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Innovation in school meals in focus, as International School Meals Day 2024 launches

...staff can explore nutrition in a variety of ways, introducing ISMD into curricular areas including science, home economics, geography and art. The aim is to demonstrate the breadth of innovation across Scotland and beyond and share ways of ensuring...


Youth Advisory Group - Suicide Prevention

Health Inequalities: Participative Research Project

Children and Young People's Panel on Europe (June 2018-2020)

...The Right to Health EU Funding - Funding for Youth Projects and Services - Funding for science and Health Opportunities to Work, Study and Travel in the EU - Information for Children and Young People Please help by sharing the...


The science of conflict management

... Exploring the science behind conflict management 8 Dec 2022 Following their workshop at our annual conference, Cyrenians' Digital Media and Content Manager, Colin Waters, discusses how being more in tune with our neural networks can help...

conflict relationships

Ongoing issues with delivery of Additional Support for Learning, new report reveals

...a relief, like a weight has been lifted off your shoulders. It’s that simple, it’s not rocket science. It’s the school's job to support me.” (Inclusion Ambassador) In this new report, Children in Scotland has also highlighted the ongoing...


Bringing confidence back to the community

...here, but very common in England, where we were offering help after school, including support in sciences, mathematics and English. So all of us came together to help the young people in our community, and we were also organising a few...


Funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe

...as they currently do from the EU through replacement support Current spending levels on health and science research must continue or increase post-Brexit, with funding assured for research and infrastructure. Rights Children’s rights to...

Brexit Children economy EU Europe funding Participation referendum rights trade travel votes work young people

Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...repeat: the majority of children do not catch up. Mother nature sets the rules Mother nature and science give us three clear messages about child development: Child development is sequential. Like house building, the site, drainage, and...


"STEM isn't just a set of subjects for the classroom – it shapes many aspects of our lives"

...on the importance of young people in STEM in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals STEM, or science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, is sometimes seen as nothing more than a set of subjects for the classroom. And yet, it shapes so many...


25 Calls response: The values that underpin who we are as citizens should underpin our activity online

...digital footprint. We should learn about digital citizenship in school, just as we learn about science and language. We should start positive conversations with our children about how they use their tech for good. We should make conscious...


25 Calls response: Where there are child protection concerns, poverty can be the elephant in the room

...the conditions for children to grow up safe and happy. That’s the basis of NSPCC’s Sharing the science project: using a common language to share the science of child development with a whole community. In addition to this cultural shift in how...

25calls

A modest proposal

...way in which tax money is spent in the UK and Scotland flies in the face of all early years’ science. In education, most money per head goes to university education, then secondary school, followed by primary, and last of all pre-school. In...


Cooking up a storm: celebrating three years of partnership with Cyrenians

...in adolescents: physiology, metabolism and nutritional needs. Annals of the new York Academy of science,Vol 1393, No 1, pp 21-33 [online] [viewed 20 Feb 2019] https://nyaspubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nyas.13330 CUSICK, S.E.,...


25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson, part 1: “We need to build a mass movement”

...the social ladder – get worse with more inequality. A number of people sat on the fence on the science, on the evidence of these issues, but came off it when the public concern with inequality increased, as it did around the Occupy movement or...


‘Change the language of poverty for young people’ is #1 call in Children in Scotland’s 25th anniversary campaign

...of the Scottish Centre for Wellbeing and Child Protection and Dean of the School of Arts, Social sciences and Management at Queen Margaret University) 16 and 17 year olds must be able to vote in all UK polls. Brexit proves this is a civil rights...


What Happens When You Share Stories With A Young Child?

...weeks inside the womb. It’s never too early to start sharing stories. Cool, eh? So that’s the science, but what about all the other good stuff? Like the role that stories play in opening up new worlds and landscapes as well as offering...


STEM Strategy targets gender bias and skills improvement

...gender bias and skills improvement 27 Oct 2017 The Scottish Government has published its STEM (science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Education and Training Strategy for Scotland. The strategy focuses on strengthening the delivery of...

Education

School pupils' views on STEM: Engineering and Maths 'need boost'

...report has found. The report, which looks at children and young people’s experiences of science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)-related learning and their understanding of STEM jobs, also concluded that: more women need to...

Education Learning News Scottish Government Scottish Parliament

Computing science gets a boost in Scottish schools

... Young person working on laptop Magazine / News: Computing science gets a boost in Scottish schools Posted 9 February 2022, by Nina Joynson Curriculum for...

Curriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology

"Scotland is a nation with a strong social conscience"

... “Scotland is a nation with a strong social conscience” As our members Anne Frank Trust celebrates 10 years of tackling discrimination in Scotland, Lucy Glennon and Heather Boyce explain how young people are leading the way in...


