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diversity in Teaching - Children and Young People's Views on diversity in Scottish Education (September 2020-May 2022)

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


Young people to lead new diversity in education participatory project

... Young people to lead new diversity in education participatory project 16 October 2020 Children in Scotland is bringing together a group of children and young people to get involved in a new participatory project focusing on diversity in...

diversity Education General Teaching Council for Scotland

The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated

... Magazine / Comment: The diversity of our pupils must be celebrated Posted on 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond diversity Education inclusion Assets which celebrate multiculturalism must be included in the...

diversity Education inclusion

Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

... Race equality statement marks bolder approach to addressing equality and diversity 28 September 2021 Children in Scotland today publishes its race equality statement, following a year’s work examining how our commitments and standards...

diversity equality ethnic minorities ethnicity human rights inclusion Legislation pledge race rights statement

Call 20: Deliver a workforce that works for children: confident, skilled and values-driven

...people of all ages and backgrounds, who are passionate about their work, to ensure we have a diversity which represents the world we live in. • Invest in and prioritise induction, ongoing supervision and the development of the workforce...


Autism and happiness: a seminar with Dr Peter Vermeulen

...a shared and positive focus (we all want to be happy). In other words: let’s move from neurodiversity to neuroharmony. Key learning: Understanding that people with autism have the same needs as everyone, the most fundamental one:...


Girls and autism: with Sarah Hendrickx

...will be led by Sarah Hendrickx, an expert and author in Autism Spectrum conditions and neuro-diversity, who also happens to have Asperger Syndrome. Key learning: Current research into girls on the spectrum What’s the difference - how...


Learning and Events Manager

...to recruitment@childreninscotland.org.uk. Download our application form Download our equality and diversity monitoring form Closing date: 9am Tuesday 24 May 2022 Interviews: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Before applying, please also view our vision and...


Call 10: It's time to agree a common set of values in the digital world

...on the Rights of the Child: '...ensure the child has access to information and material from a diversity of national and international sources...' '...protection of the child from information and material injurious to his or her...


25 Calls response: Classrooms must be positive, open, safe environments where children feel welcome and bullying can no longer thrive

...in education, we were hugely encouraged by their ideas of promoting positive conversations on diversity within the classroom. We decided immediately to collaborate on their ‘Choose Respect’ campaign, which has now sparked the creation of...


25 Calls response: My daughter just wants to dance. So what’s stopping her?

...be still and stop moving. And now, at a time when we should be offering our young people as much diversity and choice as possible to ensure they remain engaged with education, it feels as though the message is: “stop dancing”. This is all the...


Children in Europe (2001-2012)

...contribute to the development of policy and practice at European and national levels • celebrate diversity • recognise the contribution of the past to the present • deepen understanding of childhood in Europe – past, present and future. The...


Food education is on the menu as International School Meals Day 2019 launches

...is best suited to their particular learning environment. The main thing is to celebrate the rich diversity of recipes that is sure to exist in every classroom. Inspiration can also be found in the ISMD 2018 international cookbook, which features...


Working on matters that are important to me has been so valuable: a week in the life of a research volunteer

...law, feminism and languages. She also enjoys working with youth engagement and tackling diversity. About the author Hope is 15 years old and lives in Orkney. She is currently the MSYP for Orkney Find out more...


Year of Young People 2018 (2017-2018)

...raising awareness of issues that affect their lives, tackle stigmas and prejudices and celebrate diversity within local communities. For more information on YoYP 2018 please visit http://yoyp2018.scot/ Find a project Discover any of the...


The times, they are a-changing

...councils and NHS Boards now commission more services, and provide fewer directly. The range and diversity of providers has hugely expanded, but there are also many more services for who finding continued funding is an ongoing challenge. This can...


Simon Massey

...Learning & Events Team and the Membership Service. He has a keen interest in equality and diversity, particularly LGBT+ issues and led the organisation through LGBT Youth Scotland's LGBT Charter of Rights accreditation. He is also a rep on...

Massey

News

...of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity Children in Scotland today publishes its race equality statement, following a year’s work examining how our commitments and...


