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

... New paper reflects young people’s views on behaviour and relationships in schools 1 May 2024 Children in Scotland has published a summary paper today (1 May) which adds new evidence to the ongoing discussions about behaviour and...


New report shares positive stories of inclusion in Scottish schools

...from an Inclusion Ambassador) The winning entries had common themes, such as prioritising relationships between staff and pupils, including pupils in shaping celebrations of success and taking a holistic approach – both with individual...


Children need a playful world to thrive and survive

...relational attachment bonds. With Kids sits in the heart of the community with a focus on building relationships, resiliency and offering support to help families make independent changes in their lives. We know from experience that supporting...


We can all be allies

...skills and expertise through a partnership with a specialist trauma service. It is also a relationships-based programme - building quality relationships between young people, their guardians, community organisations and the trauma...


Looking forward in gloomy times

...funding the core functions through grants, the sometimes restrictive nature of the commissioning relationships we have, and the short-term nature of many of the grants and other funding streams, which we rely on to do our work. As a result, we...


relationships are the foundations for change

... relationships are the foundations for change Working with the child, working with the parent, and working with the parent and child together are the three keys to a new direction, says Alan Sinclair William Clark is Tesco’s Paisley...


Launching the Building Good relationships eLearning module

... Launching the Building Good relationships eLearning module 6 Mar 2023 The Learning & Events team at Children in Scotland is delighted to launch the Building Good relationships with Children and Young People eLearning course. The module is...


"Care experienced young people need love, relationships and community. They deserve to belong"

... "Care experienced young people need love, relationships and community. They deserve the same as all of us: to belong" 13 October 2022 The Home and Belonging evaluation demonstrates why security and support is fundamental for young people with...

belonging care care experience home home and belonging homelessness housing Participation rights

Access to childcare services ‘has strengthened relationships and wellbeing for children and parents’, new report finds

... Access to childcare services ‘has strengthened relationships and wellbeing for children and parents’, new report finds 29 Sep 2022 Media Release Projects across Scotland supported by the Access to Childcare Fund (ACF) have made a...

access to childcare fund childcare Families flexibility out of school care Parents Poverty services

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

... Safe spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is supporting girls and young women 25 August 2020 Karen Anderson, Founder and Director of SHE Scotland, explains the vision behind a project...


A daring venture: new training programme explores the dynamics of successful relationships

... A daring venture: new training programme explores the dynamics underpinning successful relationships 8 Aug 2023 Children in Scotland has launched new dates for the popular three-day training course, the Dynamics of Relationship-Based...


Creating quality assessments: The benefits of values-based approaches for reporting on relationships

... The benefits of values-based approaches when reporting on relationships 4 Jul 2023 With communication and reflection a key aspect of her work, participants have left Sandra Strathie's workshops with new knowledge and practices that support...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...children stay in the family home which can have a huge impact. This is why it is vital that these relationships are considered in sentencing. The Scottish Government’s Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) (Click here for more) principal...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...views with us. People We need a valued and supported workforce that is able to develop positive relationships with children and young people with care experience and ensure they are sustainable. We know the transformative power of relationships,...


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

...years’ time. It’s not just abuse from adults, either – in children and young people’s own relationships, 99% of the time, social media is part of the abuse.” This excerpt was taken from Issue 5 of Insight, the bi-annual publication for...


It’s not about right or wrong, but about bringing people together

...mediation approach is a collaborative way of assisting people to resolve and repair disputes, relationships and communication issues. It is not about who is ‘right’ or who is ‘wrong’. We look at the present and the future rather than...


Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...network of nearly 400 befriending services across the UK. Befriending offers supportive, reliable relationships through volunteers, and provides invaluable support for children and young people, helping to reduce social isolation and loneliness...


Amplifying seldom heard voices: the importance of direct services for children and young people

...that the role goes way beyond this. When you are working with people it is about human relationships, and everything that comes with them. Staff teams need to be multi-skilled in the domain of relationships, tactful and switched-on,...


Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

...category with the Inclusion Ambassadors particularly impressed with the importance placed on relationships, creativity and pupil voice which was demonstrated in their entry. Media contact: Jennifer Drummond, Senior Communications and...


