Aims and beliefs
See our forward
plan for details of how we plan to implement our aims
- To enable and promote the exchange of information between children,
young people and their families, practitioners, policy makers and
- To research, identify and promote the development
of child, young person and family centred policies and practice which
will improve the quality
of life for Scotland’s children, young people and their families.
- To support through training, networking and information exchange the
development of common understanding and sharing of values and experience
between sectors, agencies and professional groups working with children,
young people and their families.
Children in Scotland believes:
- All children and young people are of equal worth, whatever their ability,
colour ethnicity, gender, health, religion, sexual orientation or social
- Children and young people have rights to protection, provision and
participation in decisions affecting them, as outlined in the United
on the Rights of the Child.
- Families are entitled to support and assistance to fulfil their responsibilities
towards Children in Scotland.
- Children and young people should be seen as
the responsibility of society as a whole as well as of their families.