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New report shares positive stories of inclusion in Scottish schools

... New report shares positive stories of inclusion in Scottish schools A new report that summarises the Success Looks Different Awards 2023 has revealed positive stories of inclusion from across schools in Scotland. The annual awards were set...


inclusion Ambassadors (2016-Present)

... inclusion Ambassadors 2016-Present The inclusion Ambassadors is a group of secondary school-aged pupils who each have a range of additional support needs and attend a variety of school provision. Originally formed in 2016 by Education...


The benefits of time spent outdoors this summer

...more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of...


Five child-friendly nature activities for the summer holidays

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Enquire Find out more about...


Scottish Government seeks views on charity regulation review

...here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we offer a range of services...


The road to safer journeys for children and young people

...here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Enquire Find out more about Enquire, the national...


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

...important contribution to policy development and implementation supported by the activity of the inclusion Ambassadors. We also strongly advocate for the commitment to reviewing certain aspects of the ASL Act including placement request refusal...


Nominations now open for Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2024

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Explore eLearning Discover...


New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Enquire Find out more about...


10 highlights from our Annual Conference 2024

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we...


Today a 'quite childcare' revolution is taking place

...to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Understanding the key issues parents in Scotland face today

...here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Children in Scotland responds to the UNCRC Statutory Guidance Consultation

...more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


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

...to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Tackling "poverty of opportunity" one bairn at a time

...here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we offer a range of...


Teen cancer survivor and advocate Molly Cuddihy and Natalie Don MSP join impressive line-up for Children in Scotland Annual Conference 2024

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we...


We can all be allies

...more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of...


New paper reflects young people’s views on behaviour and relationships in schools

...of young people. The relationships and behaviour summary paper brings together the views of the inclusion Ambassadors, a group of secondary school-aged pupils who have a range of additional support needs and attend a variety of educational...


Understanding violence between girls in Scotland

...here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we offer a range of...


Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland introduces new four-year plan

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we...


Working for inclusion (2009-2011)

... Working for inclusion This project ran from 2009 to 2011. The Working for inclusion programme was led by Children in Scotland in partnership with LA Bottega Di Geppetto, Italy, the Nordland Research Institute, Norway, and the Comenius...


inclusion in Action: Call-out for inclusion resources to share internationally

... inclusion in Action: Call-out for inclusion resources to share internationally The Inclusive Education in Action (IEA) website, a collaborative project by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the...


inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

... inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education 1 Nov 2023 The inclusion Ambassadors were highlighted as a strong example of positive participation, engagement and pupil voice. The report is the culmination...


inclusion Ambassadors welcome school return but say the still don't feel heard

... inclusion Ambassadors welcome school return but say they still don't feel heard 23 September 2021 The inclusion Ambassadors have shared their experiences of returning to school highlighting the positives of face-to-face interactions but...

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inclusion Ambassadors report recommends action to help children and young people with additional support needs feel supported and included in school

... First annual inclusion Ambassadors report calls for action to help young people feel supported in school 1 September 2021 MEDIA RELEASE The first annual report of Scotland’s inclusion Ambassadors has been published today, calling for more...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown

... inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown 11 December 2020 The impact of school closures on exams, ongoing issues around teacher support and continued concerns about the spread of Covid-19 are key issues raised by young...

additional support for learning ASL ASN Education inclusion Participation

inclusion Ambassadors film to get London screening

... inclusion Ambassadors film to get London screening 6 December 2019 A short film created by a group of disabled young people is to be screened in London this weekend. The eight-minute film, Ask Us, Hear Us, Include Us, made by the Scottish...


The inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more supported at school. Now they need your help to make it happen

... The inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more supported at school. Now they need your help to make it a reality 5 August 2021 Our Senior Policy, Projects & Participation Officer Chris Ross explains why the...


First meeting of new inclusion Ambassadors group

... First meeting of new inclusion Ambassadors 30 June 2021 The newest cohort of Scotland’s inclusion Ambassadors has met for the first time as they prepare to highlight their priorities and calls to action for the year ahead. The group, made...


Recruitment opens for national inclusion Ambassador group

... Recruitment opens for national inclusion Ambassador group 4 May 2021 Children in Scotland is calling for young people aged 12-18 years old, based in Scotland and with additional support needs, to join the inclusion Ambassadors group. The...


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

... Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare inclusion Fund Children in Scotland will manage a new fund aimed at supporting early learning and childcare settings to meet the needs of children with additional support...

additional support needs childcare early learning funding

"Commitment to inclusion must be reinforced at every level"

... "Commitment to inclusion must be reinforced at every level" Children in Scotland has warned that the goal of delivering truly inclusive education is not just the responsibility of schools or individuals but must be reinforced at national and...


Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

... Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion 19 Sep 2023 Three schools and one nursery have been crowned winners of this year's Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with...


Why child healthy weight matters

...here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of the largest...


Looking forward in gloomy times

...to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of...


Making research fun to include everybody’s voices

...here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of the largest...


“Children and young people give us the fuel to do our work”

...more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Enquire Find out more about Enquire, the...


Children in Scotland reveals full programme for Annual Conference 2024

...here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of the largest...


Preventing gambling harms for Scotland's young people

...here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer a range of services that...


Scottish Government announce mental health funding following youth-led report

...to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of...


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

...website Participation and Engagement Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Visit the website Enquire Find out more about Enquire,...


Young people’s experiences shaping the Covid-19 Inquiry

...for more Participation and Engagement Work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click for more Our Services We offer we offer a range of services that...


An accessible new learning portal for the children’s sector launches

...services, there are also courses in technology, leadership and equality, diversity and inclusion. The courses have also been chosen to complement Children in Scotland’s comprehensive Learning Programme which includes in-person...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...the website Participation and Engagement Work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we offer a range of services...


Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards

...the theme of “grow, scale, succeed”. The judging panel selected Children in Scotland for inclusion in the Service Excellence Award, and the Employer of the Year category, recognising the hard work of teams across the...


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

...here for more Participation and Engagement work Find out how the inclusion and participation of children and young people informs our work. Click here for...


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

...much focus on exams and not enough flexibility when it comes to assessments of learning, say the inclusion Ambassadors. With secondary school pupils across the country back after the festive break, the inclusion Ambassadors have identified...

assessment Education exams inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

New report reveals what really matters to pupils with additional support needs

...young people who access additional support for learning Click here to read inclusion Ambassadors Find out more about the work of the inclusion Ambassadors Click here for more "Some support...

Additional support ASL ASN Education inclusion pupil voice

Winners announced for inaugural awards, celebrating school pupils with additional support needs

...announced for Success Looks Different awards 1 Sep 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Scotland’s national inclusion Ambassadors have crowned three schools across Scotland winners of the first ever Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they...

ASL ASN inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

Press release: New award for schools celebrating pupils with additional needs

...a new award launched today. The Success Looks Different award, developed by Scotland’s national inclusion Ambassadors group, is asking schools to share how they are supporting the achievements of their pupils with additional support needs out...

Additional support inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

New fund supports 106 young people with additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential
Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board

...and are all committed to and passionate about challenging inequalities and promoting the inclusion and participation of young people.” The new trustees join Convener Maureen McGinn CBE, Vice Convenors Esther Black and Jo Derrick and...

children and young people Children's rights inclusion

Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...GTCS and Intercultural Youth Scotland, while focus on individual learners echoes calls made by the inclusion Ambassadors network. Click here to find out more about our diversity in teaching project Click here to find out more about the inclusion...

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New partnership project to hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood

...February 2022 Children in Scotland is partnering with the National Development Team for inclusion (NDTi) and Contact, the charity supporting families with disabled children, on a new inclusion project. Time to Talk Next Steps Scotland...

additional support for learning additional support needs Contact disabled inclusion NDTI Time to Talk Next Steps transition

Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds

...with many saying that increased demand is a major reason for this pressure 35% cite digital inclusion as an issue 56% say they are seeing increasing levels of inequality 49% of organisations report longer waiting times. Lack of access to...

children and young people Children's rights Covid-19 equality inclusion

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

...and Young People Committee earlier this week, Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion, called for: Prioritisation of actions to deliver the recommendations in the Additional Support for Learning Review, conducted by Angela...

additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

Why our race equality pledge is a challenge to ourselves and others

...statement and our five pledges to strengthen our organisational commitment to racial equality and inclusion. We’ve been working on this statement internally for quite a while. There is no doubt that the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020 set us...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

...also publishing a pledge of actions to strengthen our specific commitment to racial equality and inclusion. Measures will be introduced internally to track how we are performing against equality and diversity baselines. These will focus on areas...

diversity equality ethnic minorities ethnicity human rights inclusion Legislation pledge race rights statement

School pledge pack helps educators demonstrate more inclusive practices

...pack helps educators demonstrate more inclusive practice 16 August 2021 A new resource from the inclusion Ambassadors, designed to help schools better support the inclusion of children and young people with additional support needs in school,...

ASL ASN Education inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

New measures to support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum

...charities in 2018. Responding to the action plan, Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion said: “Children in Scotland has welcomed the response to the Not Included report, including this announcement, and the way all...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

Childcare expansion: prioritise quality and inclusive practice, and ensure that the child’s experience is central

...Scotland's review of progress (click to read). Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion, said: “We believe that the quality of childcare on offer is the vital element of this expansion, and that the experience of the child...

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Learning the secrets of the Netherlands' success

...you can have a common language. We are also interested in looking at Scotland’s approaches to inclusion – we observed a much higher level of inclusion in schools. Sometimes it’s difficult to take on policies from abroad and implement them...

care Education inclusion netherlands Wellbeing workforce

The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) inclusion Fund

... Our work Services & Funds Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) inclusion Fund The Scottish Government’s four-year Early Learning & Childcare inclusion Fund came to an end in March 2022.  We are currently (as of June 2022) working with...


Leading and learning on inclusion

...Leading and learning on inclusion 11 Dec 2018 A recent meeting in Vienna discussed important research, resources and progress in inclusive education across Europe, as Sally Cavers reports Mary Hoey, Assistant Director of Education Scotland,...


Working for inclusion

...A report for the cross-European programme Working for inclusion: An overview of European Union early years services and their workforce...


Working for inclusion

...Working for inclusion: how early childhood education and care (ECEC) and its workforce can help Europe’s youngest...


Workshops AC24

...with neurodivergences to children and young people facing challenging circumstances. inclusion and Diversity Ensuring that children and young people from all backgrounds and marginalities are represented in the work done by the...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

...where decisions are being made, and works to enable meaningful, inclusive and participatory youth inclusion, especially within STEM and sustainability. Mhairi has a strong focus on equity and inclusion, has a passion for ocean conservation and...


Investing in school libraries

...11 Jan, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond diversity Education equality inclusion racial equality racism social justice School libraries across Scotland have been awarded funding from the School...

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Success Looks Different Award

...look beyond exam result and consider success in more than just attainment levels. Created by the inclusion Ambassadors, and managed by Children in Scotland and Enquire, the award supports the Scottish Government’s commitment to recognise and...

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Making tech sector more inclusive with BSL

...30 March 2022, by Nina Joynson accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology More than 500 British Sign Language signs have been created for terms related to digital technology to make the...

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The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated

...on 25 August 2021 by Jennifer Drummond diversity Education inclusion Assets which celebrate multiculturalism must be included in the framework of Scottish education and delivered in the classroom,...

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New report shares positive stories of inclusion in Scottish schools

... New report shares positive stories of inclusion in Scottish schools A new report that summarises the Success Looks Different Awards 2023 has revealed positive stories of inclusion from across schools in Scotland. The annual awards were set...


The benefits of time spent outdoors this summer

...more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of...


Five child-friendly nature activities for the summer holidays

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Enquire Find out more about...


Scottish Government seeks views on charity regulation review

...here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we offer a range of services...


The road to safer journeys for children and young people

...here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Enquire Find out more about Enquire, the national...


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

...important contribution to policy development and implementation supported by the activity of the inclusion Ambassadors. We also strongly advocate for the commitment to reviewing certain aspects of the ASL Act including placement request refusal...


Nominations now open for Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2024

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Explore eLearning Discover...


New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Enquire Find out more about...


10 highlights from our Annual Conference 2024

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we...


Today a 'quite childcare' revolution is taking place

...to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Understanding the key issues parents in Scotland face today

...here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Children in Scotland responds to the UNCRC Statutory Guidance Consultation

...more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


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

...to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for...


Tackling "poverty of opportunity" one bairn at a time

...here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we offer a range of...


Teen cancer survivor and advocate Molly Cuddihy and Natalie Don MSP join impressive line-up for Children in Scotland Annual Conference 2024

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we...


We can all be allies

...more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of...


New paper reflects young people’s views on behaviour and relationships in schools

...of young people. The relationships and behaviour summary paper brings together the views of the inclusion Ambassadors, a group of secondary school-aged pupils who have a range of additional support needs and attend a variety of educational...


Understanding violence between girls in Scotland

...here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we offer a range of...


Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland introduces new four-year plan

...and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we...


inclusion in Action: Call-out for inclusion resources to share internationally

... inclusion in Action: Call-out for inclusion resources to share internationally The Inclusive Education in Action (IEA) website, a collaborative project by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the...


inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

... inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education 1 Nov 2023 The inclusion Ambassadors were highlighted as a strong example of positive participation, engagement and pupil voice. The report is the culmination...


inclusion Ambassadors welcome school return but say the still don't feel heard

... inclusion Ambassadors welcome school return but say they still don't feel heard 23 September 2021 The inclusion Ambassadors have shared their experiences of returning to school highlighting the positives of face-to-face interactions but...

additional support needs ASL ASN Education inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

inclusion Ambassadors report recommends action to help children and young people with additional support needs feel supported and included in school

... First annual inclusion Ambassadors report calls for action to help young people feel supported in school 1 September 2021 MEDIA RELEASE The first annual report of Scotland’s inclusion Ambassadors has been published today, calling for more...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown

... inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown 11 December 2020 The impact of school closures on exams, ongoing issues around teacher support and continued concerns about the spread of Covid-19 are key issues raised by young...

additional support for learning ASL ASN Education inclusion Participation

inclusion Ambassadors film to get London screening

... inclusion Ambassadors film to get London screening 6 December 2019 A short film created by a group of disabled young people is to be screened in London this weekend. The eight-minute film, Ask Us, Hear Us, Include Us, made by the Scottish...


The inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more supported at school. Now they need your help to make it happen

... The inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more supported at school. Now they need your help to make it a reality 5 August 2021 Our Senior Policy, Projects & Participation Officer Chris Ross explains why the...


First meeting of new inclusion Ambassadors group

... First meeting of new inclusion Ambassadors 30 June 2021 The newest cohort of Scotland’s inclusion Ambassadors has met for the first time as they prepare to highlight their priorities and calls to action for the year ahead. The group, made...


Recruitment opens for national inclusion Ambassador group

... Recruitment opens for national inclusion Ambassador group 4 May 2021 Children in Scotland is calling for young people aged 12-18 years old, based in Scotland and with additional support needs, to join the inclusion Ambassadors group. The...


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

... Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare inclusion Fund Children in Scotland will manage a new fund aimed at supporting early learning and childcare settings to meet the needs of children with additional support...

additional support needs childcare early learning funding

"Commitment to inclusion must be reinforced at every level"

... "Commitment to inclusion must be reinforced at every level" Children in Scotland has warned that the goal of delivering truly inclusive education is not just the responsibility of schools or individuals but must be reinforced at national and...


Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

... Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion 19 Sep 2023 Three schools and one nursery have been crowned winners of this year's Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with...


Why child healthy weight matters

...here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of the largest...


Looking forward in gloomy times

...to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of...


Making research fun to include everybody’s voices

...here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of the largest...


“Children and young people give us the fuel to do our work”

...more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Enquire Find out more about Enquire, the...


Children in Scotland reveals full programme for Annual Conference 2024

...here for more Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of the largest...


Preventing gambling harms for Scotland's young people

...here to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer a range of services that...


Scottish Government announce mental health funding following youth-led report

...to book Participation and engagement work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our membership offer Be part of...


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

...website Participation and Engagement Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Visit the website Enquire Find out more about Enquire,...


Young people’s experiences shaping the Covid-19 Inquiry

...for more Participation and Engagement Work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click for more Our Services We offer we offer a range of services that...


An accessible new learning portal for the children’s sector launches

...services, there are also courses in technology, leadership and equality, diversity and inclusion. The courses have also been chosen to complement Children in Scotland’s comprehensive Learning Programme which includes in-person...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...the website Participation and Engagement Work Find out more about how we embed the inclusion and participation of children and young people in our work Click here for more Our services We offer we offer a range of services...


Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards

...the theme of “grow, scale, succeed”. The judging panel selected Children in Scotland for inclusion in the Service Excellence Award, and the Employer of the Year category, recognising the hard work of teams across the...


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

...here for more Participation and Engagement work Find out how the inclusion and participation of children and young people informs our work. Click here for...


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

...much focus on exams and not enough flexibility when it comes to assessments of learning, say the inclusion Ambassadors. With secondary school pupils across the country back after the festive break, the inclusion Ambassadors have identified...

assessment Education exams inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

New report reveals what really matters to pupils with additional support needs

...young people who access additional support for learning Click here to read inclusion Ambassadors Find out more about the work of the inclusion Ambassadors Click here for more "Some support...

Additional support ASL ASN Education inclusion pupil voice

Winners announced for inaugural awards, celebrating school pupils with additional support needs

...announced for Success Looks Different awards 1 Sep 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Scotland’s national inclusion Ambassadors have crowned three schools across Scotland winners of the first ever Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they...

ASL ASN inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

Press release: New award for schools celebrating pupils with additional needs

...a new award launched today. The Success Looks Different award, developed by Scotland’s national inclusion Ambassadors group, is asking schools to share how they are supporting the achievements of their pupils with additional support needs out...