From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools
anti-racism black lives matter diversity Education equality Inequality protest racism

Making Space (2016)

...core element of the programme was the inclusion of children and young people, reflecting the diversity of experience across Scotland. Pupils from St John’s RC Academy in Perth worked with professional architects and mentors from Stone...


Girls and autism: with Sarah Hendrickx

...will be led by Sarah Hendrickx, an expert and author in Autism Spectrum conditions and neuro-diversity, who also happens to have Asperger Syndrome. Key learning: Current research into girls on the spectrum What’s the difference - how...


First-hand youth engagement and behind the scenes planning: week two for our research volunteer

...law, feminism and languages. She also enjoys working with youth engagement and tackling diversity.     About the author Hope is 15 years old and lives in Orkney. She is currently the MSYP for...


‘My food’ is on the menu as International School Meals Day 2018 launches

...is best suited to their particular learning environment. The main thing is to celebrate the rich diversity of recipes that is sure to exist in every classroom. Simon Massey, Head of Engagement and Learning at Children in Scotland, said: “We...


Partnership programme shortlisted for sector award

...supported by both the Scottish Government and Scottish Parliament, recognise the rich and unique diversity of public life in Scotland and the vital relationships that cut across departmental, geographic and institutional boundaries FFF and...


Girls and autism: with Sarah Hendrickx

...will be led by Sarah Hendrickx, an expert and author in autism spectrum conditions and neuro-diversity, who also happens to have Asperger Syndrome. Key learning: Current research into girls on the spectrum – how autism presents differently...


Podcast

...Small and Designer, Angus Doyle. (22 February 2022) Episode thirteen: This episode, 'Exploring diversity: breaking the cycle of racism', features Children in Scotland Digital Communications Officer, Lynn Gilmour, in conversation with Policy...


Please come and join us – we are looking for new directors

...a supportive and dynamic board of a national charity. As an organisation we are committed to diversity and inclusion in all our work and, through this recruitment, will be seeking to bring people with diverse skills and backgrounds on to...

Board of Directors recruitment

Supreme Court ruling on the UK Government challenge of the UNCRC Bill

...training needs Click to browse training "Time to be bolder on equality and diversity" We've published our race equality statement and pledge Click here for...


Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...training needs Click here to explore "Time to be bolder on equality and diversity" We've published our race equality statement and pledge Click here for more Magazine latest We produce...


Why our race equality pledge is a challenge to ourselves and others

...it makes our work and our working lives so much better. So last July our internal Equalities & diversity (Ethnic Minorities) Working Group was formed, involving representatives from across the whole organisation. We drew in advice and guidance...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...own project work and evidence. "The emphasis on trusting relationships, for example, links to our diversity in teaching project with the GTCS and Intercultural Youth Scotland, while focus on individual learners echoes calls made by the Inclusion...

additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors learners report

Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees

...employees Posted 29 March 2022, by Catherine Bromley ASL ASN neurodiversity training Ahead of our neurodiversity awareness training, Aileen Shrimpton (pictured) reminds us why supporting neurodiversity...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

Measurement and mission statement: what our new values mean to us

...different? Changing our World members were rightly insistent that a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion was of overarching importance. That’s why it’s included in a new introduction which explains the purpose and meaning of...

board brave changing our world collaboration collaborative kind members open and fair Participation partnership values

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

...children and children and young people with a visual impairment). This would encourage a wider diversity of applications to join the design panel and an increased range of applications. The fund was open for applications from 11 August - 13...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

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

...equality statement We've reaffirmed our commitment to make progress on equality and diversity Click here to read Our membership offer Be part of the largest national children's sector membership...


National Theatre of Scotland launch new digital education portal

...credit (top, left): Lament for Sheku Bayoh ©Mihaela Bodlovic Related content Comment The diversity of pupils must be celebrated Aug 25, 2021 Podcast Exploring diversity: breaking the cycle of racism             Jul 7,...

Arts Education

Refreshed Professional Standards for Scotland's teachers

...Standards for Teachers have now been enacted, including a greater focus on equality and diversity, additional support needs, digital literacies and Learning for Sustainability. The Professional Standards 2021 review, revise and...

