Cover for our Older Children in Conflict With the Law report.

Older Children In Conflict With the Law

October 2020. A legal analysis of how Scots law complies with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) for children aged 16 and 17, written for our office by Kate Whiting, LLM student at the University of Edinburgh.

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Improving youth football in Scotland

May 2015. Submitted to the Public Petitions Committee, this report consists of:

  • a child rights impact assessment on the registration process for youth football in Scotland from a rights perspective, and
  • a research report exploring the views of young players.

Flushed with success summary cover

The great school toilet debate

February 2013

Learning drawn from discussion on the subject of school toilets with over 900 participating primary school pupils at a national GLOW event.

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Ipsos MORI survey report on school toilets

March 2013

A report containing the findings of an Ipsos MORI survey of secondary school pupils in Scotland carried out for the Commissioner.

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Children and young people’s views on participation and principles for practice

March 2013

This report presents the key findings from workshops carried out by the Commissioner’s team with children and young people.

It summarises what adults could think about to make sure children and young people participate in decision making in a meaningful way, and highlights what positive experiences of participation can look like.