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community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19

... community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19 23 Sep 2020 Responding to the publication of the 2020-21 Programme for Government, Colin Ross of the CLD Standards Council Scotland...


Schools as a Hub for community Regeneration, STV Hunter Schools Project (2014-2015)

...Schools as a Hub for community Regeneration (STV Hunter Schools Project) This project ran between 2014 and 2015. Children in Scotland worked with six pathfinder schools in some of Scotland's most deprived areas to support them in using their...


Children’s Hospices should extend hospital and community work across Scotland, report recommends

... Children’s Hospices should extend hospital and community work across Scotland, report recommends Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) is improving delivery of and access to palliative care through its work in hospitals and...


Miller Primary School and Langside community Heritage

... Team Tenements- Miller Primary and Langside community Heritage 24 Oct 2018 "It's when someone is passing something on to you" As part of this project we are bringing together Miller Primary School with Langside community Heritage (LCH). Both...


Bringing confidence back to the community

... Bringing confidence back to the community 22 Jun 2021 Michael Jonathan explains how a grassroots, community-led organisation responded to a lack of childcare services and created Hope Amplified.   Hope Amplified is a community-led...


CHANGE: Further reading - project reports and research papers

...reports and research papers The CHANGE project has engaged with a number of local families and community partners since the project began in 2016. The project team gathered and presented this information alongside colleagues from Glasgow Centre...


All local services providing childcare or play for children and young people need to be ‘here to stay’: funded on a long-term, secure basis, major four-year project finds

...Nurture, Glasgow East) was set up in 2016 to create a sustainable childcare model with family and community involvement at its core. Work on the project involved gathering the views of children, parents and local services; setting up a Hub to...

CHANGE childcare childminders community family Hub local services out of school care play practitioners services

CHANGE: Project partners

...Council contributed to the project board. Thriving Places Thriving Places is a Glasgow city-wide community Planning Partnership initiative. CHANGE worked with the Parkhead, Dalmarnock and Camlachie area team to develop links between CHANGE and...


Kindness is the key to the SSPCA’s education activity

...that empower pupils to be pioneers within their schools and have a positive impact on the wider community. Animal WISE encourages pupils of all ages and abilities to work together, increase their knowledge and awareness of animal welfare and be...


25 & Up: After a year of adversity, change is coming – and Scotland is more determined than ever to Keep the Promise

...challenge was met with equally all-encompassing support and enthusiasm: from the care experienced community, organisations and individuals across sectors and industries, politicians, community leaders and the press. The Promise was made. One...

25 and Up 25 calls campaign care care experience care experienced Care Review fiona duncan the Promise

Influencing change: young people tackling inequality head on

...an organisation. It was a key pillar in the development of our thinking for the Place, Space and community theme within our manifesto (Click here to access our Manifesto). The young peer researchers’ findings about how areas of deprivation can...


Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online

...Know How (click here to find out more about the charity) left the office to begin delivering community support in Edinburgh and East Lothian whilst working from home. Almost a year later we have not only adapted our existing services but have...


Opportunities lost: the impact of Brexit on the next generation

...and young people are concerned about the impact changes to funding will have on youth services and community projects which have already been hard-hit by the impact of years of austerity and cuts. Now that a Brexit deal has been agreed, many feel...


“Health and wellbeing must be at the heart of the planning process”

...in our latest Manifesto Read on PageSuite Project: Health Inequalities Exploring how community and place impacts on health and wellbeing Find out more Project: Changing Gears Young people's views on bike ability, road...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it
25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

Shetland childcare provider wins small business of the year accolade

...strengthening childcare support for frontline workers and deepening outreach work with the local community. Manager and owner Kaye Sandison says she and her colleagues “feel privileged and valued” that their work during lockdown has been...

access to childcare fund business childcare community family funding resilience shetland

 Introducing the Year of Childhood and our chance to give children power

...to hold agency. Children learn that they have human rights within their home, school and wider community. This knowledge forms the foundation that helps them to learn what to do when their rights are breached. I am continually surprised and...


