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  • Homeless, Not Hopeless

    Date: 22nd June 2012
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Children in Scotland

    There are more homeless children and young people throughout Scotland than most people think. They often need help to become (or remain) successful learners. Some are already receiving valuable assistance within and/or outwith school. But, others don't receive the additional support they want and need -- despite laws and policies that say they should.

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  • Common Core of skills, knowledge & understanding and values for the “children’s workforce” in Scotland

    Date: 22nd June 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care, General measures of implementation
    Author: Scottish Government

    The Common Core describes the skills, knowledge and understanding, and values that everyone should have if they work with children, young people and their families, whether they are paid or unpaid.

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  • New Resource on Homophobic Bullying

    Date: 15th June 2012
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, General measures of implementation
    Author: LGBT Youth Scotland

    This new resource on Homophobic Bullying is targeted at all pupils in Scottish Schools as part of the Challenging Homophobia Together Schools Project.

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  • Getting it Right for Play Toolkit

    Date: 15th June 2012
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Play Scotland

    The Getting it Right for Play Toolkit, published by Play Scotland, gives local authorities and community groups evaluation tools to assess the extent to which the outdoor play needs of children and young people are being met.

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  • GUS 6th Annual Conference Report - findings from Year 6

    Date: 13th June 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Growing Up in Scotland study

    The report from the sixth Annual GUS Conference is available to download along with a copy of the Minister's speech, the presentation slides from the day and an audio recording of the main presentations.

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  • New report on the early experiences of Primary School

    Date: 31st May 2012
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Scottish Government

    A new report from the Growing Up in Scotland study provides new information about experiences of starting primary school for children and their parents.

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  • New findings from the Growing Up in Scotland study

    Date: 10th May 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Growing Up in Scotland study

    Almost every parent in Scotland is involved, engaged and highly satisfied in their child's schooling in the early years according to key findings from the latest report.

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  • Playground Charter and Pupil UNCRC Resources

    Date: 3rd April 2012
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Hill of Beath Primary School

    Hill of Beath Primary School has a 'Breaktime Improvement Team' (HOBBIT) made up of pupils who work together to make sure their playground is a safe and happy place to be.

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  • Extra Support at School: The Rights of Looked After Children

    Date: 7th December 2011
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Enquire

    The law says that all looked after children should have the extra support they need to get the most out of their education and achieve their full potential. Enquire has published a new briefing paper that explains the rights of looked after children under the Additional Support for Learning Act.

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  • Pocket Book of Children’s Rights

    Date: 18th October 2011
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, General measures of implementation
    Author: UNICEF

    The Pocket Book of Children's Rights uses child friendly language and illustrations to explain the 42 articles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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  • Child and working-age poverty from 2010 to 2020

    Date: 11th October 2011
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Institute for Fiscal Studies

    What levels of poverty might there be for children and working-age adults by 2020?

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  • Enquire interview with young carers about educational issues

    Date: 7th October 2011
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care, Children with disabilities
    Author: Enquire

    Enquire gives advice and information about children's rights to extra support if they need it to get the most out of school. Their youth officer recently interviewed some young people at the Young Carers Festival to find out their views about the issues young carers may face at school and the support that helps.

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  • Finding the balance: Children’s right to confidentiality in an age of information sharing

    Date: 29th September 2011
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Centre for Learning in Child Protection

    A report from a Roundtable event organised by ChildLine Scotland and the Centre for Learning in Child Protection at the University of Edinburgh to critically explore children's right to confidentiality and the need to share appropriate information with an explicit aim of safeguarding children.

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  • Scottish Spending Review 2011 and draft budget 2012 - 13

    Date: 21st September 2011
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Policies & procedures
    Author: Scottish Government

    The Scottish Government has published its Spending Review 2011 and Draft Budget 2012-13. It sets out Scottish public spending plans for the next three financial years and targets investment to increase sustainable economic growth and transform public services.

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  • Child well-being in the UK, Spain and Sweden

    Date: 13th September 2011
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: UNICEF

    New research by Ipsos Mori for UNICEF UK has shown that children in the UK feel trapped in a "materialistic culture" and don't have enough time with their families.

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  • Lanarkshire Getting it right toolkit

    Date: 1st July 2011
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Scottish Government

    Getting it right 'toolkit' is a comprehensive resource based on a three years' work to develop culture, systems and practice changes across Lanarkshire.

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  • Young disabled people use video to make UN Convention accessible

    Date: 2nd June 2011
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Children with disabilities
    Author: Whizz-Kidz

    Six Whizz-Kidz Ambassadors set out to demystify the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People in a video explaining their own experiences of school and their busy social lives.

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  • Untangling Article 31 Seminar Report

    Date: 2nd June 2011
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: International Play Association (Scotland)

    This seminar explored article 31 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in which children's rights to play, recreation, cultural life and the arts are established.

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  • Homeless Children

    Date: 15th April 2011
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Shelter Scotland

    Homelesschildren.org.uk is an online resource which provides expert guidance and advice for education professionals on measures they can take to mitigate the impact of homelessness on a child's schooldays.

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  • Young Scot: Access All Areas

    Date: 1st April 2011
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care, Refugee and asylum seeking children
    Author: Young Scot

    Young Scot Access All Areas was a three-year inclusion project, which aimed to empower young people from ethnic minority, refugee, asylum seeking and faith groups to influence service provision in their local area, enhance access and promote inclusion.

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