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‘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,...


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

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...


Celebrating our successes at 30 

...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.   When I joined Children in Scotland...


Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s still stigma surrounding mental health, but it’s getting better”

...getting better” 17 May 2023 For Mental Health Awareness Week (May 15-21), Kara Brown, CEO of charity Tiny Changes, discusses some of the barriers faced by young people when it comes to talking about mental health, including stigma, support...


Developing our corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa

...and rights for young people, and as a local business owner within Yopa, I’m proud to support a charity that makes a positive difference in our communities. The Children’s Mental Health Conference could not come at a better time, and we’re...


Funding the future

...work around donations and to promote our profile where we need to. We decided to join Remember a charity last year to explore the area of legacy donations. It’s an organisation that supports people to leave a gift in their Will to a charity and...


Strengthening the sector with the offer of free membership

...under £50,000   As of 8 March 2023, OSCR (click here for more information about the Scottish charity Regulator) shows that there are currently 25,413 charities registered in Scotland, and 14,218 of those have an annual income of under...


Conversations for Change: supporting families affected by substance use

...in Edinburgh, Circle is a registered charity working at the heart of communities across central Scotland. Circle works with families facing multiple disadvantages because of structural...


Developing our new Strategic Plan – time for your say  

...consultation work, to get it right. A strategic plan is one of the most important documents a charity has, and I know how vital it is that we get it right for Children in Scotland. So, it’s taken a wee bit longer than I originally...


Families face a cost-of-living disaster this winter

...themselves. These stories are realities for too many Scots.  Scotland has a vibrant and effective charity sector doing everything it can to support communities across the country. Like all members of Children in Scotland, Magic Breakfast is...


Trustees Week Q&A: Satwat Rehman

...Rehman Current ‘day’ job: Chief Executive of One Parent Families Scotland charity that you’re a trustee of: Children in Scotland (amongst others!). Role: Trustee Why did you become a trustee?  For many reasons! Whilst...

board One Parent Families Scotland Satwat Rehman trustees

Trustees Week Q&A: Simon Massey

...of Engagement & Learning Simon Massey about being a board member of relationship counselling charity Bright Light. Name: Simon Massey Current ‘day’ job: Head of Engagement & Learning at Children in Scotland. charity that you’re a...

relationships relationships counselling Simon Massey trustees trustees week

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

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

Member Insight Blog: Latest

...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...


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

Foster Care Fortnight: foster carers' essential work

...the role. Who can become a foster carer? According to TACT, the UK’s largest fostering charity, most applicants will meet the criteria for becoming a foster carer, and there's no right or wrong background. “TACT Scotland always needs...

care care experienced people foster care the Promise

Education costs families hundreds per year, study finds

...and printers – essential education bills can total up to £18,345.85 per child, which the charity believes shows more support is needed to ensure all children can learn equally. The research, which was informed by interviews and focus...

cost of living Education free school meals School

Social history project captures LGBTQ+ voices

... Magazine / charity announces LGBTQ+ social history project to capture young people’s stories Posted 27.04.23 by Alice Hinds communities equality LGBT young people A new community archive project has been announced to document the...

communities equality LGBT young people

Coronation portrait project launched

...moment.” Proceeds from the print version of the Royally Big Portrait, available from the charity's website, will support more than 160 BBC Children in Need funded projects, which work with children and young people experiencing food...

Arts Children culture

Funding perinatal mental health services

...Mental Health Fund has been extended for another year. This will enable us to work alongside our charity partners to continue offering their essential perinatal services that support families with babies. “This support is needed now more than...

babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government

New research with young cancer patients

...Cancer Trust and Teenage Cancer Trust across the whole of the UK. Dartington Service Design Lab, a charity which aims to improve children’s outcomes through research, systems thinking and co-design approaches, has been commissioned as the...

cancer children and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people

Jemma Galbraith

...for the children’s sector. Prior to joining Children in Scotland, Jemma worked for a number of charity/not-for-profit organisations including Playlist for Life and the University of Stirling. She has extensive experience of managing events and...

galbraith

Pens at the ready

...for the new Read, Write, Count bags as part of an exciting art competition run by the literacy charity. Each year, Scottish Book Trust distributes more  than 120,000 bags of books and fun learning materials to every P2 and P3 child in...

art environment literacy reading

More than a third of parents can't access suitable childcare

...settings for their pre-school children. Flexible Childcare Services Scotland (FCSS), a national charity that runs 23 childcare settings across Scotland, conducted the research with 600 parents in order to better understand some of the challenges...

childcare cost of living early learning and childcare Early years working parents

Action to support Anti-Bullying Week 2022

...young people Education Mental Health Wellbeing respectme, Scotland’s national anti-bullying charity, has called for action to address bullying during this year’s Anti-Bullying week, announcing a new campaign hub and urging those working...

bullying children and young people Education Mental Health Wellbeing

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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‘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,...


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...


