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Looking to the future with Changing our World

...and care about, be empowered to stand up for what they believe in, and feel confident in their transition to adulthood Less homelessness Better research will be available about how mental health affects different groups of people Better support...


LifeSkills: educating young people to support their transition into work (2014-2016)

...LifeSkills: educating young people to support their transition into work The LifeSkills education programme, which ran from 2014-2016, was designed to support young people with their transition into work. It offered practical advice and the...


Time to Talk Next Steps Scotland (2022-2023)

...16-25 with additional needs in Scotland: hearing their voice, building confidence and supporting transitions. Aim of the pilot To determine the best models of support, and offer timely information to young people in Scotland with additional...


Inclusion Ambassadors (2016-Present)

...of Assessments and Qualifications. They are also involved in development of the new national transitions to Adulthood Strategy. Let's Talk Education Click here to read the Inclusion Ambassador's contribution to the National...


New partnership project to hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood

... New project will hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood 25 February 2022 Children in Scotland is partnering with the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) and Contact, the...

additional support for learning additional support needs Contact disabled inclusion NDTI Time to Talk Next Steps transition

Person-centred support is key for transitions Strategy

... Person-centred support is key for new transitions Strategy 17 Mar 2023 The new transitions to Adulthood Strategy should put people at its heart, the Inclusion Ambassadors have told the Scottish Government, as they are consulted on the...


Building transitions plans into Scots law

... Building transitions plans into Scots law 3 May 2022 Camphill Scotland’s Robert McGeachy and Bill Scott set out why the reintroduction of the Disabled Children and Young People (transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland) Bill has the power...


transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced

... Magazine / News: transitions to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced Posted 13 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Children's rights Disability equality transitions The proposed Disabled...

Children's rights Disability equality transitions

Inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

...the European Association of Service Providers for People with Disabilities (EASPD) focused on the transition from special education to inclusive education systems. Delivered by the Policy Impact Lab, the study highlighted 16 case studies from 11...


Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement

...need to deliver a wellbeing economy. She added: “Our current economic model is broken, and the transition to a wellbeing economy is urgently required to tackle poverty, reduce inequality, and to ensure we can deliver on our climate targets. The...


Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls

...action and deliver a robust plan to deliver this. Our current economic model is broken, and the transition to a wellbeing economy is urgently required to tackle poverty, reduce inequality, and to ensure we can deliver on our climate targets. The...


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

...invited to explore and play. We have a free-flow setting across three rooms, allowing a smooth transition from nursery and many opportunities for fun and learning. Getting to know each child in the first week is super rewarding. Some of my...


One step at a time

...project to provide better support for young people with additional support needs as they make transitions in education. First steps I started in my current role in April 2022 and soon after I met with Alice from the National Development Team...


New advisory board to explore and share the experience of foster care

...are: 1. raising awareness of the board 2. challenging stigma around care 3. improving transitions 4. mental health of young people.  The Voices of Young People in Foster Care The Board has committed to fortnightly online...


Trustees Week Q&A: Satwat Rehman

...to help with? I would like to think I have provided some useful advice and support at times of transition, change and in an ever-more challenging funding situation. The past few years have been challenging because of austerity, the pandemic and...

board One Parent Families Scotland Satwat Rehman trustees

‘Transfer of power’ vital in securing positive outcomes for care experienced young people, report finds

...into their first home. It aimed to improve experiences of home, connections in the community and transitions from care. Click here to download and read the Final Report The report identifies the following as being essential in improving wellbeing...

care care experienced home and belonging homelessness Participation rights

Progress on additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic

...This has so far been missing from the discussion. "We need to improve the support pathways and transitions for these families by facilitating good, solid and genuine relationships with key professionals involved in their care and support. "This...

additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

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

...align with commitments to improve work in a number or areas, including through The Promise and transitions for children and young people with support needs. Reflecting the concerns from our membership, we highlight a lack of communication with...

care Healthcare Policy

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

...in the government’s plans, involving active travel, decarbonising homes, ensuring a Just transition and the protection of our natural environment, but cannot understate the urgency with which real and large-scale change is required. “We...

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

Military enlistment age must be raised to 18

...especially front-line service. “As the letter states, making this small change will result in a transition to an all-adult military. This will end the recruitment of minors to a physically and mentally demanding role until they are better...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...would provide to ensure that children and young people’s wellbeing is prioritised during the transition back to school. This prompted acknowledgement of the already significant waiting lists for child and adolescent mental health services in...


Opportunities lost: the impact of Brexit on the next generation

...The UK remained in both the EU customs union and single market until 31 December 2020, during the transition period. Now, however, the formal separation is complete. Just one week earlier, on Christmas Eve, a UK-EU trade deal had been triumphantly...


Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online

...and campaigns to meet the needs of the community during these uncertain times. Our Positive transitions Service (click here to find out more about the service) supporting children, young people and families now operates online and we are...


Children in Scotland CEO Jackie Brock to step down from role, charity announces

...a short-term role with The Promise team as their Chief Operations Officer with oversight of the transition to a new legal entity. “My sincere thanks and gratitude to everyone I have had the pleasure of working with during my time as Chief...

Board of Directors CEO chief executive Jackie Brock Joint Acting Chief Executives

Back to school: the challenges of learning after lockdown, and how we can help

...advice service for additional support for learning – is here to advise families during this transition period. We can help parents and carers feel more informed about their child’s rights, give them the confidence and knowledge they need,...


"This is a great way for us to share what we’ve learned, but it's also about learning to be kind to ourselves"

...for children/teens with ASN, on 28 July, and Supporting children/teens with ASN with their transition back to school, on 31 July. Click here to book a place through our Eventbrite webinar hub About the author Three...


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

...on schools opening during the summer holiday period will be helpful in supporting transitions. “The Cabinet Secretary made the point that practitioners know their children well and we fully support this focus. Practitioners must...

ASN childcare communities Covid-19 Education schools

25 Calls response: The media has been particularly difficult to navigate for trans people

...professionals, detailing everything from early childhood experience to mental health and medical transition. It’s £140 to apply, and that’s on top of the charge for the mandatory medical reports. If someone is 18 and being paid the minimum...


Members Bill to give legal right to transition support

... Magazine / News: New Bill proposed to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people Posted 21 September 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Phil Wilkinson Additional...

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions

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ASL Inquiry Education, Children and Young People Committee

...access Planning out support in school Click here to access Guidance to support positive transition Click here to access National Discussion Submission Click here to access Submission to the Independent Review of Exams and...


Insight - Issue 1

...in our launch issue: An interview with MSP Pam Duncan-Glancy about her hopes for the transitions Bill, which aims to provide more support for young people after they leave school Dr Hyab Yohannes on the plight of refugee...


Insight - Issue 3

...reflects on decades of mental health policies Independent Living Fund Scotland share how the transition Fund is creating new opportunities for young disabled people We are also delighted to continue our partnership with the Edinburgh...


New app launched to help school leavers

...Howden/ARC Magazine / New app launched to help school leavers with additional support needs transition into adulthood Posted 22.06.23 by Alice Hinds additional support needs Disability School transition A new...

additional support needs Disability School transition

School leavers in positive destinations hits record high

...and Skills, said: “This highlights the achievements of Scotland’s learners – making the transition from school can be a daunting time, so it’s great to see a record number of young people progressing in their studies or careers after...

Attainment Education employment Scottish Government Scottish Schools

Pupils adversely affected by CfE, study finds

...opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes that are essential for successful transitions beyond school and for adult life.” Studying the curriculum  The research, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, took place over three...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools

Website launches for care support staff

...and the toolkit is divided into three themes to support development, participation and hope; transitions, change and hope; and hopeful leadership. Its foundations lie in the understanding that thinking and talking about hope promotes...

care care experience

First Child Disability Payment statistics released

...meal provision, says STUC Apr 22, 2022 Rewind welfare reform says new report Apr 13, 2022 transitions to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced Dec 13, 2021 Advice and representation services for additional support for...

accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

Member directory: full

...of school sessions in Broomhill | bosca.org.uk Bridges Project Supporting young people’s transition from adolescence to young adulthood | bridgesproject.org.uk Bright Horizons - Morton Mains Nursery Early learning and childcare |...


Q&A with Corrie McLean: Autism and change

...who are struggling to support young people with the bigger changes in life, such as life transitions, puberty and relationships. Our passion is about building the confidence and capacity of practitioners, allowing them to mould and...

