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

...for Children in Scotland members. Click here to find out more) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a global phenomenon that presents challenges and opportunities for children and young people around the world. Scotland’s AI Strategy, published in...


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

...them away.” Male violence against women is still the leading cause of premature death for women globally, and one in five women will experience domestic violence over their lifetime. Here in the UK, police receive a domestic abuse-related call...


Innovation in school meals in focus, as International School Meals Day 2024 launches

...School Meals Day Find out more about this global day with the aim of raising awareness of good nutrition for all children Click here for more ISMD 2024 resource...


"Climate justice offers us a pathway to a world where all of us are free”

...been named as one of the most influential women in the UK climate movement by the likes of Forbes, global Citizen and BBC Woman’s Hour, speaks to Children in Scotland about her journey from teen activist to fighting for climate justice on a world...


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

...the QS Stars University Ratings. More than 17,000 students study with the University of Stirling globally, with over 120 nationalities represented on its scenic central Scotland campus alone. The campus – also home to 1,700 staff – has its...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

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

...of cost of living increases on families, the ongoing effects of the pandemic on our lives and global concerns about the climate emergency and war. It is the role of local government to provide stability within local communities at this time,...

community elections local council elections local government Manifesto poll

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

...of the problems and the fact that they are happening far from home. But while we can’t solve global problems by ourselves individually, there are things that we can do. Taking the Ukraine situation as an example, there are real practical...

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

'School meals are as important as books used in the classroom'

...founders about its origins and ambitions. Lindsay Graham, Scottish food campaigner, and Yibo Wood, global Coordinator for the US Food and Nutrition Service, provide the answers… Lynn: How did it all start? Lindsay: ‘Collaboration and ideas...


Education reform consultation: ‘We need to learn from policy, research and practice to ensure reform is fit for purpose”
Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform

Progress on additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic

...of children and young people with additional support needs have been particularly impacted by the global pandemic. That’s why it is imperative that the progress made against the ASL action plan is accelerated. “The last 18 months have...

additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

A call for action in Scotland's Climate Week

...a few young people mentioned the disproportionate effect climate change has on countries in the global south who are currently more likely to experience the damaging effects of climate change even though they often have a much smaller...


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

...environment “The environment is one of the most pressing issues facing us today and the global consequences if effective and rapid action to address climate change is not taken will be catastrophic. “We are encouraged by the focus...

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

Judith Turbyne appointed as new Chief Executive of Children in Scotland

...professional life has focused on international development, working with charities challenging global poverty and inequality. She worked in Latin America and the Caribbean, in local frontline organisations and with multinational funders,...

appointment Bronwen Cohen CEO chief executive equality Inequality Jackie Brock Judith Turbyne OSCR post role

Living Museums: Exploring colonial pasts, presents and futures

...I finds myself now in a Neocolonial European environment. Is the practice of using economics, globalisation, cultural imperialism and conditional aid to influence and exploit a country any improvement on previous colonial methods of direct...


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

...has never been a more crucial time for play not only in Scotland but across the world. A global pandemic has deprived children of so many play experiences. Media are covering the “gap” and “loss” of learning and how Scotland might...

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

 Introducing the Year of Childhood and our chance to give children power

...rights mean to them. When asked, children’s responses are often couched in the context of global rights – the right to shelter, to not be kidnapped or fight in a war. All are important but being forced to fight in a war isn’t often...


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

...what they had to say:  95% of girls aged 7-21 feel their life is affected by climate change and global warming   58% of girls aged 11-21 think period products are expensive   46% of girls aged 7-10 said they don’t get to play with toys...


A clearer picture of the pandemic? The only way is App

...in Scotland, as it has done around the world, and we know that it is making the gap between our global ambitions for children, and their day to day realities, even wider. Though there are new challenges and innovative responses, the picture of...


The consequences of inequality and our chance to choose a different path

...terms, even to those who previously chose to look away. As Professor Devi Sridhar, Professor of global Health at the University of Edinburgh, said in a recent interview: “Covid-19 has revealed from all sides how unequal our society is: during...


Safe spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is supporting girls and young women

...mental health issues with girls and young women over the last ten years. Body dissatisfaction is a global epidemic and sadly girls as young as six are expressing unhappiness with their bodies. As a girl’s worker, over the past 25 years I have...


