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Put children's views and experiences at the heart of Additional Support for Learning reform

Children in Scotland congratulates John Swinney on FM appointment

...families today, including poverty and inequality, access to public services, poor mental health, education reform, and the climate crisis. David Mackay Head of Policy, Projects and...


education reform consultation: ‘We need to learn from policy, research and practice to ensure reform is fit for purpose”

... education reform: "We need to learn from research and practice" 30 November 2021 Children in Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on education reform, calling for a child-rights approach and emphasising the...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform

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

... Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, with focus on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs 10 March 2022 Children in Scotland has welcomed the emphasis on children’s rights, the early years and meeting...

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

Scotland’s education system "needs structural and cultural reform"
ASL ASN Education exams Manifesto

Inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

Education National Improvement Framework: Data gathering must be accurate, considered and purposeful

...has been involved in a number of projects to contribute to the growing body of evidence around education reform. We hope these, as well as ongoing reviews into education in Scotland will contribute to a national conversation and meaningful,...

ASL ASN children and young people Children's rights Consultation response Education Poverty

Our children and young people's advisory group responds to proposals for Human Rights Act reform
advisory group changing our world human rights human rights act Participation rights young people

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

25 Calls response: 'Trans students can't afford a delay on GRA reform'
25 calls

Children in Scotland welcomes "historic" LGBTI inclusive education announcement
Education equality LGBT

Postponement of Bill ‘opens way for more evidence-based education approach’

...would not be taken forward. In making the decision, Mr Swinney has signalled that he will focus on education reform through collaboration rather than new legislation. In agreement with local government, a new approach to reform will focus on...


Education governance proposals risk ‘zero impact’ on attainment gap

...not regarded as an ‘add on’. The Scottish Government’s sound principles with regard to education reform could go further by adopting a stronger child rights approach, with explicit reference to how any proposed reform will support the...

Children Children's rights Decision making Education Jackie Brock Scottish Government Scottish Schools Support

Programme for Government roundup and reaction

...on attainment Find out more about Children in Scotland's views on the Scottish Government's education reforms. Read more Give me five campaign Find out more about the campaign to top up children benefit by £5....


Government urged to solve P1 ‘puzzle’

...Palmer’s intervention follows Education Secretary John Swinney’s defence of the government’s education reforms. Speaking to the Scottish Learning Festival earlier this week, the Deputy First Minister confirmed the changes, including the...


Ongoing issues with delivery of Additional Support for Learning, new report reveals

Success Looks Different returns for a second year

Conversations for Change: supporting families affected by substance use

Qualifications and assessments 'must prioritise flexibility, individual choice and continuous progress'
assessment Education exams inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Encouraging moves on participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account
Arts calls citizens' assemblies democracy Education Election Learning manifest Participation Policy rights Scottish Government Scottish Parliament

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty
communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

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

2019-20 Programme for Government: our verdict

A modest proposal

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

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”
climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson, part 1: “We need to build a mass movement”

Investment in Gaelic education
Education funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government

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

Pupils adversely affected by CfE, study finds

...21 February, 2023 by Nina Joynson Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools New research from the University of Stirling has found that current outcomes for pupils are...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools

SQA comes under fire for new revision materials

...materials Posted 9 March 2022, by Nina Joynson Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA There are revived calls for the SQA to be replaced as the authority publishes...

Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA

The value of childminding must be recognised

...an urgent review of the wider scrutiny landscape BEFORE any additional scrutiny is added through education reform, the National Care Service and the Programme for Government’s commitments on one year-olds and school-aged childcare. Scottish...

childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care

Issues papers

...third sector organisations. Pupil Equity Fund: Guidance for the third sector organisations (2018) education reform and Educational Attainment (2017) Child Poverty in Scotland (2017) Collaborative Commissioning of Children’s Services...


News

... 10 March 2022 Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs Children in Scotland has welcomed the emphasis on...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

Insight - Issue 2

Our history

New resources to support school attendance
Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools

Scouts Scotland extends human rights learning badge
Children's rights early learning human rights

School leavers in positive destinations hits record high
Attainment Education employment Scottish Government Scottish Schools

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

Councils urged to keep ASN on the agenda
additional support for learning ASN Education

DRAFT Changing our World: Our activity

Accelerate free school meal provision, says STUC
child poverty Education free school meals Poverty

Q&A with James McEnaney: Mind the gap
Education Inequality Poverty schools

Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget
budget child poverty Poverty Scottish Government

Lizz Toomey
toomey

The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated
diversity Education inclusion

Podcast

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


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Put children's views and experiences at the heart of Additional Support for Learning reform

Children in Scotland congratulates John Swinney on FM appointment

...families today, including poverty and inequality, access to public services, poor mental health, education reform, and the climate crisis. David Mackay Head of Policy, Projects and...


education reform consultation: ‘We need to learn from policy, research and practice to ensure reform is fit for purpose”

... education reform: "We need to learn from research and practice" 30 November 2021 Children in Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on education reform, calling for a child-rights approach and emphasising the...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform

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

... Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, with focus on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs 10 March 2022 Children in Scotland has welcomed the emphasis on children’s rights, the early years and meeting...