Education

New measures to support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum

...of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) with a new requirement to demonstrate promotion of equality and diversity with a range of neuro-development differences, including autism Inclusion of key areas of additional support needs in the revised GTCS...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

Member Insight Blog: Latest

...achievements in learning, we talk about exams. But this doesn’t recognise and celebrate the diversity of success. Exams are typically used to form a gateway to the next stage of higher or further education. Exam results may play an important...


Sex, gender and sexuality: supporting LGBT young people with autism

...gender expression and attraction.  The session will help you to improve your understanding of the diversity of the autistic LGBT community and how we can make sure our language and approaches make us more inclusive. Key learning: Understanding...


Radical wellbeing-focused redesign of Scottish Government budget key to post-Covid renewal

...cross-departmental working; and a participatory approach involving the public and the diversity of children’s voices. The report argues that the Scottish Government’s stated aims of improving wellbeing across society and...

budget budget process carnegie cattanach coronavirus covid dr katherine trebeck outcomes Participation radical systems change transparency Wellbeing wellbeing budgeting wellbeing budgets

Learning Week 2021 - Transcripts

...50 years of universal connections East Kilbride Universal Connections Embedding diversity in the curriculum Nuzhat Uthmani, Global Citizenship Education Scotland Support for learning: support for you Enquire Enquire...


“We want to make art more accessible for everyone, especially young people”

...for everyone, especially young people. We want everybody to feel included in museums. We want diversity. We want more young people to make art too! Young people making art might help older people see what is going on inside a young person’s...


“Passing legislation is only one part of the story”

...concerns, but it won’t change the fundamentals. That this parliament better reflects the diversity of the Scottish population, in terms of race, gender and disability, gives me hope that the decisions it makes will be more grounded in an...

Magazine

Encouraging moves on participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account

...seekers Scotland should be a country that welcomes people all over the world and appreciates the diversity of its society. Refugees must be provided with a safe and secure environment. We acknowledge that many areas that affect refugees and those...

Arts calls citizens' assemblies democracy Education Election Learning manifest Participation Policy rights Scottish Government Scottish Parliament

Sex, gender and sexuality: supporting LGBT young people with autism

...gender expression and attraction. The session will help you to improve your understanding of the diversity of the autistic LGBT community and how we can make sure our language and approaches make us more inclusive. Key learning: ...



Autism and happiness: a seminar with Dr Peter Vermeulen

Start date: 23/05/2019 09:30

...a shared and positive focus (we all want to be happy). In other words: let’s move from neurodiversity to neuroharmony. Key learning: Understanding that people with autism have the same needs as everyone, the most fundamental one:...


Girls and autism: with Sarah Hendrickx

Start date: 21/02/2019 09:30

...will be led by Sarah Hendrickx, an expert and author in Autism Spectrum conditions and neuro-diversity, who also happens to have Asperger Syndrome. Key learning: Current research into girls on the spectrum What’s the difference - how...


Girls and autism: with Sarah Hendrickx

Start date: 03/10/2017 09:30

...will be led by Sarah Hendrickx, an expert and author in Autism Spectrum conditions and neuro-diversity, who also happens to have Asperger Syndrome. Key learning: Current research into girls on the spectrum What’s the difference - how...


Girls and autism: with Sarah Hendrickx

Start date: 22/05/2018 09:30

...will be led by Sarah Hendrickx, an expert and author in autism spectrum conditions and neuro-diversity, who also happens to have Asperger Syndrome. Key learning: Current research into girls on the spectrum – how autism presents differently...


Sex, gender and sexuality: supporting LGBT young people with autism

Start date: 25/02/2021 09:30

...gender expression and attraction.  The session will help you to improve your understanding of the diversity of the autistic LGBT community and how we can make sure our language and approaches make us more inclusive. Key learning: Understanding...


Sex, gender and sexuality: supporting LGBT young people with autism

Start date: 05/02/2020 09:30

...gender expression and attraction. The session will help you to improve your understanding of the diversity of the autistic LGBT community and how we can make sure our language and approaches make us more inclusive. Key learning: ...



