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economy ‘must be redesigned’ to focus on wellbeing and environmental sustainability

... economy ‘must be redesigned’ with focus on wellbeing and environmental sustainability 17 November 2022 Children in Scotland has joined more than 100 other organisations calling for Scotland to make a wellbeing economy a reality. An open...

economy Wellbeing wellbeing budgeting

Children’s wellbeing and the Scottish budget (2020-2021)

...and the Scottish budget 2020-2021 We worked in partnership with Dr Katherine Trebeck (Wellbeing economy Alliance), the Carnegie Trust UK and early years funder Cattanach to raise awareness of what a robust child wellbeing approach to the...


Children and Young People's Panel on Europe (June 2018-2020)

...to help communicate their asks in the following key areas (links open/download PDFs): The economy, Trade and Jobs - Wages - Trading Standards Rights - The Right to Education - The Right to Health EU Funding - Funding for Youth...


25 Calls response: Our economy is broken but our people aren’t. A new rights-based approach would mean a better future for children

... Our economy is broken, but our people are not. A new approach built on rights would mean a better future for children 8 November 2019 Responding to Call 11 of our 25 Calls campaign, Paul Carberry, Action for Children’s Director for Scotland...


25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 5: “There is a feeling that we are here to serve the economy rather than for the economy to serve us. We have to turn the tables”

... “There is a feeling we are here to serve the economy rather than for the economy to serve us. We have to turn the tables” 17 Dec 2018 As part of our 25 Calls campaign we interviewed Professor Richard  Wilkinson, co-author of the...

equality Health Inequality Policy

Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement

... Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement 6 Sep 2023 Children in Scotland has highlighted its concerns for the sector, and the children and young...


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

... Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls 4 Sep 2023 Ahead of the announcement of this year’s Programme for Government, Children in Scotland highlights the crucial importance of sustainable...


Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...and young people to reach their potential and contributed an estimated total of £1,877,313 to the economy, supporting 7,245 children and young people to reach their potential.   We run quarterly free network meetings, providing a platform for...


Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...system that is there to catch us when we’re struggling to make ends meet. But the way our economy is designed means that, for too many of us, this is not the reality. One in four children in Scotland are currently living in the grip of...


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

...new report, Being Bold: Building Budgets for Children’s Wellbeing, by the Wellbeing economy Alliance’s Dr Katherine Trebeck, with Amy Baker, was commissioned by national charity Children in Scotland, early years funder Cattanach...

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

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

...planning framework, we argue. Investment in person-centred planning, a commitment to a wellbeing economy and place-based investment are also amongst our top-level recommendations. Chris Ross, Children in Scotland's Senior Policy, Projects and...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

Children in Scotland CEO Jackie Brock to step down from role, charity announces

...power" Launching our 2021-26 Manifesto, Jackie explains why we must turn towards a wellbeing economy Click to read more Our values and priorities We believe in challenging inequality and strengthening child rights...

Board of Directors CEO chief executive Jackie Brock Joint Acting Chief Executives

Funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe

...child-friendly information is urgently required about changes in this area from 1 January 2021. economy, trade and jobs The minimum wage should be increased to the same level for all, including 16-24 year-olds High standards need to be...

Brexit Children economy EU Europe funding Participation referendum rights trade travel votes work young people

The consequences of inequality and our chance to choose a different path

...Brock explains why, in the wake of the pandemic, we must turn towards a wellbeing economy. How can we and our children’s sector partners make a difference over the next five years? It’s the big question we kept asking ourselves...


Challenging, different and unprecedented times; but we go on

...uncertainty offered up by the pandemic has only put young people’s wellbeing more at risk. "The economy is at a standstill," was a concern that was also mentioned, along with the stress and frustration of the media portraying mixed messages and...


25 Calls response: Finding hope during a crisis

...for everyone, and the fallout in the longer term is uncertain in terms of the impact on the economy, poverty, mental health and wellbeing, and consequently on our families. It is important to remember the crucial role that charities will...


