Friday, 17th March 2017
Child poverty across the UK has continued to rise across the last three years and is now at its highest since 2010, according to official figures. Read more
Wednesday, 15th March 2017 Children in Scotland is delighted to have pledged support to Scotland’s first inclusive Play Charter, launched yesterday (Tuesday, 14 March). Read more
Tuesday, 14th March 2017 Children in Scotland has welcomed and endorsed recommendations made by Missing Children Europe in order to protect migrant children. Read more
Monday, 13th March 2017 Children in Scotland has repeated its call for children and young people to be given clear and accessible information about plans for a second referendum on Scottish independence. Read more
Friday, 10th March 2017 Yesterday (Thursday 9 March) was the fifth annual International School Meals Day (ISMD), bringing together children and communities across the world to share their experiences, stories and news about food linked to their lives, their families and their local communities. Read more
Tuesday, 7th March 2017
Earlier today (Tuesday 7 March), John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education, announced plans for new legislation covering information sharing in relation to the Named Person service.
Tuesday, 7th March 2017 John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education, today announced plans to introduce new legislation covering the information sharing element of the Named Person service. Read more
Monday, 6th March 2017
Ahead of this week’s International School Meals Day, which is managed by Children in Scotland, the Scottish Government has announced a review of school meal standards.
Education Secretary John Swinney said Scotland already had some of the highest standards in Europe, but has asked experts to look into whether further improvements are needed.
Friday, 3rd March 2017
Today we are delighted to announce our 600
th member – LGBT Youth Scotland.
The milestone follows a rise in our membership of almost 20% during the past year, meaning we are able to work with an increasingly wide range of children’s sector organisations across Scotland.
Friday, 3rd March 2017
Yesterday (Thursday 2 March), the Scottish Government responded to the final report from the Child Protection Scottish systems review team.