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Publication - Consultation Paper

Extending children's rights guidance: consultation

Published: 25 Aug 2017
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781788511452

Consultation on non-statutory guidance for education authorities and schools regarding the rights of children aged 12 to 15 years.

24 page PDF

493.7kB

24 page PDF

493.7kB

Contents
Extending children's rights guidance: consultation
Annex B: Resources

24 page PDF

493.7kB

Annex B: Resources

Resources in support of Children's Rights and assessment of capacity and wellbeing

Children's Rights

Enquire's webpages

Enquire is the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning.
http://enquire.org.uk

Their REACH website offers information and advice to children and young people on their rights
https://reach.scot

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.
https://www.cypcs.org.uk/education https://www.cypcs.org.uk/education/golden-rules

Rights Respecting Schools Awards

UNICEF works with schools in the UK to create safe and inspiring places to learn. UNICEF's 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.
https://www.unicef.org.uk/rights-respecting-schools/

It's About Ability

This child-friendly UNICEF 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.
https://www.unicef.org/publications/index_43893.html

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.
http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0044/00446438.pdf

National Guidance on Child Protection 2014
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/05/3052/0

The National Risk Framework to Support the Assessment of Children and Young People
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2012/11/7143/downloads#res409306

Other helpful resources

Autism toolbox

Autism toolbox provides helpful approaches to supporting communication
http://www.autismtoolbox.co.uk/supporting-pupils/communication/

Intandem

Intandem provides mentors for children aged between 8-14 years who are looked after by their local authority but living at home.
https://www.inspiringscotland.org.uk/what-we-do/thematic-funds/intandem/

Parental Involvement Act
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2006/09/08094112/0

Looked After Children Strategy
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/11/2344/0

Looked After Children's Rights
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/04/9542/0

Supporting Children's Learning - Statutory Code of Practice
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2011/04/04090720/0

Supporting Learners and Families - Dyslexia toolkit
http://addressingdyslexia.org/supporting-learners-and-families


Contact

Email: Emily McLean, capacityandwellbeing@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG