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Yopa extends support of Children in Scotland after a successful year of partnership working

...Frankish, CEO of Yopa, said: “The Yopa Scotland team works at the heart of our local communities, and many of us are parents too; we all want the best for our young people and the places they grow up in, and we're delighted to be able...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...training to understand trauma as well as awareness-raising to tackle stigma of care within school communities. The Promise is clear – we must have high aspirations for our care experienced pupils. Scaffolding The Promise states that children,...


Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People: Rural Report

...They were worried about bringing unwanted attention and shame to their families and that rural communities were often very ‘traditional’ and not accepting. One thing that strikes me is that we often celebrate our rural communities for...


Looking to the future with Changing our World

...addictions and more research on vaping Fewer hate crimes and young people feeling safer in their communities LGBTI+ rights will be improved Better access to education, with reviews of exams and qualifications Better public transport, especially...


Mobilise third sector services to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19

... Third sector services 'must mobilise' to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19 20 March 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to yesterday’s statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Education (click to read),...

ASN childcare communities Covid-19 Education schools

25 Calls response: communities don’t just need access to school kitchens. They need access to the whole school

...communities don’t just need access to school kitchens. They need access to the whole school 26 Sep 2019 School buildings are a vital part of local life, but parents face big barriers in being able to use them. Responding to Call 18 of 25...


25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities

...If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities 11 March 2019 Neil Orr, an Associate with Children in Scotland, responds to Call 18 of our 25 Calls campaign. Call 18: "Take the...


Innovation in school meals in focus, as International School Meals Day 2024 launches

...food providers, to think about nutrition in new, exciting and sustainable ways.  Schools and communities are invited to share their activity via written pieces, drawings or photographs, audio or video, and good practice will be showcased on...


Yopa extends partnership with Children in Scotland during 30th anniversary year

...Frankish, CEO of Yopa, said: "The Yopa Scotland team works at the heart of our local communities, and many of us are parents too; we all want the best for our young people and the places they grow up in, and we're delighted to be able...


New partnership set to improve access to education for professionals in the children’s sector

...University in Scotland, said: "At The Open University in Scotland, we aim to transform lives and communities through the power of learning and have done so successfully for more than 50 years. Children are our society’s future, and I am...


Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...to reduce social isolation and loneliness and facilitate positive social connections across communities. Our recently published Befriending Statistics Report (click here to read the report) estimates that in the past year, 2,268 volunteer...


Inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

...examples and case studies chosen range from day-today knowledge-sharing initiatives within school communities to nationwide reform of formal education systems. The Inclusion Ambassadors, a group of secondary school age pupils all with additional...


An exciting time to be working on children's rights

...rights defenders. We see and recognise incredible child human rights defenders working across our communities. Groups like Children in Scotland’s Changing our World and our Young Advisors and many others in Scotland are demanding radical reforms...


Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls

...delivers on the First Minister’s existing commitments to tackle poverty and inequality, support communities and transform our economy. Our 2021-26 Manifesto Explore the key changes in policy and legislation we believe the...


Success Looks Different returns for a second year

...for schools to share some of their innovative work and demonstrate how they are truly inclusive communities, supporting and celebrating all of their pupils. Last year we heard some great examples of how success was celebrated in a lot of...


Developing our corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa

...thrilled to be continuing our partnership with Children in Scotland. Engaging with local communities is a big part of life at Yopa, which is why we are proud to support Children in Scotland’s aim of giving all young people in Scotland...


How do we support long-term solutions when we’re confronted with a crisis?

...sure that you were contributing to medium- and long-term solutions to help support more resilient communities in the future. It is for that reason I have struggled to write this blog. It is much easier to identify the problems, than to come up...


Mirrors and windows - why representing LGBT people, their lives and histories is vital within teaching and learning

...understanding of difference and diversity, and recognising the commonalities amongst different communities of people are achieved. Including a case study of a notable LGBT person from the past, for example, in a relevant part of a lesson can...


