Local children in Bridgeton and Dalmarnock told us overwhelmingly about the importance of playing, and safe play places. Through conversation and art activities in schools, children and young people told us about their dissatisfaction and unhappiness with the places available for them to play. We're committed to ensuring the voices of children and families inform… Continue reading Children’s Neighbourhoods Walkabouts
Get the presentations from this CNScotland seminar which examined the potential offered by working collaboratively to reduce childhood poverty at a neighbourhood level.
Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland is seeking dynamic organisations or partnerships of organisations, to deliver the local implementation of CNS in a number of neighbourhoods across Scotland.
The CNS launch event brought together over 50 people from a range of local and national organisations, across services and sectors, to hear about the background and work of CNS and what we have being doing in the run-up to the launch.
How and why Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland (CNS) proposes to use a Capabilities Approach in our research.
Asking local children what is most important to them is crucial to Children's Neighbourhoods Scotland. Many of our local children would tell you that is playing is important!
Most people use “place” and “space” to mean the same thing but for some researchers there is an important difference between these two words. Find out more.
Starting out in Bridgeton and Dalmarnock we have been learning from other children's neighbourhood approaches, where there is a lot of emphasis on the role of the 'backbone organisation'. What does this mean?
How Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland's approach and ways of working are underpinned by the idea of ‘collective impact’.
When reviewing literature from other Children’s Communities we noticed that many of them used a Theory of Change, taking into account local recent context, available assets, and key outcomes for communities. This form of planning is often used successfully to promote social change in complex settings.