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Scottish Government seeks views on charity regulation review

...Scottish Government seeks views on charity regulation review 19 Jun 2024 Scottish Government has launched a 12-week consultation to gather views on whether current charity regulation needs to be reviewed. As 2025 marks 20 years since the...


The benefits of time spent outdoors this summer

...benefits of spending time outdoors this summer 9 Jul 2024 The National Trust for Scotland is a charity that cares for over 100 places across Scotland. Its aim is to ensure that people of all ages have the opportunity – both now and in the...


Five child-friendly nature activities for the summer holidays

...are not only purse-friendly but engaging and educational, too – and luckily, leading wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is on hand to help. From venturing outdoors to learn about insects to improving maths skills through butterfly...


Nominations now open for Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2024

...to advance the healthcare rights of children and young people. Health-Related Play Award: the charity is looking for someone special – or perhaps a special team – who has made a significance difference to a child’s life through...


New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences

... New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences 6 Jun 2024 charity Shared Care Scotland has launched a new survey for unpaid carers, aiming to gather experiences of accessing and using short breaks and respite services in...


10 highlights from our Annual Conference 2024

...was space for lots of learning, too. 10. And there were lots of cuddles… The wonderful charity Pets As Therapy (click here for more) brought along a special surprise for delegates – beautiful pooch Zola, who was more than happy to...


Children in Scotland appeals for Kiltwalk participants

...Dr Judith Turbyne, will take part in this renowned Scottish challenge to raise vital funds for the charity. Some of the group will take part in the Dundee event on Sunday 11 August, while others will meet in Edinburgh for the capital’s Kiltwalk...


Tackling "poverty of opportunity" one bairn at a time

...city. Now, having grown and expanded with the help of volunteers and the local community, the charity offers a range of additional support, including clothing packs, free summer activities, cooking clubs, and more. Here, Genna Millar, Project...


Teen cancer survivor and advocate Molly Cuddihy and Natalie Don MSP join impressive line-up for Children in Scotland Annual Conference 2024

...she was just 15 years old.  Currently a Youth Ambassador for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital charity, Molly has a wealth of experience to share with the conference. As co-founder of the charity Every Thank You Counts, and co-ordinator for the...


Children in Scotland CEO Jackie Brock to step down from role, charity announces

...following Jackie’s departure, with responsibilities shared by three department heads in the charity’s Leadership Team. Sally Cavers, Head of Inclusion; Simon Massey, Head of Engagement and Learning; and Amy Woodhouse, Head of Policy,...

Board of Directors CEO chief executive Jackie Brock Joint Acting Chief Executives

Fundraising on the menu as MasterChef Gary Maclean supports charity event

... Fundraising on the menu as MasterChef Gary Maclean supports charity event MasterChef champion Gary Maclean will be creating a four-course menu in aid of charity, as he supports our Food, Families, Futures charity partner Meals & More for...


Edinburgh charity worker Grant Douglas collects Queen’s Honour for services to disabled people

... Edinburgh charity worker Grant Douglas collects Queen’s Honour for services to disabled people Grant Douglas, Founder and CEO of S’up Products Ltd, will today (Thursday 15 March) collect his MBE at Buckingham Palace, London.  Grant, who...


Children in Scotland benefits from Gillespie Macandrew charity programme

... Children in Scotland benefits from Gillespie Macandrew charity programme Leading independent Scottish legal firm Gillespie Macandrew has donated a share of its profits to three children’s charities, including Children in Scotland. Robert...


charity shares resources to make safety simple

... Magazine / Child Safety Week 2023: charity shares new resources to make safety simple Posted 07.06.23 by Alice Hinds Child Accident Prevention Trust child safety child safety week The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) has launched a...

Child Accident Prevention Trust child safety child safety week

charity appeal to support families this winter

... Image: Catherine Bromley Magazine / News: charity launches appeal to support families this winter Posted 3 November, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity third sector Fife Gingerbread has launched its...

charity third sector

Looking forward in gloomy times

...to reduce hours for another three. This is something that we are increasingly seeing across the charity sector (and, indeed, beyond). The SCVO tracker (click here for more) gives a good insight into the current reality for Scotland’s third...


