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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Support centre officially opened

Deputy First Minister John Swinney has opened Camphill's Ochil Tower School in Perthshire

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Edinburgh health and social care strategy revealed

The Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) has published plans to "radically transform" social care in the capital

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Help Oor Wullie head to new home

Scouts Scotland hope to take ownership of one of the famous Bucket Trail statues

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Teachers launch foodbank amid child poverty crisis

Education committee hears of tired, hungry children in Edinburgh's schools.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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One in four girls “don’t feel safe playing outside”

Campaigner warns of "gender play gap" after publication of Girlguiding study.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Loneliness summit to take place

Contact the Elderly is hoping to expand on its work to tackle social isolation in central Scotland

21st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Lotto boost for charity which reunites siblings

Siblings Reunited provides supervised contact for children who have been separated in the care system.

21st August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities make junk food restrictions call

More than 20 health organisations have called for the Scottish Government to take action on multi-buy promotions for unhealthy food

20th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Raising state pension means many Scots will “never retire”

Age Scotland has said plans to increase the state pension age to 75 will have a devastating impact on poverty amongst older people

19th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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No-deal Brexit will wreck communities, lives and organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has made an urgent call for politicians to work together to prevent a no-deal Brexit

19th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Dundee Kiltwalkers raise £850,000 for charities

Around 3000 participants took part in the event on Sunday.

19th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Joy as teenage asylum seeker brothers released from “psychological prison”

Celebrations as brothers win right to stay in Scotland

16th August 2019 by Graham Martin

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 16 August 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

16th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Joint bid to support volunteers in Scotland

Three organisations have teamed up to improve volunteer practice in Scotland

14th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Council could curb children’s climate strikes

Pupils in Edinburgh would only be allowed one day of protest each year under new proposals.

14th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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OSCR hunts for new chief executive

The Scottish Charity Regulator is advertising for a new permanent chief executive

14th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity embraces behavioural science

YMCA Scotland has started using new techniques to help young people into employment

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Sturgeon: third sector has key role in tackling addiction crisis

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the creativity of charities can help reduce drug deaths in Scotland

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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