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Scottish Government seeks views on charity regulation review

...the consultation on the charity regulation review. Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


The road to safer journeys for children and young people

...and Participation Officer, who helped lead recent in-person sessions explained: “Our approach to engagement is framed around the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) with a focus on Article 12, which states children and...


Nominations now open for Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2024

...organisation in Scotland Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here...


International Schools Meals Day update

...means that it is no longer possible to continue delivering the project. Simon Massey, Head of engagement & Learning at Children in Scotland, said: “Despite the fact I am very sad that we need to end the ISMD project, I am really proud...


New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences

...organisation in Scotland Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here...


10 highlights from our Annual Conference 2024

...organisation in Scotland Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here...


Today a 'quite childcare' revolution is taking place

...Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Understanding the key issues parents in Scotland face today

...over 4000 parents and carers in Scotland. With the final report launching on 4 June, Policy and engagement Officer, Arran Goodfellow, explains how report findings will be used to influence change.   Over the next few years Parenting across...


Children in Scotland responds to the UNCRC Statutory Guidance Consultation

...the length, accessibility and complexity of the proposed information and how this will impact engagement with the guidance. The draft guidance, issued by Scottish Government earlier this year, outlines changes to Part 2 and Part 3, Section 18...


Sustainability at #CiSAC24: Making the environment more than a conference buzzword

...Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


A new First Minister for Scotland, and time to assess priorities

Tackling "poverty of opportunity" one bairn at a time

...sector membership organisation in Scotland Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Teen cancer survivor and advocate Molly Cuddihy and Natalie Don MSP join impressive line-up for Children in Scotland Annual Conference 2024

...organisation in Scotland Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here...


We can all be allies

...for children and families Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


New paper reflects young people’s views on behaviour and relationships in schools

...the work of the Inclusion Ambassadors Find out more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Understanding violence between girls in Scotland

...May at Scottish Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland introduces new four-year plan

...The CYPCS team also travelled across Scotland, speaking with 375 children and young people during engagement sessions, and reaching a further 7,000 through online assemblies. The main areas of focus for CYPCS, as identified by children and young...


Why child healthy weight matters

...30 May at Scottish Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Looking forward in gloomy times

...Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Making research fun to include everybody’s voices

...30 May at Scottish Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


“Children and young people give us the fuel to do our work”

...shares insight into her new role as Commissioner, discussing the importance of participation and engagement to ensure young people’s voices are heard and acted upon. I've been lucky throughout my career to work with children and young people...


Children in Scotland reveals full programme for Annual Conference 2024

...to network and engage with colleagues. Simon Massey, Children in Scotland’s Head of engagement & Learning, said: “This year’s conference promises to be one of our best. We have got such a varied programme, with contributions...


Preventing gambling harms for Scotland's young people

...30 May at Scottish Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Alcohol marketing consultation – youth engagement

... Alcohol marketing consultation – youth engagement project January 2023 - April 2023 In November 2022, the Scottish Government published a series of proposals aimed at restricting alcohol advertising and promotion in Scotland, in...


International School Meals Day (2013-2024)

...a global competition. View Now #ISMD2024 The final year under Children in Scotland saw engagement from across the world. View...


Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online

... Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online 3 Mar 2021 Claudia Baldacchino from social innovation charity People Know How – a contributor to our upcoming Learning Week – discusses how the organisation has...


Effective engagement with staff and parents 'key to successful childcare expansion'

... Effective engagement with staff and parents 'key to successful childcare expansion' 4 March 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the Early Learning and Childcare statutory guidance ahead of...


Children's voice at heart of new participation and engagement guidelines

... Children's voices at heart of new participation and engagement guidelines 11 September 2019 Children in Scotland has launched refreshed guidelines for the meaningful engagement of children and young people. Originally published in 2017, the...


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

... First-hand youth engagement and behind the scenes planning: week two for our research volunteer 19 July 2019 My first week at Children in Scotland was brilliant – little did I know my second week would be even better! I have seen a lot of...


New resource aims to support children and young people's engagement with heritage

... New resource aims to support children and young people's engagement with heritage 3 June 2019 We've launched a new resource aimed at supporting practitioners working with young people, with a particular focus on the area of heritage. Policy...


