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.
Find out what the Commissioner should be doing under the Equality Act 2010.
Corporate parenting plan
Under the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 the Commissioner became a corporate parent in April 2015. This plan sets out how we intend to fulfil our duties as a corporate parent to looked after and care experienced children and young people. Not currently available on the website: please contact us for a hard copy.
Review of law, policy and practice of children's rights
Information on how the Commissioner's office monitors human rights treaties and how they are put into practice.
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.
Summarised information on different children's rights issues.
Find out about research that the Commissioner's office is working on.
Promoting awareness and understanding of children's rights
Sets out why we believe it is important that children and young people are able to contribute to and participate fully in decisions affecting them.
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.
Find out more about the seven golden rules developed to help anyone working with - and for - children and young people.
Find out more about current participation work and resources used to raise awareness and understanding of children's rights.
Access participation resources used in past work.
Pictures showing children's rights from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in cartoon form. The pictures can be downloaded for you to use.