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Making Space (2016)

...including a young people-led competition and conference, which promoted innovation, creativity and sustainability in design for children and young people aged 0-18. For the competition, architects and architectural practitioners from across the...


Economy ‘must be redesigned’ to focus on wellbeing and environmental sustainability

... Economy ‘must be redesigned’ with focus on wellbeing and environmental sustainability 17 November 2022 Children in Scotland has joined more than 100 other organisations calling for Scotland to make a wellbeing economy a reality. An open...

economy Wellbeing wellbeing budgeting

New partnership set to improve access to education for professionals in the children’s sector

...development, mental health and wellbeing, as well as more general courses focused on leadership, sustainability and digital skills. Children in Scotland’s workforce will also benefit from the new partnership, with access to The Open University...


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

...to progress and meet our other needs and therefore make an important case for taking forward a sustainability approach. However, I feel the quote below from Erwin McManus captures the essence of this evaluation and why it is such an important...

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

Announcing a new corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa

...living whilst also being there for their children and families when it counts.   "Community and sustainability are core to our purpose, which is why we’re keen to support Children in Scotland’s vision of giving all children in Scotland...


Latest issue of Insight now available

...it’s been another hectic few months, balancing day-to-day demands of delivery with long-term sustainability and planning. However, we have also observed a renewed sense of community, solidarity and commitment to partnership working to achieve...

Insight membership

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

...whole organisation. We drew on advice and guidance from CEMVO, who work to build the capacity and sustainability of the ethnic minority voluntary sector. They emphasised a few of things that we should work on from the get-go: building commitment...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

...scheme, subsidised childcare options and a family support function, support the longer-term sustainability of out of school care provision for older children and young people? Does flexibility of hours increase uptake?”   [1] Click...

childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

 “Outdoor centres are gateways to positive experiences which are otherwise closed to many”

...'Save Your Outdoor Centres Campaign’ continues to agree a fund that will support the long-term sustainability of outdoor residential centres, we hear from Morven Bayton, MSYP for Scouts Scotland about why they are so vital for children and...


Proportion of Children in Scotland staff to be furloughed for three-week period

...want to stress that we have done this as a protective measure to strengthen the prospects and sustainability of Children in Scotland in the current challenging climate. Our Board, Leadership Team and staff are in agreement that this is the...

Covid-19 furlough third sector

25 Calls response: Today’s children don’t want eternal economic growth. It’s time to teach and live ‘de-consumerism’

...will make climate justice impossible Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Craig Dalzell’s call as part of Children in Scotland’s 25 Calls campaign provides an incisive...


“This project has made us all ask how we can support each other and do better”

...cross-sector membership of 10 individuals representing seven organisations. The Hub’s journey to sustainability has not been a straightforward one. It was important that relationships were formed first to enable people to understand its purpose,...


25 Calls response: Our economy is broken but our people aren’t. A new rights-based approach would mean a better future for children

...to tackle poverty and empower communities Call 11: Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Action for Children supports Call 11 contributed by Craig Dalzell as part of the 25 Calls campaign...


25 Calls response: Let’s agree on what makes ‘good’ food – then make it a reality for every child in Scotland

...human health and the climate. The food we eat can nurture human health and support environmental sustainability; it is currently threatening both. Through Soil Association Scotland’s work, we have developed a definition of good food. By good...


25 Calls interview with Professor Richard Wilkinson part 6: “If we go on without a fundamental transformation, we won’t save ourselves from the awful consequences of climate change”

...to achieve more egalitarian workplaces and makes the link between equality and environmental sustainability  Children in Scotland: I’m interested in your proposals around employees on boards, and the kind of differences that that might...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

25 Calls response: It's time for a new way to measure the health of our planet and young people

...Information Assistant at 2050 Climate Group. Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Currently, our economies and societies are underpinned by a continuous push for ‘GDP growth’....


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

...contact for South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Trust) We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice (separate contributions under this headline call from Dr Craig Dalzell, Common Weal, and Dr Graeme Roy,...


Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice

... Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Let’s recognise that ‘growth’ does not equal wellbeing for young people By Craig Dalzell Our approach to the economy and to our...


Launch of Children's Pocket Garden Design competition

...wildlife. With the competition aiming to help children better understand the link between sustainability and natural engineering, from bee hives to bird nests, the environmental charity says the new theme of “nature’s engineers” will...

design Education environment schools

Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme

...by Sophie Ward children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning Environmental education programme expands after successful pilot Environmental...

children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning

Campaign to fundraise for Pakistan floods

...initiative, which compiles 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...

climate change Education environment Fundraising global

Free bus travel arrives for under-22s in Scotland

...2 February, 2022 by Nina Joynson children and young people climate change sustainability travel Children and young people can now access free bus travel, with the Scottish Government hoping to provide wider...

children and young people climate change sustainability travel

The value of childminding must be recognised

...to parents are inflexible. Many childminders believe delivering funded hours is important to sustainability, but there is often a weak match between offers made by local authorities to parents and childminders’ business viability. In...

childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care

COP26 brings new opportunities for young people

...also brings opportunities for children in Glasgow to get involved directly with matters of sustainability and the environment. To form a ‘living legacy’ of COP26, eight Wee Forests will be planted in Glasgow spaces, led...

climate climate change environment

Children's voices on climate change

Professional Standards for Teachers refreshed

...focus on equality and diversity, additional support needs, digital literacies and Learning for sustainability. The Professional Standards 2021 review, revise and update the previous Standards, published and enacted in 2013. The latest...

Education

Monica Sellers

...to pivot to the third sector. They have a vested interest in intersectionality, equality, and sustainability. Originally from Oregon, USA, Monica studied cultural & creative entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths College in London, completing...

sellers

The Indigo Childcare Group

...and youth provision at weekends. In addition to trialling weekend provision and testing for its sustainability, the ACF grant is also funding a Family Support worker to support families across all services and the wider community. Latest...


Flexible Childcare Services Scotland

...outdoor provision at their premises. The test of change in Fraserburgh’s case is about the sustainability of opening a new service which can be only initially supported by the ACF. Access to Childcare Fund...


Cat Kozlowski

...community engagement and environmental education. She has a keen interest in equality and sustainability.  Previously, she has worked on community education programmes that supported asylum seekers, refugees, the Traveller community and...

kozlowski

25 Calls

...healthy lives Read the call in full Call 11 "We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice" Read the call in full Call 13 "Support children to become human rights defenders."...


The Membership Team

...learning, outreach education and environmental education. She has a keen interest in equality and sustainability. Previously, she has worked on community education programmes that supported asylum seekers, refugees, the Traveller community and...


Valerie Harty

...Scotland’s Leadership Team. She is responsible for Central Services’ functions and driving the sustainability of Children in Scotland through robust and proactive financial management.  Valerie is a fellow of Chartered Accountants...

Harty

News

...November 2022 Economy ‘must be redesigned’ to focus on wellbeing and environmental sustainability Children in Scotland has joined more than 100 other organisations calling for Scotland to make a wellbeing economy a...



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Economy ‘must be redesigned’ to focus on wellbeing and environmental sustainability

... Economy ‘must be redesigned’ with focus on wellbeing and environmental sustainability 17 November 2022 Children in Scotland has joined more than 100 other organisations calling for Scotland to make a wellbeing economy a reality. An open...

economy Wellbeing wellbeing budgeting

New partnership set to improve access to education for professionals in the children’s sector

...development, mental health and wellbeing, as well as more general courses focused on leadership, sustainability and digital skills. Children in Scotland’s workforce will also benefit from the new partnership, with access to The Open University...


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

...to progress and meet our other needs and therefore make an important case for taking forward a sustainability approach. However, I feel the quote below from Erwin McManus captures the essence of this evaluation and why it is such an important...

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

Announcing a new corporate partnership with award-winning estate agent Yopa

...living whilst also being there for their children and families when it counts.   "Community and sustainability are core to our purpose, which is why we’re keen to support Children in Scotland’s vision of giving all children in Scotland...


Latest issue of Insight now available

...it’s been another hectic few months, balancing day-to-day demands of delivery with long-term sustainability and planning. However, we have also observed a renewed sense of community, solidarity and commitment to partnership working to achieve...

Insight membership

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

...whole organisation. We drew on advice and guidance from CEMVO, who work to build the capacity and sustainability of the ethnic minority voluntary sector. They emphasised a few of things that we should work on from the get-go: building commitment...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

...scheme, subsidised childcare options and a family support function, support the longer-term sustainability of out of school care provision for older children and young people? Does flexibility of hours increase uptake?”   [1] Click...

childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

 “Outdoor centres are gateways to positive experiences which are otherwise closed to many”

...'Save Your Outdoor Centres Campaign’ continues to agree a fund that will support the long-term sustainability of outdoor residential centres, we hear from Morven Bayton, MSYP for Scouts Scotland about why they are so vital for children and...


Proportion of Children in Scotland staff to be furloughed for three-week period

...want to stress that we have done this as a protective measure to strengthen the prospects and sustainability of Children in Scotland in the current challenging climate. Our Board, Leadership Team and staff are in agreement that this is the...

Covid-19 furlough third sector

25 Calls response: Today’s children don’t want eternal economic growth. It’s time to teach and live ‘de-consumerism’

...will make climate justice impossible Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Craig Dalzell’s call as part of Children in Scotland’s 25 Calls campaign provides an incisive...


“This project has made us all ask how we can support each other and do better”

...cross-sector membership of 10 individuals representing seven organisations. The Hub’s journey to sustainability has not been a straightforward one. It was important that relationships were formed first to enable people to understand its purpose,...


25 Calls response: Our economy is broken but our people aren’t. A new rights-based approach would mean a better future for children

...to tackle poverty and empower communities Call 11: Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Action for Children supports Call 11 contributed by Craig Dalzell as part of the 25 Calls campaign...


25 Calls response: Let’s agree on what makes ‘good’ food – then make it a reality for every child in Scotland

...human health and the climate. The food we eat can nurture human health and support environmental sustainability; it is currently threatening both. Through Soil Association Scotland’s work, we have developed a definition of good food. By good...


25 Calls interview with Professor Richard Wilkinson part 6: “If we go on without a fundamental transformation, we won’t save ourselves from the awful consequences of climate change”

...to achieve more egalitarian workplaces and makes the link between equality and environmental sustainability  Children in Scotland: I’m interested in your proposals around employees on boards, and the kind of differences that that might...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

25 Calls response: It's time for a new way to measure the health of our planet and young people

...Information Assistant at 2050 Climate Group. Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Currently, our economies and societies are underpinned by a continuous push for ‘GDP growth’....


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

...contact for South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Trust) We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice (separate contributions under this headline call from Dr Craig Dalzell, Common Weal, and Dr Graeme Roy,...



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Monica Sellers

...to pivot to the third sector. They have a vested interest in intersectionality, equality, and sustainability. Originally from Oregon, USA, Monica studied cultural & creative entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths College in London, completing...

sellers

Cat Kozlowski

...community engagement and environmental education. She has a keen interest in equality and sustainability.  Previously, she has worked on community education programmes that supported asylum seekers, refugees, the Traveller community and...

kozlowski

Valerie Harty

...Scotland’s Leadership Team. She is responsible for Central Services’ functions and driving the sustainability of Children in Scotland through robust and proactive financial management.  Valerie is a fellow of Chartered Accountants...

Harty


Children's voices on climate change

The Indigo Childcare Group

...and youth provision at weekends. In addition to trialling weekend provision and testing for its sustainability, the ACF grant is also funding a Family Support worker to support families across all services and the wider community. Latest...


Flexible Childcare Services Scotland

...outdoor provision at their premises. The test of change in Fraserburgh’s case is about the sustainability of opening a new service which can be only initially supported by the ACF. Access to Childcare Fund...


25 Calls

...healthy lives Read the call in full Call 11 "We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice" Read the call in full Call 13 "Support children to become human rights defenders."...


News

...November 2022 Economy ‘must be redesigned’ to focus on wellbeing and environmental sustainability Children in Scotland has joined more than 100 other organisations calling for Scotland to make a wellbeing economy a...



No results found.


No results found.


Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice
post

... Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Let’s recognise that ‘growth’ does not equal wellbeing for young people By Craig Dalzell Our approach to the economy and to our...


Launch of Children's Pocket Garden Design competition
post

...wildlife. With the competition aiming to help children better understand the link between sustainability and natural engineering, from bee hives to bird nests, the environmental charity says the new theme of “nature’s engineers” will...

design Education environment schools

Schools in Scotland encouraged to join LEAF programme
post

...by Sophie Ward children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning Environmental education programme expands after successful pilot Environmental...

children and young people health and wellbeing learning for sustainability Outdoor education outdoor learning

Campaign to fundraise for Pakistan floods
post

...initiative, which compiles 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...

climate change Education environment Fundraising global

Free bus travel arrives for under-22s in Scotland
post

...2 February, 2022 by Nina Joynson children and young people climate change sustainability travel Children and young people can now access free bus travel, with the Scottish Government hoping to provide wider...

children and young people climate change sustainability travel

The value of childminding must be recognised
post

...to parents are inflexible. Many childminders believe delivering funded hours is important to sustainability, but there is often a weak match between offers made by local authorities to parents and childminders’ business viability. In...

childcare childminding Early years ELC out of school care

COP26 brings new opportunities for young people
post

...also brings opportunities for children in Glasgow to get involved directly with matters of sustainability and the environment. To form a ‘living legacy’ of COP26, eight Wee Forests will be planted in Glasgow spaces, led...

climate climate change environment

Professional Standards for Teachers refreshed
post

...focus on equality and diversity, additional support needs, digital literacies and Learning for sustainability. The Professional Standards 2021 review, revise and update the previous Standards, published and enacted in 2013. The latest...

Education

The Membership Team
post

...learning, outreach education and environmental education. She has a keen interest in equality and sustainability. Previously, she has worked on community education programmes that supported asylum seekers, refugees, the Traveller community and...