Land and freedom

...Land Commission which found that derelict sites can significantly impact health, the environment, economy and community wellbeing in an area (click to read). We have produced a toolkit to capture how a site can impact a community and the way they...


On Brexit day, young people’s voices on our relationship with Europe matter more than ever

...the Panel’s priorities on EU funding; opportunities to work, study and travel abroad; and the economy, trade and jobs. Media contacts: Lynn Gilmour, lgilmour@childreninscotland.org.uk Jennifer Drummond,...


25 Calls response: The Power of Identity and Belonging

...invisible visible’. With an existential threat to the planet through climate change and a world economy which causes rising inequalities and increasing political polarisation, we need to prepare our children and young people to have their say...


25 Calls response: Today’s children don’t want eternal economic growth. It’s time to teach and live ‘de-consumerism’

...high GDP growth and hyper-capitalism will make climate justice impossible Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Craig Dalzell’s call as part of Children in Scotland’s 25 Calls campaign...


UNCRC incorporation 'to the max' is right and welcome

New phase of Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe will ensure young voices are heard in Brexit negotiations

...focus of their work: EU funding Opportunities to work, study and travel in other countries The economy, trade and jobs Rights Uncertainty Welcoming the next stage of the project, panel member Soroush, aged 13, said: "Since we met last and our...

Brexit children and young people Europe Participation Scottish Government Westminster

25 Calls response: Child poverty in Scotland is not inevitable. It is a failure of government to fulfil the rights of their citizens

...Development Goals (SDGs). Action must be taken to: 'The UK is the world’s fifth largest economy, as such austerity has been driven not from economic necessity, but to justify ideologically driven poverty-related policy'. The report...


25 Calls response: Let’s agree on what makes ‘good’ food – then make it a reality for every child in Scotland

...if we want to deliver for young people our focus must be on health, the environment – and the economy Call 18: Take the next step in participation and food education: give communities the keys to school kitchens The public plate feeds...


25 Calls response: Building public support to reduce poverty means telling a new moral story. This is it...

...that we must appeal to people’s in-built sense of justice – and focus on redesigning our economy to work for all Call 1: Change the language of poverty: young people deserve dignity, not stigma and discrimination In their call,...


Call for action on EU funding and opportunities to work, study and travel abroad as young people reveal top Brexit concerns

...recommendations on EU funding; opportunities to work, study and travel in other countries; the economy, trade and jobs; upholding human rights; and Brexit uncertainty as they share key concerns about their relationship with Europe. The findings...


25 Calls interview with Professor Richard Wilkinson part 6: “If we go on without a fundamental transformation, we won’t save ourselves from the awful consequences of climate change”

...into our economic institutions and our workplaces. We need incentives to grow the sector of the economy made up of cooperatives, employee-owned companies, but also through legislation to have employee representatives on company boards and not...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

25 Calls response: It's time for a new way to measure the health of our planet and young people

...Watson, Engagement & Information Assistant at 2050 Climate Group. Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Currently, our economies and societies are underpinned by a continuous...


Young people call on MPs to answer urgent questions on EU funding, travel, trade and jobs in EU Withdrawal debate

...Europe. These are: EU funding Opportunities to work, study and travel in other countries The economy, trade and jobs Rights Uncertainty Children in Scotland and Together have today contacted all MPs at Westminster to raise the Panel...


‘Change the language of poverty for young people’ is #1 call in Children in Scotland’s 25th anniversary campaign

...in Scotland and Scottish contact for South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Trust) We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice (separate contributions under this headline call from Dr Craig Dalzell, Common...


New panel to ensure issues affecting children and young people are heard in Brexit negotiations

...in the EU referendum. The Brexit negotiations to date have been dominated by discussions on the economy, trade, immigration and sovereignty. No one born after June 1998 had a vote as to whether or not the UK should leave the European Union. As...


“The future looks bleak”: children’s sector voices anxiety over rights, services and opportunities post-Brexit

...about children’s services, rights and opportunities, with the effect of EU withdrawal on the economy and freedom of movement, potential loss of work abroad, and the lack of chances to live, travel and make friends in Europe, emerging as key...


