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Take Flight Lecture with Tam Baillie

Moat Brae, Dumfries, DG1 1AE


Date: Monday 26th November 2018

Time: 7pm

Title: Take Flight Lecture with Tam Baillie

Venue: Moat Brae, Dumfries, DG1 1AE

Featuring: Tam Baillie was Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People from May 2009 to May 2017. As Commissioner, Tam had a duty to promote and safeguard the rights of children and young people in Scotland through: raising awareness of children's rights; involving children and young people in his work; and influencing law, policy and practice with children and young people.

Tam worked as a manager and practitioner with children and young people for over 35 years, working in the statutory and voluntary sectors in Scotland and England. Tam's main areas of work experience includes providing: community based supports to vulnerable children; throughcare and after care services; homeless and street-based services; and developing policy and influencing legislation through national service providers.

Tam is currently a Board member of the World International Play Association, on the Board of the Scottish IPA and a Trustee of Upstart campaigning for a kindergarten stage in Scottish education.

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