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  • Children’s Parliament: ‘Wee Book of Promises’

    Date: 26th February 2019
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Additional support for learning
    Author: Children's Parliament

    Children’s Parliament has launched a ‘Wee Book of Promises.’ The new booklet communicates the UNCRC in accessible and child-friendly language in a graphic form to children and young people. The booklet will be used in all of Children’s Parliament’s work and Members of Children’s Parliament will receive a copy when they participate in their projects and consultations. The ‘Wee Book of Promises’ can be downloaded online here with printed copies available through direct contact with Children’s Parliament.

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  • Video: EU fundamental rights are human rights

    Date: 21st February 2019
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

    Respect for human rights is embodied in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. In this 10th anniversary year of the Charter, Director of EU Rights Agency, Michael O’Flaherty, calls for better use of this tool to uphold rights in courtrooms, parliaments, governments and EU institutions. Watch the short clip here

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  • Advice line: Special hour of free legal advice for Under 21s only

    Date: 21st February 2019
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Protection of privacy, Additional support for learning, Protection from abuse or neglect, Family Environment and Alternative Care, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: The Scottish Child Law Centre

    The Scottish Child Law Centre is one of only a few dedicated providers of guidance and information on matters of law concerning children and young people. A child or young person can call the advice line anytime, BUT on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-1 o’clock the solicitor’s are only taking calls from under 21s with questions about the law or their rights during this special hour. Under 21s can still call anytime be can call the advice line Monday – Friday from 9:30 -4:30.

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  • ATD Fourth World launches new handbook on making human rights work for people living in extreme poverty

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: ATD Fourth World

    Extreme poverty is a violation of human rights. States are obliged to take actions to alleviate poverty under international human rights law, but how does it translate to concrete actions? ATD Fourth World’s new handbook explores this question.

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  • Webinar: Early Childhood Education

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: School Education Gateway

    School Education Gateway’s latest webinar on inclusive practice in early childhood education and care is now available to view online.

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  • Webinar: Social Inclusion

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: European Commission

    Click here to watch the recording of the Erasmus+ webinar "Social Inclusion and Common Values: The Contribution in the Field of Education and Training".

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  • Council of Europe launches handbook on child-friendly information for children in migration

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Education, including vocational education, General principles, General measures of implementation
    Author: Council of Europe

    The Council of Europe has launched a handbook advising front-line professionals on how to deliver child-friendly information for children in migration.

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  • Safer Internet Day! Free Education Packs & Videos

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: UK Safer Internet Centre

    On 5th February UK Safer Internet Centre launched Safer Internet Day. More than 2000 organisations and schools across the UK were involved in a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively.  

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  • “Talking about Tomorrow” Resource for parents and carers Providing guidance and information for parents of disabled children

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Scottish Government

    Talking about Tomorrow is a website that provides guidance and information to parents and carers of disabled children.

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  • Resource Pack – Tobacco-Free Schools

    Date: 9th October 2018
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: ASH Scotland

    ASH Scotland has launched a new tobacco-free schools resource pack which aims to address a range of themes including e-cigarettes, finances, mental health, the benefits of being smoke-free, dealing with pressure, building confidence and resilience.

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  • Report –We See the Big Picture: Girls’ Attitudes Survey 2018

    Date: 25th September 2018
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author:

    Girlguiding UK has published its annual report on the attitudes of girls in 2018. Based on survey responses from 1,903 girls and young women aged 7-21-years-old from across the UK, the report highlights girls' views on a range of topics, including mental health; wellbeing and happiness; periods; education; relationships and socialising and safety.

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  • Reach More Young People! Promoting Youth Work and Youth Information Services

    Date: 24th July 2017
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Eurodesk

    A new publication has been launched to inspire organisations working with young people across Europe.

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  • Getting Ready to Read

    Date: 3rd April 2017
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: The Care Inspectorate

    Find out about how the new resource from the Care Inspectorate helps inspectors to support all early learning and childcare services to promote early language skills.

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  • Write for the Children’s Commissioner’s Office: be one of their young bloggers

    Date: 15th November 2016
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Children's and Young People's Commissioner for Scotland

    The Children and Young People's Commissioner for Scotland is looking for volunteers to find the most interesting content from across the web to share with other young people. 

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  • New video explores importance of digital inclusion

    Date: 10th August 2016
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: the Carnegie UK Trust

    Four projects, spread across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland are working with young people, exploring their barriers to digital inclusion and developing ways to improve basic digital skills.

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  • My World Outdoors – Good practice in early years

    Date: 7th April 2016
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Recreation, play and cultural activities
    Author: Care Inspecorate

    The Care Inspectorate's new resource shares good practice in how early years services can provide play and learning wholly or partially outdoors, as a guide for those who provide services, people who commission them, and parents of children who attend them.

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  • Looked after and Learning: A new practical resource

    Date: 16th March 2016
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Looked after children
    Author: Centre for Excellence for Looked after Children

    CELCIS has published a fantastic new resource for teachers, schools, local authorities and all those involved with looked after children in their classrooms and learning environments. Schools have an enormous role to play in raising the attainment of some of Scotland's most vulnerable children.

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  • Unicef launches new Rights Respecting Schools Award websites

    Date: 29th September 2015
    Category: Awareness-raising, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, General principles
    Author: UNICEF UK

    A Unicef UK Rights Respecting School is a community where children's rights are learned, taught, practised, respected, protected and promoted. Children and young people and the school community learn about children's rights by putting them into practice every day. Unicef have recently launched a new Rights Respecting Schools website, as well as a new Scotland-specific resource called the Child Rights Launchpad.

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  • Playing Together: youth work and play work

    Date: 21st July 2015
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Recreation, play and cultural activities
    Author: Youthlink Scotland

    The YouthLink Scotland Policy Forum has been working to explore the commonalities in national policy for youth work and play. They have prepared a briefing paper and are requesting YouthLink Scotland members to share their experiences.

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  • ‘Bullying: a guide for parents and carers’

    Date: 10th June 2014
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Respectme

    Respectme has launched a new resource which aims to give adults the practical skills and confidence to support children and young people, and to deal with bullying behaviour.

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