Community outreach and creative engagement: Introducing the Boredom Box

... Community outreach and creative engagement: Introducing the Boredom Box 6 Sep 2022 Joe Coleman, General Manager of Peacock Arts, shares how their initiative to battle boredom has taken root in the North East of Scotland. Peacock & the...


Scottish Government announce mental health funding following youth-led report

...Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Collaborate, network and learn: Our plans for Annual Conference 2024

...receive an exclusive discount!  About the author Simon Massey is Head of engagement and Learning at Children in Scotland Click here to meet our staff Children in Scotland's Annual...


New project supports children and young people to access the mental health benefits of live music

...Music and Mental Health Project Visit the website Participation and engagement Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Visit the...


Young people’s experiences shaping the Covid-19 Inquiry

...Inquiry understand your experience of the pandemic. Click for more Participation and engagement Work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click for more Our...


An accessible new learning portal for the children’s sector launches

...to 24 hours and learning can be done in a place most convenient to students. Simon Massey, Head of engagement and Learning, Children in Scotland “From today, we are delighted to invite practitioners to start exploring this new learning portal...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...face different - and unique - challenges. Therefore, we are continually improving and growing our engagement model to include family members of all ages. This summer, we are hosting a family event which has prioritised family involvement from...


Nicola Killean joins expert line-up for Children in Scotland’s Annual Conference 2024

...available over the two days. As part of Children in Scotland’s commitment to participation and engagement, Nicola will co-chair with a young person, and will introduce contributors and share reflections as the packed programme gets...


Yopa extends support of Children in Scotland after a successful year of partnership working

...and opportunities, and live in a world free from discrimination.” Simon Massey, Head of engagement and Learning at Children in Scotland, said: “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Yopa and to work with an organisation...


Safer Internet Day 2024: Exploring children’s rights and AI

...of AI, introduced the subject of children’s rights, and shared how AI systems could impact them. engagement work took place in four different schools in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirlingshire and Shetland, and Children’s Parliament, in partnership...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...views as part of the Our Hearings, Our Voice group, an example some of the principles of good engagement with children and young people. It’s also vitally important that we use existing evidence wisely, and we don’t keep asking children...


Open door policy: Supporting the museums sector to engage with a younger audience

...has provided Children in Scotland with an opportunity to explore how museums can improve their engagement with this age group and ensure the potential of what the sector has to offer are fully realised.   The project brought together three...

Arts engagement living museums Participation

“Health and wellbeing must be at the heart of the planning process”
Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

To support children in the fight against this virus, we need your voices, knowledge and expertise

...about our Manifesto for the 2021-26 parliament, is also being developed. A big part of ongoing engagement will be about using our channels to broadcast the experiences and views of our audience, building dialogue and signposting our collective...

engagement events Learning membership network

NTSG: engagement with children and young people

... engagement with children and young people The Scottish Government has made a welcomed commitment to full incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into Scots law. The UNCRC requires national and local...


12/09/24 - Embedding CYP voices (Member Event)

...he has been involved in organisational strategic planning as well as direct participation and engagement work with children and young people. Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility,...


30/10/24 - Empowering Children

...child development and regulation, empowering adults to create environments and opportunities for engagement, in which children can thrive. Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility,...


2024 Child Development Series

...child development and regulation, empowering adults to create environments and opportunities for engagement, in which children can thrive. Webinar 3 - The teenage brain: implications for behaviour and learning Jan Montgomery is an...


10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

...child development and regulation, empowering adults to create environments and opportunities for engagement, in which children can thrive. Have any questions? Please get in touch and a member of the Children in Scotland events team will...


AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...to achieve positive change. Our stand at the annual conference will explore participation and engagement work with children and young people, with a particular focus on Article 12 of the UNCRC. email | linkedin | X In Scotland, Randstad...


Workshops AC24

...of a buzzword just now! In this workshop we want to think with you about what good and meaningful engagement and participation is, drawing on our collective experience as a group of disabled young people, and to give you the tools and confidence...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

...has been recognised and awarded with numerous community and national awards however it is her engagement with and support of those seriously ill children and young adults that brings greatest reward. “In life, adversity is inevitable. It's...