Young people to lead new diversity in education participatory project

... Young people to lead new diversity in education participatory project 16 October 2020 Children in Scotland is bringing together a group of children and young people to get involved in a new participatory project focusing on diversity in...

diversity Education General Teaching Council for Scotland

Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

... Race equality statement marks bolder approach to addressing equality and diversity 28 September 2021 Children in Scotland today publishes its race equality statement, following a year’s work examining how our commitments and standards...

diversity equality ethnic minorities ethnicity human rights inclusion Legislation pledge race rights statement

25 Calls response: Classrooms must be positive, open, safe environments where children feel welcome and bullying can no longer thrive

...in education, we were hugely encouraged by their ideas of promoting positive conversations on diversity within the classroom. We decided immediately to collaborate on their ‘Choose Respect’ campaign, which has now sparked the creation of...


25 Calls response: My daughter just wants to dance. So what’s stopping her?

...be still and stop moving. And now, at a time when we should be offering our young people as much diversity and choice as possible to ensure they remain engaged with education, it feels as though the message is: “stop dancing”. This is all the...


Food education is on the menu as International School Meals Day 2019 launches

...is best suited to their particular learning environment. The main thing is to celebrate the rich diversity of recipes that is sure to exist in every classroom. Inspiration can also be found in the ISMD 2018 international cookbook, which features...


Working on matters that are important to me has been so valuable: a week in the life of a research volunteer

...law, feminism and languages. She also enjoys working with youth engagement and tackling diversity. About the author Hope is 15 years old and lives in Orkney. She is currently the MSYP for Orkney Find out more...


From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools
anti-racism black lives matter diversity Education equality Inequality protest racism

First-hand youth engagement and behind the scenes planning: week two for our research volunteer

...law, feminism and languages. She also enjoys working with youth engagement and tackling diversity.     About the author Hope is 15 years old and lives in Orkney. She is currently the MSYP for...


‘My food’ is on the menu as International School Meals Day 2018 launches

...is best suited to their particular learning environment. The main thing is to celebrate the rich diversity of recipes that is sure to exist in every classroom. Simon Massey, Head of Engagement and Learning at Children in Scotland, said: “We...


Partnership programme shortlisted for sector award

...supported by both the Scottish Government and Scottish Parliament, recognise the rich and unique diversity of public life in Scotland and the vital relationships that cut across departmental, geographic and institutional boundaries FFF and...


Please come and join us – we are looking for new directors

...a supportive and dynamic board of a national charity. As an organisation we are committed to diversity and inclusion in all our work and, through this recruitment, will be seeking to bring people with diverse skills and backgrounds on to...

Board of Directors recruitment

Supreme Court ruling on the UK Government challenge of the UNCRC Bill

...training needs Click to browse training "Time to be bolder on equality and diversity" We've published our race equality statement and pledge Click here for...


Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...training needs Click here to explore "Time to be bolder on equality and diversity" We've published our race equality statement and pledge Click here for more Magazine latest We produce...


Why our race equality pledge is a challenge to ourselves and others

...it makes our work and our working lives so much better. So last July our internal Equalities & diversity (Ethnic Minorities) Working Group was formed, involving representatives from across the whole organisation. We drew in advice and guidance...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...own project work and evidence. "The emphasis on trusting relationships, for example, links to our diversity in teaching project with the GTCS and Intercultural Youth Scotland, while focus on individual learners echoes calls made by the Inclusion...

additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors learners report

Measurement and mission statement: what our new values mean to us

...different? Changing our World members were rightly insistent that a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion was of overarching importance. That’s why it’s included in a new introduction which explains the purpose and meaning of...

board brave changing our world collaboration collaborative kind members open and fair Participation partnership values

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

...children and children and young people with a visual impairment). This would encourage a wider diversity of applications to join the design panel and an increased range of applications. The fund was open for applications from 11 August - 13...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

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

...equality statement We've reaffirmed our commitment to make progress on equality and diversity Click here to read Our membership offer Be part of the largest national children's sector membership...


