Schools will be given updated guidance on teaching pupils about relationships and consent in the wake of the #MeToo movement.
A policy which could scrap free school transport for hundreds of children has been agreed in principle.
Authorities looking into concerns about children’s well-being provided a “less consistently robust” response in cases where youngsters were suffering from “chronic poor parenting”, inspectors have said.
The group tasked with drawing up a code of practice for a key part of the Scottish Government’s named person scheme is finding it “challenging” to ensure this is “simple, concise and accessible”.
The Scottish Government has been urged to review how local authorities are supporting children and young people with complex and high level needs.
Legislation to raise the age of criminal responsibility to 12 should be enacted as soon as possible to “stop the criminalisation of eight-year-olds”, MSPs have heard.
Childline volunteers will be working around the clock to ensure struggling young people have someone to talk to over the festive season.
Children get up to all sorts of nonsense when their parents leave them home alone for the first time, as these social media confessions reveal.
A 40-year-old man has been fined after flying into a rage in a school playground because he was frustrated by the school bully – aged five.
A new campaign has been launched in a bid to promote more “gender-equal play” in nurseries and childcare.