Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland

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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Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland – annual report out now

The Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland (CNS) annual report, which provides an update and overview of the organisation’s work programme as well as what is to come in the next year, is out now. The report was written during the COVID-19 pandemic and, as was the case with many others, the work of the CNS team changed …

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