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£2M funding boost for football activity clubs

... £2m funding boost for football activity clubs A £2 million funding boost to football activity clubs that provide wrap-around childcare was announced yesterday by the Scottish Government. The Government will double its investment in the...


Scottish Government announce mental health funding following youth-led report

... Scottish Government announce £30 million mental health funding following youth-led report on support and services 29 Mar 2024 The Scottish Government has announced £30 million for community-based mental health projects following an...


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

...and partnership but the limitations on what we can deliver are severely restricted by funding, which in some cases has remained static for a number of years. As the ASL population curve increases, it feels like we are watching it...


International Schools Meals Day update

...Meals Day (ISMD) project is coming to an end in its current form. A combination of the loss of funding, a reduction in Comms staffing and the need for all Children in Scotland’s work to align with the 2023-2028 Strategic Plan means that it is...


10 highlights from our Annual Conference 2024

...sector organisations are currently facing a range of challenges, including staff shortages and funding shortfalls. Echoing the themes discussed in her recent blog (click here for more), our CEO Judith Turbyne used her keynote address to...


Tackling "poverty of opportunity" one bairn at a time

...Fun and Food programme was incepted to help already established community projects to access funding and food, enhancing their activities or helping them cater to more children and families in areas of high multiple deprivation. It is now a...


Looking forward in gloomy times

...probably recognise the shoogly combination of the challenge of full cost recovery through project funding, the difficulty of funding the core functions through grants, the sometimes restrictive nature of the commissioning relationships we have,...


funding the future

... funding the future  23 Mar 2023 Leaving a legacy to us can make a vital difference to our work and help towards achieving our vision that all children have an equal chance to flourish. Children in Scotland's Chief Executive, Jude Turbyne,...


funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe

... funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe 25 November 2020 A group of children and young people have issued a series of calls about Scotland and the UK’s future...

Brexit Children economy EU Europe funding Participation referendum rights trade travel votes work young people

International School Meals Day (2013-2024)

...practices and research’, and the first ISMD took place in 2013. Thanks to Scottish Government funding and a core of international partners, Children in Scotland were able to deliver ISMD each March between 2013 and 2024. More information...


Further phase of national arts funding announced, as Access All Arts report launches

... Further phase of national arts funding announced, as Access All Arts report launches 14 Dec 2023 Following a second successful year delivering the Access All Arts Fund, Children in Scotland has today launched the Final Report for year two and...


Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement

... Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement 6 Sep 2023 Children in Scotland has highlighted its concerns for the sector, and the children and young...


Call for action on EU funding and opportunities to work, study and travel abroad as young people reveal top Brexit concerns

... Call for action on EU funding and opportunities to work, study and travel abroad as young people reveal top Brexit concerns 21 Feb 2019 Young people from across Scotland have made recommendations on EU funding; opportunities to work, study...


Children in Scotland’s core funding for 2018-19 confirmed

...Children in Scotland’s core funding for 2018-19 confirmed We were pleased to receive confirmation of our funding for the 2018-19 financial year from the Children, Young People and Families Early Intervention and Adult Learning and Empowering...


An holistic approach to fair funding for education

... A holistic approach to fair funding for education 16 Oct 2017 Children in Scotland has called for a more holistic approach to education funding so that money is targeted effectively and contributes to narrowing the attainment gap. In our...


Young people’s creative pursuits supported by national arts funding

... Young people’s creative pursuits supported by national arts funding 16 February 2023 Following a successful second phase of the Access All Arts Fund, 162 young people have been awarded grants towards creative projects and...


Young people call on MPs to answer urgent questions on EU funding, travel, trade and jobs in EU Withdrawal debate

... Young people call on MPs to answer urgent questions on  EU funding, travel, trade and jobs in EU Withdrawal debate As MPs at Westminster begin debating the EU Withdrawal Agreement, children and young people are making clear what their...


funding available for essential digital devices

... Magazine / funding available for digital devices to support learning programmes across Scotland Posted 21.08.23 by Alice Hinds community digital funding Support Community-based organisations can apply for a...

community digital funding Support

funding confirmed for youth music programmes

... Magazine / Youth Music Initiative funding confirmed by Scottish Government Posted 25.05.23 by Alice Hinds funding Learning music Scottish Schools From pipe bands to singing workshops, thousands of young...

funding Learning music Scottish Schools

funding perinatal mental health services

... Magazine / News: Perinatal mental health services receive £1m funding boost Posted 31 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish...

babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government

funding to help transform family support

... Magazine / News: funding to help transform family support Posted 12 July, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Children's artwork. care Care Review the Promise The Scottish Government has released funding...

care Care Review the Promise

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

...music events. Children in Scotland, University of Stirling and Scottish Ensemble will now explore funding opportunities to turn some of the exciting project ideas contained in the report into...


