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

... Sustainability at #CiSAC24: Making the environment more than a conference buzzword 14 May 2024 With our Annual Conference just two weeks away, our Communications and Marketing Manager, Julie Thomson, highlights some of the ways that Children...


The road to safer journeys for children and young people

...learning, helping them prepare to make safer choices to protect themselves and others in the road environment. Debbie Nicol, from Road Safety Scotland, added: “Many children and young people don’t have the ability to make good judgements...


New report shares positive stories of inclusion in Scottish schools

...support and building meaningful relationships. It also highlights the importance of the learning environment on the experiences of children in primary school. Lucy Johnson, Enquire’s Senior Development Officer, who was part of the pilot,...


Children need a playful world to thrive and survive

...play to happen. Children need a playful world to thrive and survive, even in the most difficult environments or situations. As a nondirective child led play therapist, my job is to step into the playful world of the child and see things through...


Why child healthy weight matters

...underlying causes of the growing levels of child obesity, namely poverty and the unhealthy food environment. We need politicians to take bold and urgent action to alter this trajectory, and to follow through with proposed evidence-based...


Looking forward in gloomy times

...of scarcity, and our job will be to navigate our organisations through this constantly changing environment. This is not the unusual, but the usual. Are we resilient enough? We know that the charities that come through such crises best are ones...


Preventing gambling harms for Scotland's young people

...and gambling harm (click here for more), how the gambling industry create psychologically informed environments (click here for more) to encourage continued gambling and an activity to help young people uncover harm reduction techniques to keep...


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

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: 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 February 2019 Jordan Allison, Campaign Manager at Show Racism the Red Card Scotland responds to Call 16 of our 25...


environmental design challenge

...Nina Joynson. Image: Ronnie Macdonald, Flickr (CC BY 2.0) climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea West of Scotland school pupils have been tasked with engineering new and innovative ways of reducing sea...

climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea

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

...and represent real value for money.  We are at the start of our journey to make the event more environmentally friendly and plan to develop this year-on-year. We feel that using Murrayfield allows people to travel by public transport and this...


Creating a cohesive voice for the sector

...hope to meet in-person for at least one of our meetings. As Chair of the Forum, I try to create an environment where people feel free to talk, where trust is built between members, and where everyone has the opportunity to feed in; whether we are...


"Even after 20 years as Dr Spritely, every day still feels new and exciting"

...together, and they are leading the way. It’s all about giving young people agency in an environment where they might have lost self-confidence or faced powerlessness, anxiety, isolation and boredom as they go through painful, distressing...


Increasing access to hobbies for children and young people

Children in Scotland welcomes ban on single use vapes

...of knowledge around the health impacts of vaping, the marketing of e-cigarettes and vapes, the environmental impact of such plastic products, and how schools are responding to the issue of vaping among pupils. With members sharing that children...


Explore Therapeutic Life Story Work as Diploma course launches for 2024

...however, from the outset I recall it being such a welcoming, inclusive, and nurturing learning environment that I felt right at home.    Richard Rose has a wealth of knowledge at his disposal, along with a variety of guest speakers - the...


Looking to the future with Changing our World

...this is our 2021-26 Manifesto, with learning, rights and democracy, economic planning and the environment leading our calls for change (click here to read). Changing our World Find out more about our children and young...


Making cyber security fun for children

...using tablet devices to go online. As a result of living in a hyper-connected digital environment, cyber-attacks on banks and businesses and the hacking of our personal information are ever-present dangers. We all need to be vigilant...


Listen, learn and act: New magazine calls for "young voices" to shape the children's sector

...for climate justice on a world stage, and she also discusses why young people are vital to the environmental movement in a quick-fire Q&A with Changing our World (click here for more). The 25-year-old explained: “When it comes to climate...


Inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

...created a range of resources to support the development of more inclusive practices and learning environments. The group is managed by Children in Scotland and Enquire. Commenting on the selection of the Inclusion Ambassadors as a case study,...


Children in Scotland announces new Head of Policy, Projects and Participation

...organisation, on a broad range of topics including mental health, the implications of Brexit, the environment and the creative arts. He is a passionate advocate for children and young people, and I am confident that through his leadership, we can...


Imagining 'elsewhere': art therapy helping set children free from the anxiety of chronic illness

...garden, a dedicated space to enable us to provide year-round art therapy away from the clinical environment. The Teapot Trust Elsewhere Garden is being replanted at the hospital this October, with an official opening planned for Spring 2024 when...


Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

...the Inclusion Ambassadors for their ongoing work and commitment to supporting inclusive learning environments.” The Success Looks Different 2023 winners and runners-up will each be presented with a physical award at their own presentation day,...


The early years in focus: creating an event to support the sector

...work in this part of the sector. I am also acutely aware of the challenges that staff face in this environment; not only do they have responsibility for ensuring the development of everything from social skills to fine motor skills, but they are...


An imaginative reframing of education in Scotland

...vision for education is a lasting and powerful contradiction to the idea of sitting children in an environment of passive instruction. Multitudes of educators, headteachers, parents and advocates are striving to protect and develop possibilities...


And so the work begins - teachers reflect on the first week of term

...our pupils, but also our part in it, which is providing the right social, emotional and academic environment for our neurodiverse pupils to thrive. It’s good to be back: with a staff team who ‘get it’, who know and show that building...


Keeping Children in Scotland’s commitment to The Promise

...programme for pupil support (click here for more) staff to help create a supportive school environment. The programme development will be led by two working groups – one of care experienced children and young people and the other pupil...


Celebrating our successes at 30 

...Alongside this we have a Manifesto, with learning, rights and democracy, economic planning and the environment leading our calls for change.  It is important to use anniversaries like this to pause and reflect on what has been achieved. By doing...


Launching a major new co-design project for pupil support staff

...for pupil support staff, with a particular focus on helping them provide a supportive school environment for care experienced children and young people and those on the edges of care. The ‘Pupil Support Staff Learning Programme’ will take...


Vision through our values

...trust key to how we connect with others, caring about the impact our work has on people and the environment. We all need to be kind to each other as we continue through a cost-of-living crisis. At Children in Scotland, we will ensure that...


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

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

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

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

30/10/24 - Empowering Children

...lies in nurturing understanding of 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...


2024 Child Development Series

...lies in nurturing understanding of 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...


10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

...lies in nurturing understanding of 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...


Abbey Stone

...rights. By embedding rights within the classroom, Abbey ensured it was respectful and inclusive environment for all. Children were aware of their rights and promoted them within the classroom, wider school, and the local community, Before...

stone

AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...‘Good’ by Education Scotland and our homes provide high-quality care in safe and nurturing environments. email | facebook | linkedin phone: 0808 258 7443 Babyfaced Baker is a multiple award-winning bakery based in the heart of Leith,...


Workshops AC24

...offered to children and young people. Explore how integrated services can help develop therapeutic environments. There will be discussions, case studies and debate! 1b Learn with LUNA: engaging young people The LUNA Project Room: Moncreiff...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

...Public Policy Programme at The Alan Turing Institute, a Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Digital environment Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London and an Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Wollongong, Australia. At the Alan...


Our Trainers & Speakers

...expertise is in designing and delivering sexual health programmes, as well as considering how our environment and communication methods can help make our practice more inclusive. Corrie’s work centres around building capacity by helping...


Launch of Children's Pocket Garden Design competition

...for nursery and school pupils Posted 16.01.24 by Alice Hinds design Education environment schools Children across Scotland are being encouraged to take inspiration from “nature’s engineers” as Keep Scotland...

design Education environment schools

Insight – Issue 5

...to fighting for climate justice on a world stage, and discusses why young people are vital to the environmental movement. The 25-year-old explained: “When it comes to climate crisis, young voices in particular are so important. We are one of the...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...learning techniques enhance your understanding of how to create inclusive and supportive environments. Check out the new module and our eLearning Hub here: https://childreninscotland.org.uk/learning/elearning/ Click on Explore...


Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme

...and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning environmental education programme expands after successful pilot environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced the expansion of its...

children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning

New report explores poverty and the care system

...young people with the opportunity to return to a safe and economically stable family environment is therefore central to achieving this ambition. “The experiences of parents who took part in our research illustrate that policies...

care system Children Poverty research

Children’s Hearings Scotland launches new feedback portal

...barriers. "This can mean getting feedback at a time and a place that works for the child and in an environment where they feel comfortable and have the support of trusted adults.” For more information, click here to visit the Children’s...

