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Children, Young People and Families Outcomes Framework - Core Wellbeing Indicators: Analysis
National reporting children and families analysis for the core wellbeing indicators from the children, young people and families outcomes framework from September 2023.
  • Date:  3 October, 2023
Ocean Generation Opportunities for Young People
Ocean Generation is all about empowering an inclusive global movement to tackle Ocean threats through Science and Storytelling. Find out more about their Wavemakers programme (for 16-25 year-olds) and Ocean Academy programme (for 5-16 year-olds).
  • Topic:  Learning for Sustainability
  • Date:  3 October, 2023
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SYP launches updated What's Your Take Survey
Complete the survey today and have your say! The survey will close at 9am on Monday 23rd October 2023, so don't miss out!
  • Topic:  Rights, Participation & Volunteering
  • Date:  2 October, 2023
Youth Work and Poverty Policy Brief Published
Why youth work must be considered a primary partner in the Scottish Government's strategy to tackle poverty in Scotland.
  • Topic:  Policy & Influencing, Poverty
  • Date:  29 September, 2023
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Your Resilience
Find out more about this FREE programme all about building resilience in 14 to 18 year olds - topics include exam stress, resilience, low mood, depression and more. 
  • Topic:  Health & Wellbeing
  • Date:  28 September, 2023
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Ecological Filmmaking
Young people aged 18-25 can express their interest in workshops being held at the end of November in Edinburgh. This is a chance for to shoot analogue film and learn ecological methods for developing film strips using natural and non-toxic materials.
  • Topic:  Learning for Sustainability
  • Date:  28 September, 2023
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Transitions to Adulthood Strategy: A Statement of Intent
This summary of the Statement of Intent summarises research and engagement to date on Scotland’s first National Transitions to Adulthood Strategy, and sets out what the Scottish Government has heard it should focus on in order to improve experiences of transitions for Scotland’s disabled young people.
  • Topic:  Equality
  • Date:  28 September, 2023
Let's Be Heard: Sharing Scotland's COVID Experience
The Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry’s listening project, Let's Be Heard, invites the public to share their experiences of the pandemic and any lessons they believe should be learned.
  • Topic:  Covid-19, Health & Wellbeing
  • Date:  27 September, 2023
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#IWill Week 2023
Save the date and find out more about this year's #IWill Week taking place from 20th to 24th November.
  • Topic:  Rights, Participation & Volunteering
  • Date:  27 September, 2023
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Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing Joint Delivery Board: Final Report
This report summarises the work of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Joint Delivery Board which was co-chaired by COSLA and Scottish Government. The Board oversaw reform across areas that impact on the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.
  • Topic:  Health & Wellbeing
  • Date:  27 September, 2023
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Investing in big change that lasts in our education system in Scotland
DonnaMarie Steel, The Robertson Trust Programmes and Practice Officer, shares her insights and learning from their Education Pathways work so far and provides an update on upcoming opportunities under this theme.
  • Topic:  Education, Skills & Employability, Funding
  • Date:  26 September, 2023
Into Film's Youth Advisory Council
Do you know a young person who would be interested in learning more about the screen sector and helping to shape the work of Into Film? They can apply to become a member of the Into Film Youth Advisory Council! Apply by 15th October.
  • Topic:  Arts
  • Date:  26 September, 2023

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