We are delighted to welcome our new Director, Katie Rafferty to the team!
Katie joins respectme
at an exciting time as the service enters its tenth year of delivery and when Scottish Government is refreshing its national approach to anti-bullying for Scotland’s children and young people. Most recently Katie worked in the children’s sector as Policy and Campaigns Manager for the National Deaf Children’s Society in Scotland, a UK wide organisation supporting deaf children and their families. With a great interest in issues facing young people, her previous roles include working with the National Union of Students in Scotland and Childline.
Director, Katie Rafferty reflects on the anti-bullying service’s accomplishments to date and considers what still needs to be done to address bullying in Scotland.
Read more here
The 5Rights Youth Commission recently published their report on how young people can enjoy their rights in the digital world. Read their report
The Children's Parliament recently launched the findings of its investigation in to bullying
, which included '10 Learning Points for Adults'.
We were invited to contribute a guest blog, which outlines how our approach mirrors each of these 10 points. Read 'Children's Voices at the Heart of Practice'.