ASL ASN Autism

Member directory: A-F

...of school sessions in Broomhill | bosca.org.uk Bridges Project Supporting young people’s transition from adolescence to young adulthood | bridgesproject.org.uk Bright Horizons - Morton Mains Nursery Early learning and childcare |...


Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers

...yesterday (Tuesday 18 January), key points raised focused on the lack of support for young people transitioning from care – the critical moment when they might leave school and their foster families. Gillian Martin, MSP and Convenor of the...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

Age of criminal responsibility increased

...increase in the age of criminal responsibility, we are still failing our children Dec 16, 2021 transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced  Dec 13, 2021 Scottish Government criticised for failing to implement ventilation strategy...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

'It's not enough to increase age of criminal responsibility'

...responsibility. Click here to read the full position statement Related content transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced  Dec 13, 2021 Scottish Government criticised for failing to put ventilation strategy into...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

Education Recovery plan is missed opportunity

...first LGBT-inclusive education resource launched Sept 24, 2021 New Bill to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people  Sept 21,...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing

Q&A with Liz Fitzpatrick

...Fidler: Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Sept 22, 2021 New Bill to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people Sept 21,...

GIRFEC Wellbeing

First LGBT-inclusive education resources launched

...new LGBT education website Related content New Bill launched to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people Sept 21, 2021 Postgraduate Certificate on Children in Conflict with the Law launched Sept 14,...

Education equality LGBT

Children's voices on climate change

...Thank you ⁦@cisweb⁩ in Scotland for writing this article on the Young Disabled People’s transitions to Adulthood Bill👇 http… Stay connected Follow, like, connect or send us an...


Young climate activists plan global day of protest

...to commit to a series of actions to ease the climate crisis, including: committing to a just transition to renewable energy, and ‘concrete plans and detailed annual carbon budgets with roadmaps and milestones’. They also call for a...

climate change environment

Clyde Gateway

...Support worker to liaise with the families referred into the project, including young children in transition from nursery into P1. The test of change for this project relates to wrapping discrete services, provided by individual partner agencies,...


Learning Week 2021 - Transcripts

...COVID-19 Soundcloud Presentation slides Recommended app guide Supporting young people in the transition to adulthood Salvesen Mindroom Centre Future Me, My digital Workbook Resilience through creativity Anna Devitt, Comedy and...



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Looking to the future with Changing our World

...and care about, be empowered to stand up for what they believe in, and feel confident in their transition to adulthood Less homelessness Better research will be available about how mental health affects different groups of people Better support...


New partnership project to hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood

... New project will hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood 25 February 2022 Children in Scotland is partnering with the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) and Contact, the...

additional support for learning additional support needs Contact disabled inclusion NDTI Time to Talk Next Steps transition

Person-centred support is key for transitions Strategy

... Person-centred support is key for new transitions Strategy 17 Mar 2023 The new transitions to Adulthood Strategy should put people at its heart, the Inclusion Ambassadors have told the Scottish Government, as they are consulted on the...


Building transitions plans into Scots law

... Building transitions plans into Scots law 3 May 2022 Camphill Scotland’s Robert McGeachy and Bill Scott set out why the reintroduction of the Disabled Children and Young People (transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland) Bill has the power...


Inclusion Ambassadors recognised in international report into inclusive education

...the European Association of Service Providers for People with Disabilities (EASPD) focused on the transition from special education to inclusive education systems. Delivered by the Policy Impact Lab, the study highlighted 16 case studies from 11...


Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement

...need to deliver a wellbeing economy. She added: “Our current economic model is broken, and the transition to a wellbeing economy is urgently required to tackle poverty, reduce inequality, and to ensure we can deliver on our climate targets. The...


Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls

...action and deliver a robust plan to deliver this. Our current economic model is broken, and the transition to a wellbeing economy is urgently required to tackle poverty, reduce inequality, and to ensure we can deliver on our climate targets. The...


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

...invited to explore and play. We have a free-flow setting across three rooms, allowing a smooth transition from nursery and many opportunities for fun and learning. Getting to know each child in the first week is super rewarding. Some of my...


One step at a time

...project to provide better support for young people with additional support needs as they make transitions in education. First steps I started in my current role in April 2022 and soon after I met with Alice from the National Development Team...