Billy Anderson

...has worked for 18 years with and for vulnerable young people and young adults across community, Health, Education and ASN settings.  Prior to working for Children in Scotland, Billy held service management, learning and development,...

anderson

2021-26 Manifesto launches with calls to put wellbeing at the heart of Scottish budget, include under-16s in Citizens’ Assemblies, target air pollution and introduce a ‘hobby premium’
budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

Children’s wellbeing and the Scottish budget (2020-2021)
budget community democracy economy Education equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

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

...and Clackmannanshire. Holiday clubs focused on the value of fun activities, eating together and community strength and since 2016, FFF has helped to drive the issues of food insecurity – and how local and national governments should respond...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

From Drumchapel macaroni to white bread myths: what I’ve learned from four years of Food, Families, Futures

...of inequality – and the impact the clubs have had on health, relationships and sense of community I have been involved in our award-winning Food, Families, Futures project since 2016 and I am pleased to say that part of my role has been...

community family Food food insecurity Inequality Poverty

Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched

...young people on the impact of place on health, wellbeing and inequality. Lorna Bellany of Pennypit community Development Trust, based at Prestonpans, said: “It’s so unique that this report is led by young people. Kids just aren’t heard...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

Summer days, but changed services for families

...were delighted when we were chosen as the charity of choice by one of the younger members of the community: seven-year-old dog loving Rianne wrote a fantastic book called ‘Mayhem at Mike’s’ to raise funds for Home-Start Orkney. She is a...

Covid-19 Families family support Home-Start islands Orkney Orkney Islands pandemic

Safe spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is supporting girls and young women

...delivers group-work programmes in partnership with formal and informal educators, provides community-based projects and trains females to become the future role models for girls. We are all concerned about the rise in body dissatisfaction,...


Responding to trauma means all of us working together

...people aged 5-26 ranging from education, residential care, secure care, intensive fostering and community housing and support. We also have several social enterprises and a partnership with St Mirren Football Club that aims to provide employment...


Net zero nation: Citizen action must be facilitated by policymakers

...if they are supported by those in power. Policies and practices must facilitate and support community action. “Furthermore, the government must ensure they are not placing the emphasise entirely on members of the public, but are working...


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

...new actions were laid out with in the Programme for Government, including: A renewed focus on community health and wellbeing services Work with women and girls’ organisations to explore the individual and structural issues that contribute to...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

25 and Up: For post-COVID renewal we need to be radical, and that includes with the arts

...joy, communicated powerful feelings and enabled connection with family, friends and others in the community show how the arts and creativity are an essential part of our humanity and essential for building communities where children can...


Challenging, different and unprecedented times; but we go on

...important things highlighted was that we are only as strong as we are united, and the sense of community spirit is more alive than ever before. Once we reach the light at the end of the tunnel, we hope to retain that elevated spirit. We all...


The Indigo Childcare Group

...is also funding a Family Support worker to support families across all services and the wider community. Access to Childcare Fund homepage Click for...


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

...different profile of drug use among this population group”, identifying significant gaps in community treatment, recovery support or residential services for children and young people in Scotland. It also calls for the prioritisation of...

children and young people Health Mental Health

News: Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches

...our needs to be overlooked. Haggeye creates a platform where our voices can be heard as a whole community. "I hope we will be able to grow as a group of people from around Scotland who are passionate about campaigning for their rights and can...

accessibility sight loss SYP young people

News: Charity appeal to support families this winter

...received with other local organisations including Fife Women’s Aid, Methilhill Children community Initiative and Fife Migrants Forum. Click here to find out more about the Heat and Eat Annual Appeal 2021, including how to...

charity third sector

News: Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation

...‘customers’ can browse the footwear with the price displayed in earth terms.  School and community groups in India and Scotland got involved to craft their ideas, with the website showing one hundred shoes along with their context and...

