Annex B: Resources
Resources in support of Children's Rights and assessment of capacity and wellbeing
Enquire is the Scottish advice service for additional support
website offers information and advice to children and young people
on their rights
Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland
The Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland website
has information on participation and education and their 7 Golden
Rules for participation.
Rights Respecting Schools Awards
works with schools in the
UK to create safe and
inspiring places to learn.
Rights Respecting Schools Award embeds these values in daily school
life and gives children the best chance to lead happy, healthy
lives and to be responsible, active citizens.
It's About Ability
publication explains the United Nations Convention on the Rights of
Persons with Disabilities. Its main purpose is to empower children,
with and without disabilities, to play their part in challenging
discrimination and promoting the Convention's principles.
Assessment of wellbeing
GIRFEC interactive guide
The guide gives staff a clear understanding of wellbeing and
demonstrates the links between wellbeing and the teaching and
learning process. It provides tools in the form of wellbeing wheels
to gauge the level of wellbeing.
National Guidance on Child Protection 2014
The National Risk Framework to Support the Assessment of
Children and Young People
Other helpful resources
Autism toolbox provides helpful approaches to supporting
Intandem provides mentors for children aged between 8-14 years
who are looked after by their local authority but living at home.
Parental Involvement Act
Looked After Children Strategy
Looked After Children's Rights
Supporting Children's Learning - Statutory Code of Practice
Supporting Learners and Families - Dyslexia toolkit
Email: Emily McLean, firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House