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

Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice

... Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Let’s recognise that ‘growth’ does not equal wellbeing for young people By Craig Dalzell Our approach to the economy and to our...


Scottish Government launches vaping awareness campaign

...social care services, and is the leading preventable cause of health inequalities and costs the economy millions each year in lost productivity. “Although we have seen smoking rates decline, and Scotland has already introduced a range of...

changing our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government

Going hungry

...and eat together regularly. Signatories of the letter include The Trussell Trust, Wellbeing economy Alliance Scotland, One Parent Families Scotland, Social Work Scotland, Star Project and Families Outside. Click here to read the letter in...

cost of living Education Food food insecurity Poverty

Women's cost crisis

...women, reveals new report Posted 16 November, 2022 by Nina Joynson childcare cost of living economy mothers Parents Poverty New research has found women in Scotland face increasing financial difficulties, with low-income jobs and care...

childcare cost of living economy mothers Parents Poverty

Annual Conference 2022

...Juliet Harris, Together (Scottish Alliance for Children's Rights) / Jimmy Paul, Wellbeing economy Alliance Scotland / Jennifer Wallace, Carnegie UK. Click here for full biographies Workshops (2:20pm-3:30pm) | Hosted by: Circle*, Better...


Pioneering community project takes next step

...of a new Love Letham Commission. The project, from Perth and Kinross Council and the Wellbeing economy Alliance Scotland, is part of a growing movement of people, businesses and organisations across Scotland trying to do things...

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish schools

...that 13,000 digital tech jobs are created in Scotland every year, bringing £1 billion to the economy. They assessed approximately 5,000 of these jobs are filled by Scots, appointed after university or using apprenticeship schemes. The review...

Curriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology

"It's social engineering and it's morally wrong"

...intend to explore intersectional inequalities, in-work poverty and how the adoption of a wellbeing economy will contribute to reducing poverty in Scotland. The Commission’s first official piece of work – a review of the Child Poverty Action...


Valorant Review: A Competitive and Thrilling Multiplayer Experience

...players who employ thoughtful strategies and exhibit good map awareness. Each round begins with an economy system where players can purchase weapons, shields, and abilities. Decisions on when to buy, save, or force-buy add an additional layer of...


We must address the socio-economic drivers of childhood obesity

...for Government in September last year, only for Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural economy to announce a couple of weeks later that it was back on the table.   The formal consultation for the Bill has now been released and is live...


Sea change or same old?

...in decisions about their education, this must include children with additional support needs.  economy and environment YOYP provided an opportunity to celebrate young people’s contribution to the Scottish economy. This was particularly...


Call 2: Make it your business to tackle child poverty

...people’s employment over the next 25 years? It’s a crucial challenge - but the hope that the economy will create enough jobs to fill the gap is really only the hope that we carry on as we are. I would much rather we brought on automation...


Call 4: To end abuse and neglect, live what we know: it’s everyone’s job to make sure children are alright

...It is much harder to take a look at society and recognise that the way we organise our economy harms children in the first place and fails effectively to make up for harm after the event. Children living in poverty are more likely to...


Call 5: 16 and 17 year olds must be able to vote in all UK polls. Brexit proves this is a civil rights issue

...be "an opportunity for this country to get rid of some regional inequalities … and rebalance the economy”. But other voices across the UK point to what exclusion from the Brexit process feels like, having once been promised to be listened to....


Call 23: Let’s make Scotland a nation of Unfearties!

...it through to the next stages of the process, and was mentioned by former Cabinet Secretary for economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown in a committee meeting in the Scottish Parliament. Over the summer, Children’s Parliament supported...

25 calls

25 Calls

...can lead active, healthy lives Read the call in full Call 11 "We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice" Read the call in full Call 13 "Support children to become...


People need a chance to thrive, not just survive

...yet I would argue that the introduction of a Basic Income is essential for us to create an economy where work truly matters. Work has changed dramatically and we need to change our understanding of it. It is largely no longer a case of 9-5...


