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Incorporating the UNCRC into Scottish law

  • Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Children deserve special protection - it is a common value shared across the world and agreed within the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), the most ratified international treaty in history.

Making schools 'Covid secure' in the Bi-borough

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020
We all know children are resilient and can adapt with a swiftness many adults struggle to achieve. So, as rules and regulations around lockdown have changed, young people too have had to keep up with the constant shifting and reworking of the way we can and cannot interact in order to keep each other safe.

Five tasks for the incoming children’s commissioner

  • Monday, August 10, 2020
Each regeneration of Doctor Who brings strong visions of the person and role that are shared publicly - that’s the sort of energy we need now that the job of the children’s commissioner for England has been advertised.

Leicester lockdown lingers on

We all sat in front of our screens in Leicester yesterday evening.  Hanging on every word uttered by Matt Hancock in the House of Commons. We were not eagerly expecting good news.

Maintaining therapeutic relationships during lockdown

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020
The pandemic lockdown presented significant challenges for providers of children's homes. Here, Rhiannon Thomas, therapeutic manager at St Christopher’s Fellowship, outlines how its specialist therapeutic service helped staff working in the settings to maintain support for children and young people and address anxieties that arose.