New measures to support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum

...of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) with a new requirement to demonstrate promotion of equality and diversity with a range of neuro-development differences, including autism Inclusion of key areas of additional support needs in the revised GTCS...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

Radical wellbeing-focused redesign of Scottish Government budget key to post-Covid renewal

...cross-departmental working; and a participatory approach involving the public and the diversity of children’s voices. The report argues that the Scottish Government’s stated aims of improving wellbeing across society and...

budget budget process carnegie cattanach coronavirus covid dr katherine trebeck outcomes Participation radical systems change transparency Wellbeing wellbeing budgeting wellbeing budgets

“We want to make art more accessible for everyone, especially young people”

...for everyone, especially young people. We want everybody to feel included in museums. We want diversity. We want more young people to make art too! Young people making art might help older people see what is going on inside a young person’s...


Encouraging moves on participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account

...seekers Scotland should be a country that welcomes people all over the world and appreciates the diversity of its society. Refugees must be provided with a safe and secure environment. We acknowledge that many areas that affect refugees and those...

Arts calls citizens' assemblies democracy Education Election Learning manifest Participation Policy rights Scottish Government Scottish Parliament


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Learning and Events Manager

...to recruitment@childreninscotland.org.uk. Download our application form Download our equality and diversity monitoring form Closing date: 9am Tuesday 24 May 2022 Interviews: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Before applying, please also view our vision and...



Simon Massey

...Learning & Events Team and the Membership Service. He has a keen interest in equality and diversity, particularly LGBT+ issues and led the organisation through LGBT Youth Scotland's LGBT Charter of Rights accreditation. He is also a rep on...

Massey


The times, they are a-changing

...councils and NHS Boards now commission more services, and provide fewer directly. The range and diversity of providers has hugely expanded, but there are also many more services for who finding continued funding is an ongoing challenge. This can...


News

...of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity Children in Scotland today publishes its race equality statement, following a year’s work examining how our commitments and...


Podcast

...Small and Designer, Angus Doyle. (22 February 2022) Episode thirteen: This episode, 'Exploring diversity: breaking the cycle of racism', features Children in Scotland Digital Communications Officer, Lynn Gilmour, in conversation with Policy...


Learning Week 2021 - Transcripts

...50 years of universal connections East Kilbride Universal Connections Embedding diversity in the curriculum Nuzhat Uthmani, Global Citizenship Education Scotland Support for learning: support for you Enquire Enquire...



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The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated
post

... Magazine / Comment: The diversity of our pupils must be celebrated Posted on 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond diversity Education inclusion Assets which celebrate multiculturalism must be included in the...

diversity Education inclusion

Call 20: Deliver a workforce that works for children: confident, skilled and values-driven
post

...people of all ages and backgrounds, who are passionate about their work, to ensure we have a diversity which represents the world we live in. • Invest in and prioritise induction, ongoing supervision and the development of the workforce...


Call 10: It's time to agree a common set of values in the digital world
post

...on the Rights of the Child: '...ensure the child has access to information and material from a diversity of national and international sources...' '...protection of the child from information and material injurious to his or her...


Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees
post

...employees Posted 29 March 2022, by Catherine Bromley ASL ASN neurodiversity training Ahead of our neurodiversity awareness training, Aileen Shrimpton (pictured) reminds us why supporting neurodiversity...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

National Theatre of Scotland launch new digital education portal
post

...credit (top, left): Lament for Sheku Bayoh ©Mihaela Bodlovic Related content Comment The diversity of pupils must be celebrated Aug 25, 2021 Podcast Exploring diversity: breaking the cycle of racism             Jul 7,...

Arts Education

Refreshed Professional Standards for Scotland's teachers
post

...Standards for Teachers have now been enacted, including a greater focus on equality and diversity, additional support needs, digital literacies and Learning for Sustainability. The Professional Standards 2021 review, revise and...

Education

Member Insight Blog: Latest
post

...achievements in learning, we talk about exams. But this doesn’t recognise and celebrate the diversity of success. Exams are typically used to form a gateway to the next stage of higher or further education. Exam results may play an important...


“Passing legislation is only one part of the story”
post

...concerns, but it won’t change the fundamentals. That this parliament better reflects the diversity of the Scottish population, in terms of race, gender and disability, gives me hope that the decisions it makes will be more grounded in an...

Magazine