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The Cost of Learning in Lockdown: March 2021 update (Scotland)

15 March 2021

Last chance to book training in March 2021!

15 March 2021
We have places available on a range of courses and experience levels in March 2021

The Cost of the Nursery Day: mitigating poverty-related barriers to learning and participation

10 March 2021
Douglas O'Malley of Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership, tells us about Cost of the Nursery Day work to identify poverty related barriers to learning and participation in nurseries and practical ways to overcome them.

Campaigners welcome budget boost for struggling families

09 March 2021
Campaigners today welcomed further budget commitments agreed between the Scottish government and Scottish Greens. The deal, announced today Monday 8th March, includes two further £100 payments for children in receipt of free school meals, following on from winter and spring payments this year, as well as a new Pandemic Support Payment of £130 to households receiving Council Tax Reduction. Resources are also committed to rolling out free school meals to all primary school pupils.

Training programme announced for 2021 / 22

23 February 2021
Full course list available to book now, including brand new topics

We are recruiting!

15 February 2021
Do you have a track record of working with policy makers and a strong desire to help end child poverty? Want to develop and promote evidence based policy solutions?.

Prison and benefits

Most social security benefits are affected if you are in prison. This factsheet outlines the main issues that come up if you are remanded in custody or if you are serving a prison sentence.

Scottish child payment and kinship carers

This factsheet explains which kinship carers are entitled to Scottish child payment.

Benefits for non-EEA nationals (Scotland) 16 - 17 November 2021 ONLINE

16th November 2021 to 17th November 2021
Online Scotland
Advisers can find it difficult and intimidating to advise non-European nationals on how their immigration status affects entitlement to benefits and tax credits. This standard level course offers an opportunity...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Scotland) 23 - 24 November 2021 ONLINE

23rd November 2021 to 24th November 2021
Online Scotland
The rules affecting benefit entitlements for EEA nationals became more complex from the start of 2021 and further changes take effect from the end of June 2021. This standard level...