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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 September 2020 Responding to the publication of the 2020-21 Programme for Government, Colin Ross of the CLD Standards Council...


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...


Connections, community and chances to inspire

... Connections, community and chances to inspire 1 Aug 2022 Our Senior Learning & Events Officer, Cat Kozlowski reflects on a return to in-person learning Learning, and how we offer events, has changed in the past two and a half years. The...


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...


News: community Play Fund gets families outdoors

... Magazine / News: community Play Fund aims to get families outdoors Posted April 12 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Photo © Anna Cervinkova health and wellbeing outdoor play play Thousands of children from deprived...

health and wellbeing outdoor play play

News: Pioneering community project takes next step

... Magazine / News: Pioneering community project takes next steps Posted 8 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Image from Love Letham. children and young people community Participation Wellbeing A brand new...

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

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...


Q&A with Corrie McLean: Autism and change

...helping to create long-term capacity and encourage the confidence and skills to help our community at an individual level.  The event in February will focus specifically on looking at how those with autism may respond or react to change,...

ASL ASN Autism

Sound and vision

...the impact of Covid has not been evenly spread across the population and that some people in the community have been disproportionately affected by the restrictions that had to be imposed for the sake of public health. The people we work with at...


Scotland’s Children’s Strategic Recovery Framework (2021)

New partnership project to hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood

...additional needs as they transition into adulthood. The project, supported by the National Lottery community Fund, will be co-produced with young people, alongside parents and carers. Amy Woodhouse, Children in Scotland’s Head of Policy, Projects...

additional support for learning additional support needs Contact disabled inclusion NDTI Time to Talk Next Steps transition

Member Directory

... Membership Member Directory Find out who makes up our community, the largest national children's sector membership organisation in Scotland. This directory only includes organisational members. If you are an individual member and you would like...


Member directory: A-F

...Early Years Childcare, early learning and support provision | argyll-bute.gov.uk/early-years Arran community & Voluntary Service Coordinating voluntary effort with information and office services | arrancvs.org.uk ASH Scotland Services, support and...


Member directory: N-S

...for children and parents to learn together | peeple.org.uk Pennypit community Development Trust Improving health and wellbeing through community development and family engagement | thepennypitcommunity...


Member directory: T-Z

...for children and young people with learning difficulties | mindroom.org The Spartans community Football Academy Sports-based social enterprise | spartanscfa.com The Yard Support for disabled children and young people and their...


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 terms...

living museums museums Participation Project research

Member directory: G-M

...for at-risk children and young people through residential and community support, schools and wellbeing services | kibble.org Kilwinning Academy Secondary school | kilwinningacademy.com Kindred Information,...


'School meals are as important as books used in the classroom'

...In the film they talked about how much their school meals meant to them, their families, their community, and their education. Lynn: And what are your hopes for the future? Lindsay: As the world recovers from the Covid pandemic many of those...


Comment: Why books and reading deserve to be celebrated

...and Scottish Book Trust’s own Book Week Scotland, bring the magic of stories to the forefront of community and school activities, with the hope of fostering a lifelong, and life-changing, love of reading. Scottish Book Trust believes everyone...

Education literacy reading World Book Day

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

In the run-up to 5 May’s vote, be part of our campaign to ensure there’s investment in children at local level
community elections local council elections local government Manifesto poll

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

Claire Gillespie

...roles within the third sector and local authority settings.  Her work has spanned early years, community arts, residential care, community projects and family support.  Claire is passionate about improving the lives of children and young...

gillespie

“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

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

...for 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...


Member directory: full

...Early Years Childcare, early learning and support provision | argyll-bute.gov.uk/early-years Arran community & Voluntary Service Coordinating voluntary effort with information and office services | arrancvs.org.uk ASH Scotland Services, support...


Exams aren’t everything. Every pupil, and every pupil’s journey, matters

...staff has on their learning. They highlight the importance of feeling included in the school community and of being involved in decisions made about them and their support. This feeling of being included should also extend to how personal...


Time to Talk Next Steps Scotland

...the aims and work of Contact Click here to learn more National Lottery community Fund Find out more about the Fund and the work it supports across the country Click here for more Our...


Comment: Best place to grow up? Not for Scotland's LGBTI young people

...double from the last time the research was carried out. We asked respondents questions relating to community, coming out, homophobia, biphobia and transphobia, hate crime, healthcare, education and representation in the media. Conducted every five...

equality

News: Report highlights success of family support programme

...provision, says STUC April 22, 2022 Rewind welfare reform says new report  April 13, 2022 community Play Fund aims to get children outdoors  April 12,...

Health parenting

Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

...this partnership provides a great opportunity to join us and the RS Macdonald Charitable community to develop a stronger workforce.   Rachel Campbell, Director, the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust, comments: “We have a longstanding...