Parliamentary Monitor

...for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2 (Day 1). The Rural economy and Connectivity Committee will hear evidence on the Climate Change Plan. Additionally, the Local Government and Communities Committee will...

News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster


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economy ‘must be redesigned’ to focus on wellbeing and environmental sustainability

... economy ‘must be redesigned’ with focus on wellbeing and environmental sustainability 17 November 2022 Children in Scotland has joined more than 100 other organisations calling for Scotland to make a wellbeing economy a reality. An open...

economy Wellbeing wellbeing budgeting

25 Calls response: Our economy is broken but our people aren’t. A new rights-based approach would mean a better future for children

... Our economy is broken, but our people are not. A new approach built on rights would mean a better future for children 8 November 2019 Responding to Call 11 of our 25 Calls campaign, Paul Carberry, Action for Children’s Director for Scotland...


25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 5: “There is a feeling that we are here to serve the economy rather than for the economy to serve us. We have to turn the tables”

... “There is a feeling we are here to serve the economy rather than for the economy to serve us. We have to turn the tables” 17 Dec 2018 As part of our 25 Calls campaign we interviewed Professor Richard  Wilkinson, co-author of the...

equality Health Inequality Policy

Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement

... Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement 6 Sep 2023 Children in Scotland has highlighted its concerns for the sector, and the children and young...


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

... Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls 4 Sep 2023 Ahead of the announcement of this year’s Programme for Government, Children in Scotland highlights the crucial importance of sustainable...


Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...and young people to reach their potential and contributed an estimated total of £1,877,313 to the economy, supporting 7,245 children and young people to reach their potential.   We run quarterly free network meetings, providing a platform for...


Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...system that is there to catch us when we’re struggling to make ends meet. But the way our economy is designed means that, for too many of us, this is not the reality. One in four children in Scotland are currently living in the grip of...


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

...new report, Being Bold: Building Budgets for Children’s Wellbeing, by the Wellbeing economy Alliance’s Dr Katherine Trebeck, with Amy Baker, was commissioned by national charity Children in Scotland, early years funder Cattanach...

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

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

...planning framework, we argue. Investment in person-centred planning, a commitment to a wellbeing economy and place-based investment are also amongst our top-level recommendations. Chris Ross, Children in Scotland's Senior Policy, Projects and...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

Children in Scotland CEO Jackie Brock to step down from role, charity announces

...power" Launching our 2021-26 Manifesto, Jackie explains why we must turn towards a wellbeing economy Click to read more Our values and priorities We believe in challenging inequality and strengthening child rights...

Board of Directors CEO chief executive Jackie Brock Joint Acting Chief Executives

Funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe

...child-friendly information is urgently required about changes in this area from 1 January 2021. economy, trade and jobs The minimum wage should be increased to the same level for all, including 16-24 year-olds High standards need to be...

Brexit Children economy EU Europe funding Participation referendum rights trade travel votes work young people

The consequences of inequality and our chance to choose a different path

...Brock explains why, in the wake of the pandemic, we must turn towards a wellbeing economy. How can we and our children’s sector partners make a difference over the next five years? It’s the big question we kept asking ourselves...


Challenging, different and unprecedented times; but we go on

...uncertainty offered up by the pandemic has only put young people’s wellbeing more at risk. "The economy is at a standstill," was a concern that was also mentioned, along with the stress and frustration of the media portraying mixed messages and...


25 Calls response: Finding hope during a crisis

...for everyone, and the fallout in the longer term is uncertain in terms of the impact on the economy, poverty, mental health and wellbeing, and consequently on our families. It is important to remember the crucial role that charities will...


Land and freedom

...Land Commission which found that derelict sites can significantly impact health, the environment, economy and community wellbeing in an area (click to read). We have produced a toolkit to capture how a site can impact a community and the way they...


On Brexit day, young people’s voices on our relationship with Europe matter more than ever

...the Panel’s priorities on EU funding; opportunities to work, study and travel abroad; and the economy, trade and jobs. Media contacts: Lynn Gilmour, lgilmour@childreninscotland.org.uk Jennifer Drummond,...


