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children and young people’s voices amplified as new resources launch

... children and young people’s voices amplified as new resources launch 8 Aug 2022 The launch of a new eLearning module and participation guidelines offers invaluable practical support for those working with children and young people. Actively...


25 Calls response – We need to hear directly from children and young people about the barriers they face; their voices are powerful

... We need to hear directly from children and young people about the barriers they face; their voices are powerful 10 April 2019 Responding to Call 6 of our 25 Calls campaign, Kirsten Mann, the National Training Officer for Scotland with...


New resource for children and young people summarises ASL review findings

... New resource for children and young people summarises ASL review findings 8 July 2020 Children in Scotland was recently tasked with creating  a version of the review into Additional Support for Learning (ASL) for children and young people...

Additional support ASL

News: New postgraduate certificate on children and young people in conflict with the law

...14 September, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond CPD youth justice The children and young people’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) is introducing a new Postgraduate Cerificate on children and young people in Conflict with...

CPD youth justice

Inclusion Ambassadors report recommends action to help children and young people with additional support needs feel supported and included in school

...take forward the measures set out in our ASL Action Plan, which aims to enhance the experiences of children and young people with additional support needs across Scotland.” During the coming year, the Inclusion Ambassadors will be inviting a...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Scotland’s most powerful politician to be questioned by children and young people as First Minister’s Question Time: Next Generation returns

... Scotland’s most powerful politician to be questioned by children and young people as First Minister’s Question Time: Next Generation returns The special First Minister’s Question Time for children and young people returns to our...


Call 3: All children and young people should have access to mental health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination

... Call 3: All children and young people should have access to mental health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination By Changing our World, Children in Scotland's young people's advisory group,...


NTSG: engagement with children and young people

... Engagement with children and young people The Scottish Government has made a welcomed commitment to full incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into Scots law. The UNCRC requires national and local...


Mental health report finds provision is failing to meet the needs of children and young people

... Mental health report finds provision failing to meet needs of children and young people A major report published today on the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) warns that the current system is still geared towards specialist...


Evidence Bank resource shares the voices and views of children and young people

...Bank launched to share voices of young people 8 May 2019 We are delighted that our new children and young people's Evidence Bank website has launched. The Evidence Bank was originally developed by Children in Scotland as an internal...


New phase of children and young people’s Panel on Europe will ensure young voices are heard in Brexit negotiations

... New phase of children and young people’s Panel on Europe will ensure young voices are heard in Brexit negotiations 19 November 2019 children and young people will again have the opportunity to advise the Scottish Government on the issues...

Brexit children and young people Europe Participation Scottish Government Westminster

New resource aims to support children and young people's engagement with heritage

... New resource aims to support children and young people's engagement with heritage 3 June 2019 We've launched a new resource aimed at supporting practitioners working with young people, with a particular focus on the area of heritage. Policy...


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

... Magazine / Comment: For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here Posted 25 October, 2021 by Lynn Gilmour food insecurity food poverty Poverty As covid restrictions have eased so, too, has public concern about food insecurity. But,...

food insecurity food poverty Poverty

Diversity in Teaching - children and young people's Views on Diversity in Scottish Education (September 2020-May 2022)

... Diversity in Teaching - children and young people's Views on Diversity in Scottish Education (September 2020-May 2022) Children in Scotland has been working with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) and Intercultural Youth...


Our children and young people's advisory group responds to proposals for Human Rights Act reform

...we knew that this was a consultation we had to respond to. We wanted to ensure that the voices of children and young people were heard directly. The proposals contain wide-ranging, unsubstantiated and alarming changes to human rights protection in...

advisory group changing our world human rights human rights act Participation rights young people

Crown Estate Scotland’s children and young people’s Forum (2022-2025)

... Crown Estate Scotland’s children and young people’s Forum (2022-2025) 12 Apr 2022 Following on from our previous work with Crown Estate Scotland (click here to explore), they have asked us to work with them to set up and support their new...


News: Pioneering community project takes next step

...takes next steps Posted 8 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Image from Love Letham. children and young people community Participation Wellbeing A brand new initiative, which places the voice of young people at...