Our Trainers & Speakers

...with an extensive 20-year background in Child Protection. Holding a BA (Hons) degree in Social sciences with a Diploma in Social Work, along with specialised postgraduate qualifications in Child Protection and Education, Beverley’s expertise...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...Frederick, Maryland. She is the Director of the Multidisciplinary Studies in Education Master of science programme. Tricia K. Strickland, PhD. is a Professor of Education at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. She teaches courses in special...


Record number of young Scots on positive career paths

...leavers in positive destinations reaches record high                1 March 2023 Computing science gets a boost in Scottish schools 9 February 2022 STEM Strategy targets gender bias and skills improvement 27  October...

careers Education training young people

College launches National Opportunity Day

...id="attachment_37948" align="alignnone" width="324"] Noma Dube, who studied Applied science at Glasgow Kelvin College, helps to promote National Opportunity Day[/caption] “My skill set learnt in college has crucially prepared me...

Education exams higher education School

Building confidence and wellbeing through STEM

...wellbeing Posted 21 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers science Ceilidh is launching a new project to explore the impact of...

health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers

Pupils adversely affected by CfE, study finds

...19, 2022 Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms Mar 10, 2022 Computing science gets boost in Scottish schools Feb 9,...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools

Encouraging students towards digital tech

...distributes these funds to eligible organisations that advance the use of digital and computing science education in Scotland. It is currently in negotiations with several companies to increase the level of funding awarded. The Scottish...

digital funding schools Scottish Government skills technology

Scottish-led study identifies dyslexia gene

...Luciano from the University of Edinburgh’s School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language sciences said: “Previous work suggested some brain structures may be altered in people with dyslexia, but we did not find evidence that genes...

additional support for learning ASL ASN dyslexia Education Health literacy

Environmental design challenge

...Image: Ronnie Macdonald, Flickr (CC BY 2.0) climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea West of Scotland school pupils have been tasked with engineering new and innovative ways of reducing sea litter in...

climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea

Young People's Guarantee receives extra funding

...agenda May 10, 2022 Young carers running on empty, says leading charity Mar 16, 2022 Computing science gets a boost in Scottish schools Feb 9,...

care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people

Readers encouraged to ‘Keep the heid and read’

...comics, graphic novels and blogs – to highlight how the activity can reduce stress. Backed by science The campaign has been inspired by recent research from the University of Sussex that found that reading for as little as six minutes every...

literacy Mental Health reading Wellbeing

Making tech sector more inclusive with BSL

...Sign Language (BSL) signs have been created for words used in the industry, covering computer science, cyber security, data science and software development. The development is the result of a partnership between Skills Development Scotland,...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

Member directory: full

...and activity provision for primary school children during holidays | dundeebairns.org Dyslexia science Education and advice on phonological processing issues and literacy programmes Dyslexia Scotland Support and services for people with...


New project to tackle racism in schools

...We need to support schools to become mentally healthy places to be Feb 11, 2022 Computing science gets a boost in Scottish schools Feb 9, 2022 Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year Jan 18,...

anti-racism Education racism

Member directory: A-F

...and activity provision for primary school children during holidays | dundeebairns.org Dyslexia science Education and advice on phonological processing issues and literacy programmes Dyslexia Scotland Support and services for people with...


Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation

...arts engagement organisation, to explore lived experiences of climate change through art, science and digital technology.   Bringing together leading Scottish and Indian artists and scientists with participants of all ages in both...

Arts climate climate change environment

Rare UK appearance for renowned trauma specialist

...has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children’s mental health and the neurosciences, holding a variety of academic positions. His work on the impact of abuse, neglect and trauma on the developing brain has impacted clinical...

Adverse experiences CPD trauma

The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated

...images of people of colour, not just when talking about culture but also when talking about maths, science and social subjects. Can your pupils draw pictures of themselves and their families in colours that accurately represent them? Skin tone...

diversity Education inclusion

CHANGE: Guest blogs

...role for research organisations in supporting change in society? Jessica Watson, College of Social sciences at the University of Glasgow and the Glasgow Centre for Population Health 14 February 2018 Out of School Care – Believing that children...


A bold new world

...us, when it comes to tackling the climate crisis, we need to be  bold, we need to listen to the science, and everyone needs to play their part. David Mackay is Policy and Projects Manager at Children in Scotland Children of the...


In conversation: Are ACEs overplayed?

...is one we must find a way to tackle. As a country, we are trying to find ways to act on an area of science that is still in development. This is not unlike the challenge that society faced as evidence emerged of the impact of cigarette smoking....


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

...to children’s emotional wellbeing would go much further, taking into account the science that confirms what some believe we always intuitively knew – that we are all shaped by our earliest relationships and experiences....


News

...gender bias and skills improvement The Scottish Government has published its STEM (science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Education and Training Strategy for Scotland.
 19 October 2017...



