Ellie Snape

Written 6 posts

Power and inclusion in participation

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.

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Co-designing Scotland’s young people’s forest

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.

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Taking forward UNCRC implementation in Scotland

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.

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Young people’s participation with LGBT Youth Scotland

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.

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Progressing digital democracy and engagement in Scottish Government

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!

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CoProWeekScot 2021 – Talking co-production in Scottish Government

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…

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