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

News: Free bus travel arrives for under-22s in Scotland

...bus travel arrives for under-22s in Scotland Posted 2 February, 2022 by Nina Joynson children and young people climate change sustainability travel children and young people can now access free bus travel, with...

children and young people climate change sustainability travel

Education National Improvement Framework: Data gathering must be accurate, considered and purposeful

...young person at the centre of education. Our rights-based response is informed by engagement with children and young people across advisory groups and projects in the past two years and the real concerns we have heard from them about...

ASL ASN children and young people Children's rights Consultation response Education Poverty

News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility legislation fully commenced

...17 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice Today marks the full commencement of the Age of Criminal...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

Comment: More agency must be given to children with experience of parental separation

...with experience of parental separation Posted 5 April 2022, by Jennifer Drummond children and young people family family support parenting separation Ian Maxwell (pictured) highlights the findings of new...

children and young people family family support parenting separation

Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board

...Children in Scotland’s continuing commitment to ensuring that the voices and experiences of children and young people are represented at all levels of the organisation. On her appointment to the Board, Rachael said: “'I bring a voice to...

children and young people Children's rights inclusion

Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds

...survey has revealed. The research, undertaken by the Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group on children and young people, found that 90% of organisations are facing ‘some’ or ‘significant’ barriers to delivering their services, with the...

children and young people Children's rights Covid-19 equality inclusion

News: Call for specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people

...drug and alcohol treatment for young people Posted 10 November, 2021 by Nina Joynson children and young people Health Mental Health A new report by the Scottish Government calls for residential rehabilitation...

children and young people Health Mental Health

Comment: Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility we are still failing our children

... Posted 16 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice Thirty years since the UK ratified the United Nations...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched

...& Design Scotland and the Scottish Government have commissioned Play Scotland to deliver a children and young people’s version of the Place Standard, the framework to structure conversations about place. "I’m interested in increasing...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

News: Change Up exhibition considers action to address coercive control in teen relationships

...Drummond. Image: Change Up exhibition. Supplied by Dartington Service Design Lab. art children and young people gender based violence A new exhibition showcases youth-led designs for innovations aimed at promoting positive...

art children and young people gender based violence

Launch of Young People’s Manifesto helps make political ideas more accessible for all

...for all 4 March 2021 Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in May, we’ve launched a children and young people’s Version of our Manifesto for 2021-26. Click here to download a copy of the Manifesto We are committed to upholding...

changing our world children and young people Election Manifesto Participation politics

10 Oct 19 - Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

21 Nov 19 - Supporting children and young people who internalise their distress

5 Jun 19 - Switching off: helping children and young people cope in a digital world

29 Oct 20 - Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

16 Jan 20 - Supporting children and young people who self-harm

Supporting children and young people who self-harm

14 May 20 - Supporting children and young people who internalise their distress

20 Nov 19 - Promoting emotional wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

23 April 20 - Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

05 Dec 19 - Relationships and the brain: helping children and young people build resilience

21 Nov 19 - Supporting children and young people who internalise their distress

11 Nov 20 - Promoting emotional wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

6 Jun 20 - Supporting children and young people who self-harm

31 Oct 19 - Coping with Christmas: making the festive period more inclusive for children and young people with autism

16 Jan 20 – Supporting children and young people who self harm

27 Aug 20 - Supporting children and young people who internalise their distress

26 Mar 19 - Attunement in practice: working with children and young people

04 Mar 19 – Positive mental health in children and young people

20 Feb 19 - Attuned group work with children and young people

3 Sep 19 - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: supporting children and young people

19 Mar 20 - Practising self-compassion with children and young people

11 Mar 20 - Communicating with traumatised children and young people: a seminar with Richard Rose

24 Mar 20 - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: supporting children and young people

10 Dec 19 - Principles and guidelines for children and young people’s participation (webinar)

7 May 20 - Mindfulness work with children and young people

12 Aug 20 - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: supporting children and young people

19 Feb 20 - Attunement, empathy and wellbeing in children and young people

28 Nov 19 - Mindfulness work with children and young people

21 Aug 19 - Attuned group work with children and young people

25 Jul 19 - Mindfulness work with children and young people

21 Oct 19 - Practising self-compassion with children and young people

19 Sep 19 - Listening to children and young people: exploring participative methodologies

22 Jan 21 - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: supporting children and young people

13 Jun 19 - Communicating with traumatised children and young people: a seminar with Richard Rose


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children and young people’s voices amplified as new resources launch

... children and young people’s voices amplified as new resources launch 8 Aug 2022 The launch of a new eLearning module and participation guidelines offers invaluable practical support for those working with children and young people. Actively...