Arts climate climate change environment

Looking down the lens to stop bullying in its tracks

...and restrictions on our lives in recent times, what was clear was the power of a strong sense of community and kind behaviour. Culture and ethos are crucial to addressing bullying; it is unable to flourish in a society where kindness and respect...


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

...coercive control, and promoting positive wellbeing. The initiative, funded by the National Lottery community Fund, was developed following research in 2017 with more than 10,000 young people in the Renfrewshire community that revealed: Of the...

art children and young people gender based violence

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

...children in conflict with the law have complex or traumatic childhood experiences, so we need community-based, early intervention services. A low age of criminal responsibility does not keep us safer, nor does it provide an effective remedy...

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

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

...in the museum and heritage sector should aim to actively encourage staff with a background in community engagement or participative approaches. Whilst recognising that a lot of good practice already exists within the heritage sector in...

living museums museums Participation Project research

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

...third sector and statutory partners to network Supporting local organisations and grassroots community groups to have a voice at a national level. The largest stakeholder of the project are Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs), which provide a...


News: High absence levels and ventilation issues as school term starts

...comfort with necessary air circulation - advice which has not been well-received by the teaching community. Scottish Teachers for Positive Change and Wellbeing, a community group founded in 2020, has criticised the approach, arguing that no...

coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools

Design is for everyone

...ways, using things most people have around their home. Deepening our reach and impact across the community Through our Learning Programmes, we are building on and developing a programme for all, that has at its core care, health and...

community creativity design Health Learning Wellbeing

News: World-renowned trauma specialist to lead Children in Scotland webinar

...importance of therapeutic, educational and enrichment opportunities provided in the broader community, especially the home and school. Formed in 2018 as a creative partnership between Aberlour, Children in Scotland, Clackmannanshire...

Adverse experiences CPD trauma

Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...needs of groups facing extra barriers to the labour market. Embed mental health workers and community Link Workers in all GPs in Scotland and increase investment into community-based mental health services. Double investment in Scottish...


LIFT

...is in the top 5% of most deprived areas in Edinburgh, and we have a variety of families within the community who are living below the poverty line and facing in-work poverty. This is as a result of many families living in private lets due to the...


Participation through the Pandemic

Living Museums - Perth

...to them, especially on the internet. I was really outraged when I heard that YouTube was removing community-generated captions, since it's helped a lot of its videos to be enjoyed by people with hearing impairments. It's also frustrating to me...


Hope Amplified

...are using their funding to make childcare more affordable to families from the African community to allow them time for work, training or study. In addition to using the ACF grant to extend their networks into North Lanarkshire and...


Share because you care this Child Safety Week

...than ever. Child Safety Week (7–13 June) is the Child Accident Prevention Trust’s annual community education campaign – prompting thousands of safety conversations and activities. The last 15 months have taught us a lot about how we...

accidents CAPT Child Accident Prevention Trust child injury child safety child safety week injury safety safety advice

Supporting informed choices about gambling

...with local and national agencies and we provide upskilling and training to staff in schools and community organisations. In partnership with the RCA Trust, we’re launching a new gambling education programme for young people called The...

fast forward gambling risk-taking warren hughes young people

New fund to refurbish Scotland's play parks

...New fund to upgrade Scotland's play parks Posted 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond community News play Play parks across Scotland are due to be modernised with money from a £5 million fund which has been agreed...

community News play

The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated

...do:  It is important to emphasise that humans have migrated around the world for centuries. Every community has been built with the contribution of those that settled there. In my classroom you will find a scratch off world map. At the start of...

diversity Education inclusion

Monica Sellers

...creative entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths College in London, completing their MA in 2011. Using a community-focused approach, they’ve adapted that creative thinking to events logistics. Outside work, Monica writes novels, dances, and spends as...

sellers

2021 Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...& Support, inc health and wellbeing, ASN etc (3 places) – Your organisation works in the community to support the holistic needs of children, young people and their families to support them to engage with the other services they...


