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Mobilise third sector services to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19

... third sector services 'must mobilise' to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19 20 March 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to yesterday’s statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Education, John Swinney, on...

ASN childcare communities Covid-19 Education schools

Children in Scotland to manage National third sector GIRFEC project

... Children in Scotland to manage National third sector GIRFEC project Children in Scotland is due to take on management of the National third sector Getting it Right for Every Child Project. The project, a unique Public Social Partnership,...


Flexible and creative: why the value of the third sector should never be underestimated

...Flexible and creative: why the value of the third sector shouldn't be underestimated 12 Jan 2022 In October last year Lyndsay Fraser Robertson started as our new Supporting the third sector (STTS) Project Manager. Here she reintroduces the...


Is the third sector boxed in or punching above its weight?

... Is the third sector boxed in or punching above its weight? 6 Apr 2020 Our Head of External Affairs, Jacqueline Cassidy, discusses how our friends, colleagues and partners are responding in a time of crisis Working from home is something I do...


National third sector GIRFEC Project

... National third sector GIRFEC Project The National third sector GIRFEC (NTSG) Project is transitioning into a new phase on 2 June 2020 and is now known as 'Supporting the third sector'. Click here to access the new project page. The National...


Why our third sector deserves first class support

... Why our third sector deserves first class support 26 May 2020 In advance of next week's launch of our new Supporting the third sector Project, Vicky Wan explains why we want to support organisations to become equal partners in Children and...

Children Covid-19 crisis emergency family services Support third sector

Supporting the third sector Project (2014-present)

... Supporting the third sector Project Building on the success of the National third sector GIRFEC (NTSG) Project, Children in Scotland continues its commitment to support the third sector to be a strong partner in Children's Services Planning,...


New project aims to empower the third sector

... New project aims to empower the third sector 2 Jun 2020 Building on the success of the National third sector GIRFEC Project, Children in Scotland continues its commitment to supporting third sector organisations to become equal partners in...


Universal or targeted? Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability

...the costs of purchasing essential menstruation products. Many organisations across the public and third sector have all voiced their support for an approach of universal free provision. Previously, in a somewhat surprising move, the Communities...


Leadership & management: attunement in leading, supervising, developing and mediating

...and local authorities. Early Years Scotland They are the leading national third sector organisation for children pre-birth to 5. Check it out Share this Find an...


Growing up: discussing puberty and managing change with children with learning disabilities

...to learning.   Early Years Scotland They are the leading national third sector organisation for children pre-birth to 5. Check it out Share this Find an...


Insight: Keeping hold of honesty and respect as the world turns upside down

...happen and how much work that would take. As Jacqueline Cassidy said in her piece last week, the third sector is used to dealing with a crisis. It does so every day. We rose to the challenge and quickly set up WFH (as of today, an officially...


Mindfulness work with children and young people

...and creative format. Early Years Scotland They are the leading national third sector organisation for children pre-birth to 5. Check it out Share this Find an...


Insight: Serious accidents in lockdown – why Child Safety Week matters

...calls for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament Read Amy's blog Supporting the third sector Vicky Wan is Project Manager and part of our PPP team Read her recent blog Be part of our network There...


Person-centred pathways: helping children be masters of their own future

...in an accessible and creative format. Early Years Scotland They are the leading national third sector organisation for children pre-birth to 5. Check it out Share this   Find an event Keyword When All dates Mar -...


Why our Manifesto for 2021-26 must be based on renewal, not recovery

...out more Confronting the crisis Jacqueline Cassidy discusses the third sector response to Covid-19 Read more Learning online We've launched a series of webinars - find out what's on...

equality Health Inequality Manifesto members membership parliament Poverty rights Wellbeing

Insight: Responding to the need for connection and learning

...concerts cancelled. The impact of Covid-19 has been catastrophic to the events sector and to the third sector, as so many of us rely on events as an income stream. This includes our Children in Scotland programme – none of our 55 April-June...


Insight: We haven’t lost any of the skills or the knowledge we had before

...your values at the core, says Simon Massey Read Simon's blog Is the third sector punching above its weight? Read Jacqueline Cassidy's blog on the third sector response to the Covid-19 crisis Click...


Children’s rights, participation and engagement

...member event Category About this event This full-day session is co-hosted by ACVO (third sector Interface in Aberdeen). It will cover the theory of children and young people’s participation, based on the United Nations Convention...


