Families & Young People

Premium Road to becoming… specialist education teacher

Dominic Everett, depute head teacher at the Royal Blind School, on the highs and lows of specialist education.

19th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Together with Turkana: how we can all transform lives

Daniel Adams on Mary's Meals' Turkana Appeal

23rd January 2020 by TFN

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Jack’s Law to be taken forward

The UK Government has confirmed that it will implement a statutory right to a minimum of 2 weeks’ leave for all employed parents if they lose a child

23rd January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Children make charity shop call

Pupils have given their time to window dress their local charity shop in an effort to drive donations and encourage upcycling and recycling

23rd January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Cashback funding helps charity support vulnerable youngsters

Cyrenians will work with Scotland’s five secure units in a bid to reduce youth homelessness.

22nd January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity to train disabled reporters

Pilot programme aims to empower youngsters to challenge injustice.

20th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity welcomes child court move

New legislation will ensure that any child witness in the most serious criminal cases will have their evidence pre-recorded

20th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Half of Scots feel lonely

Brew Monday is aiming to get people talking, in a bid to tackle the scourge of loneliness in society

20th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Date for responding to disability bill approaches

The bill aims to ensure every disabled child with an impairment or long-term health condition has a right to a transition plan

16th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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EU citizens need guarantees

The Human Rights Consortium Scotland has produced a series of videos that call for an automatic right to stay for EU nationals residing in Scotland

16th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Lottery funding for domestic abuse charities

Five organisations are sharing in a £664,000 windfall.

16th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Fund launched to mark Year of Coasts and Waters

Grants will be given to organisations working with young people.

15th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Bold action needed on Sustainable Development Goals

Oxfam Scotland has said politicians must ensure that no one is left behind in the bid to meet the goals

15th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Unicef announces equalised parental leave policy

The move will give every employee eligibility for 52 weeks of paid leave.

15th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities back period poverty bill

A host of organisations have backed calls by a Labour MSP to ensure that women have a legal right to free sanitary products

15th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Care-experienced students showcase their talents

Pioneering new scheme supports students through college

14th January 2020 by Robert Armour

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Final Gorgie City Farm bids considered

A charity or a popular tourist attraction will take over the site of the community farm

13th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Funding for more than 60 charities

The Bank of Scotland Foundation grants will see the organisations share almost £1.9million

11th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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New chief for international aid charity

International aid and development charity Unicef UK has a new chief executive

10th January 2020 by Graham Martin

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