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  • Getting It Right Practice Briefings Published

    Date: 24th January 2011
    Category: General measures of implementation, Civil Rights and Freedoms

    The briefings build on the 'Guide to Getting it right for every child' and provide a wealth of useful detail on various aspects of the programme.

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  • Children's Hearings

    Date: 12th January 2011
    Category: General measures of implementation

    Legislation to strengthen and modernise Scotland's unique children's hearings system, and improve the way it supports vulnerable children, has been given Royal Assent.

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  • Santander Foundation

    Date: 7th January 2011
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    The Santander Foundation helps disadvantaged people through their two charitable priorities: Financial Capability and Education and Training.

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  • Youth in Action

    Date: 7th January 2011
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    The European Commission has announced the 2011 call for proposals under its Youth in Action Programme. Youth in Action is the Programme the European Union has set up for young people. It aims to inspire a sense of active European citizenship, solidarity and tolerance among young Europeans and to involve them in shaping the Union's future. It promotes mobility within and beyond the EU''s borders, non-formal learning and intercultural dialogue, and encourages the inclusion of all young people, regardless of their educational, social and cultural background.

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  • Winter Seminars - book now!

    Date: 16th December 2010
    Category: General measures of implementation, UK 1st periodic review, Civil Rights and Freedoms

    We would like to invite you to our 'Winter Seminars' which will draw on the findings of the State of Children's Rights (2010) report and will explore how progress could be made to improve children's rights across Scotland.

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  • Birkdale Trust for Hearing Impaired

    Date: 13th December 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Children with disabilities

    The Trust supports activities that advance the education of children and young people with a hearing impairment; and other activities that promote the welfare of hearing impaired children and young people.

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  • UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

    Date: 13th December 2010
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Basic Health and Welfare

    UNIFEM (part of UN Women) has launched its call for proposals through the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) for programmes supporting country-level efforts to end violence against women and girls.

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  • The National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland 2010

    Date: 13th December 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    New national guidance to help social workers, police, health professionals and others better protect Scotland's most vulnerable children has been launched.

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  • The Family Fund

    Date: 10th December 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Children with disabilities, Family Environment and Alternative Care

    The Family Fund helps families with severely disabled or seriously ill children and young people aged 17 and under to have choices and the opportunity to enjoy ordinary life.

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  • Report Card 9 highlights material inequality in UK children

    Date: 6th December 2010
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Basic Health and Welfare

    A new UNICEF report on child inequality in 24 developed countries has shown that income poverty has the greatest impact on child inequality in the UK.

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  • Our members respond to the John Dunford Review

    Date: 6th December 2010
    Category: General measures of implementation, Civil Rights and Freedoms

    The review by Dr John Dunford into the role of the Children's Commissioner for England has concluded that there is a need for the office in today's society but with a stronger role to promote children's rights.

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  • Fair Play warns on children in fees protest

    Date: 1st December 2010
    Category: General measures of implementation, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Civil Rights and Freedoms

    The nationwide children's campaign, Fair Play for Children, has warned that the Police have to take especial care because legal minors will be taking part in demonstrations on key issues which affect their futures.

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  • Scottish Government launches consultation to tackle child poverty

    Date: 1st December 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    The Scottish Government is seeking views to inform the development of its new Child Poverty Strategy for Scotland.

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  • Tesco Charity Trust

    Date: 1st December 2010
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    Tesco Charity Trust gives grants to both national and local projects that support children and their education and welfare, elderly people and adults and children with disabilities.

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  • In the Best Interests of the Child?

    Date: 1st December 2010
    Category: Family Environment and Alternative Care, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Basic Health and Welfare

    It's a core principle of the UNCRC. But how do we make sure we're acting in the best interests of the child? Ahead of a keynote seminar 'In the Best Interests of the Child?' being held on 7th of December 2010 in Glasgow, Douglas Hamilton, Head of Save the Children Scotland, looks at some of the issues.

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  • Children's Hearings

    Date: 29th November 2010
    Category: General measures of implementation, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Basic Health and Welfare

    Scotland's most vulnerable children are to benefit from improved support after MSPs backed the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Bill.

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  • Give us a Break

    Date: 29th November 2010
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    Give Us A Break is an exciting project which provides funding for groups of disadvantaged young people to take part in a stimulating blend of educational, social, cultural and recreational activities within the fun and friendly environment of a Youth Hostel setting.

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  • Amended Additional Support for Learning Act comes into force

    Date: 12th November 2010
    Category: Family Environment and Alternative Care, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities

    On Monday 15th November 2010 the amended Additional Support for Learning Act came into force.

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  • Careers Trust Scotland

    Date: 12th November 2010
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    Careers Trust Scotland offers grants for its three key purposes of advancing education, improving the environment and the general alleviation of poverty in Scotland. Supported projects to alleviate poverty should aim to improve the welfare of financially disadvantaged people living in Scotland.

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  • Engagement with children and young people

    Date: 10th November 2010
    Category: Respect for the views of the child

    SCRA has launched a new framework which aims to give children and young people a greater say in the Hearings System and to help SCRA increase their engagement and improve their communication with children and young people. Part of this work is now well underway and SCRA is about to launch a series of new measures.

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