The early years in focus: creating an event to support the sector

...with and broadening our reach. It’s extremely important to us that we continue to build relationships throughout the sector and share our platform with new voices.” We always start with a ‘hot’ ideas-sharing session where each of...


And so the work begins - teachers reflect on the first week of term

...It’s good to be back: with a staff team who ‘get it’, who know and show that building relationships and balancing support and nurture with high expectations and endless encouragement, are the most important factors in ensuring the...


Exploring the research behind Therapeutic Life Story Work

...who come from traumatic backgrounds list a lack of identity and difficulty maintaining social relationships as consequences of their upbringing. TLSW helps them create a new relationship with themselves so that they can create new relationships...


One step at a time

...to these sessions. Some of the key messages coming from young people were around connections and relationships when talking about transitions. These roles needed to be filled by the right people. I identified people I had worked with over the...


Class act: promoting inclusive school settings

...kind and welcoming. They want staff to be interested in their lives and to build meaningful relationships with them.  This can easily be done through encouraging friendly conversation. Many spoke of how teachers who shout can make them feel...


Should we blame influencers for online harm? 40,000 children have their say

...the Children’s Commissioner and the DCMS amongst others. At VotesforSchools we create ongoing relationships with those in authority: they are kind enough to consider the results and then respond to the children. This, in turn, encourages...


Impact report and animation reveal the benefits of peer research in participation projects

...gives children and young people a chance to take the lead and drive change. We found that building relationships and learning together were key in supporting our peer researchers, so was having fun! Our upcoming webinar on the findings of the...

children and young people pandemic research

The science of conflict management

...with each other. If the mind-body connection is strong, people tend to be able to manage relationships better because they can regulate their moods. ‘Mood regulation’ sounds a bit technical when put like that, but we’re all familiar...

conflict relationships

Death, grief and the UNCRC

...the truth and how this supports understanding, the way young people grieve and better quality relationships with adults and peers into the future. We discussed loads more in the session that we can’t fit in here, but we would love to hear...


Trustees Week Q&A: Simon Massey
relationships relationships counselling Simon Massey trustees trustees week

Coercive control in teen relationships is focus of exhibition

.../ News: Change Up exhibition considers action to address coercive control in teen relationships Posted 8 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Change Up exhibition. Supplied by Dartington Service Design...

art children and young people gender based violence

10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

...create environments that will soothe stress responses within the child, reconnect safe and secure relationships and develop self-regulation for long-term success. Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events,...


Training & Events

...talk hybrid working 20 Nov 2024 | Learn person-centred tools for thinking, management & relationships while hybrid working. Learn more & buy...


AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...that promote responsive caregiving, enhance parental wellbeing, foster positive parent-child relationships, and ultimately improve child outcomes from pre-birth to pre-school. email | facebook | linkedin | instagram | X Established over...


Workshops AC24

...together we help young people understand how their experiences impact their feelings of safety, relationships, identity and access to justice. 3d Sharing Young People's Voices and Telling Stories Braw Talent CIC Room: Cap & Thistle...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

...launch and growth of the charity which delivers Big Noise programmes, using music and nurturing relationships to support over 3,500 children and young people across Scotland. Nicola was awarded an OBE in 2020 for services to music, children and...


Insight - Issue 1

...to the announcement of the Whole Family Wellbeing Fund Graham Goulden urging investment in quality relationships with boys to ensure they grow up to be respectful men Nourish Scotland’s Stephanie Mander analysing the Good Food Nation Bill. We...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...core service has an emphasis on building trust and understanding to promote and support effective relationships and good communication. Working with a bank of skilled sessional mediators, the service is managed and delivered by Mediation...


Enter The Why Not? Trust’s digital showcase

...create a dedicated space for artwork submissions on its online hub. Promoting the importance of relationships across the care-experienced community, The Why Not? Trust says the digital showcase will connect entrants with changemakers,...

art care experienced people care system digital

Our history

...the difficult conversations and be constructively challenging when necessary. And we have to build relationships within and beyond our own sectors and our traditional allies. It is a national project, and we need to work nationally to ensure...


Access to Childcare Fund evaluation published

...to start work or progress their careers, improve overall health and wellbeing, and develop better relationships with their children thanks to a Scottish Government Fund to expand access to school age childcare, a new report has...

childcare Children early learning Early years Families

Member Insight Blog: Latest

...Strathie explores methodologies that support professionals can use to assess young people’s relationships Click to find out more The future of football is in your hands Kieren Mooney is Participation and...


