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.
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.
2018 was Children’s Parliament’s 22nd year of operation and our busiest yet! #CPYearinReview tracks our activity across our programmes.
In Scotland, children under 12 cannot be prosecuted in court but those aged 8 and over can be referred to the children’s hearing system on offence grounds, and convictions can stay on the child’s record into adulthood. At 8 years
There are so many ways to measure the impact of Children’s Parliament’s work. We endeavour to measure both qualitatively and quantitatively to capture the outcomes of taking a human rights approach to children’s participation and engagement. However, sometimes we can
“I liked that we got to share our views – we’re kids and it’s important to listen to us. I feel happy and important.” MCP, aged 12 In 2017, the First Minister and the Cabinet met with children and young
As adults prepare to go to the polls on June 8th, we are sharing these blogs about children’s views of life in Scotland. “The true measure of a nation’s standing is how well it attends to its children – their
What Kind of Scotland? Three blogs (and accompanying publications) about children’s views of life in Scotland. A few months ago, Children’s Parliament published a review of our work that addressed school and learning – as a title it used what