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Damage to environment children's key concern in new Crown Estate report

... Damage to environment children's top concern in report for Crown Estate Scotland 14 May 2020 Children and young people's views on the environment have been captured in a new report for Crown Estate Scotland published today. Click here to...

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The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds

... The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds When 30/04/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event This event has unfortunately had to be postponed. We are working...


Developing better environments and learning for two-years-olds

... Developing better environments and learning for two-year-olds When 03/10/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event Funded early learning and childcare was extended to some two-year-olds in 2015....


The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds

... The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds When 16/11/2017 09:30 Where Glasgow Type Training Category Early childhood education and care About this event In light of current and future...


Creating inclusive environments for children with autism: practical strategies and resources

... Creating inclusive environments for children with autism: practical strategies and resources When 24/04/2020 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category Update to our learning programme As part of our...


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

... Classrooms must be positive, open, safe environments where children feel welcome and bullying can no longer thrive 7 Feb 2019 Jordan Allison, Campaign Manager at Show Racism the Red Card Scotland responds to Call 16 of our 25...


Living Museums: Exploring colonial pasts, presents and futures

...interesting to draw parallels between the different ways people might not feel welcome in a museum environment and gave me further motivation to ensure that this upcoming exhibition is as accessible as it can be. Museums are places of education,...


Last ever edition of Children in Scotland magazine

...from the sector, reflections on the Climate Hot Seat event which saw politicians quizzed on their environmental policies, and the experience of a young first-time voter. Jennifer Drummond, Editor of Children in Scotland Magazine, said: “This...

Magazine

Have Kitbag, will travel

...many years, International Futures Forum (IFF) has been concerned about the psycho-social environment in which children and young people grow up. In the 21st century, we inhabit a world of bewildering complexity. Different...


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

...be improved, to our young people’s advisory group Changing our World’s prioritising of the environment as a key issue for them, to the Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe’s recommendations to the Scottish and UK Governments...

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Living Museums - Stirling

...inspired this work. Patrick All too often large corporations cause devastating impact to the environment and the people around it. It is impossible to escape due to the monopoly they have over the industry. Nestle own all sorts of...


Legislation to support siblings in care must be supported in practice

...supported within the findings of the review, The Promise, which said Scotland must “create an environment and culture where finding and maintaining safe, loving, respectful relationships is the norm.” These new rights for brothers and...

advocacy care experience Legislation

Q&A with Betsy de Thierry: Understanding the impact of shame

...a name and runs out of the room, we can gently create a non-threatening, empathetic and kind environment to chat with the child or young person and enable them to reflect on how they may have felt frightened or threatened and how that caused...

trauma webinars

Challenges of mental health and lockdown explored in Perth Living Museums exhibition

...involved as “our hub”, and they stressed that “it was really good to portray what that environment was like.” Members of the group had identified that museums could be overwhelming spaces, and accessibility was a key consideration...

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News: Young climate activists plan global day of protest

...31 Aug, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Belinda Lawley climate change environment Young people up and down the country who are concerned about the state of the environment will participate in a Global Day of...

climate change environment

“Children don’t need shorter holidays or longer school days. They need more play”

...learning unfolds and unravels. Play is the universal language of childhood and enabling playful environments for children provides them with a plethora of opportunities to develop their imagination and curiosity. The physical benefits of play...

academic access to childcare fund childcare community Learning out of school care outcomes play School skills

School pledge pack helps educators demonstrate more inclusive practices

...in order to feel happy and safe in school.  “The pack is a way for schools, and other learning environments, to show their commitment to upholding the views of children and young people and to hold themselves accountable.”  The pledge pack...

ASL ASN Education inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

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

...Changing Gears Young people's views on bike ability, road safety, health and the environment Find out more Housing 2040 We respond to the Housing 2040 Consultation (Feb 2020) Read the response News: We need a rights-based...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

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’

...the wellbeing of all citizens in Scotland, including children, young people and families. environment Improving air quality in locations where children live, learn and play: a school air quality monitoring and education scheme should be...

budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

Shifting the focus from our shoes to our views – girls speak out against gender stereotypes

...views on issues including gender stereotypes, representation in the media and politics, the environment and careers. Here’s a snippet of what they had to say:  95% of girls aged 7-21 feel their life is affected by climate change and...


Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...reduce the grip of poverty to ensure that all families can access the resources they require.” environment: progress on emissions targets “Children in Scotland is extremely pleased to see the commitment within the Programme for Government to...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

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”

...policy suggestions to achieve more egalitarian workplaces and makes the link between equality and environmental sustainability  Children in Scotland: I’m interested in your proposals around employees on boards, and the kind of differences that...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

Call 25: Cut cars from school drop-offs to boost active travel and improve air quality for our children

...health care, clean water and good food... Children should be able to live in a safe and healthy environment...' Sustrans Find out more about the work of Sustrans, the charity that's making it easier for people to walk and...

25 calls environment sustrans

Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online

...Befriending and Pupils Know How group sessions flourished, providing a safe and supportive environment to talk, play, learn and share stories. Befriendee Christina, alongside her hamster Toffee, spoke about her experience in one of our...


Launch of Young People’s Manifesto helps make political ideas more accessible for all
changing our world children and young people Election Manifesto Participation politics

Net zero nation: Citizen action must be facilitated by policymakers

...our response we voice support for plans to raise awareness and facilitate public buy-in to tackle environmental issues but call for meaningful engagement, especially with children and young people, to achieve its desired aims. Broadly supportive...


A safe sleep, for every sleep

...– I should be in my own safe sleep space Alcohol and drugs can increase the risks in my sleeping environment Don’t leave me in the car seat when I am not travelling Don’t let me sleep in a nest, chair, buggy, swing or beanbag. Our new...


Children's voices on climate change

...Youth Climate Strikes campaign has four specific asks to achieve its vision of climate and environmental eduction in Scotland. Click here to find out more.  Our climate calls The calls we are making, in partnership with...


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

How we can work together to stop child abuse before it starts

Young people explore employment through the ages in new exhibition

...experiences. Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) and with support from Historic environment Scotland, the Living Museums project has been working with young people in Dumfries and Galloway, Stirling and Perth to identify how the...

heritage living museums Participation

Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees

...us why supporting neurodiversity in the workplace is important and helps create a more inclusive environment for everyone. With recent statistics suggesting that approximately 15-20% of people in the UK are neurodivergent, it’s likely that...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

Member directory: G-M

...school for boys aged 8-18 with additional support needs | hillsideschool.co.uk Historic environment Scotland Investigating, caring for and promoting Scotland’s historic environment | historicenvironment.scot Home-Start Angus Support...


News: Young people present key issues to Scottish Cabinet

...Scotland event, September 2018. Children's rights climate change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC Young people across Scotland met today with the First Minister...

Children's rights climate change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

...affect the lives of children and young people such as children’s rights, tackling poverty, the environment, and mental health and equalities, our Head of Policy, Projects and Participation, Amy Woodhouse, said: Upholding children’s...

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Member directory: full

...school for boys aged 8-18 with additional support needs | hillsideschool.co.uk Historic environment Scotland Investigating, caring for and promoting Scotland’s historic environment | historicenvironment.scot Home-Start Angus Support...


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

...4,000 miles south and slightly east of Ukraine, you reach Yemen, where, due to conflict and environmental challenges, at least 11 million children are estimated as needing humanitarian assistance. And Yemen is not even number one in the very...

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

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

...Excellence and its recently redeveloped world-class facilities provide the perfect training environment for the University’s sports scholars – many of whom compete at the highest level, including at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

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

...poverty, early years, learning, health and wellbeing, places and spaces, child protection, the environment, equalities and planning and resources. They are released at a time of significant uncertainty across Scotland and internationally, with...

community elections local council elections local government Manifesto poll

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

...making a change about the unintended consequences of our policies, plans and actions. Impacts on environment, health and finance We know that how each individual’s life pans out from birth is heavily influenced by parental nature and nurture....


Young people ‘must be able to help shape life of museums’, participation project finds

...Living Museums project was funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic environment Scotland, with the support of Holywood Trust and Fort Teviot Foundation. It brought together young people, youth workers and museum staff...

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Changing our World: Member profiles

...for Glasgow Anniesland Anna Local authority South Lanarkshire Issues I care about environment, equalities Fun fact My dog looks like "Lassie" Byron Local authority Edinburgh Issues I care about Climate change,...


Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...all low-income households and redesigning the housing system to make it fit for residents and the environment. Empower our communities by giving people greater control over how money is invested in their community, at least double...


