Families & Young People

Volunteering can help students thrive

Lesley Franklin on the benefits of volunteering for students

26th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Get set for The Gathering

Anna Fowlie looks forward to The Gathering, which takes place this week at the SEC in Glasgow

18th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Helping to make lasting change

Jonny Kinross details the Grassmarket Community Project's approach to creating community

17th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Volunteering - what do you see?

George Thomson examines what is a key period for volunteering in Scotland

14th February 2020 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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How the third sector can help ensure no child is left behind

Sean Duffy says the third sector has a vital role to play in supporting the education system

17th December 2019 by TFN Guest

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Help us get our young people climate ready

Josephine Querido says the next generation need support to help them battle climate change

6th December 2019 by TFN Guest

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Launching the Care in Mind series

Martin Crewe says care experienced young people are not getting the right support at the right time

4th December 2019 by TFN Guest

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Let young people lead the fight against bullying

Katie Ferguson says it’s time to listen to young people and empower them to lead the real change needed to prevent bullying

13th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Being a young trustee can be challenging

Adam Bennett, 22, talks about his experiences as a trustee with Scouts Scotland

7th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Embedding volunteering as a habit from a young age is vital

Jonathan Christie responds to a new report which shows volunteering needs to adapt to be fit for the future

6th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Breaking down barriers for care experienced people

David Wallace says Social Security Scotland will treat the care experienced with dignity, fairness and respect

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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The refugee crisis has not gone away

Robina Qureshi responds to the news that 39 people have been found dead in a lorry in Essex

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Let’s make gender inequality a historical curiosity - together we are #GenerationEqual

The First Minister’s National Advisory Council on Women and Girls (NACWG) was created as a catalyst for change to tackle gender inequality in Scotland

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Excellent poverty work comes at a cost

David Stewart MSP praises the work of the third sector in tackling poverty, and says it is vital that it continues to be properly funded

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Leave no one behind: the right to adequate social security

Rhiannon Sims discusses why the Scottish Campaign for the Right to Social Security (SCORSS) has re-launched with rights placed at its heart

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Time to end the physical punishment of children

Mary Glasgow says MSPs have the chance to take a momentous step by approving new legislation aimed at giving equal protection to children

27th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Making your volunteering more inclusive – why bother?

To mark National Inclusion Week, Brian Scott examines what can be done to help people into volunteering

24th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Legacy donations can create special moments

To mark Remember a Charity Week, Lisa Cowan reveals how legacy donations can support vital work

13th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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