missed Jan 25, 2022 Calls for government to prioritise children in Scottish budget Nov 16, 2021 For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here Oct 25, 2021 We need to prioritise action to end child poverty now Aug 31,...

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News: State of Children’s Rights report published
post

...and reactive access to justice measures, in a system that is often inaccessible for children. budgeting Confusion caused by differing terminology and models with regard to child rights budgeting. Child Rights Impact Assessments Extensive gaps...

Children's rights Participation third sector UNCRC youth justice

News: Pioneering community project takes next step
post

...value in shaping the future.” The Love Letham approach is informed by the Being Bold: Building budgets for Children’s Wellbeing report (click here to read) by Dr Katherine Trebeck of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance, commissioned by Carnegie...

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