Young musicians invited to Hit The Road

...powerful output, it was co-produced with young people and really brings to life the importance of relationships, time and what lawyers can do to uphold children’s rights. We hope that greater training is provided to ensure that support is age...

Arts music scotland young people

Animation project shares experiences of the legal system

...powerful output, it was co-produced with young people and really brings to life the importance of relationships, time and what lawyers can do to uphold children’s rights. We hope that greater training is provided to ensure that support is age...

animation Children law young people

Foster Care Fortnight: foster carers' essential work

...Care Review to ensure the voices of children and young people in care are heard and that sibling relationships are protected. TACT explained: “TACT Scotland has more than 20 foster families caring for siblings. What is absolutely vital is the...

care care experienced people foster care the Promise

Social history project captures LGBTQ+ voices

...that being LGBTQ+ means they face barriers to achieving their full potential in education, work, relationships, and that Scotland does not feel like a safe and inclusive place to live, love or learn. “We know that visibility gives a crucial...

communities equality LGBT young people

Social work interventions across Scotland
care Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare

Sturgeon resigns and centres care experience in speech
Attainment baby box Education Nicola Sturgeon Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Scottish Parliament the Promise

Funding perinatal mental health services

...organisations are a lifeline to parents and families, offering empathetic support with trusted relationships right at the heart of their services.” Related content Comment It’s time to get talking about mental health Jan 27,...

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

Interim report on Scotland's domestic abuse law

...an issue Posted 10 January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond Children's rights domestic abuse relationships women's rights Research has found extending Scotland’s domestic abuse laws to include emotional and psychological abuse has had a...

Children's rights domestic abuse relationships women's rights

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

...extent possible to ensure children’s rights. We know that rights-based budgeting and supporting relationships around families, like community and early years practitioners, youth work, and school-based supports, make a huge difference in...

Children's rights human rights

Website launches for care support staff
care care experience


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

... New paper reflects young people’s views on behaviour and relationships in schools 1 May 2024 Children in Scotland has published a summary paper today (1 May) which adds new evidence to the ongoing discussions about behaviour and...


New report shares positive stories of inclusion in Scottish schools

...from an Inclusion Ambassador) The winning entries had common themes, such as prioritising relationships between staff and pupils, including pupils in shaping celebrations of success and taking a holistic approach – both with individual...


Children need a playful world to thrive and survive

...relational attachment bonds. With Kids sits in the heart of the community with a focus on building relationships, resiliency and offering support to help families make independent changes in their lives. We know from experience that supporting...


We can all be allies

...skills and expertise through a partnership with a specialist trauma service. It is also a relationships-based programme - building quality relationships between young people, their guardians, community organisations and the trauma...


Looking forward in gloomy times

...funding the core functions through grants, the sometimes restrictive nature of the commissioning relationships we have, and the short-term nature of many of the grants and other funding streams, which we rely on to do our work. As a result, we...


relationships are the foundations for change

... relationships are the foundations for change Working with the child, working with the parent, and working with the parent and child together are the three keys to a new direction, says Alan Sinclair William Clark is Tesco’s Paisley...


Launching the Building Good relationships eLearning module

... Launching the Building Good relationships eLearning module 6 Mar 2023 The Learning & Events team at Children in Scotland is delighted to launch the Building Good relationships with Children and Young People eLearning course. The module is...


"Care experienced young people need love, relationships and community. They deserve to belong"

... "Care experienced young people need love, relationships and community. They deserve the same as all of us: to belong" 13 October 2022 The Home and Belonging evaluation demonstrates why security and support is fundamental for young people with...

belonging care care experience home home and belonging homelessness housing Participation rights

Access to childcare services ‘has strengthened relationships and wellbeing for children and parents’, new report finds

... Access to childcare services ‘has strengthened relationships and wellbeing for children and parents’, new report finds 29 Sep 2022 Media Release Projects across Scotland supported by the Access to Childcare Fund (ACF) have made a...

access to childcare fund childcare Families flexibility out of school care Parents Poverty services

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

... Safe spaces, inspiring role models and positive peer to peer relationships – how SHE Scotland is supporting girls and young women 25 August 2020 Karen Anderson, Founder and Director of SHE Scotland, explains the vision behind a project...


