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£2M funding boost for football activity clubs

...low incomes. It is hoped that this step will help more parents to enter or sustain employment or training, as part of Scottish Goverment's ambitions around the eradication of child poverty. First Minister John Swinney made the announcement during...


Children need a playful world to thrive and survive

...and forward-thinking organisation who put children at the centre of all their projects and training. They ensure that children’s voices are strong and heard. The conference events are always a delight with shared knowledge and experience...


Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland

... Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland For charities, organisations and practitioners working with children and young people, it is important to continually develop new skills,...


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...


training & Events

... Learning training & Events Invisible Principles of Child Development 10 July 2024 | Unlock hidden keys to child development and empower kids for success, beyond visible milestones. Learn more & buy...


An accessible new learning portal for the children’s sector launches

...with us Explore our learning programme which includes in-person events and online training Click here for more Children in Scotland's Annual Conference Find out more about our flagship event at...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...here to find out more about the work of Families Outside About the author Jazmine Bennett is training & Events Coordinator at Families Outside Visit the website Participation and Engagement Work Find out more about how we embed...


"Even after 20 years as Dr Spritely, every day still feels new and exciting"

...connections with often scared, anxious and worried young people. And while we have extensive training and expert techniques ready at hand, it’s always the children who inform our play, as every visit is a co-creation between us and them. As...


Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards

...embedded into all our work, as well as our commitment to flexible working policies, on-going training opportunities, and our focus on work-life balance. Winners across all 15 award categories will be announced during a ceremony at the...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...work. For those who missed the conference, here, David explores how our rights-based policy work, training and learning opportunities, support services, and participation projects are leading the way for change. As an organisation dedicated to...


Explore Therapeutic Life Story Work as Diploma course launches for 2024

...online session, that will offer everything participants need to know about the groundbreaking training, from how it works to what kind of commitment the Diploma will involve from students, and will also include a Q&A. TLSW enables children...


2023 highlights: reflecting on a milestone year

...have also seen a marked increase in organisations wanting bespoke support through our commissioned training offer. Our Open Learning Programme evaluation feedback is consistently great with more than 90% of delegates rating events, content,...


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

...and we are thrilled to be working with The Open University in Scotland to create accessible training opportunities for both our members and the wider children’s network. “The new portal will offer a fantastic range of courses...


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

...advisory group and its work and aims Click here for more Children's Rights training Bridging Policy and Practice - Bespoke children's rights training tailored to your organisation’s needs Click here for...


Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...children and young people across Scotland.   Befriending Networks provides support, resources and training to 53 member organisations across Scotland with a focus on children and young people, as well as a larger network of nearly 400 befriending...


Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category

...we value are the Insight magazine, full of interesting articles, our discounts, and access to training and podcasts.” The introduction of a new membership category demonstrates our commitment to supporting as many organisations as possible...


Amplifying the experiences of young people seeking legal representation in Scotland

...as a teaching resource in schools, colleges and universities · in induction processes and in training to explain what good practice looks like · to support wider system and cultural change activities - particularly for the legal profession,...


Booking opens for unique online Learning Week

...for some time yet, we have had to be innovative in how we continue to provide top-class learning, training and CPD. "The result is our Learning Week which we hope strikes the balance of providing the quality event we would usually be delivering in...

CPD events learning week training

Changes to our learning programme announced

...around the uncertainty around our learning programme. On average, 5,000 of you attend our training every year, so you can imagine the challenge this is presenting to my lovely team. However, we’re the ‘in-house events team of the year...

Covid-19 events training webinars

Events team scoops three major awards following record-breaking year
CPD events Learning training

RNLI launches 2022 water safety training programme

... Credit: RNLI/Claire Thomson Magazine / News: RNLI launches programme of water safety training for children Posted 19 July, 2022 by Nina Joynson child safety swimming The RNLI has opened its summer...

child safety swimming

Call 12: Support our pupils and teachers: embed understanding of ASN in initial teacher training and ongoing development

... Call 12: Support our pupils and teachers: embed understanding of ASN in initial teacher training and ongoing development By Charlene Tait We want to see every child in Scotland reach their potential. The presumption of mainstreaming...


Consultation response: A STEM education and training strategy for Scotland (January 2017)

...in Scotland responded to The Scottish Government is consultation on a new STEM Education and training Strategy for...


Child Protection Lead training

... Learning training & Events Child Protection Lead training Multiple dates 2024-25 | 10am – 3pm | Online Overview of child protection lead roles and responsibilities in Scotland. For those who oversee a team working with children...