Children in Scotland reveals full programme for Annual Conference 2024

...in Scotland’s CEO Dr Judith Turbyne will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the charity sector, encouraging conversation and debate among the audience. A panel discussion that day will also look at Artificial Intelligence (AI) in...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...in Scotland living with a parent in prison, Jazmine Bennett from Families Outside, the national charity working exclusively on behalf of families affected by imprisonment, highlights the importance of taking young people’s views seriously when...


"Even after 20 years as Dr Spritely, every day still feels new and exciting"

...help vulnerable people overcome feelings of powerlessness, anxiety and isolation, Edinburgh-based charity Hearts & Minds delivers therapeutic clowning sessions across a range of settings, from paediatric healthcare units and respite centres to...


‘Your Voice Matters’: how to support young people during Welcome to Your Vote Week

...or across a whole school or organisation. The topic of the vote could be anything from which charity to donate funds to, where to visit on a school or youth group trip, or a change in uniform policy. The key is that you commit to the outcome...


Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland

...and, below, one of our member organisations shares why our training was the perfect fit for their charity, while providing insight into the commissioned training process. Allison Barr, Chief Executive of Team Jak Foundation “I was a...


Insight magazine Issue 3 now available for non-members

...of rights and a powerhouse of progress for Care Experienced people throughout the country. The charity has passionately pursued legislative change and was instrumental in ensuring the right to remain in care extended upwards to the age of 26,...


Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category

...impacted small organisations working across Scotland. Highland Action for Little Ones, a charity supporting families and children in poverty and fleeing domestic violence, joined Children in Scotland’s membership in March 2023 and...


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

...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 collect a gold medal. Carrie Cowley shares the process...


An exciting time to be working on children's rights

...year, we’re celebrating Children in Scotland’s 30th anniversary. During that time, the charity has brought children, young people, organisations, and adults working with children into an important network of human rights...


Trustees Week Q&A: Jude Turbyne

...learnt from the experience Name: Jude Turbyne Current ‘day’ job: CEO of Children in Scotland charity that you’re a trustee of: Corra Foundation Role: Deputy Chair and Chair of the Audit Committee Length of time on the board: Since 2018...

board CEO charity chief executive corra. corra foundation Jude Turbyne Learning professional development trustees trustees week

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

... Magazine / News: S.M.I.L.E Counselling named charity of the Year Posted 17 June, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Photo: Declan Harrigan, CEO of S.M.I.L.E Counselling at the Scottish charity Awards 2022.  charity third...

charity third sector

Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand

... Magazine / News: Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand Posted 1 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity Children Families third sector young people A Fife charity is...

charity Children Families third sector young people

Young carers running on empty, says leading charity

... Magazine / News: Young carers running on empty, says leading charity Posted 16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers The...

Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Child Protection Lead Training

...child who needs us the most. Barnardo’s Scotland is a recognised, respected and established charity, and we run more than 122 community-based services working with over 16,500 children, young people and families every year, on a wide range...


Event Ts&Cs

...please do contact us at events@childreninscotland.org.uk to discuss. Cancellation Policy As a charity, Children in Scotland must cover the running costs of delivering events. We are therefore not in a position to offer refunds except under...


AC24 - Resources

...supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children from Guardianship Scotland, Aberlour Children’s charity Workshop slides Wellbeing project Drawing together Evaluation report Evaluation summary 3e | Trauma from a child's perspective from With...


AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...| instagram | linkedin | X phone: 0300 200 2022 Kibble is a specialist child and youth care charity and leading social enterprise that supports at risk children and young people (aged 5-26) across the UK. Many of the young people we care for...


Workshops AC24

...supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children Guardianship Scotland, Aberlour Children’s charity Room: Moncreiff 2 The Allies Project is a psychosocial group intervention for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and trafficked young...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

...online lives.   Molly Cuddihy Youth Ambassador for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital charity Keynote, Day One Molly Cuddihy is the Youth Ambassador for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital charity, Co-Founder of the charity, Every Thank...