NTSG: TSI reference group biographies

...Sangster ann.sangster@vaslan.org.uk Development Officer (Children & Family Services) VASLan (third sector Interface in South Lanarkshire) At VASLAN, Ann is part of the Strategic Development team. She supports voluntary organisations that...


NTSG: our network

... Our network The NTSG project supports the third sector to strengthen its role in children’s services planning at both a local and national level. To achieve this, we work very closely with a range of partners. One of our key partner groups...


NTSG: engagement with children and young people

...2016). NTSG and engagement with children and young people The NTSG project is working to support third sector organisations to amplify and embed the views of children and young people throughout the children’s services planning process. We have...


NTSG: policies

...our Shetland case study Click here to access our Edinburgh case study Click here to access our third sector in Children’s Services Planning Survey Report   GIRFEC Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) is the national approach in...


NTSG: resources

...from children & young people on a diverse range of subjects Find out more National third sector GIRFEC Project Find out more more about the project and its aims Click here Upcoming training Keep updated with...


NTSG: upcoming training

...Development Centre) Share this National third sector GIRFEC Project Find out more more about the project and its aims Click...


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2019 – presentations

...year for those working in the children's sector. It connected colleagues from public, private and third sector organisations to learn about and explore the challenges and opportunities facing the sector today, hear about good practice, and plan...


It's time to follow young people's lead on climate change

...group, and we are committed to following their lead. We recognise that public bodies, the third sector and wider civil society must step up to support this cause. Since inaction or ineffective action in relation to climate change will...


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

...be made available later this month. Project work Our projects, CHANGE, and the Supporting the third sector Project, continue as normal. Please note: communications in support of some of services and project work, including My Rights, My Say,...

Covid-19 furlough third sector

Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched

...not stigma. The launch event was attended by representatives from statutory, voluntary and third sector organisations keen to get a fresh perspective from young people on the impact of place on health, wellbeing and inequality. Lorna...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

Making Children's Rights Real Across Scotland event summary

...Summary Thursday 27 May 2021 2pm-4:30pm #MakeRightsReal Organised by the Supporting the third sector Project (click the link to find out more) in partnership with the TSI Children’s Services Network Chaired by Suzie Scott,...


Two sides to the story of Covid’s impact on fathers

...become more father-inclusive. So, whether you work for the NHS, a local authority or in the third sector, please visit our website or contact us to find out about small changes that that will make a big difference. Click here to find out...


National Care Service consultation: Concerns over lack of detail for children’s services and unrealistic timeframe

...share concerns, drawn from our membership and consultation activity, that the key role of the third sector is missed in the consultation documents, and worry the heavy focus on social work and statutory services will only exacerbate the lack...

care Healthcare Policy

News: Mindfulness venture for early years receives financial boost

...boost Posted 09 Nov 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity funding mindfulness third sector An Edinburgh-based early years mindfulness enterprise has been chosen to receive support from Big Issue Invest’s Power Up...

charity funding mindfulness third sector

News: Charity appeal to support families this winter

...support families this winter Posted 3 November, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. charity third sector Fife Gingerbread has launched its annual ‘Heat & Eat’ appeal, to help families across the Kingdom keep fed and warm this...

charity third sector

News: Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand

...to meet demand Posted 1 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity Children Families third sector young people A Fife charity is calling for help to meet the needs of families this Christmas. The Gift of Christmas Appeal Fife works...

charity Children Families third sector young people

News: Change Up exhibition considers action to address coercive control in teen relationships

...the perspectives of young people and youth workers front and centre, and then worked across the third sector and public sector social work, education and health to share learning. "By collaboratively working together, we’ve co-designed...

art children and young people gender based violence

Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...on reducing child poverty. Family Support - led by Lyndsay Fraser Robertson (Supporting the third sector) Ensuring that the Scottish Government achieves a co-ordinated, equitable and holistic vision for family support across...

members-only

Partnership programme shortlisted for sector award

...geographic and institutional boundaries FFF and Children in Scotland are shortlisted for a third sector Partnership Award. This award recognises excellence in partnership working with public bodies, charities and third sector...


Louise Kelly

...The Scottish Government and many more. Louise is delighted to have made the move to the third sector to work with Children in Scotland and is looking forward to working with her team to deliver an inspiring yearly learning...

kelly

Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...local authorities to support the work of lifeline community organisations, and fund third sector organisations on a three-year basis. We are delighted to see the hundreds of organisations from across Scotland already begin to get...