New advisory board to explore and share the experience of foster care

...are: 1. raising awareness of the board 2. challenging stigma around care 3. improving transitions 4. mental health of young people.  The Voices of Young People in Foster Care The Board has committed to fortnightly online...


Trustees Week Q&A: Satwat Rehman

...to help with? I would like to think I have provided some useful advice and support at times of transition, change and in an ever-more challenging funding situation. The past few years have been challenging because of austerity, the pandemic and...

board One Parent Families Scotland Satwat Rehman trustees

‘Transfer of power’ vital in securing positive outcomes for care experienced young people, report finds

...into their first home. It aimed to improve experiences of home, connections in the community and transitions from care. Click here to download and read the Final Report The report identifies the following as being essential in improving wellbeing...

care care experienced home and belonging homelessness Participation rights

Progress on additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic

...This has so far been missing from the discussion. "We need to improve the support pathways and transitions for these families by facilitating good, solid and genuine relationships with key professionals involved in their care and support. "This...

additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

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

...align with commitments to improve work in a number or areas, including through The Promise and transitions for children and young people with support needs. Reflecting the concerns from our membership, we highlight a lack of communication with...

care Healthcare Policy

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

...in the government’s plans, involving active travel, decarbonising homes, ensuring a Just transition and the protection of our natural environment, but cannot understate the urgency with which real and large-scale change is required. “We...

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

Military enlistment age must be raised to 18

...especially front-line service. “As the letter states, making this small change will result in a transition to an all-adult military. This will end the recruitment of minors to a physically and mentally demanding role until they are better...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...would provide to ensure that children and young people’s wellbeing is prioritised during the transition back to school. This prompted acknowledgement of the already significant waiting lists for child and adolescent mental health services in...


Opportunities lost: the impact of Brexit on the next generation

...The UK remained in both the EU customs union and single market until 31 December 2020, during the transition period. Now, however, the formal separation is complete. Just one week earlier, on Christmas Eve, a UK-EU trade deal had been triumphantly...


Supporting digital engagement and keeping young people connected online

...and campaigns to meet the needs of the community during these uncertain times. Our Positive transitions Service (click here to find out more about the service) supporting children, young people and families now operates online and we are...


Children in Scotland CEO Jackie Brock to step down from role, charity announces

...a short-term role with The Promise team as their Chief Operations Officer with oversight of the transition to a new legal entity. “My sincere thanks and gratitude to everyone I have had the pleasure of working with during my time as Chief...

Board of Directors CEO chief executive Jackie Brock Joint Acting Chief Executives

Back to school: the challenges of learning after lockdown, and how we can help

...advice service for additional support for learning – is here to advise families during this transition period. We can help parents and carers feel more informed about their child’s rights, give them the confidence and knowledge they need,...


"This is a great way for us to share what we’ve learned, but it's also about learning to be kind to ourselves"

...for children/teens with ASN, on 28 July, and Supporting children/teens with ASN with their transition back to school, on 31 July. Click here to book a place through our Eventbrite webinar hub About the author Three...


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

...on schools opening during the summer holiday period will be helpful in supporting transitions. “The Cabinet Secretary made the point that practitioners know their children well and we fully support this focus. Practitioners must...

ASN childcare communities Covid-19 Education schools

25 Calls response: The media has been particularly difficult to navigate for trans people

...professionals, detailing everything from early childhood experience to mental health and medical transition. It’s £140 to apply, and that’s on top of the charge for the mandatory medical reports. If someone is 18 and being paid the minimum...



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ASL Inquiry Education, Children and Young People Committee

...access Planning out support in school Click here to access Guidance to support positive transition Click here to access National Discussion Submission Click here to access Submission to the Independent Review of Exams and...


Children's voices on climate change

...Thank you ⁦@cisweb⁩ in Scotland for writing this article on the Young Disabled People’s transitions to Adulthood Bill👇 http… Stay connected Follow, like, connect or send us an...


Clyde Gateway

...Support worker to liaise with the families referred into the project, including young children in transition from nursery into P1. The test of change for this project relates to wrapping discrete services, provided by individual partner agencies,...


Learning Week 2021 - Transcripts

...COVID-19 Soundcloud Presentation slides Recommended app guide Supporting young people in the transition to adulthood Salvesen Mindroom Centre Future Me, My digital Workbook Resilience through creativity Anna Devitt, Comedy and...