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...


Celebrating our successes at 30 

...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.   When I joined Children in Scotland...


Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s still stigma surrounding mental health, but it’s getting better”

...getting better” 17 May 2023 For Mental Health Awareness Week (May 15-21), Kara Brown, CEO of charity Tiny Changes, discusses some of the barriers faced by young people when it comes to talking about mental health, including stigma, support...


Developing our corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa

...and rights for young people, and as a local business owner within Yopa, I’m proud to support a charity that makes a positive difference in our communities. The Children’s Mental Health Conference could not come at a better time, and we’re...


Funding the future

...work around donations and to promote our profile where we need to. We decided to join Remember a charity last year to explore the area of legacy donations. It’s an organisation that supports people to leave a gift in their Will to a charity and...


Strengthening the sector with the offer of free membership

...under £50,000   As of 8 March 2023, OSCR (click here for more information about the Scottish charity Regulator) shows that there are currently 25,413 charities registered in Scotland, and 14,218 of those have an annual income of under...


Conversations for Change: supporting families affected by substance use

...in Edinburgh, Circle is a registered charity working at the heart of communities across central Scotland. Circle works with families facing multiple disadvantages because of structural...


Developing our new Strategic Plan – time for your say  

...consultation work, to get it right. A strategic plan is one of the most important documents a charity has, and I know how vital it is that we get it right for Children in Scotland. So, it’s taken a wee bit longer than I originally...


Families face a cost-of-living disaster this winter

...themselves. These stories are realities for too many Scots.  Scotland has a vibrant and effective charity sector doing everything it can to support communities across the country. Like all members of Children in Scotland, Magic Breakfast is...


Trustees Week Q&A: Satwat Rehman

...Rehman Current ‘day’ job: Chief Executive of One Parent Families Scotland charity that you’re a trustee of: Children in Scotland (amongst others!). Role: Trustee Why did you become a trustee?  For many reasons! Whilst...

board One Parent Families Scotland Satwat Rehman trustees

Trustees Week Q&A: Simon Massey

...of Engagement & Learning Simon Massey about being a board member of relationship counselling charity Bright Light. Name: Simon Massey Current ‘day’ job: Head of Engagement & Learning at Children in Scotland. charity that you’re a...

relationships relationships counselling Simon Massey trustees trustees week

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

Jemma Galbraith

...for the children’s sector. Prior to joining Children in Scotland, Jemma worked for a number of charity/not-for-profit organisations including Playlist for Life and the University of Stirling. She has extensive experience of managing events and...

galbraith


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

Member Insight Blog: Latest
post

...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...


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

Foster Care Fortnight: foster carers' essential work
post

...the role. Who can become a foster carer? According to TACT, the UK’s largest fostering charity, most applicants will meet the criteria for becoming a foster carer, and there's no right or wrong background. “TACT Scotland always needs...

care care experienced people foster care the Promise

Education costs families hundreds per year, study finds
post

...and printers – essential education bills can total up to £18,345.85 per child, which the charity believes shows more support is needed to ensure all children can learn equally. The research, which was informed by interviews and focus...

cost of living Education free school meals School

Social history project captures LGBTQ+ voices
post

... Magazine / charity announces LGBTQ+ social history project to capture young people’s stories Posted 27.04.23 by Alice Hinds communities equality LGBT young people A new community archive project has been announced to document the...

communities equality LGBT young people

Coronation portrait project launched
post

...moment.” Proceeds from the print version of the Royally Big Portrait, available from the charity's website, will support more than 160 BBC Children in Need funded projects, which work with children and young people experiencing food...

Arts Children culture

Funding perinatal mental health services
post

...Mental Health Fund has been extended for another year. This will enable us to work alongside our charity partners to continue offering their essential perinatal services that support families with babies. “This support is needed now more than...

babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government

New research with young cancer patients
post

...Cancer Trust and Teenage Cancer Trust across the whole of the UK. Dartington Service Design Lab, a charity which aims to improve children’s outcomes through research, systems thinking and co-design approaches, has been commissioned as the...

cancer children and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people

Pens at the ready
post

...for the new Read, Write, Count bags as part of an exciting art competition run by the literacy charity. Each year, Scottish Book Trust distributes more  than 120,000 bags of books and fun learning materials to every P2 and P3 child in...

art environment literacy reading

More than a third of parents can't access suitable childcare
post

...settings for their pre-school children. Flexible Childcare Services Scotland (FCSS), a national charity that runs 23 childcare settings across Scotland, conducted the research with 600 parents in order to better understand some of the challenges...

childcare cost of living early learning and childcare Early years working parents

Action to support Anti-Bullying Week 2022
post

...young people Education Mental Health Wellbeing respectme, Scotland’s national anti-bullying charity, has called for action to address bullying during this year’s Anti-Bullying week, announcing a new campaign hub and urging those working...

bullying children and young people Education Mental Health Wellbeing

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