Programme AC24 - Day Two

...supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children from Guardianship Scotland, Aberlour Children’s charity | description Sharing Young People's Voices and Telling Stories from Braw Talent CIC | description Trauma from a child's perspective from...


Programme AC24 - Day One

...World Young Person Chair | Bio   Keynote | 9:55am Challenges and optimism in the charity sector: A view from the CEO Judith Turbyne, CEO Children in Scotland | Bio Dr Judith Turbyne has spent most of her professional life working...


Building Happier Futures

... Image: Martin Shields Magazine / A young Scot designs charity tote with John Lewis to “represent the brilliance of care experienced people” Posted 19.01.24 by Alice Hinds Arts care experience charity...

Arts care experience charity children and young people design Fundraising

Launch of Children's Pocket Garden Design competition

...Competition. Held in partnership with the Garden for Life Forum (click here for more), the charity is inviting nursery and school pupils aged three to 18 to design a miniature pocket-sized garden, which includes food for people, something...

design Education environment schools

30th anniversary

...on 7 June 2023. Here, the organisation’s Chief Executive, Judith Turbyne, reflects on how the charity has brought meaningful change to the lives of children and young people over the past three decades. Click here to access Keeping Children...


Insight - Issue 2

...this issue: We interview Roslyn Neely, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Children's Hospital charity who tells us more about supporting children and young people in their healthcare journey Angela Morgan urges for us to challenge the...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...to access the modules. Bookbug / Scottish Book Trust Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that has been bringing the benefits of reading and writing to everyone in Scotland since 1998. Our early years programme, Bookbug, supports...


Gary Leadbetter

...advice around Edinburgh. He has ten years' experience both working and volunteering within the charity sector in a range of advisory and project management roles. Previous roles and accomplishments include launching and leading a University...

leadbetter

Our history

...legislation and an improved understanding of young people’s rights, were launched, while the charity was strengthened through formal partnerships with Parenting across Scotland and the National Parenting Forum Scotland.  Opportunities were...


Nominations open for Bookbug Hero Award 2024

...and a bundle of picture books worth £500. Marc Lambert, CEO of Scottish Book Trust, the national charity changing lives with reading and writing, said: “Bookbug reaches children all over Scotland, providing vital access to books. Without the...

Children Early years Learning libraries practitioners reading young people

Caroline Christison

...for nearly 20 years with a variety of organisations, including more than 10 years working in the charity sector where she enjoys the opportunity to make a real contribution to society. She has a wealth of generalist experience as well as...

christison

Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme

...learning Environmental education programme expands after successful pilot Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced the expansion of its Learning about Forests (LEAF) programme (click here for more) after more than 50...

children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning

Free cycling events for families

...young people’s views on cycling, safety and health May 8, 2020 #AndSheCycles Festival 2023: charity announces new funding for essential equipment June 15, 2023 Call 25: Cut cars from school drop-offs to boost active travel and improve air...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

Gifts in Wills

...have made consideration for family and friends, you may wish to also consider a legacy gift to our charity, which we will use to continue our vital work for years to come.   Find out more   To find out more about leaving a gift in your Will to...


New app launched to help school leavers

...support needs navigate the transition into adulthood. Developed by health and social care charity ARC Scotland (click here for more), with funding from the Scottish Government, the Compass digital platform aims to be a “one-stop shop”...

additional support needs Disability School transition

#AndSheCycles Festival 2023: Everything you need to know

... Magazine / #AndSheCycles Festival 2023: charity announces new funding for essential equipment Posted 15.06.23 by Alice Hinds active travel bikes cycling events Launched as part of Scotland’s annual #AndSheCycles Festival, running from...

active travel bikes cycling events

Mindfulness venture for early years gets financial boost

...venture receives financial boost Posted 9 November 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity funding mindfulness third sector An Edinburgh-based early years mindfulness enterprise has been chosen to receive...

charity funding mindfulness third sector


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Scottish Government seeks views on charity regulation review

...Scottish Government seeks views on charity regulation review 19 Jun 2024 Scottish Government has launched a 12-week consultation to gather views on whether current charity regulation needs to be reviewed. As 2025 marks 20 years since the...