A call for action in Scotland's Climate Week

...suited to this category, we know this because climate change is a danger to Scotland’s environment and nature. Lots of Scottish children, if action is not taken, will never be able to experience our beautiful nature and wildlife because...


News: Scouts welcome new section for four and five-year olds

...be on outdoor adventures, making new friends and learning new skills, creating a positive, safe environment for young children to develop as they build essential skills for life. Squirrels will, like older scouts, earn badges, and some of the...

Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

News: High absence levels and ventilation issues as school term starts

...available to support any remedial work that councils need to do to increase airflow in learning environments. This comes in addition to previous funding for the provision of carbon dioxide monitors in classrooms. Related...

coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools

News: World-renowned trauma specialist to lead Children in Scotland webinar

...led by Staf (26 August) Moving from trauma-informed to creating safe, healing, nurturing environments, led by Aberlour (30 September) Click here for more information and to book More Than My Trauma webinar series: Dr Bruce Perry Thursday,...

Adverse experiences CPD trauma

News: Campaign makes tackling mental health stigma an issue for everyone

...first emoji-powered jukebox, and packs to support conversation on mental health in school environments.    Recent figures (click here to view) show that the pandemic has exacerbated mental health issues for children and young...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

News: Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation

... Posted 3 November, 2021 by Nina Joynson Arts climate climate change environment A digital art installation project asking children and adults in Scotland and India to ‘bare their sole’ has gone live in time...

Arts climate climate change environment

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

...be younger directors (up to the age of 26).     We have developed a supportive board environment so, if this is your first time putting yourself forward as a charity trustee, this could be the right place for you.  All new...

Board of Directors recruitment

News: COP26 brings opportunities for young people to get involved 

...to get involved Posted 27 October, 2021 by Nina Joynson climate climate change environment The spotlight is on the climate emergency as COP26 approaches, and recent reports provide evidence for the crisis’ impact on...

climate climate change environment

24 April 20 - Creating inclusive environments for children with autism: practical strategies and resources

30 Apr 18 - The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two year olds

03 Oct 18 - Developing better environments and learning for two-years-olds


The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds

Start date: 30/04/2018 09:30

... The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds When 30/04/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event This event has unfortunately had to be postponed. We are working...


Developing better environments and learning for two-years-olds

Start date: 03/10/2018 09:30

... Developing better environments and learning for two-year-olds When 03/10/2018 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event Funded early learning and childcare was extended to some two-year-olds in 2015....


The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds

Start date: 16/11/2017 09:30

... The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds When 16/11/2017 09:30 Where Glasgow Type Training Category Early childhood education and care About this event In light of current and future...


Creating inclusive environments for children with autism: practical strategies and resources

Start date: 24/04/2020 09:30

... Creating inclusive environments for children with autism: practical strategies and resources When 24/04/2020 09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category Update to our learning programme As part of our...



Damage to environment children's key concern in new Crown Estate report

... Damage to environment children's top concern in report for Crown Estate Scotland 14 May 2020 Children and young people's views on the environment have been captured in a new report for Crown Estate Scotland published today. Click here to...

climate change crown estate environment Participation sea seabed young people

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

... Classrooms must be positive, open, safe environments where children feel welcome and bullying can no longer thrive 7 Feb 2019 Jordan Allison, Campaign Manager at Show Racism the Red Card Scotland responds to Call 16 of our 25...


Living Museums: Exploring colonial pasts, presents and futures

...interesting to draw parallels between the different ways people might not feel welcome in a museum environment and gave me further motivation to ensure that this upcoming exhibition is as accessible as it can be. Museums are places of education,...


Last ever edition of Children in Scotland magazine

...from the sector, reflections on the Climate Hot Seat event which saw politicians quizzed on their environmental policies, and the experience of a young first-time voter. Jennifer Drummond, Editor of Children in Scotland Magazine, said: “This...

Magazine

Have Kitbag, will travel

...many years, International Futures Forum (IFF) has been concerned about the psycho-social environment in which children and young people grow up. In the 21st century, we inhabit a world of bewildering complexity. Different...


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

...be improved, to our young people’s advisory group Changing our World’s prioritising of the environment as a key issue for them, to the Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe’s recommendations to the Scottish and UK Governments...

