Midlothian pupils in web chat

PUPILS at a Midlothian school have helped shape the work schedule for Scotland’s advocate for young people.

Forty-two children at Tynewater Primary School in Pathhead took part in a live web chat last week with Tam Baillie, Scotland’s Children’s Commissioner.

Their GLOW intranet session was shared with 729 pupils at 23 schools in East Lothian, Fife, Perth and Kinross, Glasgow and Highland.

They were among 74,059 children and young people, who cast their votes in a Scotland-wide ballot to choose the top issues they want Mr Baillie to address.

The children had been asked what their own schools were doing to help raise awareness about children’s rights.

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