Children's Rights and UNCRC training

... Children's Rights and the UNCRC training Bridging Policy and Practice: Bespoke rights training tailored to your organisation’s needs: when, where, and how you want it.   Children’s Rights Revolution Scotland is on the road to a...


NTSG: upcoming training

... Upcoming training 2019 23 October – Improving Strategic Engagement with children and young people in Children’s Services Planning: Session 2 (in partnership with the Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative) CLOSED...


Commissioned training: study visit

... Commissioned training: international study visits Study internationally As part of our open schedule programme, we have organised a range of study visits for UK based practitioners to Finland, as well as for practitioners from the...

Finland international study trip

In-house training: long-term learning

... In-house training: long-term learning Take staff learning and development off your mind and let us handle everything. We can help you develop a long-term training programme to continue to build the knowledge, skills and confidence of your...


Commissioned training: event management

... Commissioned training: event management With our skills and expertise in event management, we can help you plan and deliver your own event. Our team can manage or support you with every element of your event, including programme development,...


Commissioned training: popular CPD themes

... Commissioned training: popular CPD themes Our most frequently requested training themes include: Child protection Our trainers can provide comprehensive manager level, introductory or refresher training tailored to your organisation’s...


Commissioned training: key facts

... Commissioned training: key facts Commissioned training events are tailored to your needs: The session is developed to suit your particular objectives and requirements. You will have time to speak to the trainer in advance to discuss your...


Commissioned training: CPD created for you

... Commissioned training Finding a solution to your training needs Why commission training from us? If you have a training need that you need a solution to, we want to hear from you. We work directly with you to assess your...


In-house training

... In-house training Do you have some specific learning needs that could be met in a more tailored way? Have you seen something in our Learning Guide but it’s not quite right for your organisation? We can help! Our Learning & Events team...


20/11/24 - Hybrid Working

... Learning training & Events Let’s talk hybrid working Wednesday, 20 November 2024 | 10am – 11:30am | Online Explore how we can use person-centred tools for thinking, management and developing relationships while hybrid...


12/09/24 - Embedding CYP voices (Member Event)

... Learning training & Events Embedding children and young people's voices in your organisation Tuesday, 12 September 2024 | 10am – 11:30am | Online Understand the rationale and benefits of embedding children and young people’s...


24/09/24 - Building resilience

... Learning training & Events Building resilience: empowering yourself and supporting young people Tuesday, 24 September 2024 | 2pm – 4pm | Online Resilience is key to a strong workforce, as well as a key element in personal...


10/09/24 - Understanding PDA

... Learning training & Events Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) Tuesday, 20 August 2024 | 10am – 12pm | Online This webinar will help you understand the distinct behaviour profile associated with Pathological Demand...


20/08/24 - Person centred planning

... Learning training & Events Person-centred planning: helping children determine their own futures Tuesday, 20 August 2024 | 10am – 12pm | Online Develop person-centred planning tools to support the children and young people you...


08/10/24 - Delay or deficit?

... Learning training & Events Delay or deficit? Assessing children's development after lockdown Tuesday, 08 October 2024 | 10am-12:00pm | Online Gain confidence in recognising whether a child’s development is delayed or needs further...


12/11/24 - Teenage Brain

... Learning training & Events The teenage brain: implications for behaviour and learning Tuesday, 12 November 2024 | 10am – 12pm | Online Explore why teenagers behave the way they do and learn how the adolescent brain develops. This...


30/10/24 - Empowering Children

... Learning training & Events Empowering children: executive function skills to thrive in a dynamic world Wednesday, 30 October 2024 | 10am-12:00pm | Online Learn to create experiences and interactions to strengthen children and young...


07/2024 Residential

... Learning training & Events Trauma recovery, regulation and self-care: 3-day residential course 18-20 July 2024 | St Andrews This unique residential course in St. Andrews gives you the opportunity to explore the embodied aspects of...


2024 Child Development Series

... Learning training & Events Webinar series: Navigating child development in the modern world Hear from three different experts as we explore child development from birth to young adulthood in the context of the pressures of modern...


Event Ts&Cs

... Learning training & Events Event Requirements, Terms & Conditions Member Tickets To access the member price, please input your promo code when booking via the ‘insert promo code’ function. If you are unsure whether your...


10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

... Learning training & Events The Invisible Principles of Child Development Wednesday, 10 July 2024 | 10am – 1pm | Online Unlock hidden keys to child development. Join Nicola McAllister’s session to empower kids for success, beyond...


AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...and parents and the wider family when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying.  We provide training to professionals in health and social care, education, and the voluntary and corporate sectors, equipping them to provide the best possible...


Workshops AC24

...Kids Room: Centenary Club As professionals who work with children, trauma informed training helps us understand the physical and psychological impact of trauma. But how is trauma viewed from the child’s perspective? Using...


Our Trainers & Speakers

...our trainers possess the qualities and skills we believe are vital to our success in delivering training of a consistently high standard. This is backed up by the evaluations from delegates who consistently rate them as 'excellent'. You can read...


Launch of Children's Pocket Garden Design competition
design Education environment schools

Diploma in Therapeutic Life Story Work

...globally. Over 26 years, the Rose Model of Therapeutic Life Story Work has seen remarkable growth, training more than 1350 individuals, authoring three influential books and contributing numerous articles to the field. Notably, this model stands as...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...years. With Kids specialise in delivering play therapy and therapeutic interventions, as well as training play therapists, in partnership with Queen Margaret University. Common reasons for the referral of a child to With Kids include:...


Our history

...increasing its membership, expanding its policy and research department, and adding an admired training arm and communications team. Its analysis and new thinking on child policy and childhoods, and how children themselves can inform this...


Access to Childcare Fund evaluation published

...wide ranging benefits for the children, it also helps parents to get back into work, engage in training or progress their careers. Quality childcare provision is both an anti-poverty and a pro-growth measure. “This report follows our...

childcare Children early learning Early years Families

Member Insight Blog: Latest

...of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment Jazmine Bennett is training & Events Coordinator at Families Outside Click here for more Taking steps towards a more inclusive education...


Record number of young Scots on positive career paths

.../ Record number of young Scots set on positive career paths as more teenagers enter education, training or employment Posted 08.09.23 by Alice Hinds careers Education training young people The number of young...

careers Education training young people

Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton

...29 March 2022, by Catherine Bromley ASL ASN neurodiversity training Ahead of our neurodiversity awareness training, Aileen Shrimpton (pictured) reminds us why supporting neurodiversity in the...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training


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£2M funding boost for football activity clubs

...low incomes. It is hoped that this step will help more parents to enter or sustain employment or training, as part of Scottish Goverment's ambitions around the eradication of child poverty. First Minister John Swinney made the announcement during...


Children need a playful world to thrive and survive

...and forward-thinking organisation who put children at the centre of all their projects and training. They ensure that children’s voices are strong and heard. The conference events are always a delight with shared knowledge and experience...


Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland

... Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland For charities, organisations and practitioners working with children and young people, it is important to continually develop new skills,...


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...


An accessible new learning portal for the children’s sector launches

...with us Explore our learning programme which includes in-person events and online training Click here for more Children in Scotland's Annual Conference Find out more about our flagship event at...


The importance of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment

...here to find out more about the work of Families Outside About the author Jazmine Bennett is training & Events Coordinator at Families Outside Visit the website Participation and Engagement Work Find out more about how we embed...


"Even after 20 years as Dr Spritely, every day still feels new and exciting"

...connections with often scared, anxious and worried young people. And while we have extensive training and expert techniques ready at hand, it’s always the children who inform our play, as every visit is a co-creation between us and them. As...


Children in Scotland shortlisted for two prestigious awards

...embedded into all our work, as well as our commitment to flexible working policies, on-going training opportunities, and our focus on work-life balance. Winners across all 15 award categories will be announced during a ceremony at the...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

...work. For those who missed the conference, here, David explores how our rights-based policy work, training and learning opportunities, support services, and participation projects are leading the way for change. As an organisation dedicated to...


Explore Therapeutic Life Story Work as Diploma course launches for 2024

...online session, that will offer everything participants need to know about the groundbreaking training, from how it works to what kind of commitment the Diploma will involve from students, and will also include a Q&A. TLSW enables children...


2023 highlights: reflecting on a milestone year

...have also seen a marked increase in organisations wanting bespoke support through our commissioned training offer. Our Open Learning Programme evaluation feedback is consistently great with more than 90% of delegates rating events, content,...


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

...and we are thrilled to be working with The Open University in Scotland to create accessible training opportunities for both our members and the wider children’s network. “The new portal will offer a fantastic range of courses...


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

...advisory group and its work and aims Click here for more Children's Rights training Bridging Policy and Practice - Bespoke children's rights training tailored to your organisation’s needs Click here for...