Creating a cohesive voice for the sector

...progress can sometimes feel slow. Recently, a focus area has been to push for a more sustainable funding landscape for many organisations working with children and young people. Much of the sector share the view that long-term solutions to this...


Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People: Rural Report

...is to increase provision of youth work generally across rural Scotland. We are also calling for funding for LGBTQ+ specific youth work in the Highlands where there is a clear gap in service provision. They can both engage directly with young...


2023 highlights: reflecting on a milestone year

...the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning, made a successful bid to gain funding from The Promise, allowing the team to allocate resources targeted towards care experienced young people’s education. As part of our...


Supporting women, fighting for change: Glasgow Women's Aid marks 50 years

...for children, survivor-led peer-support groups, and a 24/7 crisis support helpline – and even if funding was available for 10, 20 or 30 more outreach workers, it still wouldn’t be enough. “We’ve come so far, but there’s still misogyny out...


Looking to the future at the end of our 30th anniversary year

...economic times when so many children, young people and families need support, sustainable funding across the children’s sector is now more important than ever, and it is a drum that Children in Scotland continues to beat in its...


“In a small country where people are well connected, adaptable and aspirational, great changes are possible”

...listened to and respected the voices of children, not by bringing them to an adult setting, but by funding participation groups that met in safe, protected spaces, which made it easier for them to express their opinions. For Bairns’ Hoose...


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

...in key areas. Drawing on expertise, the two organisations will explore potential research and funding opportunities focused on improving the lives of children and young people, as well as creating events that will foster knowledge-sharing and...


Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum Elections 2023: a member's reflections

...and, at times, to influence Scottish Government thinking on future policy, legislation, or funding. During the time you have been a member what have been some of the key areas you have worked on with the group? We have covered a lot of...


Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...Newsletter (click here to sign up to the newsletter), highlighting good practice, sector news, and funding and campaigning opportunities. This helps our members and supporters to stay up to date with the latest from across the sector. Staff and...


Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls

...Programme for Government, Children in Scotland highlights the crucial importance of sustainable funding for the children’s sector and decisive action towards the delivery of a wellbeing economy. Both calls are highlighted in our Manifesto...


Keeping Children in Scotland’s commitment to The Promise

...for me over the past 12 months has been applying for the second round of Promise Partnership funding – and being successful!   We created a proposal that used key areas of Children in Scotland’s expertise – workforce development and...


Young people at the heart of hearings system proposals

...the first place. Another fundamental takeaway is that Scotland needs to address both poverty and funding for the hearings system to be successful. The report seeks to strengthen what are known as the ‘Kilbrandon principles’, which were set...


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

...that increased investment in additional support for learning is now urgent.   The impact of funding cuts is being acutely felt through the lack of specialist and additional support staff. Children, young people and teachers have all clearly...


Shetland childcare provider wins small business of the year accolade
access to childcare fund business childcare community family funding resilience shetland

Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare Inclusion Fund

...with additional support needs. The Early Learning & Childcare Inclusion Fund will provide funding to early learning and childcare (ELC) settings to support children with additional support needs in Scotland access their funded...

additional support needs childcare early learning funding

New funding announced to improve childcare

... Magazine / New funding announced to improve access to childcare and after school clubs Posted 04.05.23 by Alice Hinds childcare childcare expansion out of school care School Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities will soon benefit...

childcare childcare expansion out of school care School

Charities set to benefit from outdoor play funding

... Magazine / Charities set to benefit from £550,000 in outdoor play funding Posted 21.07.23 by Alice Hinds children and young people funding health and wellbeing outdoor play play Thousands of Scottish children living in deprived areas...

children and young people funding health and wellbeing outdoor play play

Young People's Guarantee receives extra funding

... Magazine / News: Young People's Guarantee receives £4 million in extra funding Posted 11 May 2022, by Nina Joynson care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people The...

care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people

Changes to Scottish Attainment Challenge funding

...of schoolchildren Magazine / News: Plans to overhaul Scottish Attainment Challenge funding revealed Posted 24 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish...

Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament

AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...including young carers. We partner with our network of local carer organisations to provide funding and support, deliver innovative and evidence-based programmes, raise awareness, and influence policy.​ Our vision is that unpaid carers...


Launch of Children's Pocket Garden Design competition

...Day 2024 focuses on "innovation in school meals 1 December 2023 Further phase of national arts funding announced 14...

design Education environment schools

Our history

...and young people to be recognised as intrinsic to their communities, and to have ongoing, secure funding.  Both projects demonstrated what could happen if power was placed in the hands of decision-makers in local communities – and the extent...


Cutting the cost of the school day

...with Braes High School receiving more than £369,000 from the Scottish Government Pupil Equity funding (PEF) to support its work. Braes head teacher Iain Livingstone said: “Our young people, staff, parents/carers and the wider community work...

child poverty Children Education Poverty young people

Rural Action Fund reopens for applications

...is 12 noon on 20 October 2023, with a possible second deadline on 24 November subject to funding availability. Applications will then be considered by a grants panel, with successful applicants notified within six weeks of the...

rural young people youth work

Record number of young Scots on positive career paths

...HMRC, the Student Awards Agency Scotland, the Department for Work and Pensions and the Scottish funding Council, the APM also found the difference between those going into education, employment or training from the 20% most deprived areas and...

careers Education training young people

New report explores poverty and the care system

...of financial awareness and money management support, the use of public sector discretionary funding to bridge gaps in benefit payments when a child returns home, and additional support with housing benefit and rent arrears. Satwat Rehman,...

care system Children Poverty research

Free cycling events for families

...on cycling, safety and health May 8, 2020 #AndSheCycles Festival 2023: Charity announces new funding for essential equipment June 15, 2023 Call 25: Cut cars from school drop-offs to boost active travel and improve air...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

Young people united through street art

...people's voices at the heart of new pupil support project May 10 2023 Youth Music Initiative funding confirmed by Scottish Government May 25 2023 Arts and minds: Embedding culture at all levels of policy August 7...

art care care experienced people creativity

Scottish Children’s Health Awards: nominations open

...to help school leavers June 22 2023 Young people’s creative pursuits supported by national arts funding Feb 16...

awards child health Healthcare

New app launched to help school leavers

...adulthood. Developed by health and social care charity ARC Scotland (click here for more), with funding from the Scottish Government, the Compass digital platform aims to be a “one-stop shop” for young people as they leave school, providing...

additional support needs Disability School transition

Big changes on the horizon for Scotland's play spaces

... Magazine / News: Scotland's play spaces to undergo major changes, with new reforms and funding Posted 28 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson funding outdoor play programme for government Scottish Government The...

funding outdoor play programme for government Scottish Government

Undergrad students to receive more financial support

...with Autumn 2023 uplift Posted 14 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson care experience funding higher education Scottish Government Undergraduates The Scottish Government has announced an uplift to both SAAS loan...

care experience funding higher education Scottish Government Undergraduates

Responding to climate crisis through dance

...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, choreographed by a young...

access all arts Arts climate change creative scotland environment funding

Encouraging students towards digital tech

... Magazine / News: Pupils encouraged to learn digital technologies with new funding Posted 8 February, 2023 by Nina Joynson digital funding schools Scottish...

digital funding schools Scottish Government skills technology

Investment in Gaelic education

...new investments in Gaelic education Posted 26 October, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government The Scottish Government has announced that seven education and community projects will receive...

Education funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government

Grant opens for families with young children

...age Posted 8 June, 2022 by Nina Joynson child poverty family support funding grant primary Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Applications for the Best Start Grant School Age...

child poverty family support funding grant primary Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

First Child Disability Payment statistics released

...by Nina Joynson accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government More than 3,000 children and young people have received the Child Disability Payment since it was...

accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish schools

...2022, by Nina Joynson Curriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology Computing Science in schools will benefit from government funding and a new industry...

Curriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology

Mindfulness venture for early years gets financial boost

...receives financial boost Posted 9 November 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity funding mindfulness third sector An Edinburgh-based early years mindfulness enterprise has been chosen to receive support from...

charity funding mindfulness third sector


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£2M funding boost for football activity clubs

... £2m funding boost for football activity clubs A £2 million funding boost to football activity clubs that provide wrap-around childcare was announced yesterday by the Scottish Government. The Government will double its investment in the...


Scottish Government announce mental health funding following youth-led report

... Scottish Government announce £30 million mental health funding following youth-led report on support and services 29 Mar 2024 The Scottish Government has announced £30 million for community-based mental health projects following an...


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

...and partnership but the limitations on what we can deliver are severely restricted by funding, which in some cases has remained static for a number of years. As the ASL population curve increases, it feels like we are watching it...


International Schools Meals Day update

...Meals Day (ISMD) project is coming to an end in its current form. A combination of the loss of funding, a reduction in Comms staffing and the need for all Children in Scotland’s work to align with the 2023-2028 Strategic Plan means that it is...


10 highlights from our Annual Conference 2024

...sector organisations are currently facing a range of challenges, including staff shortages and funding shortfalls. Echoing the themes discussed in her recent blog (click here for more), our CEO Judith Turbyne used her keynote address to...


Tackling "poverty of opportunity" one bairn at a time

...Fun and Food programme was incepted to help already established community projects to access funding and food, enhancing their activities or helping them cater to more children and families in areas of high multiple deprivation. It is now a...


Looking forward in gloomy times

...probably recognise the shoogly combination of the challenge of full cost recovery through project funding, the difficulty of funding the core functions through grants, the sometimes restrictive nature of the commissioning relationships we have,...


funding the future

... funding the future  23 Mar 2023 Leaving a legacy to us can make a vital difference to our work and help towards achieving our vision that all children have an equal chance to flourish. Children in Scotland's Chief Executive, Jude Turbyne,...


funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe

... funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe 25 November 2020 A group of children and young people have issued a series of calls about Scotland and the UK’s future...

Brexit Children economy EU Europe funding Participation referendum rights trade travel votes work young people

Further phase of national arts funding announced, as Access All Arts report launches

... Further phase of national arts funding announced, as Access All Arts report launches 14 Dec 2023 Following a second successful year delivering the Access All Arts Fund, Children in Scotland has today launched the Final Report for year two and...


Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement

... Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement 6 Sep 2023 Children in Scotland has highlighted its concerns for the sector, and the children and young...


Call for action on EU funding and opportunities to work, study and travel abroad as young people reveal top Brexit concerns

... Call for action on EU funding and opportunities to work, study and travel abroad as young people reveal top Brexit concerns 21 Feb 2019 Young people from across Scotland have made recommendations on EU funding; opportunities to work, study...


Children in Scotland’s core funding for 2018-19 confirmed

...Children in Scotland’s core funding for 2018-19 confirmed We were pleased to receive confirmation of our funding for the 2018-19 financial year from the Children, Young People and Families Early Intervention and Adult Learning and Empowering...


An holistic approach to fair funding for education

... A holistic approach to fair funding for education 16 Oct 2017 Children in Scotland has called for a more holistic approach to education funding so that money is targeted effectively and contributes to narrowing the attainment gap. In our...


Young people’s creative pursuits supported by national arts funding

... Young people’s creative pursuits supported by national arts funding 16 February 2023 Following a successful second phase of the Access All Arts Fund, 162 young people have been awarded grants towards creative projects and...


Young people call on MPs to answer urgent questions on EU funding, travel, trade and jobs in EU Withdrawal debate

... Young people call on MPs to answer urgent questions on  EU funding, travel, trade and jobs in EU Withdrawal debate As MPs at Westminster begin debating the EU Withdrawal Agreement, children and young people are making clear what their...


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

...music events. Children in Scotland, University of Stirling and Scottish Ensemble will now explore funding opportunities to turn some of the exciting project ideas contained in the report into...


Creating a cohesive voice for the sector

...progress can sometimes feel slow. Recently, a focus area has been to push for a more sustainable funding landscape for many organisations working with children and young people. Much of the sector share the view that long-term solutions to this...


Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People: Rural Report

...is to increase provision of youth work generally across rural Scotland. We are also calling for funding for LGBTQ+ specific youth work in the Highlands where there is a clear gap in service provision. They can both engage directly with young...


