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Nominations now open for Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2024

...you know someone who has gone above and beyond to help improve children and young people’s health and wellbeing? Or a young person who deserves some special recognition? Children’s Health Scotland is seeking nominations for the annual...


Children need a playful world to thrive and survive

Live Music and Mental Health: Innovation Labs

...project aiming to create opportunities for more children and young people to access the mental health and wellbeing benefits of live music. Between May and October 2023, the project partners worked with over 80 children and young people,...


Evaluation of Community Mental Health Services (2022)

...in Scotland supported a group of MSYPs to work as a peer investigation team to evaluate the mental health and wellbeing community support and services for 5–24-year-olds, their parents and carers.  The investigation team developed and delivered...


health and wellbeing must be at the heart of the planning process”

...Government’s National Planning Framework Position Statement, calling for a greater emphasis on health and wellbeing and the adoption of a people-focused planning system. In our response we welcome the broad intersectional approach in the...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

Why child healthy weight matters

...as adults. Obesity in childhood also has a profound impact on children’s physical and mental health and wellbeing, which impacts on the ability of children to live happy and healthy lives. In 2018, the Scottish Government published their...


Children in Scotland reveals full programme for Annual Conference 2024

...in Psychology and Education at Queen Margaret University, will discuss the impact of nature on health and wellbeing in the afternoon. On both days, workshops will be held by Scottish SPCA, Multi-Cultural Family Base, Aberlour Children’s...


Scottish Government announce mental health funding following youth-led report

...report into support and services by the Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP). The Communities Mental health and wellbeing Fund for Adults, and the Children and Young People’s Community Mental health and wellbeing Supports funds have been awarded...


Children in Scotland joins campaign to put children at the heart of policy making

...Nearly one in five (18%) want children and young people’s mental health prioritised. Childhood health and wellbeing is also a concern for adults, most of whom don’t think that children today are safer, happier or healthier than when they were...


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

...March 2024), identifies ways more children and young people in Scotland can experience the mental health and wellbeing benefits of live music. The Live Music and Mental Health project, delivered by Children in Scotland, Scottish Ensemble and the...


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

...on the Rights of the Child into Scot’s Law. With an interest in improving children’s health and wellbeing in Scotland, Yopa has supported CoW’s recent work addressing the harms of vaping and the way it is marketed to young people....


Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards

...of the Year award aims to recognise businesses implementing initiatives to benefit employee health and wellbeing, and Children in Scotland was shortlisted for the positive visions and values embedded into all our work, as well as our...


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

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

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

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

The future of football is in your hands

...that young people love. The social aspect comes with a feeling of belonging, and we all know the health and wellbeing benefits of participating in an outdoor activity. We also know that there are always ways to improve. We want to continue to...


Qualifications and assessments 'must prioritise flexibility, individual choice and continuous progress'

...clear that the high-pressure environment of formal exams can have a detrimental effect on their health and wellbeing, as well as overall experience of school in their final years. “We believe the review needs to find a way to not only reform...

assessment Education exams inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Scotland’s education system "needs structural and cultural reform"

...are consistently told about issues around support for learning, and the impact on mental health and wellbeing that the current exam system can result in. Calls for or more open, inclusive and representative governance are also well...

ASL ASN Education exams Manifesto

Young people across Scotland encouraged to Access All Arts as phase two of Fund launches
access all arts Arts creative scotland creativity Wellbeing young people

Scotland could have a future where access to recreation, creativity and wellbeing is a foundational part of growing up

Access to childcare services ‘has strengthened relationships and wellbeing for children and parents’, new report finds
access to childcare fund childcare Families flexibility out of school care Parents Poverty services

Equality of access, sustained investment, and a supported workforce: what we need from a national mental health strategy

...in response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on a new national strategy for mental health and wellbeing. The Strategy will guide the work that the government, and partners, will do to improve mental health and wellbeing in Scotland...


Community outreach and creative engagement: Introducing the Boredom Box

Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan
Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

Sound and vision

Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds
children and young people Children's rights Covid-19 equality inclusion

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level
childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

2021 Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...they are care experienced or have additional support for learning needs. Help & Support, inc health and wellbeing, ASN etc (3 places) – Your organisation works in the community to support the holistic needs of children, young people and...


