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Education Reform Consultation

November 2021. The Commissioner and our Young Advisers responded to Professor Ken Muir’s consultation on reforming aspects of education in Scotland, including the roles of the SQA, Education Scotland and

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Covid Recovery

The Commissioner responds to the Scottish Government Consultation on Covid Recovery. November 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic created unprecedented challenges for public services and for Scotland as a whole. The emergency

National Care Service Consultation Response

November 2021. Our office responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on a National Care Service for Scotland. Download The pandemic has highlighted the importance of social care and the weaknesses

Extending Children’s Rights Consultation

November 2018. We wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills to express our concerns about proposals that children’s right to participate in decision making about additional support for

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Raising the age of referral to the Principal Reporter

October 2020. We responded to a Scottish Government consultation on raising the age at which a child can be referred to a children’s hearing from 18. This would help ensure

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Consultation Response: Net Zero Nation

March 2021. Submission to Scottish Government consultation on their draft public engagement strategy for climate change.

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SQA Consultation on Appeals

March 2021. We’ve responded to the Scottish Qualification Authority’s consultation on proposals for the 2021 National Qualifications Appeals Process.

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Consultation on the revised National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland

January 2021. We responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the revised National Guidance on Child Protection.

We told them that the guidance needed to be strengthened by making the links to the children’s human rights frameworks clearer, and highlighted that 16 and 17-year-olds should receive the same protection as young children.

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