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

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

...an appreciation for the value of community, Yopa has also sponsored key Children in Scotland events, including its annual conference, mental health conference and 30th anniversary reception. These events have brought together representatives...


Increasing access to hobbies for children and young people

...enshrined in law. This includes Article 31, the right to leisure and play. Given that poverty prevents some children from participating in leisure activities, maybe we should start talking about children’s right to a hobby? In September and...


Children in Scotland welcomes ban on single use vapes

Embedding the principles of The Promise

Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland

...of topics at different levels – both online and in-person – and our expert Learning & events team can also help to identify your organisation’s learning needs if you’re not sure where to start. From bespoke programmes to one-off...


Explore Therapeutic Life Story Work as Diploma course launches for 2024

2023 highlights: reflecting on a milestone year

...develop and deliver a varied hybrid learning programme thought the year. It consisted of in-person events – a Mental Health Conference, a three-day residential focussed on trauma-informed approaches, and an Early Years Conference – and a range...


Plans, opportunities and offers: Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2024

...on was just how ‘busy’ November is for the children’s sector, with a number of big-ticket events taking place. People have to make a choice about which event they go to, either due to cost or time out of work. In light of this, we made the...


events team scoops three major awards following record-breaking year

... Recognition for learning and events programme as team scoops three major awards Children in Scotland’s Learning and events team won an unprecedented three awards at last night’s prestigious EventIt E Awards held at Edinburgh’s Assembly...

CPD events Learning training

Pupil Support Staff Learning Programme 

...the Children in Scotland team will be made up of:  Lizz Toomey, Learning & events Officer   David Mackay, Head of Policy, Projects and Participation Simon Massey, Head of Engagement & Learning   We will soon start...


New partnership set to improve access to education for professionals in the children’s sector

...opportunities focused on improving the lives of children and young people, as well as creating events that will foster knowledge-sharing and networking across the sector. Susan Stewart, Director of The Open University in Scotland, said: "At The...


It’s not about right or wrong, but about bringing people together

Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...Scotland Voices Forum. We gather and analyse the feedback we receive through surveys, meetings and events and use this to deliver an up-to-date account of the successes and challenges faced by organisations operating across the befriending sector....


Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category

...and organisations (click here to access our Member Directory). · Accessing free Member events including our Voices Forum (click here to find out more about our Voices Forum) · Getting discounts on our open Learning Programme, with...


Amplifying the experiences of young people seeking legal representation in Scotland

...and young people about rights, remedies when rights are not upheld and the role of lawyers · at events with professionals to raise awareness of what needs to change · as a teaching resource in schools, colleges and universities · in induction...


Amplifying seldom heard voices: the importance of direct services for children and young people

An exciting time to be working on children's rights

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

...in Scotland prepares to host an international early years-focused conference, Learning & events Officer, Arran Purdie, discusses what's involved in planning such a large-scale event and what her team expects to deliver on the day On 6...


The scale of the challenge can feel overwhelming, so we need to celebrate the successes

...Why? Because it requires us to ask people to share their lived experiences, to re-visit traumatic events and to confront the inequalities they have faced. Yet, people do, and in the case of the Not Included, Not Engaged, Not Involved campaign,...


An imaginative reframing of education in Scotland

A daring venture: new training programme explores the dynamics of successful relationships

...both the theory and the practical application of that theory.”  Lizz Toomey, Learning & events Officer at Children in Scotland, said:  “People often think that building relationships is something that some people are ‘naturally’...


Exploring the research behind Therapeutic Life Story Work

...years helping practitioners work through childhood developmental trauma. Here, our Learning & events Officer, Arran Purdie, shares the academic theory behind his important diploma course When I joined Children in Scotland as a Learning &...


Promoting positive change: young people give their views on the effects of alcohol marketing in Scotland

...of alcohol marketing in Scotland 31 Jul 2023 From phasing out alcohol advertising at sporting events, to reducing how often alcohol is promoted on TV and online, David Mackay, Policy Manager at Children in Scotland, discusses children and...