Children's rights the Promise

Donna Martin

...through her own business Child Friendly Culture where she has worked to support lasting change in environments to help ensure that children and young people are able to claim their rights. She also has experience of leading Scottish Government’s...

martin

New funding announced to improve childcare

...and carers into work and enables them to support their families, while also providing a nurturing environment for children to take part in a wide range of activities.” With all three- and four-year-olds and eligible two-year-olds currently...

childcare childcare expansion out of school care School

Social history project captures LGBTQ+ voices

...change through young people’s voices, and improving lives through partnerships and inclusive environments. The future vision, the charity says, will be achieved through working with partners to create a more inclusive Scotland, where...

communities equality LGBT young people

Big changes on the horizon for Scotland's play spaces

...physical and mental wellbeing, and play parks ensure children can access high quality safe environments free of charge as families grapple with the cost of living crisis. “This funding will support local communities to take forward their...

funding outdoor play programme for government Scottish Government

Young people have their say on access to food

...to eat lunch at school if free meals were provided. Additionally, 70% said that a better eating environment and/or involving young people in decision-making about school meals would make them more likely to eat lunch at school. Stigma around...

Food food insecurity SYP UNCRC young people

Responding to climate crisis through dance

...by Nina Joynson access all arts Arts climate change creative scotland environment funding Dance film 'elemental' explores our interaction with the natural elements in a narrative on climate change,...

access all arts Arts climate change creative scotland environment funding

Climate-conscious theatre performance comes to Scottish schools

...2023 by Nina Joynson. Photo credit: Andrew Perry Arts climate climate change environment schools Activism and the climate crisis is the focus of 'Maya and The Whale', a new theatre production touring Scottish...

Arts climate climate change environment schools

Pens at the ready

...youngsters to design new Read, Write, Count bag Posted 17 Jan, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond art environment literacy reading Pupils in Primary 1-Primary 3 are invited to submit a design for the new Read, Write, Count bags as part of an...

art environment literacy reading

Campaign to fundraise for Pakistan floods

...floods Posted 6 September, 2022 by Nina Joynson climate change Education environment Fundraising global A Scotland-based initiative has developed new school materials to teach pupils about Pakistan...

climate change Education environment Fundraising global

New book addresses children's climate anxiety

...anxiety amongst children Posted 28 June, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond climate environment A new book aims to help children identify how making small changes at home, such as reducing single use plastic, can help the...

climate environment

Young people present key issues to Government

...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...

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

Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation

...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...

Arts climate climate change environment

COP26 brings new opportunities for young people

...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...

climate climate change environment

Young climate activists plan global day of protest

...31 August, 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

...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


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

... Sustainability at #CiSAC24: Making the environment more than a conference buzzword 14 May 2024 With our Annual Conference just two weeks away, our Communications and Marketing Manager, Julie Thomson, highlights some of the ways that Children...


The road to safer journeys for children and young people

...learning, helping them prepare to make safer choices to protect themselves and others in the road environment. Debbie Nicol, from Road Safety Scotland, added: “Many children and young people don’t have the ability to make good judgements...


New report shares positive stories of inclusion in Scottish schools

...support and building meaningful relationships. It also highlights the importance of the learning environment on the experiences of children in primary school. Lucy Johnson, Enquire’s Senior Development Officer, who was part of the pilot,...


Children need a playful world to thrive and survive

...play to happen. Children need a playful world to thrive and survive, even in the most difficult environments or situations. As a nondirective child led play therapist, my job is to step into the playful world of the child and see things through...


Why child healthy weight matters

...underlying causes of the growing levels of child obesity, namely poverty and the unhealthy food environment. We need politicians to take bold and urgent action to alter this trajectory, and to follow through with proposed evidence-based...


Looking forward in gloomy times

...of scarcity, and our job will be to navigate our organisations through this constantly changing environment. This is not the unusual, but the usual. Are we resilient enough? We know that the charities that come through such crises best are ones...


Preventing gambling harms for Scotland's young people

...and gambling harm (click here for more), how the gambling industry create psychologically informed environments (click here for more) to encourage continued gambling and an activity to help young people uncover harm reduction techniques to keep...


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

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: 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 February 2019 Jordan Allison, Campaign Manager at Show Racism the Red Card Scotland responds to Call 16 of our 25...


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

...and represent real value for money.  We are at the start of our journey to make the event more environmentally friendly and plan to develop this year-on-year. We feel that using Murrayfield allows people to travel by public transport and this...


Creating a cohesive voice for the sector

...hope to meet in-person for at least one of our meetings. As Chair of the Forum, I try to create an environment where people feel free to talk, where trust is built between members, and where everyone has the opportunity to feed in; whether we are...


"Even after 20 years as Dr Spritely, every day still feels new and exciting"

...together, and they are leading the way. It’s all about giving young people agency in an environment where they might have lost self-confidence or faced powerlessness, anxiety, isolation and boredom as they go through painful, distressing...


Increasing access to hobbies for children and young people

Children in Scotland welcomes ban on single use vapes

...of knowledge around the health impacts of vaping, the marketing of e-cigarettes and vapes, the environmental impact of such plastic products, and how schools are responding to the issue of vaping among pupils. With members sharing that children...


Explore Therapeutic Life Story Work as Diploma course launches for 2024

...however, from the outset I recall it being such a welcoming, inclusive, and nurturing learning environment that I felt right at home.    Richard Rose has a wealth of knowledge at his disposal, along with a variety of guest speakers - the...


Looking to the future with Changing our World

...this is our 2021-26 Manifesto, with learning, rights and democracy, economic planning and the environment leading our calls for change (click here to read). Changing our World Find out more about our children and young...


Making cyber security fun for children

...using tablet devices to go online. As a result of living in a hyper-connected digital environment, cyber-attacks on banks and businesses and the hacking of our personal information are ever-present dangers. We all need to be vigilant...


Listen, learn and act: New magazine calls for "young voices" to shape the children's sector

...for climate justice on a world stage, and she also discusses why young people are vital to the environmental movement in a quick-fire Q&A with Changing our World (click here for more). The 25-year-old explained: “When it comes to climate...


Inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

...created a range of resources to support the development of more inclusive practices and learning environments. The group is managed by Children in Scotland and Enquire. Commenting on the selection of the Inclusion Ambassadors as a case study,...


Children in Scotland announces new Head of Policy, Projects and Participation

...organisation, on a broad range of topics including mental health, the implications of Brexit, the environment and the creative arts. He is a passionate advocate for children and young people, and I am confident that through his leadership, we can...


Imagining 'elsewhere': art therapy helping set children free from the anxiety of chronic illness

...garden, a dedicated space to enable us to provide year-round art therapy away from the clinical environment. The Teapot Trust Elsewhere Garden is being replanted at the hospital this October, with an official opening planned for Spring 2024 when...


Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

...the Inclusion Ambassadors for their ongoing work and commitment to supporting inclusive learning environments.” The Success Looks Different 2023 winners and runners-up will each be presented with a physical award at their own presentation day,...


The early years in focus: creating an event to support the sector

...work in this part of the sector. I am also acutely aware of the challenges that staff face in this environment; not only do they have responsibility for ensuring the development of everything from social skills to fine motor skills, but they are...


An imaginative reframing of education in Scotland

...vision for education is a lasting and powerful contradiction to the idea of sitting children in an environment of passive instruction. Multitudes of educators, headteachers, parents and advocates are striving to protect and develop possibilities...


And so the work begins - teachers reflect on the first week of term

...our pupils, but also our part in it, which is providing the right social, emotional and academic environment for our neurodiverse pupils to thrive. It’s good to be back: with a staff team who ‘get it’, who know and show that building...


Keeping Children in Scotland’s commitment to The Promise

...programme for pupil support (click here for more) staff to help create a supportive school environment. The programme development will be led by two working groups – one of care experienced children and young people and the other pupil...


Celebrating our successes at 30 

...Alongside this we have a Manifesto, with learning, rights and democracy, economic planning and the environment leading our calls for change.  It is important to use anniversaries like this to pause and reflect on what has been achieved. By doing...


Launching a major new co-design project for pupil support staff

...for pupil support staff, with a particular focus on helping them provide a supportive school environment for care experienced children and young people and those on the edges of care. The ‘Pupil Support Staff Learning Programme’ will take...


Vision through our values

...trust key to how we connect with others, caring about the impact our work has on people and the environment. We all need to be kind to each other as we continue through a cost-of-living crisis. At Children in Scotland, we will ensure that...


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

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

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

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


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Abbey Stone

...rights. By embedding rights within the classroom, Abbey ensured it was respectful and inclusive environment for all. Children were aware of their rights and promoted them within the classroom, wider school, and the local community, Before...

stone


30/10/24 - Empowering Children

...lies in nurturing understanding of 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...


2024 Child Development Series

...lies in nurturing understanding of 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...


10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

...lies in nurturing understanding of 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...


AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...‘Good’ by Education Scotland and our homes provide high-quality care in safe and nurturing environments. email | facebook | linkedin phone: 0808 258 7443 Babyfaced Baker is a multiple award-winning bakery based in the heart of Leith,...


