15thFebruary 2024

Children’s Right to Play in Scots Law

15.02.24|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , |

Play Scotland report that the Children’s Right to Play was incorporated into Scots law on 16th January 2024. The full provisions will be enacted later in the year UNCRC Incorporation Scotland Act. See their latest report the STATE of PLAY in SCOTLAND 2023, which sets out the vision and current challenges.

7thFebruary 2024

The Learning Conversations, Learning for Sustainability

07.02.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Join Gillian Hamilton, Interim Chief Executive of Education Scotland in this new series of conversations about education. Explore a range of different topics over the series, whether you are a parent, pupil or education practitioner. In this podcast, she explores Learning for Sustainability with Ian Menzies Senior Education Officer for [...]

14thSeptember 2023

Children, Young People and Placemaking in Scotland – literature and policy review published

14.09.23|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Play Scotland have published Children, Young People and Placemaking in Scotland. The review draws together how children and young people’s rights relate to place, and how and why children and young people should be further involved in place-based decision-making. Some or all of these issues also affect young adults aged [...]

14thSeptember 2023

Lots of outdoor activity for Stronger Starts

14.09.23|Categories: Funding|Tags: , , , |

Greenspace Scotland have reported on the Stronger Starts grant programme. Scotland needs lots of new applications! Stronger Starts is a new £5m grant programme to boost school funds. The main focus is on schools, including nursery, primary and secondary, however all groups connected to schools and other groups supporting children [...]

4thJuly 2023

Growing Climate Confidence

04.07.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , |

This website resource enables third sector organisations in Scotland to find help to reduce emissions and engage their community. This includes actions around nature, and providing information to help us learn about climate change and net zero. Read individual and community stories from around Scotland.

4thJuly 2023

Health behaviour in school aged children in Scotland – report published

04.07.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

The MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit (SPHSU), University of Glasgow have shared their latest news in their June 2023 bulletin. This includes the launch of Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Scotland 2022 National Report  at an event in Edinburgh. The 2022 report can be downloaded from the [...]