“Children don’t need shorter holidays or longer school days. They need more play”

...we are highly trained, and our skills and expertise have the potential to enhance the whole school community. It starts with relationships, from there we build mutual respect between the teaching staff and the play professionals. This has certainly...

academic access to childcare fund childcare community Learning out of school care outcomes play School skills


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community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19

... community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19 23 Sep 2020 Responding to the publication of the 2020-21 Programme for Government, Colin Ross of the CLD Standards Council Scotland...


Children’s Hospices should extend hospital and community work across Scotland, report recommends

... Children’s Hospices should extend hospital and community work across Scotland, report recommends Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) is improving delivery of and access to palliative care through its work in hospitals and...


Bringing confidence back to the community

... Bringing confidence back to the community 22 Jun 2021 Michael Jonathan explains how a grassroots, community-led organisation responded to a lack of childcare services and created Hope Amplified.   Hope Amplified is a community-led...


All local services providing childcare or play for children and young people need to be ‘here to stay’: funded on a long-term, secure basis, major four-year project finds

...Nurture, Glasgow East) was set up in 2016 to create a sustainable childcare model with family and community involvement at its core. Work on the project involved gathering the views of children, parents and local services; setting up a Hub to...

CHANGE childcare childminders community family Hub local services out of school care play practitioners services

Kindness is the key to the SSPCA’s education activity

...that empower pupils to be pioneers within their schools and have a positive impact on the wider community. Animal WISE encourages pupils of all ages and abilities to work together, increase their knowledge and awareness of animal welfare and be...


25 & Up: After a year of adversity, change is coming – and Scotland is more determined than ever to Keep the Promise

...challenge was met with equally all-encompassing support and enthusiasm: from the care experienced community, organisations and individuals across sectors and industries, politicians, community leaders and the press. The Promise was made. One...

25 and Up 25 calls campaign care care experience care experienced Care Review fiona duncan the Promise

Influencing change: young people tackling inequality head on

...an organisation. It was a key pillar in the development of our thinking for the Place, Space and community theme within our manifesto (Click here to access our Manifesto). The young peer researchers’ findings about how areas of deprivation can...


Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online

...Know How (click here to find out more about the charity) left the office to begin delivering community support in Edinburgh and East Lothian whilst working from home. Almost a year later we have not only adapted our existing services but have...


Opportunities lost: the impact of Brexit on the next generation

...and young people are concerned about the impact changes to funding will have on youth services and community projects which have already been hard-hit by the impact of years of austerity and cuts. Now that a Brexit deal has been agreed, many feel...


“Health and wellbeing must be at the heart of the planning process”

...in our latest Manifesto Read on PageSuite Project: Health Inequalities Exploring how community and place impacts on health and wellbeing Find out more Project: Changing Gears Young people's views on bike ability, road...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it
25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

Shetland childcare provider wins small business of the year accolade

...strengthening childcare support for frontline workers and deepening outreach work with the local community. Manager and owner Kaye Sandison says she and her colleagues “feel privileged and valued” that their work during lockdown has been...

access to childcare fund business childcare community family funding resilience shetland

 Introducing the Year of Childhood and our chance to give children power

...to hold agency. Children learn that they have human rights within their home, school and wider community. This knowledge forms the foundation that helps them to learn what to do when their rights are breached. I am continually surprised and...


2021-26 Manifesto launches with calls to put wellbeing at the heart of Scottish budget, include under-16s in Citizens’ Assemblies, target air pollution and introduce a ‘hobby premium’
budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

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

...and Clackmannanshire. Holiday clubs focused on the value of fun activities, eating together and community strength and since 2016, FFF has helped to drive the issues of food insecurity – and how local and national governments should respond...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

From Drumchapel macaroni to white bread myths: what I’ve learned from four years of Food, Families, Futures

...of inequality – and the impact the clubs have had on health, relationships and sense of community I have been involved in our award-winning Food, Families, Futures project since 2016 and I am pleased to say that part of my role has been...

community family Food food insecurity Inequality Poverty

Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched

...young people on the impact of place on health, wellbeing and inequality. Lorna Bellany of Pennypit community Development Trust, based at Prestonpans, said: “It’s so unique that this report is led by young people. Kids just aren’t heard...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

Summer days, but changed services for families

...were delighted when we were chosen as the charity of choice by one of the younger members of the community: seven-year-old dog loving Rianne wrote a fantastic book called ‘Mayhem at Mike’s’ to raise funds for Home-Start Orkney. She is a...

