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25 Calls response: Youth work gives us vital opportunities, independence and access to non-formal education. Let’s protect it

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 4: “When a child moves to secondary school, there is a drastic upping of stakes in social comparison”
bullying equality Inequality parenting Parents School

25 Calls response: Target stigma, honour arts experiences and get the first years of school right to start levelling the playing field for children

Young people’s worsening mental health and bullying in schools ‘direct consequence of UK’s inequality’, Children in Scotland conference to hear

Managing children's anxiety in school

25 Calls response: Worried about pollution’s impact on children? You’ve got the power to improve air quality

25 Calls response: The Care Review is laying down a challenge. In 2020 you can be part of the solution

25 Calls response: Here’s what’s missing from the debate about how to transform mental health outcomes for children

Enquire Conference 2020: Your child, your school and you

Out now: New wellbeing resource for teachers and practitioners

Call 3: All children and young people should have access to mental health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination

Call 25: Cut cars from school drop-offs to boost active travel and improve air quality for our children
25 calls environment sustrans

SOLD OUT: Trauma-informed early years practice: what does it look like? A seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

The Spectrum of Participation: engaging parents and carers in decision-making

Embedding a whole school approach to gender balance in STEM

Supporting young carers in education settings

Comment: Childminding is suffering from an expansion programme that doesn't recognise its value

...Nov, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care Implementation of the Scottish Government’s extension to funded childcare hours is failing childminding and threatens...

childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care

School isn't the be-all and end-all of a fair education

How can we support young carers in education settings?

Not Included, Not Engaged, Not Involved: Survey finds autistic children are missing out on education
additional support needs ASN Autism School

The Autism Toolbox: providing support for children in mainstream schooling

National Chef Gary Maclean visits Clydebank High School

Managing young people's anxiety in school settings

Managing children's anxiety in school

Effective engagement with staff and parents 'key to successful childcare expansion'

News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

News: Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish schools
Curriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology

Inclusion Ambassadors welcome school return but say the still don't feel heard
additional support needs ASL ASN Education inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

What is contemporary collecting and why do we care about it so much?

St Mirin's Out of School Club

Comment: We need to embed early interventions and mental health support in all schools across Scotland
Education Mental Health

News: Young carers running on empty, says leading charity
Education health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

New fund will strengthen access to out of school childcare for low-income families

...families. The Access to Childcare Fund will provide grants to establish models of delivery of out of school care, with a focus on priority family groups most at risk from living in poverty. The Fund is funded by the Scottish Government and...

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News: Schools face new disruption as exams approach
Covid-19 Education exams SQA

Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Supporting young carers
ASL Children's rights Mental Health

Comment: 'Young carers must remain a priority and at the forefront of policy development’
health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

FUSE Youth Café

Flexible Childcare Services Scotland

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

Back to school: the challenges of learning after lockdown, and how we can help

“This crisis is a chance to start talking about how much autistic people and neurotypicals have in common”
anxiety Autism cortisol neurotypical relaxation stress stress management

CHANGE Childcare: Childminder resource

...Children in Scotland carried out engagement sessions with children at Rising Stars Orr Street, an out of school care (OSC) service in Glasgow and Burgh Primary School. During these sessions we gathered children’s thoughts and opinions about...


Access to Childcare Fund

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty
communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Organisations from Shetland to Shettleston announced as successful applicants to Access to Childcare Fund

...one of the actions highlighted in Every Child, Every Chance Find out more out of school care The fund complements the Scottish Government’s draft Out of School Framework Find out more "Another...

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Access to Childcare Fund

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

...series Find out more Manifesto for School Age Childcare The Scottish out of school care Network has published a series of calls Read more Families need services that are 'here to stay' The...

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

All local services providing childcare or play for children and young people need to be ‘here to stay’: funded on a long-term, secure basis, major four-year project finds

...be increased so that families have more choice about how and when their child is looked after out of school care services must be treated as a core service for it to be sustainable. This should include considering school and community...

CHANGE childcare childminders community family Hub local services out of school care play practitioners services

Providers and policymakers meet to discuss out of school services to mitigate poverty as Access to Childcare Fund Network launches

...Fund Network, which brings together providers supported by the Fund, experts on Scotland’s out of school care sector and child poverty, and representatives from the Scottish Government. Launched in July with successful applicants announced...