25 Calls response: The Power of Identity and Belonging

...invisible visible’. With an existential threat to the planet through climate change and a world economy which causes rising inequalities and increasing political polarisation, we need to prepare our children and young people to have their say...


25 Calls response: Today’s children don’t want eternal economic growth. It’s time to teach and live ‘de-consumerism’

...high GDP growth and hyper-capitalism will make climate justice impossible Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Craig Dalzell’s call as part of Children in Scotland’s 25 Calls campaign...


UNCRC incorporation 'to the max' is right and welcome

New phase of Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe will ensure young voices are heard in Brexit negotiations

...focus of their work: EU funding Opportunities to work, study and travel in other countries The economy, trade and jobs Rights Uncertainty Welcoming the next stage of the project, panel member Soroush, aged 13, said: "Since we met last and our...

Brexit children and young people Europe Participation Scottish Government Westminster

25 Calls response: Child poverty in Scotland is not inevitable. It is a failure of government to fulfil the rights of their citizens

...Development Goals (SDGs). Action must be taken to: 'The UK is the world’s fifth largest economy, as such austerity has been driven not from economic necessity, but to justify ideologically driven poverty-related policy'. The report...


25 Calls response: Let’s agree on what makes ‘good’ food – then make it a reality for every child in Scotland

...if we want to deliver for young people our focus must be on health, the environment – and the economy Call 18: Take the next step in participation and food education: give communities the keys to school kitchens The public plate feeds...


25 Calls response: Building public support to reduce poverty means telling a new moral story. This is it...

...that we must appeal to people’s in-built sense of justice – and focus on redesigning our economy to work for all Call 1: Change the language of poverty: young people deserve dignity, not stigma and discrimination In their call,...


Call for action on EU funding and opportunities to work, study and travel abroad as young people reveal top Brexit concerns

...recommendations on EU funding; opportunities to work, study and travel in other countries; the economy, trade and jobs; upholding human rights; and Brexit uncertainty as they share key concerns about their relationship with Europe. The findings...


25 Calls interview with Professor Richard Wilkinson part 6: “If we go on without a fundamental transformation, we won’t save ourselves from the awful consequences of climate change”

...into our economic institutions and our workplaces. We need incentives to grow the sector of the economy made up of cooperatives, employee-owned companies, but also through legislation to have employee representatives on company boards and not...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

25 Calls response: It's time for a new way to measure the health of our planet and young people

...Watson, Engagement & Information Assistant at 2050 Climate Group. Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Currently, our economies and societies are underpinned by a continuous...


Young people call on MPs to answer urgent questions on EU funding, travel, trade and jobs in EU Withdrawal debate

...Europe. These are: EU funding Opportunities to work, study and travel in other countries The economy, trade and jobs Rights Uncertainty Children in Scotland and Together have today contacted all MPs at Westminster to raise the Panel...


‘Change the language of poverty for young people’ is #1 call in Children in Scotland’s 25th anniversary campaign

...in Scotland and Scottish contact for South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Trust) We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice (separate contributions under this headline call from Dr Craig Dalzell, Common...


New panel to ensure issues affecting children and young people are heard in Brexit negotiations

...in the EU referendum. The Brexit negotiations to date have been dominated by discussions on the economy, trade, immigration and sovereignty. No one born after June 1998 had a vote as to whether or not the UK should leave the European Union. As...


“The future looks bleak”: children’s sector voices anxiety over rights, services and opportunities post-Brexit

...about children’s services, rights and opportunities, with the effect of EU withdrawal on the economy and freedom of movement, potential loss of work abroad, and the lack of chances to live, travel and make friends in Europe, emerging as key...


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


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Annual Conference 2022

...Juliet Harris, Together (Scottish Alliance for Children's Rights) / Jimmy Paul, Wellbeing economy Alliance Scotland / Jennifer Wallace, Carnegie UK. Click here for full biographies Workshops (2:20pm-3:30pm) | Hosted by: Circle*, Better...