Covid-19 Families family support Home-Start islands Orkney Orkney Islands pandemic

Safe spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is supporting girls and young women

...delivers group-work programmes in partnership with formal and informal educators, provides community-based projects and trains females to become the future role models for girls. We are all concerned about the rise in body dissatisfaction,...


Responding to trauma means all of us working together

...people aged 5-26 ranging from education, residential care, secure care, intensive fostering and community housing and support. We also have several social enterprises and a partnership with St Mirren Football Club that aims to provide employment...


Net zero nation: Citizen action must be facilitated by policymakers

...if they are supported by those in power. Policies and practices must facilitate and support community action. “Furthermore, the government must ensure they are not placing the emphasise entirely on members of the public, but are working...


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

...new actions were laid out with in the Programme for Government, including: A renewed focus on community health and wellbeing services Work with women and girls’ organisations to explore the individual and structural issues that contribute to...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

25 and Up: For post-COVID renewal we need to be radical, and that includes with the arts

...joy, communicated powerful feelings and enabled connection with family, friends and others in the community show how the arts and creativity are an essential part of our humanity and essential for building communities where children can...


Challenging, different and unprecedented times; but we go on

...important things highlighted was that we are only as strong as we are united, and the sense of community spirit is more alive than ever before. Once we reach the light at the end of the tunnel, we hope to retain that elevated spirit. We all...


Looking down the lens to stop bullying in its tracks

...and restrictions on our lives in recent times, what was clear was the power of a strong sense of community and kind behaviour. Culture and ethos are crucial to addressing bullying; it is unable to flourish in a society where kindness and respect...


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

...in the museum and heritage sector should aim to actively encourage staff with a background in community engagement or participative approaches. Whilst recognising that a lot of good practice already exists within the heritage sector in...

living museums museums Participation Project research

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

...third sector and statutory partners to network Supporting local organisations and grassroots community groups to have a voice at a national level. The largest stakeholder of the project are Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs), which provide a...


Design is for everyone

...ways, using things most people have around their home. Deepening our reach and impact across the community Through our Learning Programmes, we are building on and developing a programme for all, that has at its core care, health and...

community creativity design Health Learning Wellbeing

Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...needs of groups facing extra barriers to the labour market. Embed mental health workers and community Link Workers in all GPs in Scotland and increase investment into community-based mental health services. Double investment in Scottish...


Share because you care this Child Safety Week

...than ever. Child Safety Week (7–13 June) is the Child Accident Prevention Trust’s annual community education campaign – prompting thousands of safety conversations and activities. The last 15 months have taught us a lot about how we...

accidents CAPT Child Accident Prevention Trust child injury child safety child safety week injury safety safety advice

Supporting informed choices about gambling

...with local and national agencies and we provide upskilling and training to staff in schools and community organisations. In partnership with the RCA Trust, we’re launching a new gambling education programme for young people called The...

fast forward gambling risk-taking warren hughes young people

2021 Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...& Support, inc health and wellbeing, ASN etc (3 places) – Your organisation works in the community to support the holistic needs of children, young people and their families to support them to engage with the other services they...


“Children don’t need shorter holidays or longer school days. They need more play”

...we are highly trained, and our skills and expertise have the potential to enhance the whole school community. It starts with relationships, from there we build mutual respect between the teaching staff and the play professionals. This has certainly...

academic access to childcare fund childcare community Learning out of school care outcomes play School skills


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Billy Anderson

...has worked for 18 years with and for vulnerable young people and young adults across community, Health, Education and ASN settings.  Prior to working for Children in Scotland, Billy held service management, learning and development,...

anderson

Monica Sellers

...creative entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths College in London, completing their MA in 2011. Using a community-focused approach, they’ve adapted that creative thinking to events logistics. Outside work, Monica writes novels, dances, and spends as...

sellers


CHANGE: Further reading - project reports and research papers

...reports and research papers The CHANGE project has engaged with a number of local families and community partners since the project began in 2016. The project team gathered and presented this information alongside colleagues from Glasgow Centre...