A daring venture: new training programme explores the dynamics of successful relationships

... A daring venture: new training programme explores the dynamics underpinning successful relationships 8 Aug 2023 Children in Scotland has launched new dates for the popular three-day training course, the Dynamics of Relationship-Based...


Creating quality assessments: The benefits of values-based approaches for reporting on relationships

... The benefits of values-based approaches when reporting on relationships 4 Jul 2023 With communication and reflection a key aspect of her work, participants have left Sandra Strathie's workshops with new knowledge and practices that support...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...children stay in the family home which can have a huge impact. This is why it is vital that these relationships are considered in sentencing. The Scottish Government’s Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) (Click here for more) principal...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...views with us. People We need a valued and supported workforce that is able to develop positive relationships with children and young people with care experience and ensure they are sustainable. We know the transformative power of relationships,...


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

...years’ time. It’s not just abuse from adults, either – in children and young people’s own relationships, 99% of the time, social media is part of the abuse.” This excerpt was taken from Issue 5 of Insight, the bi-annual publication for...


It’s not about right or wrong, but about bringing people together

...mediation approach is a collaborative way of assisting people to resolve and repair disputes, relationships and communication issues. It is not about who is ‘right’ or who is ‘wrong’. We look at the present and the future rather than...


Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...network of nearly 400 befriending services across the UK. Befriending offers supportive, reliable relationships through volunteers, and provides invaluable support for children and young people, helping to reduce social isolation and loneliness...


Amplifying seldom heard voices: the importance of direct services for children and young people

...that the role goes way beyond this. When you are working with people it is about human relationships, and everything that comes with them. Staff teams need to be multi-skilled in the domain of relationships, tactful and switched-on,...


Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

...category with the Inclusion Ambassadors particularly impressed with the importance placed on relationships, creativity and pupil voice which was demonstrated in their entry. Media contact: Jennifer Drummond, Senior Communications and...


The early years in focus: creating an event to support the sector

...with and broadening our reach. It’s extremely important to us that we continue to build relationships throughout the sector and share our platform with new voices.” We always start with a ‘hot’ ideas-sharing session where each of...


And so the work begins - teachers reflect on the first week of term

...It’s good to be back: with a staff team who ‘get it’, who know and show that building relationships and balancing support and nurture with high expectations and endless encouragement, are the most important factors in ensuring the...


Exploring the research behind Therapeutic Life Story Work

...who come from traumatic backgrounds list a lack of identity and difficulty maintaining social relationships as consequences of their upbringing. TLSW helps them create a new relationship with themselves so that they can create new relationships...


One step at a time

...to these sessions. Some of the key messages coming from young people were around connections and relationships when talking about transitions. These roles needed to be filled by the right people. I identified people I had worked with over the...


Class act: promoting inclusive school settings

...kind and welcoming. They want staff to be interested in their lives and to build meaningful relationships with them.  This can easily be done through encouraging friendly conversation. Many spoke of how teachers who shout can make them feel...


Should we blame influencers for online harm? 40,000 children have their say

...the Children’s Commissioner and the DCMS amongst others. At VotesforSchools we create ongoing relationships with those in authority: they are kind enough to consider the results and then respond to the children. This, in turn, encourages...


Impact report and animation reveal the benefits of peer research in participation projects

...gives children and young people a chance to take the lead and drive change. We found that building relationships and learning together were key in supporting our peer researchers, so was having fun! Our upcoming webinar on the findings of the...

children and young people pandemic research

The science of conflict management

...with each other. If the mind-body connection is strong, people tend to be able to manage relationships better because they can regulate their moods. ‘Mood regulation’ sounds a bit technical when put like that, but we’re all familiar...

conflict relationships

Death, grief and the UNCRC

...the truth and how this supports understanding, the way young people grieve and better quality relationships with adults and peers into the future. We discussed loads more in the session that we can’t fit in here, but we would love to hear...


Trustees Week Q&A: Simon Massey
relationships relationships counselling Simon Massey trustees trustees week


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10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

...create environments that will soothe stress responses within the child, reconnect safe and secure relationships and develop self-regulation for long-term success. Please see this page to review all notes on system requirements for online events,...


