Information about our work, our strategy and policies for delivering functions and services and information for our service users.
The information we publish under this class
Workplans and Annual Reports
The Commissioner must produce accounts for each financial year as well as a report every year on how he has been doing his work.
The Commissioner has a Strategic Plan for the years 2016-2020. This describes out how he will perform his work during this time. The Commissioner must make a strategic plan every 4 years.
Not currently available on the website: please contact us for a hard copy.
Sets out actions we will take between 2018 and 2024 to promote the use of BSL in our work, to improve access to information and services for BSL users and to improve involvement of BSL users in our work.
Outlines actions and activities that we will take to embed our corporate parenting duties in our work.
The Commissioner is required to report on an annual basis the number of disclosures made to him under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998.
Review of law, policy and practice of children's rights
Information about the Commissioner's model for carrying out a children's rights impact assessment.
Responses to consultations and evidence to Parliament on laws, policies and decisions showing how the Commissioner thinks they will affect children and young people's rights.
A summary of the work we have and are undertaking on specific issues.
Summarised information on different children's rights issues.
Research publications we've commissioned since 2013. If you want access to information about reserach we've undertaken or commissioned before 2013 please contact Gillian, our Information Officer.
Find out about research that the Commissioner's office is working on.
Promoting awareness and understanding of children's rights
Find out more about the seven golden rules developed to help anyone working with - and for - children and young people.
The European Network of Young Advisers was created to allow young people to have a say on children's rights issues discussed at the annual ENOC conference. ENOC is the European wide network of Children's Commissioners.
Highlights of the inspiring things young human rights defenders already do in Scotland, and what people can do to help there be more rights defenders in the future.
Access participation resources used in past work.
Information to help children and young people learn more about the UNCRC and find out what the Commissioner does and how he can help them.
We have produced the UNCRC in several formats and languages to increase knowledge and understanding of children's human rights.
Providing advice and carrying out Investigations
Reports and other information about investigations undertaken by the Commissioner and his office.
Answers to your questions about the Commissioner's power of investigation on children's rights issues.
Examples of cases brought to our advice and investigations service, and what response we were able to give them.
Outlines some of the services you might want to complain about and the ways it is possible to complain about them.