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transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced
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... Magazine / News: transitions to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced Posted 13 December, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Children's rights Disability equality transitions The proposed Disabled...

Children's rights Disability equality transitions

Members Bill to give legal right to transition support
post

... Magazine / News: New Bill proposed to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people Posted 21 September 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Phil Wilkinson Additional...

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions

health-happiness-wellbeing-adolescents-transitioning-adulthood-final-rep...-2
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Insight - Issue 1
post

...in our launch issue: An interview with MSP Pam Duncan-Glancy about her hopes for the transitions Bill, which aims to provide more support for young people after they leave school Dr Hyab Yohannes on the plight of refugee...


Insight - Issue 3
post

...reflects on decades of mental health policies Independent Living Fund Scotland share how the transition Fund is creating new opportunities for young disabled people We are also delighted to continue our partnership with the Edinburgh...


New app launched to help school leavers
post

...Howden/ARC Magazine / New app launched to help school leavers with additional support needs transition into adulthood Posted 22.06.23 by Alice Hinds additional support needs Disability School transition A new...

additional support needs Disability School transition

School leavers in positive destinations hits record high
post

...and Skills, said: “This highlights the achievements of Scotland’s learners – making the transition from school can be a daunting time, so it’s great to see a record number of young people progressing in their studies or careers after...

Attainment Education employment Scottish Government Scottish Schools

Pupils adversely affected by CfE, study finds
post

...opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes that are essential for successful transitions beyond school and for adult life.” Studying the curriculum  The research, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, took place over three...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform Scottish Schools

Website launches for care support staff
post

...and the toolkit is divided into three themes to support development, participation and hope; transitions, change and hope; and hopeful leadership. Its foundations lie in the understanding that thinking and talking about hope promotes...

care care experience

First Child Disability Payment statistics released
post

...meal provision, says STUC Apr 22, 2022 Rewind welfare reform says new report Apr 13, 2022 transitions to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced Dec 13, 2021 Advice and representation services for additional support for...

accessibility Benefits child benefit Disability funding Scottish Government

Member directory: full
post

...of school sessions in Broomhill | bosca.org.uk Bridges Project Supporting young people’s transition from adolescence to young adulthood | bridgesproject.org.uk Bright Horizons - Morton Mains Nursery Early learning and childcare |...


Q&A with Corrie McLean: Autism and change
post

...who are struggling to support young people with the bigger changes in life, such as life transitions, puberty and relationships. Our passion is about building the confidence and capacity of practitioners, allowing them to mould and...

ASL ASN Autism

Member directory: A-F
post

...of school sessions in Broomhill | bosca.org.uk Bridges Project Supporting young people’s transition from adolescence to young adulthood | bridgesproject.org.uk Bright Horizons - Morton Mains Nursery Early learning and childcare |...


Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
post

...yesterday (Tuesday 18 January), key points raised focused on the lack of support for young people transitioning from care – the critical moment when they might leave school and their foster families. Gillian Martin, MSP and Convenor of the...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

Age of criminal responsibility increased
post

...increase in the age of criminal responsibility, we are still failing our children Dec 16, 2021 transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced  Dec 13, 2021 Scottish Government criticised for failing to implement ventilation strategy...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

'It's not enough to increase age of criminal responsibility'
post

...responsibility. Click here to read the full position statement Related content transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced  Dec 13, 2021 Scottish Government criticised for failing to put ventilation strategy into...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

Education Recovery plan is missed opportunity
post

...first LGBT-inclusive education resource launched Sept 24, 2021 New Bill to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people  Sept 21,...

Attainment childcare Education health and wellbeing

Q&A with Liz Fitzpatrick
post

...Fidler: Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Sept 22, 2021 New Bill to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people Sept 21,...

GIRFEC Wellbeing

First LGBT-inclusive education resources launched
post

...new LGBT education website Related content New Bill launched to give legal right to transition support for disabled young people Sept 21, 2021 Postgraduate Certificate on Children in Conflict with the Law launched Sept 14,...

Education equality LGBT

Young climate activists plan global day of protest
post

...to commit to a series of actions to ease the climate crisis, including: committing to a just transition to renewable energy, and ‘concrete plans and detailed annual carbon budgets with roadmaps and milestones’. They also call for a...

climate change environment