One of the 3 asks from the Cabinet Takeover 2021 was ‘Trees for All’. As one of my last tasks before retiring from Forestry, it was exciting to deal with such a well thought out, informed ‘ask’ from Scottish Children
Licketyspit is a children’s theatre company which specialises in participative drama-led play for 3-8 year olds and their families. Their children’s rights-based approach is called Storyplay. Virginia Radcliffe, Artistic Director and CEO, has written this #EverydayUnfeartiness blog for us to
“To reform the world, means to reform our methods of bringing up children” – Janusz Korczak
We have taken the opportunity of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week to spotlight some of the fantastic resources Children’s Parliament have developed to support children’s mental health and wellbeing through a children’s rights-based approach.
Children’s Parliament shares the Scottish Government’s vision of a Scotland where children are recognised as citizens in their own right, where their human rights are embedded in all aspects of society; a Scotland where policy, law and decision-making take account of children’s rights and where all children have a voice and are empowered to be human rights defenders.
A rights-based approach to school recovery.
Year of Childhood 2021. As well as being Children’s Parliament’s official 25th birthday, it is also the year that The Scottish Parliament is expected to incorporate the UNCRC into Scots law.
P6/7 teacher Jennifer Kirkwood blogs for Children’s Parliament on the first term back at school – with a strong focus on wellbeing, which is central to the schools approach to recovery. At Dailly Primary School we have been focusing on
Emerging from lockdown and back to school After a summer break, our journalists return to reflect on life now and their return to school. Our journalists are Members of Children’s Parliament (MCPs) aged between 8 and 14 years old. In
Finding out how children get news and information about the pandemic – and checking in on learning and health. This journal explores how children get news and information about the pandemic, from lockdown, to the Coronavirus itself, and the changes