CHANGE: Project partners

...Council contributed to the project board. Thriving Places Thriving Places is a Glasgow city-wide community Planning Partnership initiative. CHANGE worked with the Parkhead, Dalmarnock and Camlachie area team to develop links between CHANGE and...


The Indigo Childcare Group

...is also funding a Family Support worker to support families across all services and the wider community. Access to Childcare Fund homepage Click for...


LIFT

...is in the top 5% of most deprived areas in Edinburgh, and we have a variety of families within the community who are living below the poverty line and facing in-work poverty. This is as a result of many families living in private lets due to the...


Hope Amplified

...are using their funding to make childcare more affordable to families from the African community to allow them time for work, training or study. In addition to using the ACF grant to extend their networks into North Lanarkshire and...



No results found.


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Miller Primary School and Langside community Heritage
post

... Team Tenements- Miller Primary and Langside community Heritage 24 Oct 2018 "It's when someone is passing something on to you" As part of this project we are bringing together Miller Primary School with Langside community Heritage (LCH). Both...


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

...different profile of drug use among this population group”, identifying significant gaps in community treatment, recovery support or residential services for children and young people in Scotland. It also calls for the prioritisation of...

children and young people Health Mental Health

News: Forum for young people with sight loss relaunches
post

...our needs to be overlooked. Haggeye creates a platform where our voices can be heard as a whole community. "I hope we will be able to grow as a group of people from around Scotland who are passionate about campaigning for their rights and can...

accessibility sight loss SYP young people

News: Charity appeal to support families this winter
post

...received with other local organisations including Fife Women’s Aid, Methilhill Children community Initiative and Fife Migrants Forum. Click here to find out more about the Heat and Eat Annual Appeal 2021, including how to...

charity third sector

News: Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation
post

...‘customers’ can browse the footwear with the price displayed in earth terms.  School and community groups in India and Scotland got involved to craft their ideas, with the website showing one hundred shoes along with their context and...

Arts climate climate change environment

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

...coercive control, and promoting positive wellbeing. The initiative, funded by the National Lottery community Fund, was developed following research in 2017 with more than 10,000 young people in the Renfrewshire community that revealed: Of the...

art children and young people gender based violence

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

...children in conflict with the law have complex or traumatic childhood experiences, so we need community-based, early intervention services. A low age of criminal responsibility does not keep us safer, nor does it provide an effective remedy...

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

News: High absence levels and ventilation issues as school term starts
post

...comfort with necessary air circulation - advice which has not been well-received by the teaching community. Scottish Teachers for Positive Change and Wellbeing, a community group founded in 2020, has criticised the approach, arguing that no...

coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools

News: World-renowned trauma specialist to lead Children in Scotland webinar
post

...importance of therapeutic, educational and enrichment opportunities provided in the broader community, especially the home and school. Formed in 2018 as a creative partnership between Aberlour, Children in Scotland, Clackmannanshire...

Adverse experiences CPD trauma

Living Museums - Perth
post

...to them, especially on the internet. I was really outraged when I heard that YouTube was removing community-generated captions, since it's helped a lot of its videos to be enjoyed by people with hearing impairments. It's also frustrating to me...


New fund to refurbish Scotland's play parks
post

...New fund to upgrade Scotland's play parks Posted 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond community News play Play parks across Scotland are due to be modernised with money from a £5 million fund which has been agreed...

community News play

The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated
post

...do:  It is important to emphasise that humans have migrated around the world for centuries. Every community has been built with the contribution of those that settled there. In my classroom you will find a scratch off world map. At the start of...

diversity Education inclusion