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 inequality, poverty, drug and...


Families face a cost-of-living disaster this winter

...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 dedicated to improving the lives of young Scots now and...


Latest issue of Insight now available

...trauma, this latest edition considers some of the challenges facing our most disadvantaged communities.” Insight is available for free to all Children in Scotland members, as both print and digital editions. Click here to find out more...

care experienced people child poverty child rights Early years Education literacy Mental Health Wellbeing

‘Transfer of power’ vital in securing positive outcomes for care experienced young people, report finds

...of security and stability, and to help them to find a strong sense of home and belonging in their communities. The projects hoped to offer young people more choice and agency in relation to where and how they lived when they moved on from...

care care experienced home and belonging homelessness Participation rights

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

...childcare does not exist in a vacuum but is deeply connected to other basic needs in families and communities. “Children and young people have had a lot of valuable things to say about their experiences of the childcare provided through the...

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

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...await further detail from experts in this sector on whether these plans are ambitious enough.” communities: 20-minute scheme a plus if holistic needs are part of the plan “We are pleased to see the commitment to improving the neighbourhoods...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

‘Lessons for a new social settlement’ – publication of reports mark completion of groundbreaking five-year food project

... social issue: food insecurity and its links with wellbeing and education. Working with families, communities and businesses, FFF supported after-school and holiday provision projects across Scotland, including in Glasgow, West Dunbartonshire,...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

Call 18: Take the next step in participation and food education: give communities the keys to school kitchens

... Call 18: Take the next step in participation and food education: give communities the keys to school kitchens By Donna Borokinni I've been working in the Glasgow community since 2005 and over the last five years I've observed food poverty...


Consultation response: Improving educational outcomes for children and young people from traveller communities (May 2017)

...the draft guidance for Improving Educational Outcomes for Children and Young People from Traveller communities...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

...care experience. Nicola has spent most of her career supporting children and young people from communities facing particular challenges and disadvantages. Nicola was founding Chief Executive Officer of the charity, Sistema Scotland. She oversaw...


Insight - Issue 3

...old ones. This latest edition considers some of the challenges facing our most disadvantaged communities. From addressing stigma and campaigning for equality for those who are Care Experienced, to those facing homelessness or dealing with...


Our history

...Childcare and Nurture Glasgow East (CHANGE, 2016-2020) worked to create improved childcare for communities in the East of Glasgow and share local experiences and innovation. CHANGE called for local services that provide childcare or play for...


Nominations open for Bookbug Hero Award 2024

...Books added: “We really appreciate all that Bookbug and the heroes who run the programmes do for communities, and we are really pleased that we can continue to show our appreciation and support of that work by sponsoring the award. We love that...

Children Early years Learning libraries practitioners reading young people

Rural Action Fund reopens for applications

...are open to Youth Scotland (click here for more) member groups operating in rural communities with a maximum of two full-time equivalent (FTE) staff members, and all programmes must provide universal access and support to young...

rural young people youth work

Funding available for essential digital devices

...and young people, women and girls, and those within economically or socially disadvantaged communities. Open from 21 August 2023, applications close on 29 September and decisions on funding will be made by 16 October. Successful applicants...

community digital funding Support

Free cycling events for families

...programming, GO LIVE! gives us an opportunity to support, grow and develop cycling in our communities. “The free performances, events, activities and ‘come and try’ elements of the programme widen the appeal of the UCI Cycling World...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

Young people united through street art

...curiosity and a sense of fun. We know that individually and collectively the murals will help communities think differently about the skills, talents, interests and aspirations of care experienced young Scots.” All five outdoor artworks are...

art care care experienced people creativity

#AndSheCycles Festival 2023: Everything you need to know

...and normalising cycling. Tremaine Bilham, delivery manager for education, young people and communities at Sustrans, said: “Through the #AndSheCycles campaign, we hope to empower teenage girls to take control of their movement without...

active travel bikes cycling events

Scotland’s oral health gap widens

...by Alice Hinds child health health inequalities Poverty Children from Scotland’s poorest communities will be most affected by the growing oral health gap, according to experts, as thousands miss out on NHS care. New figures from Public...

child health health inequalities Poverty

Charity shares resources to make safety simple

...of serious injury, acquired disability and death, with the under-fives and children from deprived communities at particular risk. “In Scotland in 2021-22, there were almost 6,000 emergency admissions to hospital following an accident – 14...