Our Trainers & Speakers

Supporting young people in the Scottish justice system

...on navigating youth justice system Posted 28 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond engagement Participation Support youth justice A new website, launched by the Children and Young People’s Centre for...

engagement Participation Support youth justice


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Scottish Government seeks views on charity regulation review

...the consultation on the charity regulation review. Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


The road to safer journeys for children and young people

...and Participation Officer, who helped lead recent in-person sessions explained: “Our approach to engagement is framed around the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) with a focus on Article 12, which states children and...


Nominations now open for Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2024

...organisation in Scotland Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here...


International Schools Meals Day update

...means that it is no longer possible to continue delivering the project. Simon Massey, Head of engagement & Learning at Children in Scotland, said: “Despite the fact I am very sad that we need to end the ISMD project, I am really proud...


New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences

...organisation in Scotland Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here...


10 highlights from our Annual Conference 2024

...organisation in Scotland Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here...


Today a 'quite childcare' revolution is taking place

...Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Understanding the key issues parents in Scotland face today

...over 4000 parents and carers in Scotland. With the final report launching on 4 June, Policy and engagement Officer, Arran Goodfellow, explains how report findings will be used to influence change.   Over the next few years Parenting across...


Children in Scotland responds to the UNCRC Statutory Guidance Consultation

...the length, accessibility and complexity of the proposed information and how this will impact engagement with the guidance. The draft guidance, issued by Scottish Government earlier this year, outlines changes to Part 2 and Part 3, Section 18...


Sustainability at #CiSAC24: Making the environment more than a conference buzzword

...Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


A new First Minister for Scotland, and time to assess priorities

Tackling "poverty of opportunity" one bairn at a time

...sector membership organisation in Scotland Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Teen cancer survivor and advocate Molly Cuddihy and Natalie Don MSP join impressive line-up for Children in Scotland Annual Conference 2024

...organisation in Scotland Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here...


We can all be allies

...for children and families Click here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


New paper reflects young people’s views on behaviour and relationships in schools

...the work of the Inclusion Ambassadors Find out more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Understanding violence between girls in Scotland

...May at Scottish Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland introduces new four-year plan

...The CYPCS team also travelled across Scotland, speaking with 375 children and young people during engagement sessions, and reaching a further 7,000 through online assemblies. The main areas of focus for CYPCS, as identified by children and young...


Why child healthy weight matters

...30 May at Scottish Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Looking forward in gloomy times

...Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Making research fun to include everybody’s voices

...30 May at Scottish Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


“Children and young people give us the fuel to do our work”

...shares insight into her new role as Commissioner, discussing the importance of participation and engagement to ensure young people’s voices are heard and acted upon. I've been lucky throughout my career to work with children and young people...


Children in Scotland reveals full programme for Annual Conference 2024

...to network and engage with colleagues. Simon Massey, Children in Scotland’s Head of engagement & Learning, said: “This year’s conference promises to be one of our best. We have got such a varied programme, with contributions...


Preventing gambling harms for Scotland's young people

...30 May at Scottish Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online

... Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online 3 Mar 2021 Claudia Baldacchino from social innovation charity People Know How – a contributor to our upcoming Learning Week – discusses how the organisation has...


Effective engagement with staff and parents 'key to successful childcare expansion'

... Effective engagement with staff and parents 'key to successful childcare expansion' 4 March 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the Early Learning and Childcare statutory guidance ahead of...


Children's voice at heart of new participation and engagement guidelines

... Children's voices at heart of new participation and engagement guidelines 11 September 2019 Children in Scotland has launched refreshed guidelines for the meaningful engagement of children and young people. Originally published in 2017, the...


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

... First-hand youth engagement and behind the scenes planning: week two for our research volunteer 19 July 2019 My first week at Children in Scotland was brilliant – little did I know my second week would be even better! I have seen a lot of...


New resource aims to support children and young people's engagement with heritage

... New resource aims to support children and young people's engagement with heritage 3 June 2019 We've launched a new resource aimed at supporting practitioners working with young people, with a particular focus on the area of heritage. Policy...


Community outreach and creative engagement: Introducing the Boredom Box

... Community outreach and creative engagement: Introducing the Boredom Box 6 Sep 2022 Joe Coleman, General Manager of Peacock Arts, shares how their initiative to battle boredom has taken root in the North East of Scotland. Peacock & the...