'Get into Summer' to make young people's health a priority

... ‘Get into Summer’ to make young people’s mental health and wellbeing a priority 21 June 2021 Children in Scotland welcomes the Scottish Government’s £20million ’Get into Summer’ funding package aimed at creating opportunities for...


It’s time to recognise and understand our armed forces young people

...particular. They tell us that these challenges can lead to difficulties with education and mental health and wellbeing. And that they can face additional challenges in even having their voices heard, often feeing that their experiences are...


New research reveals that almost half of young people of secondary school age are missing out on hobbies

...premium On the results from the survey and their implications for children and young people’s health and wellbeing, Head of Policy, Projects and Participation at Children in Scotland, Amy Woodhouse says: “It’s of real concern that a...

health and wellbeing hobbies Mental Health School Scottish Government

Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme

...to join LEAF programme Posted 24.08.23 by Sophie Ward children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning Environmental education programme expands...

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

Scottish Children’s Health Awards: nominations open

...children and young people, as well as teams and individuals making a difference to their health and wellbeing, the Awards are free to enter, and nominations can be made until 5pm on Friday 14 July. Awards will be presented in following...

awards child health Healthcare

#AndSheCycles Festival 2023: Everything you need to know

...girls to take control of their movement without shame or stigma. “Cycling not only promotes health and wellbeing but also builds confidence, independence and a sense of adventure. By encouraging more teenage girls to cycle, we help them to...

active travel bikes cycling events

Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

...in mental health’ Engender response to the Scottish Government consultation on a new Mental health and wellbeing strategy Mental health with Salvesen Mindroom Centre Activity 3 – Magic To Do   From Attending...


Building confidence and wellbeing through STEM

...engage youth workers in STEM and build wellbeing Posted 21 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers Science Ceilidh is launching a...

health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers

Funding perinatal mental health services

...31 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government A fund that has supported more 7,000 individuals with perinatal...

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

Time to talk about mental health

...time to get talking about mental health Posted 27 January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond health and wellbeing Mental Health Ahead of Time to Talk Day on Thursday 2 February, Wendy Halliday (pictured) highlights the need to...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

Tackling Scotland’s health inequalities

...25 January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health We need a radical shift and long-term prevention measures to genuinely improve...

Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health

Youth homelessness project comes to Scotland

...prevention project comes to Scotland Posted 03 August, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond health and wellbeing homelessness young people Youth homelessness prevention programme, The Money House, has been expanded to...

health and wellbeing homelessness young people

Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2022

...engagement, and participation Additional support needs and disability inclusion Mental health and wellbeing Learning, education and early years Tackling inequality Organisation & workforce development Click here to...


See Me launches school mental health campaign

...as stigma and issues rise Posted 14 June, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools A charity has launched new resources for secondary schools to help change...

Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools

Readers encouraged to ‘Keep the heid and read’

...taking place tomorrow, Wednesday 11 May, encourages people of all ages to support their mental health and wellbeing through reading. Keep the Heid asks adults, children and young people to pledge just six minutes of reading for enjoyment –...

literacy Mental Health reading Wellbeing

Thousands of books donated to families in Scotland
Early years Education Families reading

Why books and reading deserve to be celebrated
Education literacy reading World Book Day

Embedding mental health interventions in school

...with the child and the school at the heart. After the challenges of the last two years, mental health and wellbeing is now firmly back on the agenda in every school across Scotland. With this comes an opportunity to really embed...

Education Mental Health

Tackling mental health stigma

...mental health stigma an issue for everyone  Posted 20 October 2021, by Nina Joynson health and wellbeing Mental Health See Me has launched a new campaign, See Us, to encourage people to make changes in their life to...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

Scouts welcome new section for four and five-year olds

...for early years children Posted 9 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning Scouts Scotland has introduced a new branch to the Scout family, designed to support early...

Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic

...6, 2021 Emerging Minds project will examine how live music could boost young people's health and wellbeing Feb 5, 2021 What's missing from the debate on transforming mental health outcomes for children Oct 3,...

CAMHS Mental Health

New fund to refurbish Scotland's play parks

...Claire Haughey, said: “We know that play is an absolutely crucial part of children’s health and wellbeing and as we continue to recover from the pandemic, playing outside will allow children to reconnect with each other and allow them...

community News play

Scottish Government launches vaping awareness campaign

...awareness of vaping harms Posted 24.11.23 by Alice Hinds changing our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government The Scottish Government has launched a new marketing campaign to inform parents, carers and school pupils...

changing our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government

Free cycling events for families

...families Posted 04.08.23 by Alice Hinds cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing As thousands of professional cyclists from around the world arrive in Glasgow for the UCI Cycling World Championships,...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

Charities set to benefit from outdoor play funding

...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 will soon have access to more community outdoor...

children and young people funding health and wellbeing outdoor play play

Q&A with Lorna MacPhail

...Bringing mindfulness to education Posted 24 August, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education health and wellbeing pandemic School trauma Ahead of her webinar, 'Big emotions in the classroom', Lorna MacPhail talks to us...

Education health and wellbeing pandemic School trauma

Baby Box refreshed for fifth anniversary

...for five-year anniversary Posted 1 July, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Early years health and wellbeing parenting Scotland’s Baby Box has been updated to include new clothing designs and a baby toothbrush to support...

Early years health and wellbeing parenting

Community Play Fund gets families outdoors

...outdoors Posted April 12 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Photo © Anna Cervinkova health and wellbeing outdoor play play Thousands of children from deprived communities across Scotland are set to benefit from...

health and wellbeing outdoor play play

'Young carers must remain a priority’

...at the forefront of policy development’ Posted 16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers On Young Carers Action Day 2022, Paul Traynor (pictured)...

health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Young carers running on empty, says leading charity

...says leading charity Posted 16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers The Carers Trust has highlighted how a lack of support,...

Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers

...19 January, 2022 by Catherine Bromley care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health Against the backdrop of stark statistics from Public Health Scotland...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

Covid causes fresh issues as school term starts

...starts Posted 11 January, 2022 by Nina Joynson coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools As children return to classrooms, schools are experiencing high levels of teacher and pupil absences...

coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools

Education Recovery plan is missed opportunity

...6 October, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing The Scottish Government’s plans to support the recovery of the education sector have been met with scepticism from...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing


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Nominations now open for Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2024

...you know someone who has gone above and beyond to help improve children and young people’s health and wellbeing? Or a young person who deserves some special recognition? Children’s Health Scotland is seeking nominations for the annual...


Children need a playful world to thrive and survive

health and wellbeing must be at the heart of the planning process”

...Government’s National Planning Framework Position Statement, calling for a greater emphasis on health and wellbeing and the adoption of a people-focused planning system. In our response we welcome the broad intersectional approach in the...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

Why child healthy weight matters

...as adults. Obesity in childhood also has a profound impact on children’s physical and mental health and wellbeing, which impacts on the ability of children to live happy and healthy lives. In 2018, the Scottish Government published their...


Children in Scotland reveals full programme for Annual Conference 2024

...in Psychology and Education at Queen Margaret University, will discuss the impact of nature on health and wellbeing in the afternoon. On both days, workshops will be held by Scottish SPCA, Multi-Cultural Family Base, Aberlour Children’s...


Scottish Government announce mental health funding following youth-led report

...report into support and services by the Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP). The Communities Mental health and wellbeing Fund for Adults, and the Children and Young People’s Community Mental health and wellbeing Supports funds have been awarded...


Children in Scotland joins campaign to put children at the heart of policy making

...Nearly one in five (18%) want children and young people’s mental health prioritised. Childhood health and wellbeing is also a concern for adults, most of whom don’t think that children today are safer, happier or healthier than when they were...


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

...March 2024), identifies ways more children and young people in Scotland can experience the mental health and wellbeing benefits of live music. The Live Music and Mental Health project, delivered by Children in Scotland, Scottish Ensemble and the...


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

...on the Rights of the Child into Scot’s Law. With an interest in improving children’s health and wellbeing in Scotland, Yopa has supported CoW’s recent work addressing the harms of vaping and the way it is marketed to young people....


Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards

...of the Year award aims to recognise businesses implementing initiatives to benefit employee health and wellbeing, and Children in Scotland was shortlisted for the positive visions and values embedded into all our work, as well as our...


