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Diversity in Teaching - Children and Young People's Views on Diversity in Scottish Education (2020-2022)

... Diversity in Scottish Education - Children and Young People's views on diversity and anti-racism approaches in Scottish Education September 2020 - May 2022 Children in Scotland worked with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) and...


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

...Climate justice offers us a pathway to a world without misogyny, without homophobia, without racism, without classism, without transphobia. A world where all of us are free. We can do that, but we have to fight for that. Even just saying that...


Latest edition of Insight magazine available now

...at the University of the West of Scotland, talks about young people raising their voices against racism and how the education sector is responding; the outgoing Children’s Commissioner Bruce Adamson is quizzed on the highs and lows of the job...


Making the change and committing to race equality

...us as valued partners (despite our mistakes) and helped us to develop our understanding how anti-racism work with children and young people needs to be delivered.  This is just the beginning of our work.  The test will be whether we achieve...


Annual Conference 2022: Behind the scenes with Changing our World

...liked that. Olive: I really liked the speakers on day 2, they were really good. Samie Mansoor on racism in schools in the morning, and Jordan Daly in the afternoon, on inclusive education. That was really interesting. Safiyah: All of it. I still...


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

...race equality statement Click here to read On diversity and the cycle of racism Our recent podcast explored the issue through the lens of a project with GTCS and Intercultural Youth Scotland Click here for...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

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

...participation Click here for more On diversity and the cycle of racism Our recent podcast explored the issue through the lens of a project with GTCS and Intercultural Youth Scotland Click here for...

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

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

...is contemporary collecting and why do we care about it so much? 24 Jun 2021 Issues ranging from racism to the intensification of the climate crisis informed the decision made by Living Museums’ Stirling group about their campaign call. Emily,...


Encouraging moves on participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account

...manifesto and although we are pleased to note their pledge to include a new programme of anti-racism education in schools which will rely on local authority uptake, we hope that the SNP will work constructively with their Green colleagues to...

Arts calls citizens' assemblies democracy Education Election Learning manifest Participation Policy rights Scottish Government Scottish Parliament

From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools

...Scottish history. This could include the role of the Moors from the fourth century, at a time when racism did not exist, right through to those historic figures during and post-colonialism such as John Edmonstone (1793-1822), one of the most...

anti-racism black lives matter diversity Education equality Inequality protest racism

25 Calls response: What gives me hope in 2020? Young people are leading the way in defending human rights

...refugees not being allowed to live with their families, of rising child homelessness, of rising racism against EU minorities in our schools, of health inequalities that damage children’s futures. Those who can’t raise their voice through...


25 Calls response: Classrooms must be positive, open, safe environments where children feel welcome and bullying can no longer thrive

...and bullying can no longer thrive 7 February 2019 Jordan Allison, Campaign Manager at Show racism the Red Card Scotland responds to Call 16 of our 25 Calls campaign. Call 16: Work together to build cultures where every voice is valued...


Physical appearance, sexual identity and learning disabilities ‘the key factors’ in bullying at school

...more information about how children and young people are experiencing bullying rooted in racism, xenophobia and gender in order to provide a more accurate picture and evidence-based recommendations. The report suggests that positive...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing

New project to tackle racism in schools

... Image by Anna Cervinkova Magazine / News: New project aims to tackle racism in schools Posted 25 February, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond anti-racism Education racism A new project will support young...

anti-racism Education racism

Insight - Issue 4

...the West of Scotland, former primary school teacher, and Chair of the Scottish Government’s Anti-racism in Education Programme about the importance of embedding a meaningful understanding of racism across the curriculum and beyond Our children...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...bestselling children’s book, My Skin, Your Skin, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu, explores race and racism, and empowers children to be the best versions of themselves Early Years Reading Timeline Resources for My Skin, Your Skin ...


Investing in school libraries

...Drummond diversity Education equality inclusion racial equality racism social justice School libraries across Scotland have been awarded funding from the School Library Improvement Fund (SLIF) for...

diversity Education equality inclusion racial equality racism social justice

Education in Schools Fellowships now open

...reveals ongoing lack of diversity in teaching profession May 31, 2022 New project to tackle racism in schools Feb 25, 2022 COMMENT We need to support schools to be mentally healthy places to be Feb 11,...

Education

Campaign to fundraise for Pakistan floods

...resources to help educators to embed the values of global citizenship, sustainability and antiracism in their teaching activities. Founded in Scotland by Uthmani, the materials are aimed at a primary school audience in a Curriculum for...

climate change Education environment Fundraising global

Q&A with Susie Heywood: Tackling gender stereotypes

...and put into boxes – as a society we still have a long way to go when it comes to things like racism, disability and neurodiversity for example. The event you are running with us is entitled Challenging Gender Stereotypes: How to change the...

equality gender Inequality public health

Ongoing lack of diversity in teaching

...here to access the full report Related content New project aims to tackle racism in schools  February 25, 2022 Comment The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated  August 25,...

diversity Education Scottish Government Scottish Schools

DRAFT Changing our World: Our activity

...questions about their asks for life in Scotland. We told her that we want Scotland to be free of racism, sexism & homophobia and for Scottish Government to #KeepThePromise.  We found out that Clare prefers cheese & biscuits to cake! 27...