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Innovation in school meals in focus, as International School Meals Day 2024 launches

...staff can explore nutrition in a variety of ways, introducing ISMD into curricular areas including science, home economics, geography and art. The aim is to demonstrate the breadth of innovation across Scotland and beyond and share ways of ensuring...


The science of conflict management

... Exploring the science behind conflict management 8 Dec 2022 Following their workshop at our annual conference, Cyrenians' Digital Media and Content Manager, Colin Waters, discusses how being more in tune with our neural networks can help...

conflict relationships

Ongoing issues with delivery of Additional Support for Learning, new report reveals

...a relief, like a weight has been lifted off your shoulders. It’s that simple, it’s not rocket science. It’s the school's job to support me.” (Inclusion Ambassador) In this new report, Children in Scotland has also highlighted the ongoing...


Bringing confidence back to the community

...here, but very common in England, where we were offering help after school, including support in sciences, mathematics and English. So all of us came together to help the young people in our community, and we were also organising a few...


Funding, rights, travel and trade top concerns for young people in Scotland’s post-Brexit relationship with Europe

...as they currently do from the EU through replacement support Current spending levels on health and science research must continue or increase post-Brexit, with funding assured for research and infrastructure. Rights Children’s rights to...

Brexit Children economy EU Europe funding Participation referendum rights trade travel votes work young people

Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...repeat: the majority of children do not catch up. Mother nature sets the rules Mother nature and science give us three clear messages about child development: Child development is sequential. Like house building, the site, drainage, and...


"STEM isn't just a set of subjects for the classroom – it shapes many aspects of our lives"

...on the importance of young people in STEM in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals STEM, or science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, is sometimes seen as nothing more than a set of subjects for the classroom. And yet, it shapes so many...


25 Calls response: The values that underpin who we are as citizens should underpin our activity online

...digital footprint. We should learn about digital citizenship in school, just as we learn about science and language. We should start positive conversations with our children about how they use their tech for good. We should make conscious...


25 Calls response: Where there are child protection concerns, poverty can be the elephant in the room

...the conditions for children to grow up safe and happy. That’s the basis of NSPCC’s Sharing the science project: using a common language to share the science of child development with a whole community. In addition to this cultural shift in how...

25calls

A modest proposal

...way in which tax money is spent in the UK and Scotland flies in the face of all early years’ science. In education, most money per head goes to university education, then secondary school, followed by primary, and last of all pre-school. In...


Cooking up a storm: celebrating three years of partnership with Cyrenians

...in adolescents: physiology, metabolism and nutritional needs. Annals of the new York Academy of science,Vol 1393, No 1, pp 21-33 [online] [viewed 20 Feb 2019] https://nyaspubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nyas.13330 CUSICK, S.E.,...


25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson, part 1: “We need to build a mass movement”

...the social ladder – get worse with more inequality. A number of people sat on the fence on the science, on the evidence of these issues, but came off it when the public concern with inequality increased, as it did around the Occupy movement or...


‘Change the language of poverty for young people’ is #1 call in Children in Scotland’s 25th anniversary campaign

...of the Scottish Centre for Wellbeing and Child Protection and Dean of the School of Arts, Social sciences and Management at Queen Margaret University) 16 and 17 year olds must be able to vote in all UK polls. Brexit proves this is a civil rights...


What Happens When You Share Stories With A Young Child?

...weeks inside the womb. It’s never too early to start sharing stories. Cool, eh? So that’s the science, but what about all the other good stuff? Like the role that stories play in opening up new worlds and landscapes as well as offering...


STEM Strategy targets gender bias and skills improvement

...gender bias and skills improvement 27 Oct 2017 The Scottish Government has published its STEM (science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Education and Training Strategy for Scotland. The strategy focuses on strengthening the delivery of...

Education

School pupils' views on STEM: Engineering and Maths 'need boost'

...report has found. The report, which looks at children and young people’s experiences of science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)-related learning and their understanding of STEM jobs, also concluded that: more women need to...

Education Learning News Scottish Government Scottish Parliament


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Our Trainers & Speakers

...with an extensive 20-year background in Child Protection. Holding a BA (Hons) degree in Social sciences with a Diploma in Social Work, along with specialised postgraduate qualifications in Child Protection and Education, Beverley’s expertise...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...Frederick, Maryland. She is the Director of the Multidisciplinary Studies in Education Master of science programme. Tricia K. Strickland, PhD. is a Professor of Education at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. She teaches courses in special...


CHANGE: Guest blogs

...role for research organisations in supporting change in society? Jessica Watson, College of Social sciences at the University of Glasgow and the Glasgow Centre for Population Health 14 February 2018 Out of School Care – Believing that children...


News

...gender bias and skills improvement The Scottish Government has published its STEM (science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Education and Training Strategy for Scotland.
 19 October 2017...