2023 highlights: reflecting on a milestone year

...the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning, made a successful bid to gain funding from The Promise, allowing the team to allocate resources targeted towards care experienced young people’s education. As part of our...


Supporting women, fighting for change: Glasgow Women's Aid marks 50 years

...for children, survivor-led peer-support groups, and a 24/7 crisis support helpline – and even if funding was available for 10, 20 or 30 more outreach workers, it still wouldn’t be enough. “We’ve come so far, but there’s still misogyny out...


Looking to the future at the end of our 30th anniversary year

...economic times when so many children, young people and families need support, sustainable funding across the children’s sector is now more important than ever, and it is a drum that Children in Scotland continues to beat in its...


“In a small country where people are well connected, adaptable and aspirational, great changes are possible”

...listened to and respected the voices of children, not by bringing them to an adult setting, but by funding participation groups that met in safe, protected spaces, which made it easier for them to express their opinions. For Bairns’ Hoose...


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

...in key areas. Drawing on expertise, the two organisations will explore potential research and funding opportunities focused on improving the lives of children and young people, as well as creating events that will foster knowledge-sharing and...


Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum Elections 2023: a member's reflections

...and, at times, to influence Scottish Government thinking on future policy, legislation, or funding. During the time you have been a member what have been some of the key areas you have worked on with the group? We have covered a lot of...


Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...Newsletter (click here to sign up to the newsletter), highlighting good practice, sector news, and funding and campaigning opportunities. This helps our members and supporters to stay up to date with the latest from across the sector. Staff and...


Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls

...Programme for Government, Children in Scotland highlights the crucial importance of sustainable funding for the children’s sector and decisive action towards the delivery of a wellbeing economy. Both calls are highlighted in our Manifesto...


Keeping Children in Scotland’s commitment to The Promise

...for me over the past 12 months has been applying for the second round of Promise Partnership funding – and being successful!   We created a proposal that used key areas of Children in Scotland’s expertise – workforce development and...


Young people at the heart of hearings system proposals

...the first place. Another fundamental takeaway is that Scotland needs to address both poverty and funding for the hearings system to be successful. The report seeks to strengthen what are known as the ‘Kilbrandon principles’, which were set...


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

...that increased investment in additional support for learning is now urgent.   The impact of funding cuts is being acutely felt through the lack of specialist and additional support staff. Children, young people and teachers have all clearly...


Shetland childcare provider wins small business of the year accolade
access to childcare fund business childcare community family funding resilience shetland

Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare Inclusion Fund

...with additional support needs. The Early Learning & Childcare Inclusion Fund will provide funding to early learning and childcare (ELC) settings to support children with additional support needs in Scotland access their funded...

additional support needs childcare early learning funding


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AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...including young carers. We partner with our network of local carer organisations to provide funding and support, deliver innovative and evidence-based programmes, raise awareness, and influence policy.​ Our vision is that unpaid carers...


Our history

...and young people to be recognised as intrinsic to their communities, and to have ongoing, secure funding.  Both projects demonstrated what could happen if power was placed in the hands of decision-makers in local communities – and the extent...



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funding available for essential digital devices
post

... Magazine / funding available for digital devices to support learning programmes across Scotland Posted 21.08.23 by Alice Hinds community digital funding Support Community-based organisations can apply for a...

community digital funding Support

funding confirmed for youth music programmes
post

... Magazine / Youth Music Initiative funding confirmed by Scottish Government Posted 25.05.23 by Alice Hinds funding Learning music Scottish Schools From pipe bands to singing workshops, thousands of young...

funding Learning music Scottish Schools

funding perinatal mental health services
post

... Magazine / News: Perinatal mental health services receive £1m funding boost Posted 31 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish...

babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government

funding to help transform family support
post

... Magazine / News: funding to help transform family support Posted 12 July, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Children's artwork. care Care Review the Promise The Scottish Government has released funding...

care Care Review the Promise

New funding announced to improve childcare
post

... Magazine / New funding announced to improve access to childcare and after school clubs Posted 04.05.23 by Alice Hinds childcare childcare expansion out of school care School Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities will soon benefit...

childcare childcare expansion out of school care School

Charities set to benefit from outdoor play funding
post

... Magazine / Charities set to benefit from £550,000 in outdoor play funding Posted 21.07.23 by Alice Hinds children and young people funding health and wellbeing outdoor play play Thousands of Scottish children living in deprived areas...

children and young people funding health and wellbeing outdoor play play

Young People's Guarantee receives extra funding
post

... Magazine / News: Young People's Guarantee receives £4 million in extra funding Posted 11 May 2022, by Nina Joynson care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people The...

care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people

Changes to Scottish Attainment Challenge funding
post

...of schoolchildren Magazine / News: Plans to overhaul Scottish Attainment Challenge funding revealed Posted 24 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish...