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

Scotland’s education system "needs structural and cultural reform"
ASL ASN Education exams Manifesto

Inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

Education National Improvement Framework: Data gathering must be accurate, considered and purposeful

...has been involved in a number of projects to contribute to the growing body of evidence around education reform. We hope these, as well as ongoing reviews into education in Scotland will contribute to a national conversation and meaningful,...

ASL ASN children and young people Children's rights Consultation response Education Poverty

Our children and young people's advisory group responds to proposals for Human Rights Act reform
advisory group changing our world human rights human rights act Participation rights young people

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

25 Calls response: 'Trans students can't afford a delay on GRA reform'
25 calls

Children in Scotland welcomes "historic" LGBTI inclusive education announcement
Education equality LGBT

Postponement of Bill ‘opens way for more evidence-based education approach’

...would not be taken forward. In making the decision, Mr Swinney has signalled that he will focus on education reform through collaboration rather than new legislation. In agreement with local government, a new approach to reform will focus on...


Education governance proposals risk ‘zero impact’ on attainment gap

...not regarded as an ‘add on’. The Scottish Government’s sound principles with regard to education reform could go further by adopting a stronger child rights approach, with explicit reference to how any proposed reform will support the...

Children Children's rights Decision making Education Jackie Brock Scottish Government Scottish Schools Support

Programme for Government roundup and reaction

...on attainment Find out more about Children in Scotland's views on the Scottish Government's education reforms. Read more Give me five campaign Find out more about the campaign to top up children benefit by £5....


Government urged to solve P1 ‘puzzle’

...Palmer’s intervention follows Education Secretary John Swinney’s defence of the government’s education reforms. Speaking to the Scottish Learning Festival earlier this week, the Deputy First Minister confirmed the changes, including the...


Ongoing issues with delivery of Additional Support for Learning, new report reveals

Success Looks Different returns for a second year

Conversations for Change: supporting families affected by substance use

Qualifications and assessments 'must prioritise flexibility, individual choice and continuous progress'
assessment Education exams inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Encouraging moves on participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account
Arts calls citizens' assemblies democracy Education Election Learning manifest Participation Policy rights Scottish Government Scottish Parliament

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty
communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

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

2019-20 Programme for Government: our verdict

A modest proposal

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

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”
climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson, part 1: “We need to build a mass movement”


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News

... 10 March 2022 Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs Children in Scotland has welcomed the emphasis on...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

Our history

DRAFT Changing our World: Our activity

Podcast


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Investment in Gaelic education
postEducation funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government

Call 18: Take the next step in participation and food education: give communities the keys to school kitchens
post
Pupils adversely affected by CfE, study finds
post

...21 February, 2023 by Nina Joynson Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools New research from the University of Stirling has found that current outcomes for pupils are...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools

SQA comes under fire for new revision materials
post

...materials Posted 9 March 2022, by Nina Joynson Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA There are revived calls for the SQA to be replaced as the authority publishes...

Covid-19 Education education reform exams Scottish Schools SQA

The value of childminding must be recognised
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...an urgent review of the wider scrutiny landscape BEFORE any additional scrutiny is added through education reform, the National Care Service and the Programme for Government’s commitments on one year-olds and school-aged childcare. Scottish...

childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care

Issues papers
post

...third sector organisations. Pupil Equity Fund: Guidance for the third sector organisations (2018) education reform and Educational Attainment (2017) Child Poverty in Scotland (2017) Collaborative Commissioning of Children’s Services...


Insight - Issue 2
post
New resources to support school attendance
postAttainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools

Scouts Scotland extends human rights learning badge
postChildren's rights early learning human rights

School leavers in positive destinations hits record high
postAttainment Education employment Scottish Government Scottish Schools

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

Councils urged to keep ASN on the agenda
postadditional support for learning ASN Education

Accelerate free school meal provision, says STUC
postchild poverty Education free school meals Poverty

Q&A with James McEnaney: Mind the gap
postEducation Inequality Poverty schools

Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget
postbudget child poverty Poverty Scottish Government

The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated
postdiversity Education inclusion

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