Pioneering community project takes next step

...2, 2022 Young people present key issues to Scottish Cabinet Mar 1, 2022 New project to tackle racism in schools Feb 25,...

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

Why books and reading deserve to be celebrated

...people present key issues to Scottish Cabinet Mar 1, 2022 New project to tackle racism in schools Feb 25, 2022 Comment We need to support schools to become mentally healthy places to be Feb 11,...

Education literacy reading World Book Day

Young people present key issues to Government

...to search #CabinetTakeover on Twitter.   Related content New project to tackle racism in schools Feb 25, 2022 Comment We need to support schools to become mentally healthy places to be  Feb 11, 2022 Co-created resource offers...

Children's rights climate change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC

NTS launch digital education portal

...created for Hannah Lavery’s Lament for Sheku Bayoh and is designed to encourage and support anti-racism conversations in the classroom. The education pack, freely available to schools,  includes a range of audio, visual and written articles...

Arts Education

The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated

...thousands of people to communicate with the Scottish Government about the need to address racism in our schools. Specifically, young people expressed their dismay at having no role models in schools, adults who shared their lived...

diversity Education inclusion

Podcast

...access Previous episodes - 2021 Episode 13 - 'Exploring diversity: breaking the cycle of racism' This episode, 'Exploring diversity: breaking the cycle of racism', features Children in Scotland Digital Communications Officer, Lynn...


Suffering in silence

...family types and different sexualities is important to talk about [as well as] talking about racism and the different experiences that kids and adults are subjected to, depending on their identities. Normalising difference is part of...


In conversation: Are ACEs overplayed?

...additional papers. Many have now emphasised societal factors, like poverty, violence, inequality, racism, living in a war zone. Others have highlighted family and personal factors, such as bereavement, bullying, periods of hospitalisation,...


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2018 – presentations

...Donnelly Conflict dynamics, improving relationships and young people's wellbeing – Duncan Gordon racism and hatred: supporting children and young people to overcome barriers to reporting – Arun Gopinath Building and rolling out a mental health...


News

...is contemporary collecting and why do we care about it so much? Issues ranging from racism to the intensification of the climate crisis informed the decision made by Living Museums’ Stirling group about their campaign call. Emily,...



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

...Climate justice offers us a pathway to a world without misogyny, without homophobia, without racism, without classism, without transphobia. A world where all of us are free. We can do that, but we have to fight for that. Even just saying that...


Latest edition of Insight magazine available now

...at the University of the West of Scotland, talks about young people raising their voices against racism and how the education sector is responding; the outgoing Children’s Commissioner Bruce Adamson is quizzed on the highs and lows of the job...


Making the change and committing to race equality

...us as valued partners (despite our mistakes) and helped us to develop our understanding how anti-racism work with children and young people needs to be delivered.  This is just the beginning of our work.  The test will be whether we achieve...


Annual Conference 2022: Behind the scenes with Changing our World

...liked that. Olive: I really liked the speakers on day 2, they were really good. Samie Mansoor on racism in schools in the morning, and Jordan Daly in the afternoon, on inclusive education. That was really interesting. Safiyah: All of it. I still...


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

...race equality statement Click here to read On diversity and the cycle of racism Our recent podcast explored the issue through the lens of a project with GTCS and Intercultural Youth Scotland Click here for...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

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

...participation Click here for more On diversity and the cycle of racism Our recent podcast explored the issue through the lens of a project with GTCS and Intercultural Youth Scotland Click here for...

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

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

...is contemporary collecting and why do we care about it so much? 24 Jun 2021 Issues ranging from racism to the intensification of the climate crisis informed the decision made by Living Museums’ Stirling group about their campaign call. Emily,...


Encouraging moves on participation, and a promise to hold parliament to account

...manifesto and although we are pleased to note their pledge to include a new programme of anti-racism education in schools which will rely on local authority uptake, we hope that the SNP will work constructively with their Green colleagues to...

Arts calls citizens' assemblies democracy Education Election Learning manifest Participation Policy rights Scottish Government Scottish Parliament

From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools

...Scottish history. This could include the role of the Moors from the fourth century, at a time when racism did not exist, right through to those historic figures during and post-colonialism such as John Edmonstone (1793-1822), one of the most...

anti-racism black lives matter diversity Education equality Inequality protest racism

25 Calls response: What gives me hope in 2020? Young people are leading the way in defending human rights

...refugees not being allowed to live with their families, of rising child homelessness, of rising racism against EU minorities in our schools, of health inequalities that damage children’s futures. Those who can’t raise their voice through...