The benefits of time spent outdoors this summer

...benefits of spending time outdoors this summer 9 Jul 2024 The National Trust for Scotland is a charity that cares for over 100 places across Scotland. Its aim is to ensure that people of all ages have the opportunity – both now and in the...


Five child-friendly nature activities for the summer holidays

...are not only purse-friendly but engaging and educational, too – and luckily, leading wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is on hand to help. From venturing outdoors to learn about insects to improving maths skills through butterfly...


Nominations now open for Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2024

...to advance the healthcare rights of children and young people. Health-Related Play Award: the charity is looking for someone special – or perhaps a special team – who has made a significance difference to a child’s life through...


New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences

... New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences 6 Jun 2024 charity Shared Care Scotland has launched a new survey for unpaid carers, aiming to gather experiences of accessing and using short breaks and respite services in...


10 highlights from our Annual Conference 2024

...was space for lots of learning, too. 10. And there were lots of cuddles… The wonderful charity Pets As Therapy (click here for more) brought along a special surprise for delegates – beautiful pooch Zola, who was more than happy to...


Children in Scotland appeals for Kiltwalk participants

...Dr Judith Turbyne, will take part in this renowned Scottish challenge to raise vital funds for the charity. Some of the group will take part in the Dundee event on Sunday 11 August, while others will meet in Edinburgh for the capital’s Kiltwalk...


Tackling "poverty of opportunity" one bairn at a time

...city. Now, having grown and expanded with the help of volunteers and the local community, the charity offers a range of additional support, including clothing packs, free summer activities, cooking clubs, and more. Here, Genna Millar, Project...


Teen cancer survivor and advocate Molly Cuddihy and Natalie Don MSP join impressive line-up for Children in Scotland Annual Conference 2024

...she was just 15 years old.  Currently a Youth Ambassador for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital charity, Molly has a wealth of experience to share with the conference. As co-founder of the charity Every Thank You Counts, and co-ordinator for the...


Children in Scotland CEO Jackie Brock to step down from role, charity announces

...following Jackie’s departure, with responsibilities shared by three department heads in the charity’s Leadership Team. Sally Cavers, Head of Inclusion; Simon Massey, Head of Engagement and Learning; and Amy Woodhouse, Head of Policy,...

Board of Directors CEO chief executive Jackie Brock Joint Acting Chief Executives

Fundraising on the menu as MasterChef Gary Maclean supports charity event

... Fundraising on the menu as MasterChef Gary Maclean supports charity event MasterChef champion Gary Maclean will be creating a four-course menu in aid of charity, as he supports our Food, Families, Futures charity partner Meals & More for...


Edinburgh charity worker Grant Douglas collects Queen’s Honour for services to disabled people

... Edinburgh charity worker Grant Douglas collects Queen’s Honour for services to disabled people Grant Douglas, Founder and CEO of S’up Products Ltd, will today (Thursday 15 March) collect his MBE at Buckingham Palace, London.  Grant, who...


Children in Scotland benefits from Gillespie Macandrew charity programme

... Children in Scotland benefits from Gillespie Macandrew charity programme Leading independent Scottish legal firm Gillespie Macandrew has donated a share of its profits to three children’s charities, including Children in Scotland. Robert...


Looking forward in gloomy times

...to reduce hours for another three. This is something that we are increasingly seeing across the charity sector (and, indeed, beyond). The SCVO tracker (click here for more) gives a good insight into the current reality for Scotland’s third...


Children in Scotland reveals full programme for Annual Conference 2024

...in Scotland’s CEO Dr Judith Turbyne will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the charity sector, encouraging conversation and debate among the audience. A panel discussion that day will also look at Artificial Intelligence (AI) in...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...in Scotland living with a parent in prison, Jazmine Bennett from Families Outside, the national charity working exclusively on behalf of families affected by imprisonment, highlights the importance of taking young people’s views seriously when...


