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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.


Vanessa Rogers is a qualified teacher and youth worker with over ten years’ experience, she says it's time for youth workers to stand up and reclaim youth work

Emma Guthrie explains how Girlguiding has opened her eyes both at home and abroad

Jim Sweeney argues that there's still plenty to be discussed about Scotland following the Smith Commission report

Paula Dunn says there is no regard to how pornographic images might affect the developing minds of young people

Terri Smith MSYP says 16 and 17-year-olds voting in the 2016 Scottish Parliament elections is the least they deserve

Simon Atkins previews next month’s Peer Dead Brilliant event where young people will gather and share peer education activities

Children in Scotland chief executive​ Jackie Brock writes for TFN following the publication of her report into protecting children from abuse

Shelagh Young explains why Scotland's third sector should start taking family friends working more seriously

Dr Jan Eichhorn on how young people engaged with politics beyond what we expected during the referendum