Attainment Education funding Poverty Scottish Parliament

Launch of Children's Pocket Garden Design competition
post

...Day 2024 focuses on "innovation in school meals 1 December 2023 Further phase of national arts funding announced 14...

design Education environment schools

Cutting the cost of the school day
post

...with Braes High School receiving more than £369,000 from the Scottish Government Pupil Equity funding (PEF) to support its work. Braes head teacher Iain Livingstone said: “Our young people, staff, parents/carers and the wider community work...

child poverty Children Education Poverty young people

Rural Action Fund reopens for applications
post

...is 12 noon on 20 October 2023, with a possible second deadline on 24 November subject to funding availability. Applications will then be considered by a grants panel, with successful applicants notified within six weeks of the...

rural young people youth work

Record number of young Scots on positive career paths
post

...HMRC, the Student Awards Agency Scotland, the Department for Work and Pensions and the Scottish funding Council, the APM also found the difference between those going into education, employment or training from the 20% most deprived areas and...

careers Education training young people

New report explores poverty and the care system
post

...of financial awareness and money management support, the use of public sector discretionary funding to bridge gaps in benefit payments when a child returns home, and additional support with housing benefit and rent arrears. Satwat Rehman,...

care system Children Poverty research

Free cycling events for families
post

...on cycling, safety and health May 8, 2020 #AndSheCycles Festival 2023: Charity announces new funding for essential equipment June 15, 2023 Call 25: Cut cars from school drop-offs to boost active travel and improve air...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

Young people united through street art
post

...people's voices at the heart of new pupil support project May 10 2023 Youth Music Initiative funding confirmed by Scottish Government May 25 2023 Arts and minds: Embedding culture at all levels of policy August 7...

art care care experienced people creativity

Scottish Children’s Health Awards: nominations open
post

...to help school leavers June 22 2023 Young people’s creative pursuits supported by national arts funding Feb 16...

awards child health Healthcare

New app launched to help school leavers
post

...adulthood. Developed by health and social care charity ARC Scotland (click here for more), with funding from the Scottish Government, the Compass digital platform aims to be a “one-stop shop” for young people as they leave school, providing...

additional support needs Disability School transition

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

... Magazine / News: Scotland's play spaces to undergo major changes, with new reforms and funding Posted 28 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson funding outdoor play programme for government Scottish Government The...

funding outdoor play programme for government Scottish Government

Undergrad students to receive more financial support
post

...with Autumn 2023 uplift Posted 14 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson care experience funding higher education Scottish Government Undergraduates The Scottish Government has announced an uplift to both SAAS loan...

care experience funding higher education Scottish Government Undergraduates

Responding to climate crisis through dance
post

...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, choreographed by a young...

access all arts Arts climate change creative scotland environment funding

Encouraging students towards digital tech
post

... Magazine / News: Pupils encouraged to learn digital technologies with new funding Posted 8 February, 2023 by Nina Joynson digital funding schools Scottish...

digital funding schools Scottish Government skills technology

Investment in Gaelic education
post

...new investments in Gaelic education Posted 26 October, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government The Scottish Government has announced that seven education and community projects will receive...

Education funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government

Grant opens for families with young children
post

...age Posted 8 June, 2022 by Nina Joynson child poverty family support funding grant primary Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Applications for the Best Start Grant School Age...

child poverty family support funding grant primary Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

First Child Disability Payment statistics released
post

...by Nina Joynson accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government More than 3,000 children and young people have received the Child Disability Payment since it was...

accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish schools
post

...2022, by Nina Joynson Curriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology Computing Science in schools will benefit from government funding and a new industry...

Curriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology

Mindfulness venture for early years gets financial boost
post

...receives financial boost Posted 9 November 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity funding mindfulness third sector An Edinburgh-based early years mindfulness enterprise has been chosen to receive support from...

charity funding mindfulness third sector