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  • Checkpoints for schools: Towards a non-violent society

    Date: 3rd January 2005
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Equal protection from violence, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

    Checkpoints for young people are designed to ensure the involvement of school students and provide a channel of communication to the home. They have been used successfully to improve behaviour in schools, increasing the effectiveness of students' learning.

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  • Checkpoints for young people: Better behaviour for better learning

    Date: 3rd January 2005
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Equal protection from violence, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

    The Checkpoints are based on many suggestions made by young people and can be used as a guide towards a safer and happier school life.

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  • Small Voices, Big Concerns: A Child Rights Approach

    Date: 2nd August 2004
    Category: Health and health services
    Author: World Vision UK

    This guide is intended to assist European Union officials and other policy makers in taking a child rights approach.

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  • Rights for every child

    Date: 1st June 2004
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: UNICEF

    Shirley Hughes and Ken Wilson-Max are among eight renowned artists who illustrate children's rights, alongside simplified versions of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child articles, in this 16-page, full-colour booklet. IIlustrations are included from the publication For Every Child, as well as photographs showing the lives of children around the world.

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  • Something to Say

    Date: 1st July 2003
    Category: Children with disabilities, Respect for the views of the child
    Author: Children in Scotland

    A report giving information about the work of the project, the views of the children and young people who were involved, and lessons learned from the project about how to involve children and young people with disabilities in decision-making.

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  • Tackling bullying: Listening to the views of children and young people

    Date: 3rd March 2003
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care, Respect for the views of the child
    Author: ChildLine

    In a seminal piece of research, the Thomas Coram Research Unit of the Institute of Education asked children and young people what they think should be done to reduce bullying.

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  • Guide to the Optional Protocol on the Involvement of Children in Armed conflict

    Date: 1st January 2003
    Category: Armed conflict
    Author: UNICEF

    Produced by UNICEF and the Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers. This publication is an essential guide to the Optional Protocol to the CRC related to children in armed conflict.

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  • Access for all: Helping to make participatory processes accessible to everyone

    Date: 4th November 2002
    Category: Respect for the views of the child
    Author: Save the Children

    These guidelines look at how processes like meetings, presentations, discussions and wrtten documents can help involve people in decision-making.

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  • What Matters to Me

    Date: 4th March 2002
    Category: Children with disabilities
    Author: Children in Scotland

    A report detailing work carried out with children and young people with disabilities to identify what issues were important to them.

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  • Children and armed conflict - A guide to international humanitarian and human rights law

    Date: 1st January 2002
    Category: Refugee and asylum seeking children
    Author: International Bureau for Children’s Rights

    This publication aims at serving as a quick reference manual for those involved in researching, promoting and protecting the rights of children affected by armed conflict.

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  • 'It's everyone's job to make sure I'm alright' - Report of the Child Protection Audit and Review

    Date: 1st January 2002
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Scottish Government

    Report presenting the findings and recommendations of a review of child protection practice which was carried out across Scotland.

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  • Missing Out - Young Runaways in Scotland

    Date: 1st January 2002
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Aberlour Child Care Trust

    The circumstances and experiences of young people under the age of 16 who run away or are forced to leave their homes has been the subject of increased concern in recent years.

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  • Schools for all: Including disabled children in education

    Date: 1st January 2002
    Category: Children with disabilities, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Save the Children

    These guidelines take a holistic view of the educational needs of disabled children by examining the environment in which all children learn. The central message is that mainstream learning environments can include children who may have particular learning needs due to developmental delay or impairment. Inclusive education involves child-centred (rather than curriculum-centred) learning approaches.

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  • Outside Looking In

    Date: 3rd December 2001
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Aberlour Child Care Trust

    A report highlighting findings from a research study about the views of looked after young people and their access to education. The report provides an opportunity to listen to the voices of the looked after and excluded.

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  • Guidelines regarding initial reports of States Parties under article 8(1) of the Optional Protocol to the CRC on the involvement of children in armed conflict

    Date: 1st January 2001
    Category:
    Author: United Nations

    Reports should provide information on the measures adopted by the State Party to give effect to the rights set forth in the Optional Protocol and on the progress made in the enjoyment of those rights and should indicate the factors and difficulties, if any, affecting the degree of fulfilment of the obligations under the Optional Protocol.

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  • Inquiry into Gypsy Travellers and Public Sector Policies

    Date: 1st January 2001
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, General measures of implementation
    Author: Scottish Executive

    In 2001, the Equal Opportunities Committee published a report which examined the relationship between Gypsy/Travellers and public sector policies.

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  • Children and participation: Research, monitoring and evaluation with children and young people

    Date: 1st November 2000
    Category: Respect for the views of the child
    Author: Save the Children

    This publication is about participatory information gathering in the process of research, monitoring and evaluation with children and young people Its purpose is to guide the reader to sources of information.

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  • Children (Scotland) Act 1995

    Date: 19th July 1995
    Category: Policies & procedures
    Author: Office of Public Sector Information

    This act reformed the law of Scotland relating to children, the adoption of children and young people who as children have been looked after by a local authority; made new provision as respects the relationship between parent and child and guardian and child in the law of Scotland; made provision as respects residential establishments for children and certain other residential establishments; and other connected purposes.

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  • United Nations First Concluding Observations

    Date: 15th February 1995
    Category: UK 1st periodic review
    Author: United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

    The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child publishes its first Concluding Observations on the state of children's rights in UK.

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  • UK Initial Report

    Date: 28th March 1994
    Category: UK 1st periodic review
    Author: UK Government

    After a country ratifies the Convention, it is required to submit an initial report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child. This initial report outlines measures the country has taken to implement the Convention in the UK.

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