Written 6 posts
18th May 2022
Participation experts Kelly McBride, David Reilly and Órlaith McAree share their experiences of putting inclusion in participation into practice and reflect on power dynamics and the value of lived experience in decision-making.
21st March 2022
To celebrate International Day of Forests, we asked Young Scot and YouthLink Scotland to tell us more about the landmark Young People’s Forest project and how they have been progressing this work with young people.
16th March 2022
Scottish Government’s Empowered Children and Young People’s Team take us through the steps that have been taken towards implementation of the UNCRC with children and young people on the one year anniversary of the passing of the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill by Scottish Parliament.
28th February 2022
LGBT Youth Scotland is Scotland’s national charity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) young people. They have also been doing participation work with young people for well over 10 years. I sat down with Sarah Anderson, the LGBT Youth Scotland Policy and Participation Officer for a chat about the work they do.
21st January 2022
In the Digital Engagement team we are focused on enabling Scottish Government to involve people using digital technology. Our new strategy helps us to do just that and we have been busy working towards our objectives in the last year. We are now looking to build a broad community of participation and engagement practitioners, and share their stories and case studies on this blog. We want to hear from you!
23rd November 2021
This year’s CoProWeekScot is taking place this week (22-26 November) and is a chance for people across Scotland to come together and share their co-production stories and learn from each other. CoProWeekScot is organised by the Scottish Co-production Network, which is in turn run by Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC). SCDC receives funding from the…