"Even after 20 years as Dr Spritely, every day still feels new and exciting"

...help vulnerable people overcome feelings of powerlessness, anxiety and isolation, Edinburgh-based charity Hearts & Minds delivers therapeutic clowning sessions across a range of settings, from paediatric healthcare units and respite centres to...


‘Your Voice Matters’: how to support young people during Welcome to Your Vote Week

...or across a whole school or organisation. The topic of the vote could be anything from which charity to donate funds to, where to visit on a school or youth group trip, or a change in uniform policy. The key is that you commit to the outcome...


Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland

...and, below, one of our member organisations shares why our training was the perfect fit for their charity, while providing insight into the commissioned training process. Allison Barr, Chief Executive of Team Jak Foundation “I was a...


Insight magazine Issue 3 now available for non-members

...of rights and a powerhouse of progress for Care Experienced people throughout the country. The charity has passionately pursued legislative change and was instrumental in ensuring the right to remain in care extended upwards to the age of 26,...


Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category

...impacted small organisations working across Scotland. Highland Action for Little Ones, a charity supporting families and children in poverty and fleeing domestic violence, joined Children in Scotland’s membership in March 2023 and...


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

...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 collect a gold medal. Carrie Cowley shares the process...


An exciting time to be working on children's rights

...year, we’re celebrating Children in Scotland’s 30th anniversary. During that time, the charity has brought children, young people, organisations, and adults working with children into an important network of human rights...


Trustees Week Q&A: Jude Turbyne

...learnt from the experience Name: Jude Turbyne Current ‘day’ job: CEO of Children in Scotland charity that you’re a trustee of: Corra Foundation Role: Deputy Chair and Chair of the Audit Committee Length of time on the board: Since 2018...

board CEO charity chief executive corra. corra foundation Jude Turbyne Learning professional development trustees trustees week


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Caroline Christison

...for nearly 20 years with a variety of organisations, including more than 10 years working in the charity sector where she enjoys the opportunity to make a real contribution to society. She has a wealth of generalist experience as well as...

christison


Child Protection Lead Training

...child who needs us the most. Barnardo’s Scotland is a recognised, respected and established charity, and we run more than 122 community-based services working with over 16,500 children, young people and families every year, on a wide range...


Event Ts&Cs

...please do contact us at events@childreninscotland.org.uk to discuss. Cancellation Policy As a charity, Children in Scotland must cover the running costs of delivering events. We are therefore not in a position to offer refunds except under...


AC24 - Resources

...supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children from Guardianship Scotland, Aberlour Children’s charity Workshop slides Wellbeing project Drawing together Evaluation report Evaluation summary 3e | Trauma from a child's perspective from With...


AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...| instagram | linkedin | X phone: 0300 200 2022 Kibble is a specialist child and youth care charity and leading social enterprise that supports at risk children and young people (aged 5-26) across the UK. Many of the young people we care for...


Workshops AC24

...supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children Guardianship Scotland, Aberlour Children’s charity Room: Moncreiff 2 The Allies Project is a psychosocial group intervention for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and trafficked young...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

...online lives.   Molly Cuddihy Youth Ambassador for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital charity Keynote, Day One Molly Cuddihy is the Youth Ambassador for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital charity, Co-Founder of the charity, Every Thank...


Programme AC24 - Day Two

...supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children from Guardianship Scotland, Aberlour Children’s charity | description Sharing Young People's Voices and Telling Stories from Braw Talent CIC | description Trauma from a child's perspective from...


Programme AC24 - Day One

...World Young Person Chair | Bio   Keynote | 9:55am Challenges and optimism in the charity sector: A view from the CEO Judith Turbyne, CEO Children in Scotland | Bio Dr Judith Turbyne has spent most of her professional life working...


30th anniversary

...on 7 June 2023. Here, the organisation’s Chief Executive, Judith Turbyne, reflects on how the charity has brought meaningful change to the lives of children and young people over the past three decades. Click here to access Keeping Children...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...to access the modules. Bookbug / Scottish Book Trust Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that has been bringing the benefits of reading and writing to everyone in Scotland since 1998. Our early years programme, Bookbug, supports...