Funding the future

...services and projects or test out new ideas, we can generate income through our programme of events and we can develop key partnerships which include funding opportunities. On the other hand, we are one of many charities trying to do the same...


Strengthening the sector with the offer of free membership

...and organisations  (Click here to access our Members Directory) Accessing free Member events including our Voices Forum Getting discounts on our open Learning Programme, with prices starting at £35 for Members  (Click here for...


Launching the Building Good Relationships eLearning module

... Launching the Building Good Relationships eLearning module 6 Mar 2023 The Learning & events team at Children in Scotland is delighted to launch the Building Good Relationships with Children and Young People eLearning course. The module is...


Should we blame influencers for online harm? 40,000 children have their say

Conversations for Change: supporting families affected by substance use

Families face a cost-of-living disaster this winter

Booking opens for unique online Learning Week

...some of the biggest challenges currently facing the children’s sector. The week-long series of events will take place from Monday 22 March to Friday 26 March offering five days of sharing, learning and connecting. Karin McKenny, Learning and...

CPD events learning week training

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

...families, so our learning programme is temporarily moving online. We’ve converted many of our events into webinars and will be launching a special guide to the full range of these learning opportunities next month. A new series of webinars led...

engagement events Learning membership network

Changes to our learning programme announced

...including the launch of a new webinar series. Click here to access all of our forthcoming events Learning & events Manager Karin Mckenny said: "Firstly, thanks for all your support and understanding around the uncertainty around our...

Covid-19 events training webinars

Free cycling events for families

... Magazine / UCI Cycling World Championships 2023: events programme gets underway with free activities for children and families Posted 04.08.23 by Alice Hinds cycling Cycling Scotland events health and...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

Children in Scotland events: Inclusive language guidance for trainers

... Children in Scotland events: Inclusive language guidance for trainers This page offers a short guide to inclusive language. We acknowledge that language and its usage is constantly evolving but want to ensure that our learning experiences are...


Our Trainers & Speakers

... Our trainers & Speakers Trainers & Speakers The Learning & events team works with handpicked trainers to create our diverse programme. They include current practitioners and service managers, leading experts in niche areas, and...


Building Happier Futures

...£1.1million for care experience charities, including supporting Who Cares? Scotland to hold events for 880 people. Related content New advisory board to explore and share the experience of foster care May 2, 2023 Keeping Children in...

Arts care experience charity children and young people design Fundraising

Diploma in Therapeutic Life Story Work

...Life Story Work To apply for TLSW 24/25 download the application pack below and email to events@childreninscotland.org.uk Application Pack TLSW 24/25 For the past three decades, Therapeutic Life Story Work (TLSW) has served as a crucial...


Annual Conference 2024

...to come back and do it all again! We also recognised that November is a very busy time of year for events, and we wanted to take the time to listen to our members, delegates, partners and supporters from across the children’s sector so we can...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...https://enquire.org.uk/ To keep up to date with new publications and upcoming events, sign up to their newsletter here. Hood College - Amy Kilpatrick & Tricia K. Strickland, PhD Amy Kilpatrick is an assistant...


Our history

...to strengthen the skills of the children’s sector workforce for 27 years, the learning and events team abruptly shifted their programme online as Covid took hold. Webinars immediately made training more accessible but a return to the...


Momo Zhong

... Momo Zhong Administrative Assistant - Learning & events Momo joined Children in Scotland in October 2023 as Administrative Assistant in the Learning & events team. Momo has more than seven years' experience in the education field. She...

zhong

Scottish Children’s Health Awards: nominations open

...click here to visit the Scottish Children’s Health Awards page: childrenshealthscotland.org/events/awards Related content Comment: Child rights or public health? There's no choice July 28 2020 Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s...

awards child health Healthcare

#AndSheCycles Festival 2023: Everything you need to know

...funding for essential equipment Posted 15.06.23 by Alice Hinds active travel bikes cycling events Launched as part of Scotland’s annual #AndSheCycles Festival, running from 17-25 June, groups, schools and charities can now apply for...

active travel bikes cycling events

Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

...here to find out more Have more questions? Get in touch General enquiries: events...


