We are committed to making positive and lasting improvements in the wellbeing of Scotland's children living in and on the edges of care. Ours is a truly collaborative agenda; we work alongside partners, professionals and systems with responsibility for nurturing our vulnerable children and families. Together we work to understand the issues, build on existing strengths, introduce best possible practice and develop solutions.

Visit the Knowledge bank - jam packed with reserach, blogs, articles...
Scottish pupils falling behind in reading improvements, study claims
July 24th
Schools in poorest areas to get £45m to tackle attainment gap
July 24th
Foster parent or care leaver? You'll soon see your council tax go down by quite a lot
July 20th
Half of pupils expelled from school have mental health issue, study finds
July 20th
Care leavers' feedback has the power to change services
July 19th
There Is Not A Single Prison In The Country Where A Child Is Safe - The State Is Failing Its Duty To Protect Children
July 18th

Training & events

Tuesday 5 September | Wednesday 6 September | Thursday 7 September

Social Pedagogical Leadership Course

Townhead Village Hall - 60 St Mungo Avenue, Glasgow, G4 0PL

Thursday 7 September

Under Pressure Training (Train The Trainer)

Glasgow - University of Strathclyde, Lord Hope Building, 141 St James Road, Glasgow,


Doctor Who and the care experienced new companion

Leanne Mattu, Research Associate at CELCIS, explores what Bill Potts’ character does and does not tell us about being in foster care

Mind the implementation gap: how child care can be improved globally

Dr Chrissie Gale, international lead for CELCIS, reflects on research which could help shape the drive for better alternative care for…
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