25 Calls response: Youth work gives us vital opportunities, independence and access to non-formal education. Let’s protect it

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 4: “When a child moves to secondary school, there is a drastic upping of stakes in social comparison”
bullying equality Inequality parenting Parents School

25 Calls response: Target stigma, honour arts experiences and get the first years of school right to start levelling the playing field for children

Young people’s worsening mental health and bullying in schools ‘direct consequence of UK’s inequality’, Children in Scotland conference to hear

25 Calls response: Worried about pollution’s impact on children? You’ve got the power to improve air quality

25 Calls response: The Care Review is laying down a challenge. In 2020 you can be part of the solution

25 Calls response: Here’s what’s missing from the debate about how to transform mental health outcomes for children

Out now: New wellbeing resource for teachers and practitioners

School isn't the be-all and end-all of a fair education

How can we support young carers in education settings?

Not Included, Not Engaged, Not Involved: Survey finds autistic children are missing out on education
additional support needs ASN Autism School

National Chef Gary Maclean visits Clydebank High School

Effective engagement with staff and parents 'key to successful childcare expansion'

Inclusion Ambassadors welcome school return but say the still don't feel heard
additional support needs ASL ASN Education inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

What is contemporary collecting and why do we care about it so much?

New fund will strengthen access to out of school childcare for low-income families

...families. The Access to Childcare Fund will provide grants to establish models of delivery of out of school care, with a focus on priority family groups most at risk from living in poverty. The Fund is funded by the Scottish Government and...

childcare Families family support holidays Inequality out of school care Poverty

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

Back to school: the challenges of learning after lockdown, and how we can help

“This crisis is a chance to start talking about how much autistic people and neurotypicals have in common”
anxiety Autism cortisol neurotypical relaxation stress stress management

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty
communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Organisations from Shetland to Shettleston announced as successful applicants to Access to Childcare Fund

...one of the actions highlighted in Every Child, Every Chance Find out more out of school care The fund complements the Scottish Government’s draft Out of School Framework Find out more "Another...

access to childcare access to childcare fund childcare childcare provision Families fund Inequality low income out of school care Parents Poverty

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

...series Find out more Manifesto for School Age Childcare The Scottish out of school care Network has published a series of calls Read more Families need services that are 'here to stay' The...

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

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

All local services providing childcare or play for children and young people need to be ‘here to stay’: funded on a long-term, secure basis, major four-year project finds

...be increased so that families have more choice about how and when their child is looked after out of school care services must be treated as a core service for it to be sustainable. This should include considering school and community...

CHANGE childcare childminders community family Hub local services out of school care play practitioners services

Providers and policymakers meet to discuss out of school services to mitigate poverty as Access to Childcare Fund Network launches

...Fund Network, which brings together providers supported by the Fund, experts on Scotland’s out of school care sector and child poverty, and representatives from the Scottish Government. Launched in July with successful applicants announced...



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Call 3: All children and young people should have access to mental health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination
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Call 25: Cut cars from school drop-offs to boost active travel and improve air quality for our children
post25 calls environment sustrans

Comment: Childminding is suffering from an expansion programme that doesn't recognise its value
post

...Nov, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care Implementation of the Scottish Government’s extension to funded childcare hours is failing childminding and threatens...

childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care

News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
postcare experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

News: Computing Science gets a boost in Scottish schools
postCurriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology

Comment: We need to embed early interventions and mental health support in all schools across Scotland
postEducation Mental Health

News: Young carers running on empty, says leading charity
postEducation health and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

News: Schools face new disruption as exams approach
postCovid-19 Education exams SQA

Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Supporting young carers
postASL Children's rights Mental Health

Comment: 'Young carers must remain a priority and at the forefront of policy development’
posthealth and wellbeing kinship care Mental Health young carers

CHANGE Childcare: Childminder resource
post

...Children in Scotland carried out engagement sessions with children at Rising Stars Orr Street, an out of school care (OSC) service in Glasgow and Burgh Primary School. During these sessions we gathered children’s thoughts and opinions about...