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

Challenges of mental health and lockdown explored in Perth Living Museums exhibition

...involved as “our hub”, and they stressed that “it was really good to portray what that environment was like.” Members of the group had identified that museums could be overwhelming spaces, and accessibility was a key consideration...

accessibility heritage living museums lockdown Mental Health museums pandemic Participation

“Children don’t need shorter holidays or longer school days. They need more play”

...learning unfolds and unravels. Play is the universal language of childhood and enabling playful environments for children provides them with a plethora of opportunities to develop their imagination and curiosity. The physical benefits of play...

academic access to childcare fund childcare community Learning out of school care outcomes play School skills

School pledge pack helps educators demonstrate more inclusive practices

...in order to feel happy and safe in school.  “The pack is a way for schools, and other learning environments, to show their commitment to upholding the views of children and young people and to hold themselves accountable.”  The pledge pack...

ASL ASN Education inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

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

...Changing Gears Young people's views on bike ability, road safety, health and the environment Find out more Housing 2040 We respond to the Housing 2040 Consultation (Feb 2020) Read the response News: We need a rights-based...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

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’

...the wellbeing of all citizens in Scotland, including children, young people and families. environment Improving air quality in locations where children live, learn and play: a school air quality monitoring and education scheme should be...

budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

Shifting the focus from our shoes to our views – girls speak out against gender stereotypes

...views on issues including gender stereotypes, representation in the media and politics, the environment and careers. Here’s a snippet of what they had to say:  95% of girls aged 7-21 feel their life is affected by climate change and...


Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...reduce the grip of poverty to ensure that all families can access the resources they require.” environment: progress on emissions targets “Children in Scotland is extremely pleased to see the commitment within the Programme for Government to...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

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”

...policy suggestions to achieve more egalitarian workplaces and makes the link between equality and environmental sustainability  Children in Scotland: I’m interested in your proposals around employees on boards, and the kind of differences that...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online

...Befriending and Pupils Know How group sessions flourished, providing a safe and supportive environment to talk, play, learn and share stories. Befriendee Christina, alongside her hamster Toffee, spoke about her experience in one of our...


Launch of Young People’s Manifesto helps make political ideas more accessible for all
changing our world children and young people Election Manifesto Participation politics

Net zero nation: Citizen action must be facilitated by policymakers

...our response we voice support for plans to raise awareness and facilitate public buy-in to tackle environmental issues but call for meaningful engagement, especially with children and young people, to achieve its desired aims. Broadly supportive...


A safe sleep, for every sleep

...– I should be in my own safe sleep space Alcohol and drugs can increase the risks in my sleeping environment Don’t leave me in the car seat when I am not travelling Don’t let me sleep in a nest, chair, buggy, swing or beanbag. Our new...


How we can work together to stop child abuse before it starts

Young people explore employment through the ages in new exhibition

...experiences. Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) and with support from Historic environment Scotland, the Living Museums project has been working with young people in Dumfries and Galloway, Stirling and Perth to identify how the...

heritage living museums Participation

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

...affect the lives of children and young people such as children’s rights, tackling poverty, the environment, and mental health and equalities, our Head of Policy, Projects and Participation, Amy Woodhouse, said: Upholding children’s...

childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

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

...4,000 miles south and slightly east of Ukraine, you reach Yemen, where, due to conflict and environmental challenges, at least 11 million children are estimated as needing humanitarian assistance. And Yemen is not even number one in the very...

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

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

...Excellence and its recently redeveloped world-class facilities provide the perfect training environment for the University’s sports scholars – many of whom compete at the highest level, including at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

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

...poverty, early years, learning, health and wellbeing, places and spaces, child protection, the environment, equalities and planning and resources. They are released at a time of significant uncertainty across Scotland and internationally, with...

community elections local council elections local government Manifesto poll

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

...making a change about the unintended consequences of our policies, plans and actions. Impacts on environment, health and finance We know that how each individual’s life pans out from birth is heavily influenced by parental nature and nurture....


Young people ‘must be able to help shape life of museums’, participation project finds

...Living Museums project was funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic environment Scotland, with the support of Holywood Trust and Fort Teviot Foundation. It brought together young people, youth workers and museum staff...

living museums museums Participation Project research

Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...all low-income households and redesigning the housing system to make it fit for residents and the environment. Empower our communities by giving people greater control over how money is invested in their community, at least double...


A call for action in Scotland's Climate Week

...suited to this category, we know this because climate change is a danger to Scotland’s environment and nature. Lots of Scottish children, if action is not taken, will never be able to experience our beautiful nature and wildlife because...


