St John’s: Adult pledges SELMAS and City of Edinburgh Councillors

“I promise not to be a bystander. I will be an adult children can rely on to help.”
– Gillian

“It is very important to listen to young people and to act upon what they say and tell us how to make things better.”
– Ian

I will…….

“Make sure that if I make a decision which will impact on young people’s lives, that I listen to what they want, what they need, and what they think the best thing to do is.”
– Kate Campbell

“I will always listen to children and ask their views.”
– Margaret Alcorn

I will…….

Be there for all children, listen to them, include their voices and opinions.

I will….

Use some of your ideas in my own classes with children

I will…….

Make time to listen to any young person who wants to talk to me about anything that is worrying them.

I will………

“Make sure that I always listen to children and take seriously what they are telling me.”
– Mary Campbell

I will…….

“Make sure that you always have someone to listen to you when you need to speak and show how you feel.”
– Alison (Cllr Alison Dickie)

“I pledge always to listen to any child that approaches me with a problem and do my very best to solve the problem and become a kind, happy, empathic member of our community.”
– Maureen Child

“I will be more visible to students in my school during social times so that they can come and speak to me about any of their concerns. I pledge to work as hard as I can to ensure the greatest opportunity to succeed for every child in Edinburgh.”
– Cllr Callum Laidlaw

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