Scottish Government announce mental health funding following youth-led report

...Gas Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Click here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Collaborate, network and learn: Our plans for Annual Conference 2024

...receive an exclusive discount!  About the author Simon Massey is Head of engagement and Learning at Children in Scotland Click here to meet our staff Children in Scotland's Annual...


New project supports children and young people to access the mental health benefits of live music

...Music and Mental Health Project Visit the website Participation and engagement Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Visit the...


Young people’s experiences shaping the Covid-19 Inquiry

...Inquiry understand your experience of the pandemic. Click for more Participation and engagement Work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click for more Our...


An accessible new learning portal for the children’s sector launches

...to 24 hours and learning can be done in a place most convenient to students. Simon Massey, Head of engagement and Learning, Children in Scotland “From today, we are delighted to invite practitioners to start exploring this new learning portal...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...face different - and unique - challenges. Therefore, we are continually improving and growing our engagement model to include family members of all ages. This summer, we are hosting a family event which has prioritised family involvement from...


Nicola Killean joins expert line-up for Children in Scotland’s Annual Conference 2024

...available over the two days. As part of Children in Scotland’s commitment to participation and engagement, Nicola will co-chair with a young person, and will introduce contributors and share reflections as the packed programme gets...


Yopa extends support of Children in Scotland after a successful year of partnership working

...and opportunities, and live in a world free from discrimination.” Simon Massey, Head of engagement and Learning at Children in Scotland, said: “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Yopa and to work with an organisation...


Safer Internet Day 2024: Exploring children’s rights and AI

...of AI, introduced the subject of children’s rights, and shared how AI systems could impact them. engagement work took place in four different schools in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirlingshire and Shetland, and Children’s Parliament, in partnership...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...views as part of the Our Hearings, Our Voice group, an example some of the principles of good engagement with children and young people. It’s also vitally important that we use existing evidence wisely, and we don’t keep asking children...


Open door policy: Supporting the museums sector to engage with a younger audience

...has provided Children in Scotland with an opportunity to explore how museums can improve their engagement with this age group and ensure the potential of what the sector has to offer are fully realised.   The project brought together three...

Arts engagement living museums Participation

“Health and wellbeing must be at the heart of the planning process”
Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

To support children in the fight against this virus, we need your voices, knowledge and expertise

...about our Manifesto for the 2021-26 parliament, is also being developed. A big part of ongoing engagement will be about using our channels to broadcast the experiences and views of our audience, building dialogue and signposting our collective...

engagement events Learning membership network


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12/09/24 - Embedding CYP voices (Member Event)

...he has been involved in organisational strategic planning as well as direct participation and engagement work with children and young people. Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility,...


30/10/24 - Empowering Children

...child development and regulation, empowering adults to create environments and opportunities for engagement, in which children can thrive. Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events, accessibility,...


2024 Child Development Series

...child development and regulation, empowering adults to create environments and opportunities for engagement, in which children can thrive. Webinar 3 - The teenage brain: implications for behaviour and learning Jan Montgomery is an...


10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

...child development and regulation, empowering adults to create environments and opportunities for engagement, in which children can thrive. Have any questions? Please get in touch and a member of the Children in Scotland events team will...


AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...to achieve positive change. Our stand at the annual conference will explore participation and engagement work with children and young people, with a particular focus on Article 12 of the UNCRC. email | linkedin | X In Scotland, Randstad...


Workshops AC24

...of a buzzword just now! In this workshop we want to think with you about what good and meaningful engagement and participation is, drawing on our collective experience as a group of disabled young people, and to give you the tools and confidence...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

...has been recognised and awarded with numerous community and national awards however it is her engagement with and support of those seriously ill children and young adults that brings greatest reward. “In life, adversity is inevitable. It's...


Our Trainers & Speakers


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NTSG: engagement with children and young people
post

... engagement with children and young people The Scottish Government has made a welcomed commitment to full incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into Scots law. The UNCRC requires national and local...


Supporting young people in the Scottish justice system
post

...on navigating youth justice system Posted 28 January, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond engagement Participation Support youth justice A new website, launched by the Children and Young People’s Centre for...

engagement Participation Support youth justice