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NEW Toolkit and advice for Teachers

Published: November 19, 2021
Forces Children’s Education and the National Transitions Officer launch advice toolkit for teachers with Armed Forces pupils
Cover of the toolkit for teachers
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How to involve children in Remembrance Day commemorations

Published: November 11, 2021
The Remembrance period is important to us all – here are some great ways to teach children about why we mark the occasion
A young kid leaving a poppy in front of a remembrance grave
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£2m boost to help mums return to work

Published: November 10, 2021
New Scottish Government funding aims to help women return to work after a career break, and reduce the gender pay gap in the process
A mum in Royal Navy uniform
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Share your Remembrance commemorations!

Published: November 10, 2021
How is your family marking Remembrance Day 2021? Share pictures of your poppy artwork, photos, poems and prose to be included in our commemorative gallery
Alfie and Archie by a war memorial
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Remembrance events near you

Published: November 10, 2021
The nation will come together on 14 November this year to commemorate the sacrifice of those who have defended our freedoms. We’ve created a list of events you can attend across Scotland
A basket of Scottish Poppies
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Wreaths laid at Garden of Remembrance opening ceremonies

Published: November 9, 2021
Scotland’s Gardens of Remembrance have opened with wreath-laying ceremonies in Edinburgh and Glasgow attended by veterans, service and civilian representatives
Garden of remembrance Edinburgh
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Marking 100 years of the Poppy Appeal

Published: November 9, 2021
The Poppy Appeal has raised vital funds since its inception 100 years ago and Poppyscotland are marking the occasion
Poppy Scotland's special edition poppy with 100 printed on the petals
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Shape your future during Scottish Careers Week

Published: November 9, 2021
The first Scottish Careers Week is taking place – offering advice for everyone from school leavers to parents returning to the workplace and those leaving the Services for civilian life
Illustration of people making career choices on an interactive whiteboard
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Webinar: Reforming Scottish Education

Published: October 26, 2021
Webinar for parents and carers with Professor Ken Muir on the reform of the Scottish Qualifications Authority and Education Scotland
Students sitting in a traditional exam hall
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Have your say on tackling the climate crisis

Published: October 13, 2021
The Moment, the Children’s Parliament is hosting a number of climate change surgeries to bring youth voices to the conversation ahead of COP26
A crowd of young people at a climate protest