Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland

Children’s Voices for Climate Change – a research practice collaboration between Scotland and Chile

To commemorate COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties that takes place in Glasgow 31 October to 12 November 2021, the Network for Social and Educational Equity (NSEE) and Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland (CNS) are working with schools in Scotland and Chile to ensure children and young people’s voices are heard by policymakers.  Almost …

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Scottish Government equity report examines school closure impact

The Scottish Government has published an equity audit that examines the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on children from disadvantaged backgrounds. The audit was undertaken as part of Protecting Scotland, Renewing Scotland: the 2020-21 Programme for Government, and covers material extracted between 23 March and 1 September 2020. While the government recognises that a longer strategy is …

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Child poverty in rural areas

Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland has published a report investigating children, young people, rural poverty and social exclusion in Scotland. Written by Jayne Glass from the Rural Policy Centre of Scotland’s Rural College, the report finds that rural poverty accounts for 16 percent of all poverty in Scotland but is often less visible in urban areas and …

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