25 Calls response – We need to hear directly from children and young people about the barriers they face; their voices are powerful

... We need to hear directly from children and young people about the barriers they face; their voices are powerful 10 April 2019 Responding to Call 6 of our 25 Calls campaign, Kirsten Mann, the National Training Officer for Scotland with...


New resource for children and young people summarises ASL review findings

... New resource for children and young people summarises ASL review findings 8 July 2020 Children in Scotland was recently tasked with creating  a version of the review into Additional Support for Learning (ASL) for children and young people...

Additional support ASL

Inclusion Ambassadors report recommends action to help children and young people with additional support needs feel supported and included in school

...take forward the measures set out in our ASL Action Plan, which aims to enhance the experiences of children and young people with additional support needs across Scotland.” During the coming year, the Inclusion Ambassadors will be inviting a...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Scotland’s most powerful politician to be questioned by children and young people as First Minister’s Question Time: Next Generation returns

... Scotland’s most powerful politician to be questioned by children and young people as First Minister’s Question Time: Next Generation returns The special First Minister’s Question Time for children and young people returns to our...


Mental health report finds provision is failing to meet the needs of children and young people

... Mental health report finds provision failing to meet needs of children and young people A major report published today on the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) warns that the current system is still geared towards specialist...


Evidence Bank resource shares the voices and views of children and young people

...Bank launched to share voices of young people 8 May 2019 We are delighted that our new children and young people's Evidence Bank website has launched. The Evidence Bank was originally developed by Children in Scotland as an internal...


New phase of children and young people’s Panel on Europe will ensure young voices are heard in Brexit negotiations

... New phase of children and young people’s Panel on Europe will ensure young voices are heard in Brexit negotiations 19 November 2019 children and young people will again have the opportunity to advise the Scottish Government on the issues...

Brexit children and young people Europe Participation Scottish Government Westminster

New resource aims to support children and young people's engagement with heritage

... New resource aims to support children and young people's engagement with heritage 3 June 2019 We've launched a new resource aimed at supporting practitioners working with young people, with a particular focus on the area of heritage. Policy...


Our children and young people's advisory group responds to proposals for Human Rights Act reform

...we knew that this was a consultation we had to respond to. We wanted to ensure that the voices of children and young people were heard directly. The proposals contain wide-ranging, unsubstantiated and alarming changes to human rights protection in...

advisory group changing our world human rights human rights act Participation rights young people

Education National Improvement Framework: Data gathering must be accurate, considered and purposeful

...young person at the centre of education. Our rights-based response is informed by engagement with children and young people across advisory groups and projects in the past two years and the real concerns we have heard from them about...

ASL ASN children and young people Children's rights Consultation response Education Poverty

Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board

...Children in Scotland’s continuing commitment to ensuring that the voices and experiences of children and young people are represented at all levels of the organisation. On her appointment to the Board, Rachael said: “'I bring a voice to...

children and young people Children's rights inclusion

Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds

...survey has revealed. The research, undertaken by the Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group on children and young people, found that 90% of organisations are facing ‘some’ or ‘significant’ barriers to delivering their services, with the...

children and young people Children's rights Covid-19 equality inclusion

Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched

...& Design Scotland and the Scottish Government have commissioned Play Scotland to deliver a children and young people’s version of the Place Standard, the framework to structure conversations about place. "I’m interested in increasing...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

Launch of Young People’s Manifesto helps make political ideas more accessible for all

...for all 4 March 2021 Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in May, we’ve launched a children and young people’s Version of our Manifesto for 2021-26. Click here to download a copy of the Manifesto We are committed to upholding...

changing our world children and young people Election Manifesto Participation politics


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News: New postgraduate certificate on children and young people in conflict with the law
post

...14 September, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond CPD youth justice The children and young people’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) is introducing a new Postgraduate Cerificate on children and young people in Conflict with...

