• CPAG Training courses

    Date: 1st April 2019 to 1st September 2019
    Time: Various
    Location: Various

    Date: 1st September 2018 to 1st November 2019. The Child Poverty Action Group is holding a series of training events on a wide range of topics including a session on the welfare system and its impact on children, young people and families. 

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  • Online children's discussions: Tell the UN your views about children and the SDGs!

    Date: 27th May 2019
    Time: 13:00-14:00 (Geneva time)
    Location: WebEx online meeting space

    The United Nations is writing a report about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and children’s rights and is asking children for their views! The report will look into how the SDGs can help to improve the lives of children and will focus on 6 SDG topics – education, jobs, equality and fairness, climate action, peace and working together.

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  • Caring for Children Moving Alone: Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children

    Date: 27th May 2019
    Time: Six weeks
    Location: Online course - Free

    This course explores how to offer the best possible alternative care, protection and support to unaccompanied and separated children on the move.This is a new, unique course, delivered on the award-winning FutureLearn digital platform.It is a FREE six week online course.The course is available in English, Spanish, French and Arabic.The first run of the course begins on May 27 2019.

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  • Legal Foundations of Child Protection

    Date: 28th May 2019
    Time: 09:30-13:00 (2.5h CPD)
    Location: Scott Moncrieff, Exchange Place 3, Semple Street, EH3 8BL

    The Scottish Child Law Centre is hosting this session which will discuss the relevant child protection legislation and policy, information sharing in respect of children, child welfare and wellbeing, tools available under child protection legislation and children’s right to confidentiality. This course will be of benefit to organisations working with and receiving queries about children including social workers, children’s panel members, teachers, nurses, doctors, advocacy workers, solicitors, staff at elected representatives’ offices, and anyone working with children or receiving queries from adults with a child protection element. Click here for more details and registration

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  • Human Rights Consortium Members’ Roundtable

    Date: 19th June 2019
    Time: 10.30am-12.30pm followed by lunch
    Location: Glasgow

    This roundtable will hear from Together’s Director Juliet Harris about what needs to be in the new UNCRC incorporation law, and provide opportunity for members to bring their experiences to this discussion.

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  • Families Outside: 2019 Prison Visitors’ Centre Conference

    Date: 19th June 2019
    Time: 10am-4pm
    Location: Scottish Prison Service College, Brightons, FK2 0AD

    When someone is sent to prison, their family members can be faced with lots of changes, both practically and emotionally.

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  • Child Rights Now: Children as Human Rights Defenders

    Date: 29th July 2019 to 2nd August 2019
    Time: Ongoing
    Location: Pontmain, France

    Initiatives of Change will be holding a forum for children and adults to discuss their work as human rights defenders.

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