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

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

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

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

The future of football is in your hands

...that young people love. The social aspect comes with a feeling of belonging, and we all know the health and wellbeing benefits of participating in an outdoor activity. We also know that there are always ways to improve. We want to continue to...


Qualifications and assessments 'must prioritise flexibility, individual choice and continuous progress'

...clear that the high-pressure environment of formal exams can have a detrimental effect on their health and wellbeing, as well as overall experience of school in their final years. “We believe the review needs to find a way to not only reform...

assessment Education exams inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Scotland’s education system "needs structural and cultural reform"

...are consistently told about issues around support for learning, and the impact on mental health and wellbeing that the current exam system can result in. Calls for or more open, inclusive and representative governance are also well...

ASL ASN Education exams Manifesto

Young people across Scotland encouraged to Access All Arts as phase two of Fund launches
access all arts Arts creative scotland creativity Wellbeing young people

Scotland could have a future where access to recreation, creativity and wellbeing is a foundational part of growing up

Access to childcare services ‘has strengthened relationships and wellbeing for children and parents’, new report finds
access to childcare fund childcare Families flexibility out of school care Parents Poverty services

Equality of access, sustained investment, and a supported workforce: what we need from a national mental health strategy

...in response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on a new national strategy for mental health and wellbeing. The Strategy will guide the work that the government, and partners, will do to improve mental health and wellbeing in Scotland...


Community outreach and creative engagement: Introducing the Boredom Box

Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan
Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

Sound and vision

Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds
children and young people Children's rights Covid-19 equality inclusion

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level
childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

2021 Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...they are care experienced or have additional support for learning needs. Help & Support, inc health and wellbeing, ASN etc (3 places) – Your organisation works in the community to support the holistic needs of children, young people and...


'Get into Summer' to make young people's health a priority

... ‘Get into Summer’ to make young people’s mental health and wellbeing a priority 21 June 2021 Children in Scotland welcomes the Scottish Government’s £20million ’Get into Summer’ funding package aimed at creating opportunities for...


It’s time to recognise and understand our armed forces young people

...particular. They tell us that these challenges can lead to difficulties with education and mental health and wellbeing. And that they can face additional challenges in even having their voices heard, often feeing that their experiences are...


New research reveals that almost half of young people of secondary school age are missing out on hobbies

...premium On the results from the survey and their implications for children and young people’s health and wellbeing, Head of Policy, Projects and Participation at Children in Scotland, Amy Woodhouse says: “It’s of real concern that a...

health and wellbeing hobbies Mental Health School Scottish Government


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Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

...in mental health’ Engender response to the Scottish Government consultation on a new Mental health and wellbeing strategy Mental health with Salvesen Mindroom Centre Activity 3 – Magic To Do   From Attending...


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2022

...engagement, and participation Additional support needs and disability inclusion Mental health and wellbeing Learning, education and early years Tackling inequality Organisation & workforce development Click here to...



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Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme
post

...to join LEAF programme Posted 24.08.23 by Sophie Ward children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning Environmental education programme expands...

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

Scottish Children’s Health Awards: nominations open
post

...children and young people, as well as teams and individuals making a difference to their health and wellbeing, the Awards are free to enter, and nominations can be made until 5pm on Friday 14 July. Awards will be presented in following...

awards child health Healthcare

#AndSheCycles Festival 2023: Everything you need to know
post

...girls to take control of their movement without shame or stigma. “Cycling not only promotes health and wellbeing but also builds confidence, independence and a sense of adventure. By encouraging more teenage girls to cycle, we help them to...

active travel bikes cycling events

Building confidence and wellbeing through STEM
post

...engage youth workers in STEM and build wellbeing Posted 21 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers Science Ceilidh is launching a...

health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers

Funding perinatal mental health services
post

...31 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government A fund that has supported more 7,000 individuals with perinatal...

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

Time to talk about mental health
post

...time to get talking about mental health Posted 27 January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond health and wellbeing Mental Health Ahead of Time to Talk Day on Thursday 2 February, Wendy Halliday (pictured) highlights the need to...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

Tackling Scotland’s health inequalities
post

...25 January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health We need a radical shift and long-term prevention measures to genuinely improve...

Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health

Youth homelessness project comes to Scotland
post

...prevention project comes to Scotland Posted 03 August, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond health and wellbeing homelessness young people Youth homelessness prevention programme, The Money House, has been expanded to...

health and wellbeing homelessness young people

See Me launches school mental health campaign
post

...as stigma and issues rise Posted 14 June, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools A charity has launched new resources for secondary schools to help change...

Education health and wellbeing Mental Health Scottish Schools

Readers encouraged to ‘Keep the heid and read’
post

...taking place tomorrow, Wednesday 11 May, encourages people of all ages to support their mental health and wellbeing through reading. Keep the Heid asks adults, children and young people to pledge just six minutes of reading for enjoyment –...

literacy Mental Health reading Wellbeing

Thousands of books donated to families in Scotland
postEarly years Education Families reading

Why books and reading deserve to be celebrated
postEducation literacy reading World Book Day

Embedding mental health interventions in school
post

...with the child and the school at the heart. After the challenges of the last two years, mental health and wellbeing is now firmly back on the agenda in every school across Scotland. With this comes an opportunity to really embed...

Education Mental Health

Tackling mental health stigma
post

...mental health stigma an issue for everyone  Posted 20 October 2021, by Nina Joynson health and wellbeing Mental Health See Me has launched a new campaign, See Us, to encourage people to make changes in their life to...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

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

...for early years children Posted 9 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning Scouts Scotland has introduced a new branch to the Scout family, designed to support early...

Early years health and wellbeing outdoor learning

Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic
post

...6, 2021 Emerging Minds project will examine how live music could boost young people's health and wellbeing Feb 5, 2021 What's missing from the debate on transforming mental health outcomes for children Oct 3,...

CAMHS Mental Health

New fund to refurbish Scotland's play parks
post

...Claire Haughey, said: “We know that play is an absolutely crucial part of children’s health and wellbeing and as we continue to recover from the pandemic, playing outside will allow children to reconnect with each other and allow them...

community News play

Scottish Government launches vaping awareness campaign
post

...awareness of vaping harms Posted 24.11.23 by Alice Hinds changing our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government The Scottish Government has launched a new marketing campaign to inform parents, carers and school pupils...

changing our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government

Free cycling events for families
post

...families Posted 04.08.23 by Alice Hinds cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing As thousands of professional cyclists from around the world arrive in Glasgow for the UCI Cycling World Championships,...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

Charities set to benefit from outdoor play funding
post

...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 will soon have access to more community outdoor...

children and young people funding health and wellbeing outdoor play play

Q&A with Lorna MacPhail
post

...Bringing mindfulness to education Posted 24 August, 2022 by Nina Joynson Education health and wellbeing pandemic School trauma Ahead of her webinar, 'Big emotions in the classroom', Lorna MacPhail talks to us...

Education health and wellbeing pandemic School trauma

Baby Box refreshed for fifth anniversary
post

...for five-year anniversary Posted 1 July, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Early years health and wellbeing parenting Scotland’s Baby Box has been updated to include new clothing designs and a baby toothbrush to support...

Early years health and wellbeing parenting

Community Play Fund gets families outdoors
post

...outdoors Posted April 12 2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Photo © Anna Cervinkova health and wellbeing outdoor play play Thousands of children from deprived communities across Scotland are set to benefit from...

health and wellbeing outdoor play play

'Young carers must remain a priority’
post

...at the forefront of policy development’ Posted 16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers On Young Carers Action Day 2022, Paul Traynor (pictured)...

health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Young carers running on empty, says leading charity
post

...says leading charity Posted 16 March 2022, by Jennifer Drummond Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers The Carers Trust has highlighted how a lack of support,...

Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
post

...19 January, 2022 by Catherine Bromley care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health Against the backdrop of stark statistics from Public Health Scotland...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

Covid causes fresh issues as school term starts
post

...starts Posted 11 January, 2022 by Nina Joynson coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools As children return to classrooms, schools are experiencing high levels of teacher and pupil absences...

coronavirus Education health and wellbeing schools

Education Recovery plan is missed opportunity
post

...6 October, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing The Scottish Government’s plans to support the recovery of the education sector have been met with scepticism from...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing