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  • 101 ways to play

    Date: 5th February 2021
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    This free play pack offers different ways in which organisations working with children and families, and parents themselves can stimulate children’s imagination, creativity and play time. Many ideas are low cost or free, can be carried out by children themselves, with very little adult support and are suitable for indoors or confined spaces.

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  • Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare: A practice guide for social workers

    Date: 5th February 2021
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    This guide aims to support social workers to respond effectively to domestic abuse, focusing on situations where children are involved. 

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  • Children of the revolution: a special edition of Children in Scotland's Magazine examines how climate action now can save our future

    Date: 5th February 2021
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    Children in Scotland has produced a digital-only magazine edition which explores actions that must be taken to save our planet.

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  • New blog: Youth work is human rights work

    Date: 29th January 2021
    Category: Incorporation
    Author: Youthlink Scotland

    YouthLink’s Kevin Kane explains why strengthening the statutory basis of youth work is critical to ensure effective implementation of the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) (Bill), as youth work can help children and young people to understand, promote and defend their rights.

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  • Get involved in Young Carer Action Day!

    Date: 28th January 2021
    Category: General measures of implementation
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    Young Carer Action Day is taking place on 16th March 2021. This year’s theme is Protect Young Carers’ Futures and will highlight the incredible skills young carers have developed through being an unpaid carer – including resilience, time-management and empathy. A range of free resources are now available online to help people get involved.

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  • Practice tips on domestic violence-informed support

    Date: 28th January 2021
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    The Safe and Together Institute has put together domestic violence-informed practice observations and tips from the front line of the pandemic. The resource is aimed at practitioners offering support and guidance during the pandemic. 

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  • Connect's family engagement academy

    Date: 28th January 2021
    Category: Family Environment and Alternative Care
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    Connect has put together a variety of courses to support family engagement touching upon a range of topics such as: engagement in children’s learning, methods to influence family engagement, ways to work with parent councils and more!

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  • CRIN introduces The Rights Studio

    Date: 28th January 2021
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    Author: Child Rights International Network (CRIN)

    The Rights Studio is a social enterprise, focusing exclusively on experimenting with creative ideas and communicating through art on human rights issues affecting children, young people and future generations.

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  • New UNCRC incorporation resources

    Date: 15th January 2021
    Category: Incorporation, Education, including vocational education
    Author: University of Edinburgh

    Infographics, blogposts and best practice examples have been created to develop an understanding of incorporating the UNCRC into Scots law.

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  • Clear your head

    Date: 15th January 2021
    Category: COVID-19
    Author: Scottish Government

    Because of COVID-19, life can sometimes feel worrying, lonely and uncertain. Scottish Government has put together a website with tips to help you clear your head and connect with others.

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  • Building Effective Relationships: helping children with learning difficulties thrive at school

    Date: 15th January 2021
    Category: Education, including vocational education
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    Salvesen Mindroom Centre has developed a guide for children and young people with learning difficulties, parents and teachers on how to build “effective relationships that support learning and wellbeing”. The guide is based on results from a focus group. It provides practical advice on how to best communicate with each other.

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  • Media Ambassadors 2020 final film released

    Date: 15th January 2021
    Category: COVID-19, Family Environment and Alternative Care
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    Together with Media Education, a group of young carers have created an impactful film focusing on who young carers are, their experiences during lockdown and what support they need going forward.

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  • Teaching resource on the extension of children’s rights in Scotland

    Date: 15th January 2021
    Category: Education, including vocational education, Additional support for learning
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    This resource has been developed by My Rights, My Say in collaboration with children and young people.  It aims to help pupils learn about their rights – in particular the extension of children’s rights to those aged 12-15 with additional support needs.

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  • New child-friendly guide on the Universal Periodic Review

    Date: 13th January 2021
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a process where countries that are members of the UN Human Rights Council review each other’s human rights situation. The new guide aims to raise awareness and understanding of the UPR among children, empowering them to engage with the process.

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  • Idea pack for LGBT+ History Month

    Date: 13th January 2021
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Civil Rights and Freedoms
    Author: LGBT Youth Scotland

    LGBT+ History Month kicks off on 1st February 2020. This idea pack puts together creative ideas of how to develop online content and events to learn about and celebrate LGBT+ rights, and civil rights movements. 

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  • New resources on sustainable development goals and disability

    Date: 13th January 2021
    Category: Children with disabilities
    Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

    This resource pack aims to ensure all actions for the sustainable development goals are inclusive of disabled people.

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  • Safer Internet Day education packs and films

    Date: 13th January 2021
    Category: Education, including vocational education
    Author: UK Safer Internet Centre

    Safer Internet Day 2021 falls on 9th February. Free resources including films, lesson plans, assemblies, quick activities and more have now been released which are suitable for schools, charities, youth groups, police services, libraries and beyond.

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  • What the UNCRC means to children’s healthcare

    Date: 10th December 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
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    A new booklet has been developed for healthcare professionals to explore and learn about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the importance of these rights in healthcare settings. The resources were co-produced with children and young people.

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  • Childonomics: measuring the impacts of investing in children and families

    Date: 9th December 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care, Funding
    Author: Eurochild

    In the past five years, Eurochild has been working on combining economic discipline with children’s rights. Its conceptual framework and methodology to ‘measure the long-term social and economic return on investing in children and families’, together with the findings of its case studies from Romania and Malta, are now available on its website.

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  • The rights of child human rights defenders: implementation guide

    Date: 9th December 2020
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Training, Respect for the views of the child
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    This guide aims to help child human rights defenders undertake activities to defend human rights in conditions where they feel respected and empowered.

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