Early Years Conference 2023

...was supported by Visibility Scotland and Sight Scotland Other upcoming training events Browse our current range of learning opportunities Click here to...


Arran Purdie

... Arran Purdie Learning & events Officer Arran joined Children in Scotland in April 2023, as a Learning & events Officer. Arran has 10 years' experience working in education, primarily in ESOL. She has taught in South Korea, Vietnam,...

purdie

Assistant Policy, Projects and Participation Officer

...lives Supporting the delivery of policy activities (for example, consultation responses, policy events, etc.) helping to ensure these are delivered to a high standard to best achieve our policy ambitions Ensuring the effective dissemination of...


Young people invited to be anti-poverty Ambassadors

...for their time and effort. Being an Ambassador can include: meeting MPs/MSPs, speaking at events, helping to develop a youth focused campaign, writing blogs for the ECP website, and speaking to the media. The deadline for applications is...

child poverty Poverty rights young people

Children's Mental Health Conference May 2023

...Activity with Salvesen Mindroom Centre Have more questions? Get in touch General enquiries: events@childreninscotland.org.uk Sponsorship & exhibiting enquiries: thope@childreninscotland.org.uk Programme & Speakers Check out the...


Time to talk about mental health

...workplaces and community groups across the nation bringing people together and hosting a range of events, from coffee mornings to mental health information sessions, check-in-and-chat events to pledge walls, setting out how they’ll take action...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

Jemma Galbraith

... Jemma Galbraith Learning & events Manager Jemma joined Children in Scotland in August 2022 as Learning & events Manager. Her role is to manage the development and delivery of our learning programme, researching and creating learning...

galbraith

Our Conferences

...to come back and do it all again! We also recognised that November is a very busy time of year for events, and we wanted to take the time to listen to our members, delegates, partners and supporters from across the children’s sector so we can...



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

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

...an appreciation for the value of community, Yopa has also sponsored key Children in Scotland events, including its annual conference, mental health conference and 30th anniversary reception. These events have brought together representatives...


Increasing access to hobbies for children and young people

...enshrined in law. This includes Article 31, the right to leisure and play. Given that poverty prevents some children from participating in leisure activities, maybe we should start talking about children’s right to a hobby? In September and...


Children in Scotland welcomes ban on single use vapes

Embedding the principles of The Promise

Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland

...of topics at different levels – both online and in-person – and our expert Learning & events team can also help to identify your organisation’s learning needs if you’re not sure where to start. From bespoke programmes to one-off...


Explore Therapeutic Life Story Work as Diploma course launches for 2024

2023 highlights: reflecting on a milestone year

...develop and deliver a varied hybrid learning programme thought the year. It consisted of in-person events – a Mental Health Conference, a three-day residential focussed on trauma-informed approaches, and an Early Years Conference – and a range...


Plans, opportunities and offers: Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2024

...on was just how ‘busy’ November is for the children’s sector, with a number of big-ticket events taking place. People have to make a choice about which event they go to, either due to cost or time out of work. In light of this, we made the...


events team scoops three major awards following record-breaking year

... Recognition for learning and events programme as team scoops three major awards Children in Scotland’s Learning and events team won an unprecedented three awards at last night’s prestigious EventIt E Awards held at Edinburgh’s Assembly...

CPD events Learning training

New partnership set to improve access to education for professionals in the children’s sector

...opportunities focused on improving the lives of children and young people, as well as creating events that will foster knowledge-sharing and networking across the sector. Susan Stewart, Director of The Open University in Scotland, said: "At The...


It’s not about right or wrong, but about bringing people together

Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...Scotland Voices Forum. We gather and analyse the feedback we receive through surveys, meetings and events and use this to deliver an up-to-date account of the successes and challenges faced by organisations operating across the befriending sector....


Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category

...and organisations (click here to access our Member Directory). · Accessing free Member events including our Voices Forum (click here to find out more about our Voices Forum) · Getting discounts on our open Learning Programme, with...


Amplifying the experiences of young people seeking legal representation in Scotland

...and young people about rights, remedies when rights are not upheld and the role of lawyers · at events with professionals to raise awareness of what needs to change · as a teaching resource in schools, colleges and universities · in induction...


Amplifying seldom heard voices: the importance of direct services for children and young people

An exciting time to be working on children's rights

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

...in Scotland prepares to host an international early years-focused conference, Learning & events Officer, Arran Purdie, discusses what's involved in planning such a large-scale event and what her team expects to deliver on the day On 6...


The scale of the challenge can feel overwhelming, so we need to celebrate the successes

...Why? Because it requires us to ask people to share their lived experiences, to re-visit traumatic events and to confront the inequalities they have faced. Yet, people do, and in the case of the Not Included, Not Engaged, Not Involved campaign,...


An imaginative reframing of education in Scotland

A daring venture: new training programme explores the dynamics of successful relationships

...both the theory and the practical application of that theory.”  Lizz Toomey, Learning & events Officer at Children in Scotland, said:  “People often think that building relationships is something that some people are ‘naturally’...


Exploring the research behind Therapeutic Life Story Work

...years helping practitioners work through childhood developmental trauma. Here, our Learning & events Officer, Arran Purdie, shares the academic theory behind his important diploma course When I joined Children in Scotland as a Learning &...


Promoting positive change: young people give their views on the effects of alcohol marketing in Scotland

...of alcohol marketing in Scotland 31 Jul 2023 From phasing out alcohol advertising at sporting events, to reducing how often alcohol is promoted on TV and online, David Mackay, Policy Manager at Children in Scotland, discusses children and...


Funding the future

...services and projects or test out new ideas, we can generate income through our programme of events and we can develop key partnerships which include funding opportunities. On the other hand, we are one of many charities trying to do the same...


Strengthening the sector with the offer of free membership

...and organisations  (Click here to access our Members Directory) Accessing free Member events including our Voices Forum Getting discounts on our open Learning Programme, with prices starting at £35 for Members  (Click here for...


Launching the Building Good Relationships eLearning module

... Launching the Building Good Relationships eLearning module 6 Mar 2023 The Learning & events team at Children in Scotland is delighted to launch the Building Good Relationships with Children and Young People eLearning course. The module is...


Should we blame influencers for online harm? 40,000 children have their say

Conversations for Change: supporting families affected by substance use

Families face a cost-of-living disaster this winter

Booking opens for unique online Learning Week

...some of the biggest challenges currently facing the children’s sector. The week-long series of events will take place from Monday 22 March to Friday 26 March offering five days of sharing, learning and connecting. Karin McKenny, Learning and...

CPD events learning week training

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

...families, so our learning programme is temporarily moving online. We’ve converted many of our events into webinars and will be launching a special guide to the full range of these learning opportunities next month. A new series of webinars led...

engagement events Learning membership network

Changes to our learning programme announced

...including the launch of a new webinar series. Click here to access all of our forthcoming events Learning & events Manager Karin Mckenny said: "Firstly, thanks for all your support and understanding around the uncertainty around our...

Covid-19 events training webinars


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Assistant Policy, Projects and Participation Officer

...lives Supporting the delivery of policy activities (for example, consultation responses, policy events, etc.) helping to ensure these are delivered to a high standard to best achieve our policy ambitions Ensuring the effective dissemination of...