News: More demanded from Holyrood to tackle cost of living crisis

...change when it comes to poverty. He said: “By bringing together trade unions and voluntary and community groups, we want to build a movement that puts compassion and justice at the heart of public life, in our communities, in Holyrood and in...

child poverty Inequality Poverty

News: S.M.I.L.E Counselling named Charity of the Year

...Feldyroo, Scottish Families Affected by Drugs and Alcohol, Sustainable Thinking Scotland, Simon community Scotland and Fare Scotland and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland who won the People’s Choice Award. Click here for a full list of...

charity third sector

News: Funding to help transform family support

...and when they need it. Ms Somerville also outlined the ambition that from 2030, at least 5% of all community-based health and social care spending will be invested in preventative whole family support measures. Spending decisions Decisions on how...

care Care Review the Promise

News: New resource to help professionals tackle inequalities

...improvement support for making services inclusive, and strengthening partnership working and community advocacy. Designed for those who provide essential and emergency public services including police, fire and rescue services, and health,...

Health Inequality public health

Membership Overview

...in membership, from schools, charities and nurseries to NHS Boards, local authorities and community interest groups. By bringing such a variety of skills and experiences together, we can use our influence to push for real change in...


Our members

...young people in Scotland. Click here to look at our Member Directory to find out who makes up our community, the largest national children's sector membership organisation in Scotland. Check out the quotes, blogs and vacancies currently available...


Latest issue of Insight now available

...with long-term sustainability and planning. However, we have also observed a renewed sense of community, solidarity and commitment to partnership working to achieve common goals. This edition of Insight pulls on key themes of inclusion and...

Insight membership

Rachael Hatfield

...Say’ campaign. She has been an #Iwill Ambassador since 2018.  She is in her first year studying community Development at the University of Glasgow and has experience in helping shape innovative projects for young people including the Highland...

hatfield

News: 500 new BSL signs added to make tech sector more inclusive

...often had to spell out individual letters for specialised terms. These new signs will help the community to access qualifications and careers, making it easier and more efficient to communicate about digital skills and jobs. Seventeen-year-old...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

A time to learn, look beyond – and show common cause

...to arrive in Scotland, there will be ways of offering practical support and resources at a local community level. The website of the Scottish Refugee Council is a good place go to read about what is happening with Ukrainian refugees. Engagement...

Children's rights conflict crisis environment global humanitarian refugees Ukraine war world worldwide

Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees

...to intersectionality and we need to ensure that progress benefits people from all sections of our community. Getting a formal diagnosis can be life-changing for neurodivergent adults, as can revealing a diagnosis to colleagues. What advice would...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

Steven Sweeney

...led Aberdeen FC and its partner charity to be named by UEFA as the Best Professional Club in the community in Europe, largely due to a strong emphasis on children’s participation in physical activity and sport, their education, and contributing...

sweeney

Jane-Claire Judson

...in recognition of her contribution and the impact she’s had as an advocate for the stroke community in the UK and beyond.  Jane-Claire lives in Stirling with her husband and young...

judson

News: Pilot project launches to support childminder recruitment

...childcare. Led by the Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) it aims to support economic and community development through the creation of more than 100 new professional childminding jobs and up to 900 much-needed childcare spaces for...

childminders childminding early learning and childcare

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

...carers must remain a priority and at the forefront of policy development Mar 16, 2022 Pioneering community initiative takes next steps Mar 8, 2022 State of Children's Rights report published Mar 2, 2022 Young people present key issues to Scottish...

children and young people family family support parenting separation

New fund supports 106 young people with additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential

...specifically to support children and young people with an additional support need or disability, a community who have experienced significant challenges during the pandemic. Children in Scotland recruited four children and young people with a...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

...for knowledge exchange and collaboration between staff, students, industry partners and the wider community. The University of Stirling is ranked among the top 20 UK universities for student satisfaction (National Student Survey) and top 10 in the...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

News: New child-led research into justice in Scotland

...shared a deep mistrust and dissent for formal processes of justice, viewing alternative, informal, community-based systems of justice as fairer and more effective. Ensuring young people’s experiences are shared Fiona Dyer, Director of the...

child rights child-led participation and engagement youth justice

How can we deliver places we can be proud of for our future generations?

...we live, work and relax, this is my go-to quote: “Obesity, inactivity, depression and loss of community has not ‘happened’ to us; rather we legislated, subsidised and planned for it.” Dannenberg et al, 2012, Making Healthy Places The...


Member Insight Blog: Latest

...your practice and learning, please contact cbromley@childreninscotland.org.uk. Connections, community and chances to inspire 27 Jul 2022 Our Senior Learning & Events Officer, Cat Kozlowski reflects on a return to in-person...