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Computing science gets a boost in Scottish schools
post

... Young person working on laptop Magazine / News: Computing science gets a boost in Scottish schools Posted 9 February 2022, by Nina Joynson Curriculum for...

Curriculum for Excellence digital Education funding Scottish Government technology

"Scotland is a nation with a strong social conscience"
post

... “Scotland is a nation with a strong social conscience” As our members Anne Frank Trust celebrates 10 years of tackling discrimination in Scotland, Lucy Glennon and Heather Boyce explain how young people are leading the way in...


Record number of young Scots on positive career paths
post

...leavers in positive destinations reaches record high                1 March 2023 Computing science gets a boost in Scottish schools 9 February 2022 STEM Strategy targets gender bias and skills improvement 27  October...

careers Education training young people

College launches National Opportunity Day
post

...id="attachment_37948" align="alignnone" width="324"] Noma Dube, who studied Applied science at Glasgow Kelvin College, helps to promote National Opportunity Day[/caption] “My skill set learnt in college has crucially prepared me...

Education exams higher education School

Building confidence and wellbeing through STEM
post

...wellbeing Posted 21 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers science Ceilidh is launching a new project to explore the impact of...

health and wellbeing research science STEM technology young people youth workers

Pupils adversely affected by CfE, study finds
post

...19, 2022 Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms Mar 10, 2022 Computing science gets boost in Scottish schools Feb 9,...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools

Encouraging students towards digital tech
post

...distributes these funds to eligible organisations that advance the use of digital and computing science education in Scotland. It is currently in negotiations with several companies to increase the level of funding awarded. The Scottish...

digital funding schools Scottish Government skills technology

Scottish-led study identifies dyslexia gene
post

...Luciano from the University of Edinburgh’s School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language sciences said: “Previous work suggested some brain structures may be altered in people with dyslexia, but we did not find evidence that genes...

additional support for learning ASL ASN dyslexia Education Health literacy

Environmental design challenge
post

...Image: Ronnie Macdonald, Flickr (CC BY 2.0) climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea West of Scotland school pupils have been tasked with engineering new and innovative ways of reducing sea litter in...

climate climate change engineering environment science Scottish Schools sea

Young People's Guarantee receives extra funding
post

...agenda May 10, 2022 Young carers running on empty, says leading charity Mar 16, 2022 Computing science gets a boost in Scottish schools Feb 9,...

care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people

Readers encouraged to ‘Keep the heid and read’
post

...comics, graphic novels and blogs – to highlight how the activity can reduce stress. Backed by science The campaign has been inspired by recent research from the University of Sussex that found that reading for as little as six minutes every...

literacy Mental Health reading Wellbeing

Making tech sector more inclusive with BSL
post

...Sign Language (BSL) signs have been created for words used in the industry, covering computer science, cyber security, data science and software development. The development is the result of a partnership between Skills Development Scotland,...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

Member directory: full
post

...and activity provision for primary school children during holidays | dundeebairns.org Dyslexia science Education and advice on phonological processing issues and literacy programmes Dyslexia Scotland Support and services for people with...


New project to tackle racism in schools
post

...We need to support schools to become mentally healthy places to be Feb 11, 2022 Computing science gets a boost in Scottish schools Feb 9, 2022 Anxiety named Children's Word of the Year Jan 18,...

anti-racism Education racism

Member directory: A-F
post

...and activity provision for primary school children during holidays | dundeebairns.org Dyslexia science Education and advice on phonological processing issues and literacy programmes Dyslexia Scotland Support and services for people with...


Carbon footprint is focus of new digital art installation
post

...arts engagement organisation, to explore lived experiences of climate change through art, science and digital technology.   Bringing together leading Scottish and Indian artists and scientists with participants of all ages in both...

Arts climate climate change environment

Rare UK appearance for renowned trauma specialist
post

...has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children’s mental health and the neurosciences, holding a variety of academic positions. His work on the impact of abuse, neglect and trauma on the developing brain has impacted clinical...

Adverse experiences CPD trauma

The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated
post

...images of people of colour, not just when talking about culture but also when talking about maths, science and social subjects. Can your pupils draw pictures of themselves and their families in colours that accurately represent them? Skin tone...

diversity Education inclusion

A bold new world
post

...us, when it comes to tackling the climate crisis, we need to be  bold, we need to listen to the science, and everyone needs to play their part. David Mackay is Policy and Projects Manager at Children in Scotland Children of the...


In conversation: Are ACEs overplayed?
post

...is one we must find a way to tackle. As a country, we are trying to find ways to act on an area of science that is still in development. This is not unlike the challenge that society faced as evidence emerged of the impact of cigarette smoking....


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
post

...to children’s emotional wellbeing would go much further, taking into account the science that confirms what some believe we always intuitively knew – that we are all shaped by our earliest relationships and experiences....