25 & Up: A workforce to be reckoned with

...did I expect that quite so much would happen over the following 20 months! Recent months have seen global events which have significantly changed how we work while also shaping how we think about the services we deliver. This includes our response...


"This is a great way for us to share what we’ve learned, but it's also about learning to be kind to ourselves"

...are around COVID-19 and supporting our children and young people with all that comes with a global pandemic. As a practitioner, it’s been really useful to learn other strategies and ideas that delegates kindly share. On a personal note, we...


Young citizens: Why learning about freedom of expression and digital rights should start at school

...change, voting rights, and recognition of their identities. The commitment to civil rights and global justice demonstrated time and again by young people is outstanding and must be protected. However, in this time of increased public exposure...


"STEM isn't just a set of subjects for the classroom – it shapes many aspects of our lives"

...help us, and the screen that you’re reading this article on! At a time when we face such big global challenges, such as those outlined in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), I believe that STEM is more important than ever. And with...


Insight: Responding to the need for connection and learning

...and there’s not much – before, during or after an event – that surprises us… but a global pandemic certainly pushed the boundaries! Before we agreed our response to this, it was crucial to remind ourselves of what makes our...


Insight: Rising to the challenge of delivering the digital edition of our magazine

...for our magazine for some time but, like many others, these plans have been accelerated by the global pandemic, the resulting national shutdown and a new reliance on accessing information digitally. This is not without its challenges. However,...


Young climate activists plan global day of protest

...up and down the country who are concerned about the state of the environment will participate in a global Day of Action in a bid to demand greater progress on the climate crisis. The global protests have been organised by Fridays for Future,...

climate change environment

Diploma in Therapeutic Life Story Work

...and adults.  Since 1997, Richard Rose has developed and refined the approach for widespread use globally. Over 26 years, the Rose Model of Therapeutic Life Story Work has seen remarkable growth, training more than 1350 individuals, authoring...


Caroline Christison

...She has a wealth of generalist experience as well as specialising in Reward and Recognition and global Mobility at the University of Edinburgh. Caroline is also a trained mediator. Outside of work, Caroline enjoys spending time with family and...

christison

Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme
children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning

Time to talk about mental health

... It’s been a difficult few years for Scotland’s young people. As we slowly emerge from a global pandemic of uncertainty and loss, including missing out on all of the typical experiences so many take for granted, we’re deepening into a...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

We've made progress on children's rights, but not enough

...of General Discussion in 2018 (click here to access) and we were involved in the creation of the global implementation guide on the rights of child human rights defenders (click here to access). In 2019 our Young Human Rights Defenders Action...

Children's rights human rights

Further resources AC22

...settings This webinar delivered by Nuzhat Uthmani - Principal Teacher, Primary & Founder of global Citizenship Education Scotland Practitioners Network, has been developed exclusively for Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2022. Click...


Education in Schools Fellowships now open

...for a programme of Churchill Fellowships exploring global approaches to improving or transforming how children and young people learn in schools have opened today. Run by the Churchill...

Education

Campaign to fundraise for Pakistan floods

...by Nina Joynson climate change Education environment Fundraising global A Scotland-based initiative has developed new school materials to teach pupils about Pakistan and encourage fundraising to aid...

climate change Education environment Fundraising global

Member directory: full

...that empowers students to use their hearts, minds and hands to meet personal, professional and global challenges and to lead purposeful lives of responsibility, leadership, service and civic engagement | www.hood.edu Hope Amplified Support for...


Young carers running on empty, says leading charity

...a caring role. The impact of coronavirus The pressures have been greatly exacerbated by the global pandemic with many essential services closed as a result of lockdown. This transferred further caring responsibilities onto young carers...

Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Member directory: G-M

...that empowers students to use their hearts, minds and hands to meet personal, professional and global challenges and to lead purposeful lives of responsibility, leadership, service and civic engagement | www.hood.edu Hope Amplified Support for...


Standardised Testing policy fails pupils and teachers

...teachers and support staff devote precious time to the process. Even amidst the ravages of a global pandemic, and the appeals from the teaching profession to change tack, the Scottish Government stayed stuck on SNSAs. OECD advice In its...

