Unsung Unfearties

Unsung Unfearties

Do you know someone who promotes, protects, or defends children’s human rights?  Please tell us about them!   We want to shine a light on #UnsungUnfearties as part of our 25thbirthday celebrations and inspire others to bravely champion children’s rights.  All nominees will receive

Unfearties

Eurochild Child Participation Strategy Group

To mark Children’s Parliament’s 21st birthday, we initiated the inspiring and brave band of Unfearties. Since 2017, more than 1000 people, including doctors, nurses, teachers, parents, carers, civil servants, local authority workers, third sector practitioners, United Nations deputy high commissioners,

The Year of Childhood

The Year of Childhood

The Year of Childhood was a year-long celebration of childhood running from January 2021 – April 2022 and hosted by Children’s Parliament.

Children’s Parliament @25

Children’s Parliament @25

Founded in 1996 by Co-directors Cathy McCulloch and Colin Morrison, Children’s Parliament was inspired by a child’s opinion that every town should have a ‘children’s parliament at the centre of it, somewhere for children and adults to meet and talk

Rights-based practice in the Early Years

Rights-based practice in the Early Years

There was a unique opportunity through Year of Childhood to establish a foothold in the minds of the wider community of the critical need to ensure children’s human rights are embedded from children’s earliest years.  We know that lifelong health

Children’s Rights and the Creative Arts Sector

Children’s Rights and the Creative Arts Sector

On March 16th, 2021, MSPs voted unanimously to enshrine children’s human rights as outlined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into Scots law. Although children’s human rights will become law in Scotland, we know

What’s On

What’s On

The Year of Childhood 2021 consists of a portfolio of events, discussions, webinars and roundtables. We will share the learning and inspiring stories through these webpages.

Children’s Human Rights, and Community Learning and Development

Children’s Human Rights, and Community Learning and Development

On March 16th 2021, MSPs voted unanimously to make children’s human rights, as outlined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), law in Scotland. We know that for many professionals in Scotland, including Community Learning and