Lyndsay Fraser Robertson

... Lyndsay Fraser Robertson Supporting the third sector (STTS) project manager Lyndsay joined Children in Scotland in October 2021 to manage the Supporting the third sector project. Before joining Children in Scotland, she worked for nine years...

robertson

To do better for autistic children, we must close the accountability gap

...Not Included, Not Engaged, Not Involved report and campaign Following significant engagement with third sector organisations and autistic people, we launched ‘Our Voice, Our Rights’, a joint campaign with ENABLE Scotland and Scottish...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...would continue to suffer unless we addressed the precariousness of short-term funding to third sector organisations. Chair of the event, Amy Woodhouse, Head of Policy, Projects and Participation at Children in Scotland, said: “It was...


Nazmi McCartney

...and webinar programme. Nazmi has more three years admin experience both within and outwith the third sector and has spent time supporting disadvantaged young people. These experiences have made her passionate about working to support children...

mccartney

Monica Sellers

...in the events industry for nearly a decade within higher education and are excited to pivot to the third sector. They have a vested interest in intersectionality, equality, and sustainability. Originally from Oregon, USA, Monica studied cultural...

sellers

Mohit Lakhanpal

... Mohit Lakhanpal Communications Officer - Enquire Mohit has worked in the third sector since 2013, while he was at university completing a degree in Marketing. Within the charity sector he has worked for and supported a wide range of charities,...

lakhanpal

Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

...argues Lorraine Kelly, Policy Officer (Scotland) for the UK charity Magic Breakfast Communities, third sector organisations and politicians across Scotland have been working for years to ensure children at risk of hunger receive a meal in their...


News: Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic

...future.” They have also called for greater partnership working between the public, private and third sector and a greater awareness of the services on offer. The figures were published on the same day Scottish Government presented their...

CAMHS Mental Health

Life through a child-rights lens

...enable children to better realise their rights across our organisational ways of working.   As third sector organisations, we are also starting to see CRIA appearing as part of funding criteria, with funders asking funded...


‘Lessons for a new social settlement’ – publication of reports mark completion of groundbreaking five-year food project

...to thank all our partners who’ve supported this project over the past five years – businesses, third sector groups, funders, local authorities, and most importantly the children and families who have been at the heart of...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty


Leadership & management: attunement in leading, supervising, developing and mediating

Start date: 13/05/2020 09:30

...and local authorities. Early Years Scotland They are the leading national third sector organisation for children pre-birth to 5. Check it out Share this Find an...


Growing up: discussing puberty and managing change with children with learning disabilities

Start date: 06/05/2020 09:30

...to learning.   Early Years Scotland They are the leading national third sector organisation for children pre-birth to 5. Check it out Share this Find an...


Mindfulness work with children and young people

Start date: 07/05/2020 09:30

...and creative format. Early Years Scotland They are the leading national third sector organisation for children pre-birth to 5. Check it out Share this Find an...


Person-centred pathways: helping children be masters of their own future

Start date: 30/04/2020 09:30

...in an accessible and creative format. Early Years Scotland They are the leading national third sector organisation for children pre-birth to 5. Check it out Share this   Find an event Keyword When All dates Mar -...


Children’s rights, participation and engagement

Start date: 20/11/2019 09:30

...member event Category About this event This full-day session is co-hosted by ACVO (third sector Interface in Aberdeen). It will cover the theory of children and young people’s participation, based on the United Nations Convention...



Mobilise third sector services to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19

... third sector services 'must mobilise' to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19 20 March 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to yesterday’s statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Education, John Swinney, on...

ASN childcare communities Covid-19 Education schools

Children in Scotland to manage National third sector GIRFEC project

... Children in Scotland to manage National third sector GIRFEC project Children in Scotland is due to take on management of the National third sector Getting it Right for Every Child Project. The project, a unique Public Social Partnership,...


Flexible and creative: why the value of the third sector should never be underestimated

...Flexible and creative: why the value of the third sector shouldn't be underestimated 12 Jan 2022 In October last year Lyndsay Fraser Robertson started as our new Supporting the third sector (STTS) Project Manager. Here she reintroduces the...


Is the third sector boxed in or punching above its weight?

... Is the third sector boxed in or punching above its weight? 6 Apr 2020 Our Head of External Affairs, Jacqueline Cassidy, discusses how our friends, colleagues and partners are responding in a time of crisis Working from home is something I do...


Why our third sector deserves first class support

... Why our third sector deserves first class support 26 May 2020 In advance of next week's launch of our new Supporting the third sector Project, Vicky Wan explains why we want to support organisations to become equal partners in Children and...

Children Covid-19 crisis emergency family services Support third sector

New project aims to empower the third sector

... New project aims to empower the third sector 2 Jun 2020 Building on the success of the National third sector GIRFEC Project, Children in Scotland continues its commitment to supporting third sector organisations to become equal partners in...


Universal or targeted? Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability

...the costs of purchasing essential menstruation products. Many organisations across the public and third sector have all voiced their support for an approach of universal free provision. Previously, in a somewhat surprising move, the Communities...


Insight: Keeping hold of honesty and respect as the world turns upside down

...happen and how much work that would take. As Jacqueline Cassidy said in her piece last week, the third sector is used to dealing with a crisis. It does so every day. We rose to the challenge and quickly set up WFH (as of today, an officially...


Insight: Serious accidents in lockdown – why Child Safety Week matters

...calls for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament Read Amy's blog Supporting the third sector Vicky Wan is Project Manager and part of our PPP team Read her recent blog Be part of our network There...


Why our Manifesto for 2021-26 must be based on renewal, not recovery

...out more Confronting the crisis Jacqueline Cassidy discusses the third sector response to Covid-19 Read more Learning online We've launched a series of webinars - find out what's on...

equality Health Inequality Manifesto members membership parliament Poverty rights Wellbeing

Insight: Responding to the need for connection and learning

...concerts cancelled. The impact of Covid-19 has been catastrophic to the events sector and to the third sector, as so many of us rely on events as an income stream. This includes our Children in Scotland programme – none of our 55 April-June...


Insight: We haven’t lost any of the skills or the knowledge we had before

...your values at the core, says Simon Massey Read Simon's blog Is the third sector punching above its weight? Read Jacqueline Cassidy's blog on the third sector response to the Covid-19 crisis Click...


It's time to follow young people's lead on climate change

...group, and we are committed to following their lead. We recognise that public bodies, the third sector and wider civil society must step up to support this cause. Since inaction or ineffective action in relation to climate change will...


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

...be made available later this month. Project work Our projects, CHANGE, and the Supporting the third sector Project, continue as normal. Please note: communications in support of some of services and project work, including My Rights, My Say,...

Covid-19 furlough third sector

Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched

...not stigma. The launch event was attended by representatives from statutory, voluntary and third sector organisations keen to get a fresh perspective from young people on the impact of place on health, wellbeing and inequality. Lorna...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

Two sides to the story of Covid’s impact on fathers

...become more father-inclusive. So, whether you work for the NHS, a local authority or in the third sector, please visit our website or contact us to find out about small changes that that will make a big difference. Click here to find out...


National Care Service consultation: Concerns over lack of detail for children’s services and unrealistic timeframe

...share concerns, drawn from our membership and consultation activity, that the key role of the third sector is missed in the consultation documents, and worry the heavy focus on social work and statutory services will only exacerbate the lack...

care Healthcare Policy

Partnership programme shortlisted for sector award

...geographic and institutional boundaries FFF and Children in Scotland are shortlisted for a third sector Partnership Award. This award recognises excellence in partnership working with public bodies, charities and third sector...


Now is the Time – Challenge Poverty Week 2021

...local authorities to support the work of lifeline community organisations, and fund third sector organisations on a three-year basis. We are delighted to see the hundreds of organisations from across Scotland already begin to get...


To do better for autistic children, we must close the accountability gap

...Not Included, Not Engaged, Not Involved report and campaign Following significant engagement with third sector organisations and autistic people, we launched ‘Our Voice, Our Rights’, a joint campaign with ENABLE Scotland and Scottish...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...would continue to suffer unless we addressed the precariousness of short-term funding to third sector organisations. Chair of the event, Amy Woodhouse, Head of Policy, Projects and Participation at Children in Scotland, said: “It was...


Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

...argues Lorraine Kelly, Policy Officer (Scotland) for the UK charity Magic Breakfast Communities, third sector organisations and politicians across Scotland have been working for years to ensure children at risk of hunger receive a meal in their...


Life through a child-rights lens

...enable children to better realise their rights across our organisational ways of working.   As third sector organisations, we are also starting to see CRIA appearing as part of funding criteria, with funders asking funded...