Celebration, recognition and connection for the befriending sector

...children and young people across Scotland.   Befriending Networks provides support, resources and training to 53 member organisations across Scotland with a focus on children and young people, as well as a larger network of nearly 400 befriending...


Supporting small organisations to flourish with new membership category

...we value are the Insight magazine, full of interesting articles, our discounts, and access to training and podcasts.” The introduction of a new membership category demonstrates our commitment to supporting as many organisations as possible...


Amplifying the experiences of young people seeking legal representation in Scotland

...as a teaching resource in schools, colleges and universities · in induction processes and in training to explain what good practice looks like · to support wider system and cultural change activities - particularly for the legal profession,...


Booking opens for unique online Learning Week

...for some time yet, we have had to be innovative in how we continue to provide top-class learning, training and CPD. "The result is our Learning Week which we hope strikes the balance of providing the quality event we would usually be delivering in...

CPD events learning week training

Changes to our learning programme announced

...around the uncertainty around our learning programme. On average, 5,000 of you attend our training every year, so you can imagine the challenge this is presenting to my lovely team. However, we’re the ‘in-house events team of the year...

Covid-19 events training webinars

Events team scoops three major awards following record-breaking year
CPD events Learning training


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training & Events

... Learning training & Events Invisible Principles of Child Development 10 July 2024 | Unlock hidden keys to child development and empower kids for success, beyond visible milestones. Learn more & buy...


Child Protection Lead training

... Learning training & Events Child Protection Lead training Multiple dates 2024-25 | 10am – 3pm | Online Overview of child protection lead roles and responsibilities in Scotland. For those who oversee a team working with children...


In-house training

... In-house training Do you have some specific learning needs that could be met in a more tailored way? Have you seen something in our Learning Guide but it’s not quite right for your organisation? We can help! Our Learning & Events team...


20/11/24 - Hybrid Working

... Learning training & Events Let’s talk hybrid working Wednesday, 20 November 2024 | 10am – 11:30am | Online Explore how we can use person-centred tools for thinking, management and developing relationships while hybrid...


12/09/24 - Embedding CYP voices (Member Event)

... Learning training & Events Embedding children and young people's voices in your organisation Tuesday, 12 September 2024 | 10am – 11:30am | Online Understand the rationale and benefits of embedding children and young people’s...


24/09/24 - Building resilience

... Learning training & Events Building resilience: empowering yourself and supporting young people Tuesday, 24 September 2024 | 2pm – 4pm | Online Resilience is key to a strong workforce, as well as a key element in personal...


10/09/24 - Understanding PDA

... Learning training & Events Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) Tuesday, 20 August 2024 | 10am – 12pm | Online This webinar will help you understand the distinct behaviour profile associated with Pathological Demand...


20/08/24 - Person centred planning

... Learning training & Events Person-centred planning: helping children determine their own futures Tuesday, 20 August 2024 | 10am – 12pm | Online Develop person-centred planning tools to support the children and young people you...


08/10/24 - Delay or deficit?

... Learning training & Events Delay or deficit? Assessing children's development after lockdown Tuesday, 08 October 2024 | 10am-12:00pm | Online Gain confidence in recognising whether a child’s development is delayed or needs further...


12/11/24 - Teenage Brain

... Learning training & Events The teenage brain: implications for behaviour and learning Tuesday, 12 November 2024 | 10am – 12pm | Online Explore why teenagers behave the way they do and learn how the adolescent brain develops. This...


30/10/24 - Empowering Children

... Learning training & Events Empowering children: executive function skills to thrive in a dynamic world Wednesday, 30 October 2024 | 10am-12:00pm | Online Learn to create experiences and interactions to strengthen children and young...


07/2024 Residential

... Learning training & Events Trauma recovery, regulation and self-care: 3-day residential course 18-20 July 2024 | St Andrews This unique residential course in St. Andrews gives you the opportunity to explore the embodied aspects of...


2024 Child Development Series

... Learning training & Events Webinar series: Navigating child development in the modern world Hear from three different experts as we explore child development from birth to young adulthood in the context of the pressures of modern...


Event Ts&Cs

... Learning training & Events Event Requirements, Terms & Conditions Member Tickets To access the member price, please input your promo code when booking via the ‘insert promo code’ function. If you are unsure whether your...


10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

... Learning training & Events The Invisible Principles of Child Development Wednesday, 10 July 2024 | 10am – 1pm | Online Unlock hidden keys to child development. Join Nicola McAllister’s session to empower kids for success, beyond...


AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...and parents and the wider family when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying.  We provide training to professionals in health and social care, education, and the voluntary and corporate sectors, equipping them to provide the best possible...


Workshops AC24

...Kids Room: Centenary Club As professionals who work with children, trauma informed training helps us understand the physical and psychological impact of trauma. But how is trauma viewed from the child’s perspective? Using...


Our Trainers & Speakers

...our trainers possess the qualities and skills we believe are vital to our success in delivering training of a consistently high standard. This is backed up by the evaluations from delegates who consistently rate them as 'excellent'. You can read...


Diploma in Therapeutic Life Story Work

...globally. Over 26 years, the Rose Model of Therapeutic Life Story Work has seen remarkable growth, training more than 1350 individuals, authoring three influential books and contributing numerous articles to the field. Notably, this model stands as...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...years. With Kids specialise in delivering play therapy and therapeutic interventions, as well as training play therapists, in partnership with Queen Margaret University. Common reasons for the referral of a child to With Kids include:...


Our history

...increasing its membership, expanding its policy and research department, and adding an admired training arm and communications team. Its analysis and new thinking on child policy and childhoods, and how children themselves can inform this...



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RNLI launches 2022 water safety training programme
post

... Credit: RNLI/Claire Thomson Magazine / News: RNLI launches programme of water safety training for children Posted 19 July, 2022 by Nina Joynson child safety swimming The RNLI has opened its summer...

child safety swimming

Call 12: Support our pupils and teachers: embed understanding of ASN in initial teacher training and ongoing development
post

... Call 12: Support our pupils and teachers: embed understanding of ASN in initial teacher training and ongoing development By Charlene Tait We want to see every child in Scotland reach their potential. The presumption of mainstreaming...


Consultation response: A STEM education and training strategy for Scotland (January 2017)
attachment

...in Scotland responded to The Scottish Government is consultation on a new STEM Education and training Strategy for...


Children's Rights and UNCRC training
post

... Children's Rights and the UNCRC training Bridging Policy and Practice: Bespoke rights training tailored to your organisation’s needs: when, where, and how you want it.   Children’s Rights Revolution Scotland is on the road to a...


NTSG: upcoming training
post

... Upcoming training 2019 23 October – Improving Strategic Engagement with children and young people in Children’s Services Planning: Session 2 (in partnership with the Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative) CLOSED...


Commissioned training: study visit
post

... Commissioned training: international study visits Study internationally As part of our open schedule programme, we have organised a range of study visits for UK based practitioners to Finland, as well as for practitioners from the...

Finland international study trip

In-house training: long-term learning
post

... In-house training: long-term learning Take staff learning and development off your mind and let us handle everything. We can help you develop a long-term training programme to continue to build the knowledge, skills and confidence of your...


Commissioned training: event management
post

... Commissioned training: event management With our skills and expertise in event management, we can help you plan and deliver your own event. Our team can manage or support you with every element of your event, including programme development,...


Commissioned training: popular CPD themes
post

... Commissioned training: popular CPD themes Our most frequently requested training themes include: Child protection Our trainers can provide comprehensive manager level, introductory or refresher training tailored to your organisation’s...


Commissioned training: key facts
post

... Commissioned training: key facts Commissioned training events are tailored to your needs: The session is developed to suit your particular objectives and requirements. You will have time to speak to the trainer in advance to discuss your...


Commissioned training: CPD created for you
post

... Commissioned training Finding a solution to your training needs Why commission training from us? If you have a training need that you need a solution to, we want to hear from you. We work directly with you to assess your...


Launch of Children's Pocket Garden Design competition
postdesign Education environment schools

Access to Childcare Fund evaluation published
post

...wide ranging benefits for the children, it also helps parents to get back into work, engage in training or progress their careers. Quality childcare provision is both an anti-poverty and a pro-growth measure. “This report follows our...

childcare Children early learning Early years Families

Member Insight Blog: Latest
post

...of youth participation for supporting families affected by imprisonment Jazmine Bennett is training & Events Coordinator at Families Outside Click here for more Taking steps towards a more inclusive education...


Record number of young Scots on positive career paths
post

.../ Record number of young Scots set on positive career paths as more teenagers enter education, training or employment Posted 08.09.23 by Alice Hinds careers Education training young people The number of young...

careers Education training young people

Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton
post

...29 March 2022, by Catherine Bromley ASL ASN neurodiversity training Ahead of our neurodiversity awareness training, Aileen Shrimpton (pictured) reminds us why supporting neurodiversity in the...

ASL ASN neurodiversity training