Issue 2 (Summer 2022)


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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 September 2020 Responding to the publication of the 2020-21 Programme for Government, Colin Ross of the CLD Standards Council...


Connections, community and chances to inspire

... Connections, community and chances to inspire 1 Aug 2022 Our Senior Learning & Events Officer, Cat Kozlowski reflects on a return to in-person learning Learning, and how we offer events, has changed in the past two and a half years. The...


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...


Sound and vision

...the impact of Covid has not been evenly spread across the population and that some people in the community have been disproportionately affected by the restrictions that had to be imposed for the sake of public health. The people we work with at...


New partnership project to hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood

...additional needs as they transition into adulthood. The project, supported by the National Lottery community Fund, will be co-produced with young people, alongside parents and carers. Amy Woodhouse, Children in Scotland’s Head of Policy, Projects...

additional support for learning additional support needs Contact disabled inclusion NDTI Time to Talk Next Steps transition

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 terms...

living museums museums Participation Project research

'School meals are as important as books used in the classroom'

...In the film they talked about how much their school meals meant to them, their families, their community, and their education. Lynn: And what are your hopes for the future? Lindsay: As the world recovers from the Covid pandemic many of those...


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

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

‘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

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

In the run-up to 5 May’s vote, be part of our campaign to ensure there’s investment in children at local level
community elections local council elections local government Manifesto poll

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

“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

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

...for 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...


Exams aren’t everything. Every pupil, and every pupil’s journey, matters

...staff has on their learning. They highlight the importance of feeling included in the school community and of being involved in decisions made about them and their support. This feeling of being included should also extend to how personal...


Our new partnership with the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust

...this partnership provides a great opportunity to join us and the RS Macdonald Charitable community to develop a stronger workforce.   Rachel Campbell, Director, the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust, comments: “We have a longstanding...


Latest issue of Insight now available

...with long-term sustainability and planning. However, we have also observed a renewed sense of community, solidarity and commitment to partnership working to achieve common goals. This edition of Insight pulls on key themes of inclusion and...

Insight membership

A time to learn, look beyond – and show common cause

...to arrive in Scotland, there will be ways of offering practical support and resources at a local community level. The website of the Scottish Refugee Council is a good place go to read about what is happening with Ukrainian refugees. Engagement...

Children's rights conflict crisis environment global humanitarian refugees Ukraine war world worldwide

New fund supports 106 young people with additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential

...specifically to support children and young people with an additional support need or disability, a community who have experienced significant challenges during the pandemic. Children in Scotland recruited four children and young people with a...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

...for knowledge exchange and collaboration between staff, students, industry partners and the wider community. The University of Stirling is ranked among the top 20 UK universities for student satisfaction (National Student Survey) and top 10 in the...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

How can we deliver places we can be proud of for our future generations?

...we live, work and relax, this is my go-to quote: “Obesity, inactivity, depression and loss of community has not ‘happened’ to us; rather we legislated, subsidised and planned for it.” Dannenberg et al, 2012, Making Healthy Places The...



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Member Directory

... Membership Member Directory Find out who makes up our community, the largest national children's sector membership organisation in Scotland. This directory only includes organisational members. If you are an individual member and you would like...


Membership Overview

...in membership, from schools, charities and nurseries to NHS Boards, local authorities and community interest groups. By bringing such a variety of skills and experiences together, we can use our influence to push for real change in...


Our members

...young people in Scotland. Click here to look at our Member Directory to find out who makes up our community, the largest national children's sector membership organisation in Scotland. Check out the quotes, blogs and vacancies currently available...



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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: community Play Fund gets families outdoors
post

... Magazine / News: community Play Fund aims to get families outdoors Posted April 12 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Photo © Anna Cervinkova health and wellbeing outdoor play play Thousands of children from deprived...

health and wellbeing outdoor play play

News: Pioneering community project takes next step
post

... Magazine / News: Pioneering community project takes next steps Posted 8 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Image from Love Letham. children and young people community Participation Wellbeing A brand new...

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

Q&A with Corrie McLean: Autism and change
post

...helping to create long-term capacity and encourage the confidence and skills to help our community at an individual level.  The event in February will focus specifically on looking at how those with autism may respond or react to change,...

ASL ASN Autism

Member directory: A-F
post

...Early Years Childcare, early learning and support provision | argyll-bute.gov.uk/early-years Arran community & Voluntary Service Coordinating voluntary effort with information and office services | arrancvs.org.uk ASH Scotland Services, support and...


Member directory: N-S
post

...for children and parents to learn together | peeple.org.uk Pennypit community Development Trust Improving health and wellbeing through community development and family engagement | thepennypitcommunity...