25 Calls

...can lead active, healthy lives Read the call in full Call 11 "We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice" Read the call in full Call 13 "Support children to become...



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Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice
post

... Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Let’s recognise that ‘growth’ does not equal wellbeing for young people By Craig Dalzell Our approach to the economy and to our...


Scottish Government launches vaping awareness campaign
post

...social care services, and is the leading preventable cause of health inequalities and costs the economy millions each year in lost productivity. “Although we have seen smoking rates decline, and Scotland has already introduced a range of...

changing our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government

Going hungry
post

...and eat together regularly. Signatories of the letter include The Trussell Trust, Wellbeing economy Alliance Scotland, One Parent Families Scotland, Social Work Scotland, Star Project and Families Outside. Click here to read the letter in...

cost of living Education Food food insecurity Poverty

Women's cost crisis
post

...women, reveals new report Posted 16 November, 2022 by Nina Joynson childcare cost of living economy mothers Parents Poverty New research has found women in Scotland face increasing financial difficulties, with low-income jobs and care...

childcare cost of living economy mothers Parents Poverty

Pioneering community project takes next step
post

...of a new Love Letham Commission. The project, from Perth and Kinross Council and the Wellbeing economy Alliance Scotland, is part of a growing movement of people, businesses and organisations across Scotland trying to do things...

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish schools
post

...that 13,000 digital tech jobs are created in Scotland every year, bringing £1 billion to the economy. They assessed approximately 5,000 of these jobs are filled by Scots, appointed after university or using apprenticeship schemes. The review...

Curriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology

"It's social engineering and it's morally wrong"
post

...intend to explore intersectional inequalities, in-work poverty and how the adoption of a wellbeing economy will contribute to reducing poverty in Scotland. The Commission’s first official piece of work – a review of the Child Poverty Action...


Valorant Review: A Competitive and Thrilling Multiplayer Experience
post

...players who employ thoughtful strategies and exhibit good map awareness. Each round begins with an economy system where players can purchase weapons, shields, and abilities. Decisions on when to buy, save, or force-buy add an additional layer of...


We must address the socio-economic drivers of childhood obesity
post

...for Government in September last year, only for Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural economy to announce a couple of weeks later that it was back on the table.   The formal consultation for the Bill has now been released and is live...


Sea change or same old?
post

...in decisions about their education, this must include children with additional support needs.  economy and environment YOYP provided an opportunity to celebrate young people’s contribution to the Scottish economy. This was particularly...


Call 2: Make it your business to tackle child poverty
post

...people’s employment over the next 25 years? It’s a crucial challenge - but the hope that the economy will create enough jobs to fill the gap is really only the hope that we carry on as we are. I would much rather we brought on automation...


Call 4: To end abuse and neglect, live what we know: it’s everyone’s job to make sure children are alright
post

...It is much harder to take a look at society and recognise that the way we organise our economy harms children in the first place and fails effectively to make up for harm after the event. Children living in poverty are more likely to...


Call 5: 16 and 17 year olds must be able to vote in all UK polls. Brexit proves this is a civil rights issue
post

...be "an opportunity for this country to get rid of some regional inequalities … and rebalance the economy”. But other voices across the UK point to what exclusion from the Brexit process feels like, having once been promised to be listened to....


Call 23: Let’s make Scotland a nation of Unfearties!
post

...it through to the next stages of the process, and was mentioned by former Cabinet Secretary for economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown in a committee meeting in the Scottish Parliament. Over the summer, Children’s Parliament supported...

25 calls

People need a chance to thrive, not just survive
post

...yet I would argue that the introduction of a Basic Income is essential for us to create an economy where work truly matters. Work has changed dramatically and we need to change our understanding of it. It is largely no longer a case of 9-5...


Parliamentary Monitor
post

...for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2 (Day 1). The Rural economy and Connectivity Committee will hear evidence on the Climate Change Plan. Additionally, the Local Government and Communities Committee will...

News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster