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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?.

Last chance to book on our Scotland webinar this week

01 February 2021
Join us on 3 Feb as we discuss migration to UC,  what to do when people lose out in a clash of wage cycles & assessment periods, & about new rules for clients from the EEA.

Free trial of QBC when booking our QBC - making the most of your calculator' training

25 January 2021
Book our training course taking place on 27-28 January and get a free trial of the software

Learning lessons from the last lockdown: what helps school children and families on low incomes

18 January 2021
As we enter a second lockdown in Scotland what can we do to ensure schooling at home will work for everyone? Read our Cost of the School Day blog.

Learning lessons from last lockdown: what helps school children and families on low incomes

14 January 2021
As a second lockdown begins, school buildings and playgrounds across Scotland are once again closed, and families face more home learning. We all know 2020 was an incredibly difficult year for many of us, but for those living on lower incomes the extra pressure has made maintaining family life even harder. As we enter a second lockdown what can we do to ensure school at home will work for everyone? From what children and parents told us last time around, we have established a set of actions and guidelines to help us move forward.

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system

05 January 2021
Our online training kicks off again on 19 Jan with this half-day introductory course - some places still available to book.