Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland

Children’s voices for climate change event

While young people are the most affected by the ongoing climate crisis, there perspectives are mostly underrepresented in the policy making space. In response, Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland (CNS) and the Network for Social and Educational Equity has facilitated workshops between schools in Clydebank (St Eunan’s Primary and St Peter the Apostle secondary) and in Luis …

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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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