Workshops AC24

...offered to children and young people. Explore how integrated services can help develop therapeutic environments. There will be discussions, case studies and debate! 1b Learn with LUNA: engaging young people The LUNA Project Room: Moncreiff...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

...Public Policy Programme at The Alan Turing Institute, a Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Digital environment Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London and an Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Wollongong, Australia. At the Alan...


Our Trainers & Speakers

...expertise is in designing and delivering sexual health programmes, as well as considering how our environment and communication methods can help make our practice more inclusive. Corrie’s work centres around building capacity by helping...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...learning techniques enhance your understanding of how to create inclusive and supportive environments. Check out the new module and our eLearning Hub here: https://childreninscotland.org.uk/learning/elearning/ Click on Explore...



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environmental design challenge
post

...Nina Joynson. Image: Ronnie Macdonald, Flickr (CC BY 2.0) climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea West of Scotland school pupils have been tasked with engineering new and innovative ways of reducing sea...

climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea

Launch of Children's Pocket Garden Design competition
post

...for nursery and school pupils Posted 16.01.24 by Alice Hinds design Education environment schools Children across Scotland are being encouraged to take inspiration from “nature’s engineers” as Keep Scotland...

design Education environment schools

Insight – Issue 5
post

...to fighting for climate justice on a world stage, and discusses why young people are vital to the environmental movement. The 25-year-old explained: “When it comes to climate crisis, young voices in particular are so important. We are one of the...


Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme
post

...and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning environmental education programme expands after successful pilot environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced the expansion of its...

children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning

New report explores poverty and the care system
post

...young people with the opportunity to return to a safe and economically stable family environment is therefore central to achieving this ambition. “The experiences of parents who took part in our research illustrate that policies...

care system Children Poverty research

Children’s Hearings Scotland launches new feedback portal
post

...barriers. "This can mean getting feedback at a time and a place that works for the child and in an environment where they feel comfortable and have the support of trusted adults.” For more information, click here to visit the Children’s...

Children's rights the Promise

Donna Martin
post

...through her own business Child Friendly Culture where she has worked to support lasting change in environments to help ensure that children and young people are able to claim their rights. She also has experience of leading Scottish Government’s...

martin

New funding announced to improve childcare
post

...and carers into work and enables them to support their families, while also providing a nurturing environment for children to take part in a wide range of activities.” With all three- and four-year-olds and eligible two-year-olds currently...

childcare childcare expansion out of school care School

Social history project captures LGBTQ+ voices
post

...change through young people’s voices, and improving lives through partnerships and inclusive environments. The future vision, the charity says, will be achieved through working with partners to create a more inclusive Scotland, where...

communities equality LGBT young people

Big changes on the horizon for Scotland's play spaces
post

...physical and mental wellbeing, and play parks ensure children can access high quality safe environments free of charge as families grapple with the cost of living crisis. “This funding will support local communities to take forward their...

funding outdoor play programme for government Scottish Government

Young people have their say on access to food
post

...to eat lunch at school if free meals were provided. Additionally, 70% said that a better eating environment and/or involving young people in decision-making about school meals would make them more likely to eat lunch at school. Stigma around...

Food food insecurity SYP UNCRC young people

Responding to climate crisis through dance
post

...by Nina Joynson access all arts Arts climate change creative scotland environment funding Dance film 'elemental' explores our interaction with the natural elements in a narrative on climate change,...

access all arts Arts climate change creative scotland environment funding

Climate-conscious theatre performance comes to Scottish schools
post

...2023 by Nina Joynson. Photo credit: Andrew Perry Arts climate climate change environment schools Activism and the climate crisis is the focus of 'Maya and The Whale', a new theatre production touring Scottish...

Arts climate climate change environment schools

Pens at the ready
post

...youngsters to design new Read, Write, Count bag Posted 17 Jan, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond art environment literacy reading Pupils in Primary 1-Primary 3 are invited to submit a design for the new Read, Write, Count bags as part of an...

art environment literacy reading

Campaign to fundraise for Pakistan floods
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...floods Posted 6 September, 2022 by Nina Joynson climate change Education environment Fundraising global A Scotland-based initiative has developed new school materials to teach pupils about Pakistan...

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New book addresses children's climate anxiety
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...anxiety amongst children Posted 28 June, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond climate environment A new book aims to help children identify how making small changes at home, such as reducing single use plastic, can help the...

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Young people present key issues to Government
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...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...

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Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation
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...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...

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COP26 brings new opportunities for young people
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...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...

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Young climate activists plan global day of protest
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...31 August, 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...

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

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