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Our newsletter features the latest news, policy, training and events for organisations and staff who support children and families in Glasgow and across Scotland. Please circulate to your colleagues and organisations in your networks.

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July 2017


The latest updates and news stories that may be of interest to organisations working with children and families.

Third Sector Directory 

Everyone's Children have been building a directory with information on third sector organisations working with children, young people and families in North-West Glasgow. The current draft can be accessed via our website's Mapping Project tab.

We will be expanding to map other areas of the city soon. If you would like to be in the directory, please fill in our survey. 

Citywide Forum - ELC Event 

On 21st June Everyone's Children and the Citywide Forum held a well attended and informative event looking at changes to early learning and childcare in Scotland. 

Presentations from the event can be accessed via the Citywide Forum website

North West Networking

We jointly hosted a great networking event with the North West Voluntary Sector Network and the North West Wellbeing Network on 28 June. A variety of organisations were able to meet GCHSCP, Glasgow Life, GCC staff and local councillors. There was a real buzz about the event, with over 40 third sector organisations present. 

We are hosting more networking events in the North East and the South in the Autumn. If you are interested, please e-mail: 

Glasgow Community Plan Consultation 

The public consultation on Glasgow's Draft Community Plan is now live. The draft outlines key priorities for Glasgow including childcare and transport. More details are available hereThe deadline for responses is 31 August 2017. 

Volunteer Database 

Glasgow Sport have developed a volunteer database to assist: 

1. Individuals to search & join sport related volunteer opportunities.
2. Sports clubs & organisations to recruit & coordinate volunteers.

More here. ... Don’t see something for you, but still keen to volunteer? Or advertise a role? If so, please contact 

The latest consultations, publications and resources for organisations and people working with children and families in Scotland.

Information Sharing (Scotland) Bill 

The Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill and accompanying documents were published on Tuesday 20 June.

Download the Bill in full here. A concise briefing is also available from The ALLIANCE.

Life Chances of Young People in Scotland

Naomi Eisenstadt, The Independent Advisor on Poverty and Inequality, has published the second report to the First Minister on The Life Chances of Young People. 

Download the full report here. Video, event slides and reactions of Eisenstadt's lecture on the report can be accessed via What Works Scotland. 

Research into Social Media and Child Mental Health 

The Education Policy Institute published, 'Social media and children's mental health: a review of the evidence', on 30th June. Access the full report here. 

Reminder: Equal Protection for Children

The Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill consultation will close on 4 August 2017. Respond here. 

Upcoming training & events at GCVS that may be of interest to organisations working with children, young people and families.

Significant Case Reviews & Child Protection FREE
Wednesday 6th September 2017 - Albany Centre 
The next Citywide Forum event will be held on Wednesday 6th September, on the topic of Child Protection and significant Case Reviews.

Look out for further details coming soon!
GIRFEC Information Sharing & Policy Update FREE
Thursday 21st September - Albany Centre 
Following the publication of the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill, the ALLIANCE is providing updated Getting it Right for Every Child information events across Scotland. 

Everyone's Children will be hosting the Glasgow workshop, in partnership with the ALLIANCE, on 21st September. 

More/book here.
Community Learning & Development Events
July - September 2017 - Albany Centre 
Upcoming GCVS Community Learning & Development events: 
  • First Tuesday - funding advice service, 1 August: Book here
  • Introduction to Dyslexia,16 August: Book here
  • North West Learning Partnership, 22 August: Book here
  • Swap Shop, 15 September: Book here

Upcoming training and events from other organisations that may be of interest to those working with children, young people and families. 

OPFS Training Programme for Professionals 
August - September 2017
One Parent Families Scotland are running a new training programme for professionals covering: universal credit, child maintenance service, and conditionality and sanctions. 

Find out more/book here. 
Supported Parenting - Guideline Event FREE
Tuesday 22nd August, 10.00 to 12.30 - City of Glasgow College
The Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) are running an event on supporting parents with learning disabilities. 

Find out more/book a place here.
Sexual Health & Relationships Training - Youth Work Staff  
19th & 20th September, 10.00 to 12.30 - City of Glasgow College
NHSGGC is offering a two day training course for youth work staff on sexual health and relationships. To book a place, please complete the registration form available here, and return to:
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Visit our website for more information about our Everyone's Children project and to see regular news updates and related resources. 

Our Everyone’s Children Project is funded by the Scottish Government to promote and support third sector services for children, young people and families. 

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