Training & Events

...talk hybrid working 20 Nov 2024 | Learn person-centred tools for thinking, management & relationships while hybrid working. Learn more & buy...


AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...that promote responsive caregiving, enhance parental wellbeing, foster positive parent-child relationships, and ultimately improve child outcomes from pre-birth to pre-school. email | facebook | linkedin | instagram | X Established over...


Workshops AC24

...together we help young people understand how their experiences impact their feelings of safety, relationships, identity and access to justice. 3d Sharing Young People's Voices and Telling Stories Braw Talent CIC Room: Cap & Thistle...


AC24 - Speaker Bios

...launch and growth of the charity which delivers Big Noise programmes, using music and nurturing relationships to support over 3,500 children and young people across Scotland. Nicola was awarded an OBE in 2020 for services to music, children and...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...core service has an emphasis on building trust and understanding to promote and support effective relationships and good communication. Working with a bank of skilled sessional mediators, the service is managed and delivered by Mediation...


Our history

...the difficult conversations and be constructively challenging when necessary. And we have to build relationships within and beyond our own sectors and our traditional allies. It is a national project, and we need to work nationally to ensure...



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Coercive control in teen relationships is focus of exhibition
post

.../ News: Change Up exhibition considers action to address coercive control in teen relationships Posted 8 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Change Up exhibition. Supplied by Dartington Service Design...

art children and young people gender based violence

Insight - Issue 1
post

...to the announcement of the Whole Family Wellbeing Fund Graham Goulden urging investment in quality relationships with boys to ensure they grow up to be respectful men Nourish Scotland’s Stephanie Mander analysing the Good Food Nation Bill. We...


Enter The Why Not? Trust’s digital showcase
post

...create a dedicated space for artwork submissions on its online hub. Promoting the importance of relationships across the care-experienced community, The Why Not? Trust says the digital showcase will connect entrants with changemakers,...

art care experienced people care system digital

Access to Childcare Fund evaluation published
post

...to start work or progress their careers, improve overall health and wellbeing, and develop better relationships with their children thanks to a Scottish Government Fund to expand access to school age childcare, a new report has...

childcare Children early learning Early years Families

Member Insight Blog: Latest
post

...Strathie explores methodologies that support professionals can use to assess young people’s relationships Click to find out more The future of football is in your hands Kieren Mooney is Participation and...


Young musicians invited to Hit The Road
post

...powerful output, it was co-produced with young people and really brings to life the importance of relationships, time and what lawyers can do to uphold children’s rights. We hope that greater training is provided to ensure that support is age...

Arts music scotland young people

Animation project shares experiences of the legal system
post

...powerful output, it was co-produced with young people and really brings to life the importance of relationships, time and what lawyers can do to uphold children’s rights. We hope that greater training is provided to ensure that support is age...

animation Children law young people

Foster Care Fortnight: foster carers' essential work
post

...Care Review to ensure the voices of children and young people in care are heard and that sibling relationships are protected. TACT explained: “TACT Scotland has more than 20 foster families caring for siblings. What is absolutely vital is the...

care care experienced people foster care the Promise

Social history project captures LGBTQ+ voices
post

...that being LGBTQ+ means they face barriers to achieving their full potential in education, work, relationships, and that Scotland does not feel like a safe and inclusive place to live, love or learn. “We know that visibility gives a crucial...

communities equality LGBT young people

Social work interventions across Scotland
postcare Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare

Sturgeon resigns and centres care experience in speech
postAttainment baby box Education Nicola Sturgeon Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government Scottish Parliament the Promise

Funding perinatal mental health services
post

...organisations are a lifeline to parents and families, offering empathetic support with trusted relationships right at the heart of their services.” Related content Comment It’s time to get talking about mental health Jan 27,...

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

Interim report on Scotland's domestic abuse law
post

...an issue Posted 10 January, 2023 by Jennifer Drummond Children's rights domestic abuse relationships women's rights Research has found extending Scotland’s domestic abuse laws to include emotional and psychological abuse has had a...

Children's rights domestic abuse relationships women's rights

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

...extent possible to ensure children’s rights. We know that rights-based budgeting and supporting relationships around families, like community and early years practitioners, youth work, and school-based supports, make a huge difference in...

Children's rights human rights

Website launches for care support staff
postcare care experience