a RIGHT blether
a RIGHT blether was the national consultation undertaken by Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People in 2010.
The consultation provided an opportunity for children and young people across Scotland to say what was important in their lives and to take part in a national vote.
A total of 74,059 votes were received from children and young people across Scotland. View a breakdown of the votes.
What children and young people told Tam helped him know what his future priorities should be. Find out what they said.
The consultation had its own dedicated website. This was used throughout 2010 to promote a RIGHT blether to children and young people, professionals who worked with them and parents. It was also used to make available all resources and guidance connected to the consultation.
You can watch videos connected to a RIGHT blether on our YouTube channel. Three of these videos were produced by young people as a means of independently monitoring and assessing the process of the national consultation.
a RIGHT big blether
The final event of the national consultation, a RIGHT big blether, took place at the MacRobert Arts Centre, Stirling in March 2011. It brought together children, young people and adults who work with and for them to ensure their voices inform and influence the work of the Commissioner from 2011-2015.
Big blether resources
All files below open in PDF format.
Right Brilliant Things
Your Right Brilliant Thing was a part of a RIGHT Blether that encouraged children and young people to tell the Commissioner about the brilliant things going on in their lives.
The Right Brilliant Thing report presents the key findings from the project, and looks at the main themes to emerge broken down by younger and older age groups.
The evaluation report for a RIGHT blether was undertaken by York Consulting on behalf of Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People. The overall aim of the evaluation was to report on the processes and outcome of a RIGHT blether for its participants and to assess the consultation’s impact across Scotland.