The UNCRC is the ‘gold standard’ across the world for children’s rights. It covers all aspects of a child’s life and sets out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights that all children everywhere are entitled to.

There will be training opportunities over the next few months for all practitioners, as well as sessions for parents.

For those of you who are in a leadership role in a local authority, the ‘Train the Trainers’ session might be of interest Children’s Rights – What? Why? How? Train the Trainers opportunity Tickets, Mon 30 Aug 2021 at 09:30 | Eventbrite

The UNCRC, what does that mean for me? Tickets, Thu 2 Sep 2021 at 16:00 | Eventbrite is another professional learning opportunity to discuss UNCRC with colleagues in all sectors.

Please also check out this overview tool containing resources you can peruse at your leisure: UNCRC PL – overview ( This is a really helpful resource to support school and early years colleagues.

Education Scotland has also shared two short films – one to use with adults and one for children:

An overview of the incorporation of the UNCRC into Scots Law, for public use.
An overview you may wish to share with children and young people.
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