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  • Are we there yet? A report for under 12s about children's rights in Scotland

    Date: 3rd March 2008
    Category: UK 1st periodic review
    Author: Scottish Government

    This booklet is all about what has been happening in Scotland to keep the promises made to children and young people in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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  • Building a Nation of Wee Democracies: Exploring children's rights in family life

    Date: 4th February 2008
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Children's Parliament

    A report on the wee democracy project development phase: exploring the interface between the rights of the child and family life in Scotland today.

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  • Children's Rights - series of lesson plans on children's rights for ages 8 - 10

    Date: 1st January 2008
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Policies & procedures
    Author: Oxfam

    Explore the difference between wants, needs, and rights with this series of lessons for ages 8-10. Activities include designing a poster, debating the issues, and writing letters in support of children's rights.

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  • Are we there yet? A way to go

    Date: 1st January 2008
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care, Respect for the views of the child
    Author: Highland Children’s Forum

    The final report from a 3 year study with 270+ children and young people asking about their experience and views about the Scottish Well-being Indicators, that children should be 'Safe, Healthy, Achieving, Nurtured, Active, Respected & Responsible and Included'.

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  • Acorns and Conkers

    Date: 1st January 2008
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Play Scotland

    This publication provides an evidence base of the concerns and creative practice developed by the Play Sector to compensate for the inadequate support the child's right to play in Scotland.

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  • Caring about success - Young people's stories

    Date: 1st January 2008
    Category: Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Who Cares? Scotland

    As part of Who Cares? Scotland 30th anniversary activities on Celebrating Success and Challenging Stigma, the organisation consulted children and young people on what success means to them.

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  • A different class

    Date: 1st January 2008
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Who Cares? Scotland

    This is a report on the educational attainment of young people in care.

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  • Getting it right for every child in foster care and kinship care - National Strategy

    Date: 3rd December 2007
    Category: Family Environment and Alternative Care, Policies & procedures
    Author: Scottish Government

    National strategy for kinship care, public fostering and private fostering.

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  • Cyberbullying: Are you switched on?

    Date: 5th November 2007
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author:

    This booklet offers practical advice and guidance on dealing with cyberbullying and keeping children and young people safe online.

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  • Persistent Young Offenders: A study of children identified as persistent young offenders in Scotland

    Date: 1st November 2007
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Equal protection from violence, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration

    This research looks at trends in the children identified as persistent young offenders, specifically the gender, age and local authority areas and how long the children continued to meet the persistent young offender definition.

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  • 0 -18 years: Guidance for all doctors

    Date: 15th October 2007
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: General Medical Council

    The General Medical Council has published new guidance that sets out doctors' role and responsibilities towards children and young people.

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  • Summary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

    Date: 1st October 2007
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: UNICEF

    This illustrated colour leaflet summarises the articles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and is suitable for 11- 18 year olds.

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  • A report on implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in Scotland 1999 - 2007

    Date: 3rd August 2007
    Category: UK 1st periodic review
    Author: Scottish Government

    A periodic report which should enable the Committee on the Rights of the Child to make a comprehensive assessment of progress in that state relating to the implementation of the Convention. The Scottish Government produces a report that feeds into the overall UK Government report.

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  • Index of wellbeing for children in Scotland

    Date: 2nd July 2007
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Barnardo's Scotland

    Barnardo's Scotland has produced an Index of Well-being for Children in Scotland. The index ranks outcomes for children in Scotland on a range of measures and compares Scotland with other OECD countries.

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  • Stop, look, listen: the road to realising children’s rights in Wales

    Date: 2nd July 2007
    Category: UK 1st periodic review
    Author: Save the Children

    The Wales NGO alternative report highlights areas where UK Government policy is purposely working against the grain of the Convention, in particular, the physical punishment of children, the status of asylum seeking children and the juvenile justice system.

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  • Thinking Rights: what happens when rights seem to conflict

    Date: 2nd April 2007
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: UNICEF

    Thinking Rights is a school resource pack for ages 11-16 that builds on pupils' previous experience of working on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

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  • The Report on the Consultation Responses The Draft Children's Services (Scotland) Bill

    Date: 31st March 2007
    Category: Policies & procedures
    Author: Scottish Government

    The Draft Children's Services (Scotland) Bill, consulted on before the Election, contained 2 Parts. Part 1 proposed new legal provisions to define at a high level the roles and responsibilities of all agencies (not just social work or local authorities) to identify need and to act to help children. Part 2 proposed changes to the statutory basis for referring children to the Children's Hearings system and various changes to the operation of the Children's Hearings system.

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  • Implementation of the Child's or Young Person's Plan: Guidance for local areas on ensuring all children appearing at a Hearing have a plan by December 2007

    Date: 1st February 2007
    Category: Policies & procedures
    Author: Scottish Government

    Document intended to help agencies prepare for implementing the requirements for Getting it Right for Every Child.

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  • Getting it right for every child: Guidance on the Child's or Young Person's Plan

    Date: 31st January 2007
    Category: Policies & procedures
    Author: Scottish Government

    This document supports the implementation of Getting it Right for Every Child providing a framework for planning and action to help improve outcomes for children in Scotland.

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  • Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

    Date: 15th January 2007
    Category: Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Office of Public Sector Information

    An Act of the Scottish Parliament to restate and amend the law relating to adoption; to make other provision in relation to the care of children; to enable provision to be made in relation to allowances in respect of certain children; and for connected purposes.

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