‘Lessons for a new social settlement’ – publication of reports mark completion of groundbreaking five-year food project

...to thank all our partners who’ve supported this project over the past five years – businesses, third sector groups, funders, local authorities, and most importantly the children and families who have been at the heart of...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty


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Louise Kelly

...The Scottish Government and many more. Louise is delighted to have made the move to the third sector to work with Children in Scotland and is looking forward to working with her team to deliver an inspiring yearly learning...

kelly

Lyndsay Fraser Robertson

... Lyndsay Fraser Robertson Supporting the third sector (STTS) project manager Lyndsay joined Children in Scotland in October 2021 to manage the Supporting the third sector project. Before joining Children in Scotland, she worked for nine years...

robertson

Nazmi McCartney

...and webinar programme. Nazmi has more three years admin experience both within and outwith the third sector and has spent time supporting disadvantaged young people. These experiences have made her passionate about working to support children...

mccartney

Monica Sellers

...in the events industry for nearly a decade within higher education and are excited to pivot to the third sector. They have a vested interest in intersectionality, equality, and sustainability. Originally from Oregon, USA, Monica studied cultural...

sellers

Mohit Lakhanpal

... Mohit Lakhanpal Communications Officer - Enquire Mohit has worked in the third sector since 2013, while he was at university completing a degree in Marketing. Within the charity sector he has worked for and supported a wide range of charities,...

lakhanpal


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2019 – presentations

...year for those working in the children's sector. It connected colleagues from public, private and third sector organisations to learn about and explore the challenges and opportunities facing the sector today, hear about good practice, and plan...



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National third sector GIRFEC Project
post

... National third sector GIRFEC Project The National third sector GIRFEC (NTSG) Project is transitioning into a new phase on 2 June 2020 and is now known as 'Supporting the third sector'. Click here to access the new project page. The National...


NTSG: TSI reference group biographies
post

...Sangster ann.sangster@vaslan.org.uk Development Officer (Children & Family Services) VASLan (third sector Interface in South Lanarkshire) At VASLAN, Ann is part of the Strategic Development team. She supports voluntary organisations that...


NTSG: our network
post

... Our network The NTSG project supports the third sector to strengthen its role in children’s services planning at both a local and national level. To achieve this, we work very closely with a range of partners. One of our key partner groups...


NTSG: engagement with children and young people
post

...2016). NTSG and engagement with children and young people The NTSG project is working to support third sector organisations to amplify and embed the views of children and young people throughout the children’s services planning process. We have...


NTSG: policies
post

...our Shetland case study Click here to access our Edinburgh case study Click here to access our third sector in Children’s Services Planning Survey Report   GIRFEC Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) is the national approach in...


NTSG: resources
post

...from children & young people on a diverse range of subjects Find out more National third sector GIRFEC Project Find out more more about the project and its aims Click here Upcoming training Keep updated with...


NTSG: upcoming training
post

...Development Centre) Share this National third sector GIRFEC Project Find out more more about the project and its aims Click...


Making Children's Rights Real Across Scotland event summary
post

...Summary Thursday 27 May 2021 2pm-4:30pm #MakeRightsReal Organised by the Supporting the third sector Project (click the link to find out more) in partnership with the TSI Children’s Services Network Chaired by Suzie Scott,...


News: Mindfulness venture for early years receives financial boost
post

...boost Posted 09 Nov 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity funding mindfulness third sector An Edinburgh-based early years mindfulness enterprise has been chosen to receive support from Big Issue Invest’s Power Up...

charity funding mindfulness third sector

News: Charity appeal to support families this winter
post

...support families this winter Posted 3 November, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. charity third sector Fife Gingerbread has launched its annual ‘Heat & Eat’ appeal, to help families across the Kingdom keep fed and warm this...

charity third sector

News: Christmas gifting charity struggling to meet demand
post

...to meet demand Posted 1 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond charity Children Families third sector young people A Fife charity is calling for help to meet the needs of families this Christmas. The Gift of Christmas Appeal Fife works...

charity Children Families third sector young people

News: Change Up exhibition considers action to address coercive control in teen relationships
post

...the perspectives of young people and youth workers front and centre, and then worked across the third sector and public sector social work, education and health to share learning. "By collaboratively working together, we’ve co-designed...

art children and young people gender based violence

Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum
post

...on reducing child poverty. Family Support - led by Lyndsay Fraser Robertson (Supporting the third sector) Ensuring that the Scottish Government achieves a co-ordinated, equitable and holistic vision for family support across...

members-only

News: Fresh warnings over child mental health pandemic
post

...future.” They have also called for greater partnership working between the public, private and third sector and a greater awareness of the services on offer. The figures were published on the same day Scottish Government presented their...

CAMHS Mental Health