The latest articles and ideas from Inspiring Scotland and our partners.
Pregnancy, birth and caring for a new baby can involve some of the most rewarding experiences in life. Yet being a new parent can also be full of difficult and isolating moments for mothers and families writes Julia Abel. Mental ill health at this time is common, affecting 1 in 5 mothers and 1 inRead More
Link Up worker Hannah Kirby reflects on Hilary Cottamâ€™s book â€˜Radical Helpâ€™ and the parallels with Inspiring Scotlandâ€™s community development and wellbeing programme. â€œTo solve todayâ€™s problems we need collaboration, we need to be part of the change and we need systems that include all of us… And to do this we need to startRead More
To celebrate Scottish woman and girls in sport week 2020 we decided to interview Anne- Marie, who is involved in the running of the Active Play programme at voluntary organisation FARE Scotland, on the importance of engaging girls in Active play. FARE Scotland (Family Action in Rogerfield and Easterhouse) is a voluntary organisation working withinRead More
In our latest blog, Autism Performance Advisor Allison Crawford writes about the development of the Different Minds. One Scotland campaign and the collaborative process which helped bring the campaign into fruition. Â Different minds. One Scotland Itâ€™s hard to believe that from a conversation with our Scottish Government policy colleagues over a year ago aboutRead More
We must take this moment to reappraise and reimagine how our systems of support for the most vulnerable should operate in future, writes Andrew Magowan. How we shape and control the world around us is the primary means by which we develop and express our place and role in this world. If we are unableRead More
Alongside trusted charities and investors, we are committed to supporting young people as they navigate the challenges of the post COVID-19 job market, writes Inspiring Scotland Chief Executive Celia Tennant. After 10 years of sustained effort from across government, business, and civil society in Scotland, youth unemployment reached a record low of 6.9% in JulyRead More
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