CPD youth justice

Call 3: All children and young people should have access to mental health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination
post

... Call 3: All children and young people should have access to mental health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination By Changing our World, Children in Scotland's young people's advisory group,...


NTSG: engagement with children and young people
post

... Engagement with children and young people The Scottish Government has made a welcomed commitment to full incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into Scots law. The UNCRC requires national and local...


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

... Magazine / Comment: For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here Posted 25 October, 2021 by Lynn Gilmour food insecurity food poverty Poverty As covid restrictions have eased so, too, has public concern about food insecurity. But,...

food insecurity food poverty Poverty

News: Pioneering community project takes next step
post

...takes next steps Posted 8 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Image from Love Letham. children and young people community Participation Wellbeing A brand new initiative, which places the voice of young people at...

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

News: Free bus travel arrives for under-22s in Scotland
post

...bus travel arrives for under-22s in Scotland Posted 2 February, 2022 by Nina Joynson children and young people climate change sustainability travel children and young people can now access free bus travel, with...

children and young people climate change sustainability travel

News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility legislation fully commenced
post

...17 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice Today marks the full commencement of the Age of Criminal...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

Comment: More agency must be given to children with experience of parental separation
post

...with experience of parental separation Posted 5 April 2022, by Jennifer Drummond children and young people family family support parenting separation Ian Maxwell (pictured) highlights the findings of new...

children and young people family family support parenting separation

News: Call for specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people
post

...drug and alcohol treatment for young people Posted 10 November, 2021 by Nina Joynson children and young people Health Mental Health A new report by the Scottish Government calls for residential rehabilitation...

children and young people Health Mental Health

Comment: Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility we are still failing our children
post

... Posted 16 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice Thirty years since the UK ratified the United Nations...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

News: Change Up exhibition considers action to address coercive control in teen relationships
post

...Drummond. Image: Change Up exhibition. Supplied by Dartington Service Design Lab. art children and young people gender based violence A new exhibition showcases youth-led designs for innovations aimed at promoting positive...

art children and young people gender based violence

10 Oct 19 - Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress
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21 Nov 19 - Supporting children and young people who internalise their distress
product
5 Jun 19 - Switching off: helping children and young people cope in a digital world
product
29 Oct 20 - Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress
product
16 Jan 20 - Supporting children and young people who self-harm
product
Supporting children and young people who self-harm
product
14 May 20 - Supporting children and young people who internalise their distress
product
20 Nov 19 - Promoting emotional wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum
product
23 April 20 - Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress
product
05 Dec 19 - Relationships and the brain: helping children and young people build resilience
product
21 Nov 19 - Supporting children and young people who internalise their distress
product
11 Nov 20 - Promoting emotional wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum
product
6 Jun 20 - Supporting children and young people who self-harm
product
31 Oct 19 - Coping with Christmas: making the festive period more inclusive for children and young people with autism
product
16 Jan 20 – Supporting children and young people who self harm
product
27 Aug 20 - Supporting children and young people who internalise their distress
product
26 Mar 19 - Attunement in practice: working with children and young people
product
04 Mar 19 – Positive mental health in children and young people
product
20 Feb 19 - Attuned group work with children and young people
product
3 Sep 19 - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: supporting children and young people
product
19 Mar 20 - Practising self-compassion with children and young people
product
11 Mar 20 - Communicating with traumatised children and young people: a seminar with Richard Rose
product
24 Mar 20 - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: supporting children and young people
product
10 Dec 19 - Principles and guidelines for children and young people’s participation (webinar)
product
7 May 20 - Mindfulness work with children and young people
product
12 Aug 20 - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: supporting children and young people
product
19 Feb 20 - Attunement, empathy and wellbeing in children and young people
product
28 Nov 19 - Mindfulness work with children and young people
product
21 Aug 19 - Attuned group work with children and young people
product
25 Jul 19 - Mindfulness work with children and young people
product
21 Oct 19 - Practising self-compassion with children and young people
product
19 Sep 19 - Listening to children and young people: exploring participative methodologies
product
22 Jan 21 - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: supporting children and young people
product
13 Jun 19 - Communicating with traumatised children and young people: a seminar with Richard Rose
product