The STTS team has developed a range of resources to support professional learning and the practical implementation of children and young people’s participation in your local organisation.
Supporting The Third Sector Project Survey: Third Sector Participation in Children’s Services Planning – August 2023
This report presents the findings from the 2023 Supporting the Third Sector Project survey, which was designed to understand the extent of third sector involvement in Children’s Services Planning (CSP) arrangements in the 30 Children’s Services Planning Partnerships (CSPPs) across Scotland.
Whole Family Wellbeing Fund Case Studies: Positive Planning July 2023
We have produced a series of case studies exploring work done in three areas of Scotland following the first year of the Whole Family Wellbeing Fund (WFWF), which gave a £32 million allocation aiming to support Children’s Services Planning Partnerships (CSPPs).
This document provides a high-level summary of the GIRFEC policy statement, including details of key changes. It is designed to serve as a tool for practitioners to better understand the basic principles and objectives of GIRFEC, and why it is important for improving the lives of children, young people, and families across Scotland.
Family support conference: learning points, links and resources
On 15 May 2023, CCPS, alongside partners The Promise Scotland and Children in Scotland’s Supporting the Third Sector Project, ran a conference exploring how the third sector is innovating, making an impact and driving better outcomes for children and families in Scotland.
Supporting The Third Sector Project: Self-evaluation tool: How good is our third sector participation in Children’s Services Planning? Report on Pilot Sites
This report provides case studies of two pilot areas, Inverclyde and South Ayrshire, where the How good is our third sector participation in children’s services self-evaluation tool was used by CSPPs alongside local third sector forums hosted by Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs).
Supporting The Third Sector Project: Self-evaluation tool: How good is our third sector participation in Children’s Services Planning?
This self-evaluation tool forms part of a developing suite of
resources aimed at supporting partners across Scotland to
work collectively to improve outcomes for children, young
people and families, and has been informed by feedback from
a pilot phase.
It was created in response to an identified need to strengthen
the role of the third sector within Children’s Services Planning
approaches across Scotland, and aims to provide Children’s
Services Planning Partnerships (CSPPs) with a structured
approach to local discussions which considers different
aspects of third sector participation across key strategic
tasks in development, delivery, and reporting on Children’s