25 Calls response: Classrooms must be positive, open, safe environments where children feel welcome and bullying can no longer thrive

...and bullying can no longer thrive 7 February 2019 Jordan Allison, Campaign Manager at Show racism the Red Card Scotland responds to Call 16 of our 25 Calls campaign. Call 16: Work together to build cultures where every voice is valued...


Physical appearance, sexual identity and learning disabilities ‘the key factors’ in bullying at school

...more information about how children and young people are experiencing bullying rooted in racism, xenophobia and gender in order to provide a more accurate picture and evidence-based recommendations. The report suggests that positive...

Children Children's rights Families Scottish Schools Staff Support Wellbeing


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Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...bestselling children’s book, My Skin, Your Skin, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu, explores race and racism, and empowers children to be the best versions of themselves Early Years Reading Timeline Resources for My Skin, Your Skin ...


DRAFT Changing our World: Our activity

...questions about their asks for life in Scotland. We told her that we want Scotland to be free of racism, sexism & homophobia and for Scottish Government to #KeepThePromise.  We found out that Clare prefers cheese & biscuits to cake! 27...


Podcast

...access Previous episodes - 2021 Episode 13 - 'Exploring diversity: breaking the cycle of racism' This episode, 'Exploring diversity: breaking the cycle of racism', features Children in Scotland Digital Communications Officer, Lynn...


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2018 – presentations

...Donnelly Conflict dynamics, improving relationships and young people's wellbeing – Duncan Gordon racism and hatred: supporting children and young people to overcome barriers to reporting – Arun Gopinath Building and rolling out a mental health...


News

...is contemporary collecting and why do we care about it so much? Issues ranging from racism to the intensification of the climate crisis informed the decision made by Living Museums’ Stirling group about their campaign call. Emily,...



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New project to tackle racism in schools
post

... Image by Anna Cervinkova Magazine / News: New project aims to tackle racism in schools Posted 25 February, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond anti-racism Education racism A new project will support young...

anti-racism Education racism

Insight - Issue 4
post

...the West of Scotland, former primary school teacher, and Chair of the Scottish Government’s Anti-racism in Education Programme about the importance of embedding a meaningful understanding of racism across the curriculum and beyond Our children...


Investing in school libraries
post

...Drummond diversity Education equality inclusion racial equality racism social justice School libraries across Scotland have been awarded funding from the School Library Improvement Fund (SLIF) for...

diversity Education equality inclusion racial equality racism social justice

Education in Schools Fellowships now open
post

...reveals ongoing lack of diversity in teaching profession May 31, 2022 New project to tackle racism in schools Feb 25, 2022 COMMENT We need to support schools to be mentally healthy places to be Feb 11,...

Education

Campaign to fundraise for Pakistan floods
post

...resources to help educators to embed the values of global citizenship, sustainability and antiracism in their teaching activities. Founded in Scotland by Uthmani, the materials are aimed at a primary school audience in a Curriculum for...

climate change Education environment Fundraising global

Q&A with Susie Heywood: Tackling gender stereotypes
post

...and put into boxes – as a society we still have a long way to go when it comes to things like racism, disability and neurodiversity for example. The event you are running with us is entitled Challenging Gender Stereotypes: How to change the...

equality gender Inequality public health

Ongoing lack of diversity in teaching
post

...here to access the full report Related content New project aims to tackle racism in schools  February 25, 2022 Comment The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated  August 25,...

diversity Education Scottish Government Scottish Schools

Pioneering community project takes next step
post

...2, 2022 Young people present key issues to Scottish Cabinet Mar 1, 2022 New project to tackle racism in schools Feb 25,...

children and young people community Participation Wellbeing

Why books and reading deserve to be celebrated
post

...people present key issues to Scottish Cabinet Mar 1, 2022 New project to tackle racism in schools Feb 25, 2022 Comment We need to support schools to become mentally healthy places to be Feb 11,...

Education literacy reading World Book Day

Young people present key issues to Government
post

...to search #CabinetTakeover on Twitter.   Related content New project to tackle racism in schools Feb 25, 2022 Comment We need to support schools to become mentally healthy places to be  Feb 11, 2022 Co-created resource offers...

Children's rights climate change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC

NTS launch digital education portal
post

...created for Hannah Lavery’s Lament for Sheku Bayoh and is designed to encourage and support anti-racism conversations in the classroom. The education pack, freely available to schools,  includes a range of audio, visual and written articles...

Arts Education

The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated
post

...thousands of people to communicate with the Scottish Government about the need to address racism in our schools. Specifically, young people expressed their dismay at having no role models in schools, adults who shared their lived...

diversity Education inclusion

Suffering in silence
post

...family types and different sexualities is important to talk about [as well as] talking about racism and the different experiences that kids and adults are subjected to, depending on their identities. Normalising difference is part of...


In conversation: Are ACEs overplayed?
post

...additional papers. Many have now emphasised societal factors, like poverty, violence, inequality, racism, living in a war zone. Others have highlighted family and personal factors, such as bereavement, bullying, periods of hospitalisation,...