Education

Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year
Mental Health Wellbeing

Coercive control in teen relationships is focus of exhibition

...Gender-Based Violence, the annual international campaign organised by the Center for Women’s global Leadership. The Change Up Exhibition will run between 8-10 December, 2021 at YMCA Paisley. Click here to read more about the Change Up...

art children and young people gender based violence

Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation

...science and digital technology as part of  The Climate Connection (click here to access)  global initiative.  Related content COP26 brings opportunities for young people to be involved Oct 27, 2021 Scotland's Climate Week...

Arts climate climate change environment

It’s time to start listening to LGBT young people

...Scotland, and not all for the better. In recent years we’ve been through multiple elections, a global pandemic, and a period of intense public discussion around the rights and experiences of LGBT people on a scale never seen before. Our latest...

equality LGBT

Young people in conflict with the law
CPD youth justice

Scouts welcome new section for four and five-year olds
Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

Children's voices on climate change

...our future and we don’t want to be excluded. “In responding to the Coronavirus outbreak, [global leaders] have proven that they can act in a crisis. Now, they must apply that urgency and level of action to the climate and ecological...


Judith Turbyne

...sector. For much of that time she worked in international development, with charities challenging global poverty and inequality. She worked in Latin America and the Caribbean for many years, in local frontline organisations and with multinational...

turbyne

Calls for cuts to Universal Credit to be abandoned

...per week, reversing the increase applied to assist with the cost of living and the impact of the global pandemic. The rollback is the most significant social security cut since the Second World War and the foundation of the modern welfare state....

Benefits child poverty News universal credit

The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated

...the countries of the people we learn about in our lessons to further emphasise the importance of global communities and how they link to the lives we live here in Scotland. There is no suggestion that in order to diversify our schools and...

diversity Education inclusion

Learning Week 2021 - Transcripts

...Kilbride Universal Connections Embedding diversity in the curriculum Nuzhat Uthmani, global Citizenship Education Scotland Support for learning: support for you Enquire Enquire publications Making up is more important than...



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

...for Children in Scotland members. Click here to find out more) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a global phenomenon that presents challenges and opportunities for children and young people around the world. Scotland’s AI Strategy, published in...


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

...them away.” Male violence against women is still the leading cause of premature death for women globally, and one in five women will experience domestic violence over their lifetime. Here in the UK, police receive a domestic abuse-related call...


Innovation in school meals in focus, as International School Meals Day 2024 launches

...School Meals Day Find out more about this global day with the aim of raising awareness of good nutrition for all children Click here for more ISMD 2024 resource...


"Climate justice offers us a pathway to a world where all of us are free”

...been named as one of the most influential women in the UK climate movement by the likes of Forbes, global Citizen and BBC Woman’s Hour, speaks to Children in Scotland about her journey from teen activist to fighting for climate justice on a world...


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

...the QS Stars University Ratings. More than 17,000 students study with the University of Stirling globally, with over 120 nationalities represented on its scenic central Scotland campus alone. The campus – also home to 1,700 staff – has its...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

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

...of cost of living increases on families, the ongoing effects of the pandemic on our lives and global concerns about the climate emergency and war. It is the role of local government to provide stability within local communities at this time,...

community elections local council elections local government Manifesto poll

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

...of the problems and the fact that they are happening far from home. But while we can’t solve global problems by ourselves individually, there are things that we can do. Taking the Ukraine situation as an example, there are real practical...

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

'School meals are as important as books used in the classroom'

...founders about its origins and ambitions. Lindsay Graham, Scottish food campaigner, and Yibo Wood, global Coordinator for the US Food and Nutrition Service, provide the answers… Lynn: How did it all start? Lindsay: ‘Collaboration and ideas...


Education reform consultation: ‘We need to learn from policy, research and practice to ensure reform is fit for purpose”
Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform

Progress on additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic

...of children and young people with additional support needs have been particularly impacted by the global pandemic. That’s why it is imperative that the progress made against the ASL action plan is accelerated. “The last 18 months have...

additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

A call for action in Scotland's Climate Week

...a few young people mentioned the disproportionate effect climate change has on countries in the global south who are currently more likely to experience the damaging effects of climate change even though they often have a much smaller...


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

...environment “The environment is one of the most pressing issues facing us today and the global consequences if effective and rapid action to address climate change is not taken will be catastrophic. “We are encouraged by the focus...

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

Judith Turbyne appointed as new Chief Executive of Children in Scotland

...professional life has focused on international development, working with charities challenging global poverty and inequality. She worked in Latin America and the Caribbean, in local frontline organisations and with multinational funders,...

appointment Bronwen Cohen CEO chief executive equality Inequality Jackie Brock Judith Turbyne OSCR post role

Living Museums: Exploring colonial pasts, presents and futures

...I finds myself now in a Neocolonial European environment. Is the practice of using economics, globalisation, cultural imperialism and conditional aid to influence and exploit a country any improvement on previous colonial methods of direct...


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

...has never been a more crucial time for play not only in Scotland but across the world. A global pandemic has deprived children of so many play experiences. Media are covering the “gap” and “loss” of learning and how Scotland might...

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

 Introducing the Year of Childhood and our chance to give children power

...rights mean to them. When asked, children’s responses are often couched in the context of global rights – the right to shelter, to not be kidnapped or fight in a war. All are important but being forced to fight in a war isn’t often...


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

...what they had to say:  95% of girls aged 7-21 feel their life is affected by climate change and global warming   58% of girls aged 11-21 think period products are expensive   46% of girls aged 7-10 said they don’t get to play with toys...


A clearer picture of the pandemic? The only way is App

...in Scotland, as it has done around the world, and we know that it is making the gap between our global ambitions for children, and their day to day realities, even wider. Though there are new challenges and innovative responses, the picture of...


The consequences of inequality and our chance to choose a different path

...terms, even to those who previously chose to look away. As Professor Devi Sridhar, Professor of global Health at the University of Edinburgh, said in a recent interview: “Covid-19 has revealed from all sides how unequal our society is: during...


Safe spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is supporting girls and young women

...mental health issues with girls and young women over the last ten years. Body dissatisfaction is a global epidemic and sadly girls as young as six are expressing unhappiness with their bodies. As a girl’s worker, over the past 25 years I have...


25 & Up: A workforce to be reckoned with

...did I expect that quite so much would happen over the following 20 months! Recent months have seen global events which have significantly changed how we work while also shaping how we think about the services we deliver. This includes our response...


"This is a great way for us to share what we’ve learned, but it's also about learning to be kind to ourselves"

...are around COVID-19 and supporting our children and young people with all that comes with a global pandemic. As a practitioner, it’s been really useful to learn other strategies and ideas that delegates kindly share. On a personal note, we...


Young citizens: Why learning about freedom of expression and digital rights should start at school

...change, voting rights, and recognition of their identities. The commitment to civil rights and global justice demonstrated time and again by young people is outstanding and must be protected. However, in this time of increased public exposure...


"STEM isn't just a set of subjects for the classroom – it shapes many aspects of our lives"

...help us, and the screen that you’re reading this article on! At a time when we face such big global challenges, such as those outlined in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), I believe that STEM is more important than ever. And with...


Insight: Responding to the need for connection and learning

...and there’s not much – before, during or after an event – that surprises us… but a global pandemic certainly pushed the boundaries! Before we agreed our response to this, it was crucial to remind ourselves of what makes our...


Insight: Rising to the challenge of delivering the digital edition of our magazine

...for our magazine for some time but, like many others, these plans have been accelerated by the global pandemic, the resulting national shutdown and a new reliance on accessing information digitally. This is not without its challenges. However,...



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Caroline Christison

...She has a wealth of generalist experience as well as specialising in Reward and Recognition and global Mobility at the University of Edinburgh. Caroline is also a trained mediator. Outside of work, Caroline enjoys spending time with family and...

christison

Judith Turbyne

...sector. For much of that time she worked in international development, with charities challenging global poverty and inequality. She worked in Latin America and the Caribbean for many years, in local frontline organisations and with multinational...

turbyne


Diploma in Therapeutic Life Story Work

...and adults.  Since 1997, Richard Rose has developed and refined the approach for widespread use globally. Over 26 years, the Rose Model of Therapeutic Life Story Work has seen remarkable growth, training more than 1350 individuals, authoring...


Further resources AC22

...settings This webinar delivered by Nuzhat Uthmani - Principal Teacher, Primary & Founder of global Citizenship Education Scotland Practitioners Network, has been developed exclusively for Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2022. Click...


Children's voices on climate change

...our future and we don’t want to be excluded. “In responding to the Coronavirus outbreak, [global leaders] have proven that they can act in a crisis. Now, they must apply that urgency and level of action to the climate and ecological...


Learning Week 2021 - Transcripts

...Kilbride Universal Connections Embedding diversity in the curriculum Nuzhat Uthmani, global Citizenship Education Scotland Support for learning: support for you Enquire Enquire publications Making up is more important than...



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Young climate activists plan global day of protest
post

...up and down the country who are concerned about the state of the environment will participate in a global Day of Action in a bid to demand greater progress on the climate crisis. The global protests have been organised by Fridays for Future,...

climate change environment

Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme
postchildren and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning

Time to talk about mental health
post

... It’s been a difficult few years for Scotland’s young people. As we slowly emerge from a global pandemic of uncertainty and loss, including missing out on all of the typical experiences so many take for granted, we’re deepening into a...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

We've made progress on children's rights, but not enough
post

...of General Discussion in 2018 (click here to access) and we were involved in the creation of the global implementation guide on the rights of child human rights defenders (click here to access). In 2019 our Young Human Rights Defenders Action...

Children's rights human rights

Education in Schools Fellowships now open
post

...for a programme of Churchill Fellowships exploring global approaches to improving or transforming how children and young people learn in schools have opened today. Run by the Churchill...

Education

Campaign to fundraise for Pakistan floods
post

...by Nina Joynson climate change Education environment Fundraising global A Scotland-based initiative has developed new school materials to teach pupils about Pakistan and encourage fundraising to aid...

climate change Education environment Fundraising global

Member directory: full
post

...that empowers students to use their hearts, minds and hands to meet personal, professional and global challenges and to lead purposeful lives of responsibility, leadership, service and civic engagement | www.hood.edu Hope Amplified Support for...


Young carers running on empty, says leading charity
post

...a caring role. The impact of coronavirus The pressures have been greatly exacerbated by the global pandemic with many essential services closed as a result of lockdown. This transferred further caring responsibilities onto young carers...

Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Member directory: G-M
post

...that empowers students to use their hearts, minds and hands to meet personal, professional and global challenges and to lead purposeful lives of responsibility, leadership, service and civic engagement | www.hood.edu Hope Amplified Support for...


Standardised Testing policy fails pupils and teachers
post

...teachers and support staff devote precious time to the process. Even amidst the ravages of a global pandemic, and the appeals from the teaching profession to change tack, the Scottish Government stayed stuck on SNSAs. OECD advice In its...

Education

Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year
postMental Health Wellbeing

Coercive control in teen relationships is focus of exhibition
post

...Gender-Based Violence, the annual international campaign organised by the Center for Women’s global Leadership. The Change Up Exhibition will run between 8-10 December, 2021 at YMCA Paisley. Click here to read more about the Change Up...

art children and young people gender based violence

Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation
post

...science and digital technology as part of  The Climate Connection (click here to access)  global initiative.  Related content COP26 brings opportunities for young people to be involved Oct 27, 2021 Scotland's Climate Week...

Arts climate climate change environment

It’s time to start listening to LGBT young people
post

...Scotland, and not all for the better. In recent years we’ve been through multiple elections, a global pandemic, and a period of intense public discussion around the rights and experiences of LGBT people on a scale never seen before. Our latest...

equality LGBT

Young people in conflict with the law
postCPD youth justice

Scouts welcome new section for four and five-year olds
postEarly years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

Calls for cuts to Universal Credit to be abandoned
post

...per week, reversing the increase applied to assist with the cost of living and the impact of the global pandemic. The rollback is the most significant social security cut since the Second World War and the foundation of the modern welfare state....

Benefits child poverty News universal credit

The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated
post

...the countries of the people we learn about in our lessons to further emphasise the importance of global communities and how they link to the lives we live here in Scotland. There is no suggestion that in order to diversify our schools and...

diversity Education inclusion