Journal 3 is all about learning in lockdown and the return to school. Our journalists are twelve Members of Children’s Parliament (MCPs), aged between 8 and 14 years old. In this journal, our MCPs use pseudonyms. This edition also includes
The themes that our journalists have explored for Journal 2 include health and wellbeing, in particular talking about sleep, food, being active and feelings and emotions.
Edition 1 of the Members of Children’s Parliament’s Corona Times Journal. Helping adults to understand the impact that the coronavirus is having on children’s lives.
Making children’s human rights real: #CabinetTakeover 2020 Children and young people will meet with the Scottish Cabinet this week. With support from the Members of Children’s Parliament (MCPs) who attended the annual Cabinet meeting in 2019, a new group of
Getting your rights is not like learning the times table. Knowing them is not enough. Understanding them is not enough. To make them real, rights must be experienced.
The 5th National Sitting of Children’s Parliament brought together children and adults from across Scotland to celebrate 30 years of children’s rights as enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Our video, The time
Children are hidden from much of our social, cultural and political landscape, let’s not compound their marginalisation by neglecting them in our language too.
On 5th March 2019, children travelled from across Scotland to meet with Nicola Sturgeon and her Cabinet at Bute House, Edinburgh. The children made the journey because they believe their voices will be listened to. The annual Children and Young
2018 was Children’s Parliament’s 22nd year of operation and our busiest yet! #CPYearinReview tracks our activity across our programmes.
“We need to defend children’s rights so that children can look back and remember a happy childhood with happy memories.” MCP, Perth & Kinross Through our rights-based, creative practice, Children’s Parliament provides children from diverse backgrounds across Scotland with opportunities