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

...be younger directors (up to the age of 26).     We have developed a supportive board environment so, if this is your first time putting yourself forward as a charity trustee, this could be the right place for you.  All new...

Board of Directors recruitment


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Children's voices on climate change

...Youth Climate Strikes campaign has four specific asks to achieve its vision of climate and environmental eduction in Scotland. Click here to find out more.  Our climate calls The calls we are making, in partnership with...


Changing our World: Member profiles

...for Glasgow Anniesland Anna Local authority South Lanarkshire Issues I care about environment, equalities Fun fact My dog looks like "Lassie" Byron Local authority Edinburgh Issues I care about Climate change,...



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Living Museums - Stirling
post

...inspired this work. Patrick All too often large corporations cause devastating impact to the environment and the people around it. It is impossible to escape due to the monopoly they have over the industry. Nestle own all sorts of...


Legislation to support siblings in care must be supported in practice
post

...supported within the findings of the review, The Promise, which said Scotland must “create an environment and culture where finding and maintaining safe, loving, respectful relationships is the norm.” These new rights for brothers and...

advocacy care experience Legislation

Q&A with Betsy de Thierry: Understanding the impact of shame
post

...a name and runs out of the room, we can gently create a non-threatening, empathetic and kind environment to chat with the child or young person and enable them to reflect on how they may have felt frightened or threatened and how that caused...

trauma webinars

News: Young climate activists plan global day of protest
post

...31 Aug, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Belinda Lawley climate change environment Young people up and down the country who are concerned about the state of the environment will participate in a Global Day of...

climate change environment

Call 25: Cut cars from school drop-offs to boost active travel and improve air quality for our children
post

...health care, clean water and good food... Children should be able to live in a safe and healthy environment...' Sustrans Find out more about the work of Sustrans, the charity that's making it easier for people to walk and...

25 calls environment sustrans

Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees
post

...us why supporting neurodiversity in the workplace is important and helps create a more inclusive environment for everyone. With recent statistics suggesting that approximately 15-20% of people in the UK are neurodivergent, it’s likely that...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

Member directory: G-M
post

...school for boys aged 8-18 with additional support needs | hillsideschool.co.uk Historic environment Scotland Investigating, caring for and promoting Scotland’s historic environment | historicenvironment.scot Home-Start Angus Support...


News: Young people present key issues to Scottish Cabinet
post

...Scotland event, September 2018. Children's rights climate change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC Young people across Scotland met today with the First Minister...

Children's rights climate change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC

Member directory: full
post

...school for boys aged 8-18 with additional support needs | hillsideschool.co.uk Historic environment Scotland Investigating, caring for and promoting Scotland’s historic environment | historicenvironment.scot Home-Start Angus Support...


News: Scouts welcome new section for four and five-year olds
post

...be on outdoor adventures, making new friends and learning new skills, creating a positive, safe environment for young children to develop as they build essential skills for life. Squirrels will, like older scouts, earn badges, and some of the...

Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

News: High absence levels and ventilation issues as school term starts
post

...available to support any remedial work that councils need to do to increase airflow in learning environments. This comes in addition to previous funding for the provision of carbon dioxide monitors in classrooms. Related...

coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools

News: World-renowned trauma specialist to lead Children in Scotland webinar
post

...led by Staf (26 August) Moving from trauma-informed to creating safe, healing, nurturing environments, led by Aberlour (30 September) Click here for more information and to book More Than My Trauma webinar series: Dr Bruce Perry Thursday,...

Adverse experiences CPD trauma

News: Campaign makes tackling mental health stigma an issue for everyone
post

...first emoji-powered jukebox, and packs to support conversation on mental health in school environments.    Recent figures (click here to view) show that the pandemic has exacerbated mental health issues for children and young...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

News: Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation
post

... Posted 3 November, 2021 by Nina Joynson Arts climate climate change environment A digital art installation project asking children and adults in Scotland and India to ‘bare their sole’ has gone live in time...

Arts climate climate change environment

News: COP26 brings opportunities for young people to get involved 
post

...to get involved Posted 27 October, 2021 by Nina Joynson climate climate change environment The spotlight is on the climate emergency as COP26 approaches, and recent reports provide evidence for the crisis’ impact on...

climate climate change environment

24 April 20 - Creating inclusive environments for children with autism: practical strategies and resources
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30 Apr 18 - The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two year olds
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