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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

 
Claire Harvey argues technology is stifling young people’s imagination

 
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

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

 
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

 
Susan Grasekamp is the Scottish Disability Equality Forum's chief executive. Here she discusses how schools are failing disabled pupils

 
Dona Milne, chair of Lothian Association of Youth Clubs, writes about what's new in Scotland's National Youth Work Strategy

 
Hawys Kilday is excited to be opening a new door at Caledonia Youth, which is closing its sexual health clinic after nearly half a century

 
Private and voluntary sector nurseries are offering a public service and that should be funded properly says Purnima Tanuku

 
Dr Lisa Whittaker outlines some of the challenges facing the youth work sector over the next five years