Our history

...legislation and an improved understanding of young people’s rights, were launched, while the charity was strengthened through formal partnerships with Parenting across Scotland and the National Parenting Forum Scotland.  Opportunities were...


Gifts in Wills

...have made consideration for family and friends, you may wish to also consider a legacy gift to our charity, which we will use to continue our vital work for years to come.   Find out more   To find out more about leaving a gift in your Will to...



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charity shares resources to make safety simple
post

... Magazine / Child Safety Week 2023: charity shares new resources to make safety simple Posted 07.06.23 by Alice Hinds Child Accident Prevention Trust child safety child safety week The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) has launched a...

Child Accident Prevention Trust child safety child safety week

charity appeal to support families this winter
post

... Image: Catherine Bromley Magazine / News: charity launches appeal to support families this winter Posted 3 November, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity third sector Fife Gingerbread has launched its...

charity third sector

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

... Magazine / News: S.M.I.L.E Counselling named charity of the Year Posted 17 June, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Photo: Declan Harrigan, CEO of S.M.I.L.E Counselling at the Scottish charity Awards 2022.  charity third...

charity third sector

Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand
post

... Magazine / News: Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand Posted 1 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity Children Families third sector young people A Fife charity is...

charity Children Families third sector young people

Young carers running on empty, says leading charity
post

... Magazine / News: Young carers running on empty, says leading charity Posted 16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers The...

Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Building Happier Futures
post

... Image: Martin Shields Magazine / A young Scot designs charity tote with John Lewis to “represent the brilliance of care experienced people” Posted 19.01.24 by Alice Hinds Arts care experience charity...

Arts care experience charity children and young people design Fundraising

Launch of Children's Pocket Garden Design competition
post

...Competition. Held in partnership with the Garden for Life Forum (click here for more), the charity is inviting nursery and school pupils aged three to 18 to design a miniature pocket-sized garden, which includes food for people, something...

design Education environment schools

Insight - Issue 2
post

...this issue: We interview Roslyn Neely, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Children's Hospital charity who tells us more about supporting children and young people in their healthcare journey Angela Morgan urges for us to challenge the...


Gary Leadbetter
post

...advice around Edinburgh. He has ten years' experience both working and volunteering within the charity sector in a range of advisory and project management roles. Previous roles and accomplishments include launching and leading a University...

leadbetter

Nominations open for Bookbug Hero Award 2024
post

...and a bundle of picture books worth £500. Marc Lambert, CEO of Scottish Book Trust, the national charity changing lives with reading and writing, said: “Bookbug reaches children all over Scotland, providing vital access to books. Without the...

Children Early years Learning libraries practitioners reading young people

Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme
post

...learning Environmental education programme expands after successful pilot Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced the expansion of its Learning about Forests (LEAF) programme (click here for more) after more than 50...

children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning

Free cycling events for families
post

...young people’s views on cycling, safety and health May 8, 2020 #AndSheCycles Festival 2023: charity announces new funding for essential equipment June 15, 2023 Call 25: Cut cars from school drop-offs to boost active travel and improve air...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

New app launched to help school leavers
post

...support needs navigate the transition into adulthood. Developed by health and social care charity ARC Scotland (click here for more), with funding from the Scottish Government, the Compass digital platform aims to be a “one-stop shop”...

additional support needs Disability School transition

#AndSheCycles Festival 2023: Everything you need to know
post

... Magazine / #AndSheCycles Festival 2023: charity announces new funding for essential equipment Posted 15.06.23 by Alice Hinds active travel bikes cycling events Launched as part of Scotland’s annual #AndSheCycles Festival, running from...

active travel bikes cycling events

Mindfulness venture for early years gets financial boost
post

...venture receives financial boost Posted 9 November 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity funding mindfulness third sector An Edinburgh-based early years mindfulness enterprise has been chosen to receive...

charity funding mindfulness third sector