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Jim Sweeney, chief executive of YouthLink Scotland, examines the impact of the new National Youth Work Strategy ahead of a debate in the Scottish Parliament

Young people in Scotland looking for a job are set to benefit from money seized from criminals

​Louise Macdonald has been recognised with Saltire Society Scotland as an outstanding woman

Colin MacLean explains why Scotland needs the Partnership Commission on Childcare Reform

​New research shows deaf children are missing out on job opportunities and the chance to go to university

Heather Gray believes more action is needed to ensure deaf children get the same opportunities as everyone else

Barbara Schuler questions whether reforming the laws in relation to carers will really improve life for young carers

​Young Scots who volunteer and contribute to their communities are getting free tickets to this summer's Commonwealth Games

The Scottish Book Trust has launched the Letterbox Club in Scotland, a scheme that provides educational support for looked-after children aged 5 - 13

Photography, disability awareness and communication oust outdoor survival skills as necessary achievements for the ever prepared 21st century scout