Momo Zhong

... Momo Zhong Administrative Assistant - Learning & events Momo joined Children in Scotland in October 2023 as Administrative Assistant in the Learning & events team. Momo has more than seven years' experience in the education field. She...

zhong

Arran Purdie

... Arran Purdie Learning & events Officer Arran joined Children in Scotland in April 2023, as a Learning & events Officer. Arran has 10 years' experience working in education, primarily in ESOL. She has taught in South Korea, Vietnam,...

purdie

Jemma Galbraith

... Jemma Galbraith Learning & events Manager Jemma joined Children in Scotland in August 2022 as Learning & events Manager. Her role is to manage the development and delivery of our learning programme, researching and creating learning...

galbraith


Children in Scotland events: Inclusive language guidance for trainers

... Children in Scotland events: Inclusive language guidance for trainers This page offers a short guide to inclusive language. We acknowledge that language and its usage is constantly evolving but want to ensure that our learning experiences are...


Our Trainers & Speakers

... Our trainers & Speakers Trainers & Speakers The Learning & events team works with handpicked trainers to create our diverse programme. They include current practitioners and service managers, leading experts in niche areas, and...


Diploma in Therapeutic Life Story Work

...Life Story Work To apply for TLSW 24/25 download the application pack below and email to events@childreninscotland.org.uk Application Pack TLSW 24/25 For the past three decades, Therapeutic Life Story Work (TLSW) has served as a crucial...


Annual Conference 2024

...to come back and do it all again! We also recognised that November is a very busy time of year for events, and we wanted to take the time to listen to our members, delegates, partners and supporters from across the children’s sector so we can...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...https://enquire.org.uk/ To keep up to date with new publications and upcoming events, sign up to their newsletter here. Hood College - Amy Kilpatrick & Tricia K. Strickland, PhD Amy Kilpatrick is an assistant...


Our history

...to strengthen the skills of the children’s sector workforce for 27 years, the learning and events team abruptly shifted their programme online as Covid took hold. Webinars immediately made training more accessible but a return to the...


Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

...here to find out more Have more questions? Get in touch General enquiries: events...


Early Years Conference 2023

...was supported by Visibility Scotland and Sight Scotland Other upcoming training events Browse our current range of learning opportunities Click here to...


Children's Mental Health Conference May 2023

...Activity with Salvesen Mindroom Centre Have more questions? Get in touch General enquiries: events@childreninscotland.org.uk Sponsorship & exhibiting enquiries: thope@childreninscotland.org.uk Programme & Speakers Check out the...


Our Conferences

...to come back and do it all again! We also recognised that November is a very busy time of year for events, and we wanted to take the time to listen to our members, delegates, partners and supporters from across the children’s sector so we can...



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Free cycling events for families
post

... Magazine / UCI Cycling World Championships 2023: events programme gets underway with free activities for children and families Posted 04.08.23 by Alice Hinds cycling Cycling Scotland events health and...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

Building Happier Futures
post

...£1.1million for care experience charities, including supporting Who Cares? Scotland to hold events for 880 people. Related content New advisory board to explore and share the experience of foster care May 2, 2023 Keeping Children in...

Arts care experience charity children and young people design Fundraising

Scottish Children’s Health Awards: nominations open
post

...click here to visit the Scottish Children’s Health Awards page: childrenshealthscotland.org/events/awards Related content Comment: Child rights or public health? There's no choice July 28 2020 Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s...

awards child health Healthcare

#AndSheCycles Festival 2023: Everything you need to know
post

...funding for essential equipment Posted 15.06.23 by Alice Hinds active travel bikes cycling events Launched as part of Scotland’s annual #AndSheCycles Festival, running from 17-25 June, groups, schools and charities can now apply for...

active travel bikes cycling events

Young people invited to be anti-poverty Ambassadors
post

...for their time and effort. Being an Ambassador can include: meeting MPs/MSPs, speaking at events, helping to develop a youth focused campaign, writing blogs for the ECP website, and speaking to the media. The deadline for applications is...

child poverty Poverty rights young people

Time to talk about mental health
post

...workplaces and community groups across the nation bringing people together and hosting a range of events, from coffee mornings to mental health information sessions, check-in-and-chat events to pledge walls, setting out how they’ll take action...

health and wellbeing Mental Health