Member directory: T-Z
post

...for children and young people with learning difficulties | mindroom.org The Spartans community Football Academy Sports-based social enterprise | spartanscfa.com The Yard Support for disabled children and young people and their...


Member directory: G-M
post

...for at-risk children and young people through residential and community support, schools and wellbeing services | kibble.org Kilwinning Academy Secondary school | kilwinningacademy.com Kindred Information,...


Comment: Why books and reading deserve to be celebrated
post

...and Scottish Book Trust’s own Book Week Scotland, bring the magic of stories to the forefront of community and school activities, with the hope of fostering a lifelong, and life-changing, love of reading. Scottish Book Trust believes everyone...

Education literacy reading World Book Day

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

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

Claire Gillespie
post

...roles within the third sector and local authority settings.  Her work has spanned early years, community arts, residential care, community projects and family support.  Claire is passionate about improving the lives of children and young...

gillespie

Member directory: full
post

...Early Years Childcare, early learning and support provision | argyll-bute.gov.uk/early-years Arran community & Voluntary Service Coordinating voluntary effort with information and office services | arrancvs.org.uk ASH Scotland Services, support...


Comment: Best place to grow up? Not for Scotland's LGBTI young people
post

...double from the last time the research was carried out. We asked respondents questions relating to community, coming out, homophobia, biphobia and transphobia, hate crime, healthcare, education and representation in the media. Conducted every five...

equality

News: Report highlights success of family support programme
post

...provision, says STUC April 22, 2022 Rewind welfare reform says new report  April 13, 2022 community Play Fund aims to get children outdoors  April 12,...

Health parenting

News: More demanded from Holyrood to tackle cost of living crisis
post

...change when it comes to poverty. He said: “By bringing together trade unions and voluntary and community groups, we want to build a movement that puts compassion and justice at the heart of public life, in our communities, in Holyrood and in...

child poverty Inequality Poverty

News: S.M.I.L.E Counselling named Charity of the Year
post

...Feldyroo, Scottish Families Affected by Drugs and Alcohol, Sustainable Thinking Scotland, Simon community Scotland and Fare Scotland and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland who won the People’s Choice Award. Click here for a full list of...

charity third sector

News: Funding to help transform family support
post

...and when they need it. Ms Somerville also outlined the ambition that from 2030, at least 5% of all community-based health and social care spending will be invested in preventative whole family support measures. Spending decisions Decisions on how...

care Care Review the Promise

News: New resource to help professionals tackle inequalities
post

...improvement support for making services inclusive, and strengthening partnership working and community advocacy. Designed for those who provide essential and emergency public services including police, fire and rescue services, and health,...

Health Inequality public health

Rachael Hatfield
post

...Say’ campaign. She has been an #Iwill Ambassador since 2018.  She is in her first year studying community Development at the University of Glasgow and has experience in helping shape innovative projects for young people including the Highland...

hatfield

News: 500 new BSL signs added to make tech sector more inclusive
post

...often had to spell out individual letters for specialised terms. These new signs will help the community to access qualifications and careers, making it easier and more efficient to communicate about digital skills and jobs. Seventeen-year-old...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees
post

...to intersectionality and we need to ensure that progress benefits people from all sections of our community. Getting a formal diagnosis can be life-changing for neurodivergent adults, as can revealing a diagnosis to colleagues. What advice would...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

Steven Sweeney
post

...led Aberdeen FC and its partner charity to be named by UEFA as the Best Professional Club in the community in Europe, largely due to a strong emphasis on children’s participation in physical activity and sport, their education, and contributing...

sweeney

Jane-Claire Judson
post

...in recognition of her contribution and the impact she’s had as an advocate for the stroke community in the UK and beyond.  Jane-Claire lives in Stirling with her husband and young...

judson

News: Pilot project launches to support childminder recruitment
post

...childcare. Led by the Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) it aims to support economic and community development through the creation of more than 100 new professional childminding jobs and up to 900 much-needed childcare spaces for...

childminders childminding early learning and childcare

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

...carers must remain a priority and at the forefront of policy development Mar 16, 2022 Pioneering community initiative takes next steps Mar 8, 2022 State of Children's Rights report published Mar 2, 2022 Young people present key issues to Scottish...

children and young people family family support parenting separation

News: New child-led research into justice in Scotland
post

...shared a deep mistrust and dissent for formal processes of justice, viewing alternative, informal, community-based systems of justice as fairer and more effective. Ensuring young people’s experiences are shared Fiona Dyer, Director of the...

child rights child-led participation and engagement youth justice

Member Insight Blog: Latest
post

...your practice and learning, please contact cbromley@childreninscotland.org.uk. Connections, community and chances to inspire 27 Jul 2022 Our Senior Learning & Events Officer, Cat Kozlowski reflects on a return to in-person...


Issue 2 (Summer 2022)
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