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Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2024

Wednesday 29 - Thursday 30 May 2024, Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

We now have the full programme confirmed!

Day 1 programme 

Day 2 programme

Who is speaking:

  • Nicola Killean, Children & Young People’s Commissioner, who will co-chair day one of the conference.
  • Natalie Don, Minister for Children, Young People and Keeping the Promise, will be delivering a keynote speech on day two.
  • Dr Judith Turbyne, Children in Scotland CEO, will be delivering a keynote and asking delegates about their priorities to help us shape our future plans.
  • Jimmy Paul, Head of Scottish Violence Reduction Unit, will discuss the topic of behaviour in schools on day one.
  • Steven Sweeny, CEO of Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire and Children in Scotland Board Convener, is co-chairing day two.
  • Amal Azzudin, activist, will deliver a keynote speech on day two.
  • Dr Alexia Barrable, lecturer in Psychology and Education at QMU, will discuss her research into how interactions with the natural world can affect children and young people’s wellbeing on day two.
  • A panel discussion, moderated by Ken Corish, Online Safety Manager at South West Grid for Learning, will focus on the implications and opportunities Artificial Intelligence (AI) poses for children and their rights on day one.

Call to action

This conference is an opportunity for your organisation to share your expertise and passion on a national platform. We encourage you to welcome your peers and colleagues to join in this journey too.

Secure your space to attend here.

Check out more about the Annual Conference details here.


Trauma Recovery, Regulation and Self-care: 3-day Residential Course

Thursday18 - Saturday 20 July 2024, St Andrews

This unique residential course in St. Andrews gives you the opportunity to explore the embodied aspects of trauma in a safe space.

Click here to read more.


More learning opportunities from Children in Scotland

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In addition to the free eLearning courses here, we also offer live open sessions online and in-person. Learn more about our open learning programme here.

Need to update your Child Protection training? We offer online courses on that. See our upcoming dates here.

Have a number of staff you need to train? We work with your organisation’s objectives, budget, and schedule to develop a learning package that is right for you offering shorter length seminars, half or full-day workshops, as well as multiple-day sequenced learning programmes.  Learn more about our commissioned training here.