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Our connections

Our unique network brings together knowledge, skills, experience and passion from across the children’s sector.

We listen to your voices and work to ensure that what we hear and learn is shared and has the very best opportunity of impacting on national decision-making to create positive change.

One of the ways in which we do this by sharing what we hear and learn from our members through representation on the following groups and boards:

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences Communications and Engagement Group
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences Advisory Group
  • Advisory Group Additional Support for Learning
  • Building Safer Communities Programme Board
  • Care Inspectorate’s Early Years Advisory Group
  • Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection
  • Child Policy Officer Network
  • Children and Young People’s Health Support Group
  • Cross Party Group for Children & Young People
  • Disabled Children and Young People’s Advisory Group
  • Duke of Edinburgh Scotland Advisory Group
  • Eurochild National Partner Network
  • Early Learning and Childcare Strategic Forum
  • Equally Safe CYP Stakeholder Reference Group
  • End Child Poverty in Scotland Coalition
  • European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education (EASNIE)
  • European Engagement Working Group
  • Evaluation Support Services' Understanding Intermediaries' Impact
  • GIRFEC National Implementation Support Group
  • GIRFEC Third Sector Programme Board
  • Give Me 5 – £5 child benefit top up campaign Steering Group
  • Improving Scotland’s Health Cross Party Group
  • Mental Health Strategy Bi-annual Forum
  • National Adverse Childhood Experiences Advisory Group
  • National Fathers Advisory Board
  • NDCS Country Advisory Committee
  • NSPCC Advisory Group on Safeguarding Support to the Voluntary & Community Sector (UK-wide)
  • Participation Expert Reference Group
  • Parental Involvement Stakeholder Group
  • R S Macdonald Neurological Conditions Panel
  • Realigning Children’s Services Programme Board
  • Scottish Food Commission
  • Scottish Play Council Strategy Group
  • Third Sector Roundtable on Prevention
  • Year of Young People Programme Board
  • YHAA 2017 Themed Year, Young People’s Engagement Sub Group

Membership on boards

  • Parenting Across Scotland Board


Parliamentary Monitor

Keep track of policy developments at Holyrood and Westminster

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Members' forums

Get connected, informed and inspired as part of our network dedicated to improving children’s lives.

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Strategic Plan (A4)

Find out more about our plans for 2017-21

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Recent Work

Have a look at some of the commissioned work we have recently done

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Get involved

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Our Board

Find out a bit more about the people who sit on our Board of Directors

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The Learning Guide: Winter 2017-18

Browse our fantastic range of training and events: from the experts, for the sector

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Be part of our network

There are so many reasons to get involved

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