Additional support inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

New fund supports 106 young people with additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential
Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board

...and are all committed to and passionate about challenging inequalities and promoting the inclusion and participation of young people.” The new trustees join Convener Maureen McGinn CBE, Vice Convenors Esther Black and Jo Derrick and...

children and young people Children's rights inclusion

Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...GTCS and Intercultural Youth Scotland, while focus on individual learners echoes calls made by the inclusion Ambassadors network. Click here to find out more about our diversity in teaching project Click here to find out more about the inclusion...

additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion inclusion Ambassadors learners report

New partnership project to hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood

...February 2022 Children in Scotland is partnering with the National Development Team for inclusion (NDTi) and Contact, the charity supporting families with disabled children, on a new inclusion project. Time to Talk Next Steps Scotland...

additional support for learning additional support needs Contact disabled inclusion NDTI Time to Talk Next Steps transition

Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds

...with many saying that increased demand is a major reason for this pressure 35% cite digital inclusion as an issue 56% say they are seeing increasing levels of inequality 49% of organisations report longer waiting times. Lack of access to...

children and young people Children's rights Covid-19 equality inclusion

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

...and Young People Committee earlier this week, Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion, called for: Prioritisation of actions to deliver the recommendations in the Additional Support for Learning Review, conducted by Angela...

additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

Why our race equality pledge is a challenge to ourselves and others

...statement and our five pledges to strengthen our organisational commitment to racial equality and inclusion. We’ve been working on this statement internally for quite a while. There is no doubt that the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020 set us...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

...also publishing a pledge of actions to strengthen our specific commitment to racial equality and inclusion. Measures will be introduced internally to track how we are performing against equality and diversity baselines. These will focus on areas...

diversity equality ethnic minorities ethnicity human rights inclusion Legislation pledge race rights statement

School pledge pack helps educators demonstrate more inclusive practices

...pack helps educators demonstrate more inclusive practice 16 August 2021 A new resource from the inclusion Ambassadors, designed to help schools better support the inclusion of children and young people with additional support needs in school,...

ASL ASN Education inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

New measures to support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum

...charities in 2018. Responding to the action plan, Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion said: “Children in Scotland has welcomed the response to the Not Included report, including this announcement, and the way all...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

Childcare expansion: prioritise quality and inclusive practice, and ensure that the child’s experience is central

...Scotland's review of progress (click to read). Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion, said: “We believe that the quality of childcare on offer is the vital element of this expansion, and that the experience of the child...

additional support for learning ASL Brexit childcare early learning and childcare Early years inclusion

Learning the secrets of the Netherlands' success

...you can have a common language. We are also interested in looking at Scotland’s approaches to inclusion – we observed a much higher level of inclusion in schools. Sometimes it’s difficult to take on policies from abroad and implement them...

care Education inclusion netherlands Wellbeing workforce


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The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) inclusion Fund

... Our work Services & Funds Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) inclusion Fund The Scottish Government’s four-year Early Learning & Childcare inclusion Fund came to an end in March 2022.  We are currently (as of June 2022) working with...


Workshops AC24

...with neurodivergences to children and young people facing challenging circumstances. inclusion and Diversity Ensuring that children and young people from all backgrounds and marginalities are represented in the work done by the...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

...where decisions are being made, and works to enable meaningful, inclusive and participatory youth inclusion, especially within STEM and sustainability. Mhairi has a strong focus on equity and inclusion, has a passion for ocean conservation and...



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Leading and learning on inclusion
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...Leading and learning on inclusion 11 Dec 2018 A recent meeting in Vienna discussed important research, resources and progress in inclusive education across Europe, as Sally Cavers reports Mary Hoey, Assistant Director of Education Scotland,...


Working for inclusion
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...A report for the cross-European programme Working for inclusion: An overview of European Union early years services and their workforce...


Working for inclusion
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...Working for inclusion: how early childhood education and care (ECEC) and its workforce can help Europe’s youngest...


Investing in school libraries
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...11 Jan, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond diversity Education equality inclusion racial equality racism social justice School libraries across Scotland have been awarded funding from the School...

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Success Looks Different Award
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...look beyond exam result and consider success in more than just attainment levels. Created by the inclusion Ambassadors, and managed by Children in Scotland and Enquire, the award supports the Scottish Government’s commitment to recognise and...

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Making tech sector more inclusive with BSL
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...30 March 2022, by Nina Joynson accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology More than 500 British Sign Language signs have been created for terms related to digital technology to make the...

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The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated
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...on 25 August 2021 by Jennifer Drummond diversity Education inclusion Assets which celebrate multiculturalism must be included in the framework of Scottish education and delivered in the classroom,...

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