Child Accident Prevention Trust child safety child safety week

Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

...Hannah Kearns, Junior Groups and Mosaic Project Worker, ‘Supporting young people from diverse communities to access mental health support' (LINK TBD) Workshop 5 – Engender Catherine Murphy, Executive Director, ‘Why gender matters in mental...


New funding announced to improve childcare

...expansion out of school care School Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities will soon benefit from additional funding for after school and holiday clubs, the Scottish Government has announced. Local authorities...

childcare childcare expansion out of school care School

Social history project captures LGBTQ+ voices

...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 lives of LGBTQ+ young people living in...

communities equality LGBT young people

Young people encouraged to ‘step into’ culture

...decision-making in the arts, develop their own interests and creativity and share these with their communities.” For full details on the criteria, what funding can be used for and how to apply, young people and youth workers can click here to...

Arts Children culture young people

Big changes on the horizon for Scotland's play spaces

...introduced that require councils to assess current play spaces and consult with local children and communities on their adequacy, so local authorities are better informed when providing future play opportunities. Tom Arthur, Minister for Public...

funding outdoor play programme for government Scottish Government

Building confidence and wellbeing through STEM

...a network  An event will take place next week to launch the wider Curiosity In communities network, to bring science educators, researchers and CLD practitioners together to connect and share learning. The 28 March event will...

health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers

Encouraging students towards digital tech

...that when we support grassroots initiatives, especially for young people, it is a win-win for communities, industry, and Scotland as a whole.” Industry support The fund receives support from donations, sponsorship and grants, and...

digital funding schools Scottish Government skills technology

Time to talk about mental health

...about mental health. Talking about mental health reduces stigma, helping to create supportive communities where we can talk openly about mental health and feel empowered to seek help when we are struggling. Every year, we see schools,...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

Tackling Scotland’s health inequalities

...and long-term prevention measures to genuinely improve outcomes for Scotland’s most deprived communities, writes David Finch (pictured) Our Health Foundation report ‘Leave no one behind: The state of health and health inequalities in...

Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health

Our Conferences

.... Very valuable solid research insights and experience that can benefit our children and communities" Click here for more information on our 2023 Early Years Conference Mental Health Conference 2023 This one-day conference in May...


Engaging marginalised young men

...mental health, wellbeing and help-seeking. Participants from three groups of marginalised communities will form a Young People's Forum: those who are migrants, those who are LGBTQ+ and those in conflict with the law. All three groups...

boys law LGBT Mental Health Participation research young people

Going hungry

...Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland highlights the impact of food insecurity on Scotland’s communities. It calls on the government to commit to financial support for families on low income, ensure everyone has access to nutritious meals and...

cost of living Education Food food insecurity Poverty

We've made progress on children's rights, but not enough

...just focus on the future. Children are rights-holders now. They are an integral part of our communities, with many child human rights defenders ensuring a better future for all. But to build a better future, we need to ensure rights are...

Children's rights human rights

Supporting working mothers

...childcare is in scope as well, starting by identifying and supporting targeted early adopter communities across Scotland where good school age childcare can be modelled for other areas. Critically, there is recognition in the Plan that...

early learning and childcare Early years working parents

Holding out for a hero

...award, honouring someone who has made a difference to the lives of young children, families and communities they work with. Run in association with Walker Books, the national charity is asking people across the country to nominate a librarian,...

literacy


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Yopa extends support of Children in Scotland after a successful year of partnership working

...Frankish, CEO of Yopa, said: “The Yopa Scotland team works at the heart of our local communities, and many of us are parents too; we all want the best for our young people and the places they grow up in, and we're delighted to be able...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...training to understand trauma as well as awareness-raising to tackle stigma of care within school communities. The Promise is clear – we must have high aspirations for our care experienced pupils. Scaffolding The Promise states that children,...


Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People: Rural Report

...They were worried about bringing unwanted attention and shame to their families and that rural communities were often very ‘traditional’ and not accepting. One thing that strikes me is that we often celebrate our rural communities for...


Looking to the future with Changing our World

...addictions and more research on vaping Fewer hate crimes and young people feeling safer in their communities LGBTI+ rights will be improved Better access to education, with reviews of exams and qualifications Better public transport, especially...


Mobilise third sector services to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19

... Third sector services 'must mobilise' to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19 20 March 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to yesterday’s statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Education (click to read),...

ASN childcare communities Covid-19 Education schools

25 Calls response: communities don’t just need access to school kitchens. They need access to the whole school

...communities don’t just need access to school kitchens. They need access to the whole school 26 Sep 2019 School buildings are a vital part of local life, but parents face big barriers in being able to use them. Responding to Call 18 of 25...


25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities

...If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities 11 March 2019 Neil Orr, an Associate with Children in Scotland, responds to Call 18 of our 25 Calls campaign. Call 18: "Take the...


Innovation in school meals in focus, as International School Meals Day 2024 launches

...food providers, to think about nutrition in new, exciting and sustainable ways.  Schools and communities are invited to share their activity via written pieces, drawings or photographs, audio or video, and good practice will be showcased on...


Yopa extends partnership with Children in Scotland during 30th anniversary year

...Frankish, CEO of Yopa, said: "The Yopa Scotland team works at the heart of our local communities, and many of us are parents too; we all want the best for our young people and the places they grow up in, and we're delighted to be able...


New partnership set to improve access to education for professionals in the children’s sector

...University in Scotland, said: "At The Open University in Scotland, we aim to transform lives and communities through the power of learning and have done so successfully for more than 50 years. Children are our society’s future, and I am...


Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...to reduce social isolation and loneliness and facilitate positive social connections across communities. Our recently published Befriending Statistics Report (click here to read the report) estimates that in the past year, 2,268 volunteer...


Inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

...examples and case studies chosen range from day-today knowledge-sharing initiatives within school communities to nationwide reform of formal education systems. The Inclusion Ambassadors, a group of secondary school age pupils all with additional...


An exciting time to be working on children's rights

...rights defenders. We see and recognise incredible child human rights defenders working across our communities. Groups like Children in Scotland’s Changing our World and our Young Advisors and many others in Scotland are demanding radical reforms...


Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls

...delivers on the First Minister’s existing commitments to tackle poverty and inequality, support communities and transform our economy. Our 2021-26 Manifesto Explore the key changes in policy and legislation we believe the...


Success Looks Different returns for a second year

...for schools to share some of their innovative work and demonstrate how they are truly inclusive communities, supporting and celebrating all of their pupils. Last year we heard some great examples of how success was celebrated in a lot of...


Developing our corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa

...thrilled to be continuing our partnership with Children in Scotland. Engaging with local communities is a big part of life at Yopa, which is why we are proud to support Children in Scotland’s aim of giving all young people in Scotland...


How do we support long-term solutions when we’re confronted with a crisis?

...sure that you were contributing to medium- and long-term solutions to help support more resilient communities in the future. It is for that reason I have struggled to write this blog. It is much easier to identify the problems, than to come up...


Mirrors and windows - why representing LGBT people, their lives and histories is vital within teaching and learning

...understanding of difference and diversity, and recognising the commonalities amongst different communities of people are achieved. Including a case study of a notable LGBT person from the past, for example, in a relevant part of a lesson can...


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 inequality, poverty, drug and...


Families face a cost-of-living disaster this winter

...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 dedicated to improving the lives of young Scots now and...


Latest issue of Insight now available

...trauma, this latest edition considers some of the challenges facing our most disadvantaged communities.” Insight is available for free to all Children in Scotland members, as both print and digital editions. Click here to find out more...

care experienced people child poverty child rights Early years Education literacy Mental Health Wellbeing

‘Transfer of power’ vital in securing positive outcomes for care experienced young people, report finds

...of security and stability, and to help them to find a strong sense of home and belonging in their communities. The projects hoped to offer young people more choice and agency in relation to where and how they lived when they moved on from...

care care experienced home and belonging homelessness Participation rights

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

...childcare does not exist in a vacuum but is deeply connected to other basic needs in families and communities. “Children and young people have had a lot of valuable things to say about their experiences of the childcare provided through the...

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

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...await further detail from experts in this sector on whether these plans are ambitious enough.” communities: 20-minute scheme a plus if holistic needs are part of the plan “We are pleased to see the commitment to improving the neighbourhoods...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

‘Lessons for a new social settlement’ – publication of reports mark completion of groundbreaking five-year food project

... social issue: food insecurity and its links with wellbeing and education. Working with families, communities and businesses, FFF supported after-school and holiday provision projects across Scotland, including in Glasgow, West Dunbartonshire,...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty


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AC24 - Speaker Bios

...care experience. Nicola has spent most of her career supporting children and young people from communities facing particular challenges and disadvantages. Nicola was founding Chief Executive Officer of the charity, Sistema Scotland. She oversaw...


Our history

...Childcare and Nurture Glasgow East (CHANGE, 2016-2020) worked to create improved childcare for communities in the East of Glasgow and share local experiences and innovation. CHANGE called for local services that provide childcare or play for...


Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

...Hannah Kearns, Junior Groups and Mosaic Project Worker, ‘Supporting young people from diverse communities to access mental health support' (LINK TBD) Workshop 5 – Engender Catherine Murphy, Executive Director, ‘Why gender matters in mental...


Our Conferences

.... Very valuable solid research insights and experience that can benefit our children and communities" Click here for more information on our 2023 Early Years Conference Mental Health Conference 2023 This one-day conference in May...



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Call 18: Take the next step in participation and food education: give communities the keys to school kitchens
post

... Call 18: Take the next step in participation and food education: give communities the keys to school kitchens By Donna Borokinni I've been working in the Glasgow community since 2005 and over the last five years I've observed food poverty...


Consultation response: Improving educational outcomes for children and young people from traveller communities (May 2017)
attachment

...the draft guidance for Improving Educational Outcomes for Children and Young People from Traveller communities...


Insight - Issue 3
post

...old ones. This latest edition considers some of the challenges facing our most disadvantaged communities. From addressing stigma and campaigning for equality for those who are Care Experienced, to those facing homelessness or dealing with...


Nominations open for Bookbug Hero Award 2024
post

...Books added: “We really appreciate all that Bookbug and the heroes who run the programmes do for communities, and we are really pleased that we can continue to show our appreciation and support of that work by sponsoring the award. We love that...

Children Early years Learning libraries practitioners reading young people

Rural Action Fund reopens for applications
post

...are open to Youth Scotland (click here for more) member groups operating in rural communities with a maximum of two full-time equivalent (FTE) staff members, and all programmes must provide universal access and support to young...

rural young people youth work

Funding available for essential digital devices
post

...and young people, women and girls, and those within economically or socially disadvantaged communities. Open from 21 August 2023, applications close on 29 September and decisions on funding will be made by 16 October. Successful applicants...

community digital funding Support

Free cycling events for families
post

...programming, GO LIVE! gives us an opportunity to support, grow and develop cycling in our communities. “The free performances, events, activities and ‘come and try’ elements of the programme widen the appeal of the UCI Cycling World...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

Young people united through street art
post

...curiosity and a sense of fun. We know that individually and collectively the murals will help communities think differently about the skills, talents, interests and aspirations of care experienced young Scots.” All five outdoor artworks are...

art care care experienced people creativity

#AndSheCycles Festival 2023: Everything you need to know
post

...and normalising cycling. Tremaine Bilham, delivery manager for education, young people and communities at Sustrans, said: “Through the #AndSheCycles campaign, we hope to empower teenage girls to take control of their movement without...

active travel bikes cycling events

Scotland’s oral health gap widens
post

...by Alice Hinds child health health inequalities Poverty Children from Scotland’s poorest communities will be most affected by the growing oral health gap, according to experts, as thousands miss out on NHS care. New figures from Public...

child health health inequalities Poverty

Charity shares resources to make safety simple
post

...of serious injury, acquired disability and death, with the under-fives and children from deprived communities at particular risk. “In Scotland in 2021-22, there were almost 6,000 emergency admissions to hospital following an accident – 14...

Child Accident Prevention Trust child safety child safety week

New funding announced to improve childcare
post

...expansion out of school care School Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities will soon benefit from additional funding for after school and holiday clubs, the Scottish Government has announced. Local authorities...

childcare childcare expansion out of school care School

Social history project captures LGBTQ+ voices
post

...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 lives of LGBTQ+ young people living in...

communities equality LGBT young people

Young people encouraged to ‘step into’ culture
post

...decision-making in the arts, develop their own interests and creativity and share these with their communities.” For full details on the criteria, what funding can be used for and how to apply, young people and youth workers can click here to...

Arts Children culture young people

Big changes on the horizon for Scotland's play spaces
post

...introduced that require councils to assess current play spaces and consult with local children and communities on their adequacy, so local authorities are better informed when providing future play opportunities. Tom Arthur, Minister for Public...

funding outdoor play programme for government Scottish Government

Building confidence and wellbeing through STEM
post

...a network  An event will take place next week to launch the wider Curiosity In communities network, to bring science educators, researchers and CLD practitioners together to connect and share learning. The 28 March event will...

health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers

Encouraging students towards digital tech
post

...that when we support grassroots initiatives, especially for young people, it is a win-win for communities, industry, and Scotland as a whole.” Industry support The fund receives support from donations, sponsorship and grants, and...

digital funding schools Scottish Government skills technology

Time to talk about mental health
post

...about mental health. Talking about mental health reduces stigma, helping to create supportive communities where we can talk openly about mental health and feel empowered to seek help when we are struggling. Every year, we see schools,...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

Tackling Scotland’s health inequalities
post

...and long-term prevention measures to genuinely improve outcomes for Scotland’s most deprived communities, writes David Finch (pictured) Our Health Foundation report ‘Leave no one behind: The state of health and health inequalities in...

Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health

Engaging marginalised young men
post

...mental health, wellbeing and help-seeking. Participants from three groups of marginalised communities will form a Young People's Forum: those who are migrants, those who are LGBTQ+ and those in conflict with the law. All three groups...

boys law LGBT Mental Health Participation research young people

Going hungry
post

...Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland highlights the impact of food insecurity on Scotland’s communities. It calls on the government to commit to financial support for families on low income, ensure everyone has access to nutritious meals and...

cost of living Education Food food insecurity Poverty

We've made progress on children's rights, but not enough
post

...just focus on the future. Children are rights-holders now. They are an integral part of our communities, with many child human rights defenders ensuring a better future for all. But to build a better future, we need to ensure rights are...

Children's rights human rights

Supporting working mothers
post

...childcare is in scope as well, starting by identifying and supporting targeted early adopter communities across Scotland where good school age childcare can be modelled for other areas. Critically, there is recognition in the Plan that...

early learning and childcare Early years working parents

Holding out for a hero
post

...award, honouring someone who has made a difference to the lives of young children, families and communities they work with. Run in association with Walker Books, the national charity is asking people across the country to nominate a librarian,...

literacy