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We are CELCIS

CELCIS is a leading improvement and innovation centre in Scotland.

We improve children's lives by supporting people and organisations to drive long-lasting change in the services they need, and the practices used by people responsible for their care.

The new home for Protecting Children

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Find out more about child protection policy and practice in Scotland.

Newsfeed
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Funding boost for Glasgow after school and holiday childcare schemes
June 25th
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Public urged to keep eyes open for children at risk
June 24th
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#KidsCantWait: First Minister urged to speed up child poverty benefit
June 24th
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Scottish foster carers are out of pocket and feel neglected, report warns
June 24th
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John Swinney to call meeting on flagship care bursary problems causing young people 'significant anxiety'
June 23rd
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From Bo’ness to Harvard University - Lauren is set for adventure of a lifetime
June 22nd
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Scottish teenagers who grew up in care heading to prestigious Harvard University summer school
June 22nd
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WATCH: ‘Do not underestimate care-experienced children’
June 22nd
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Children's panel recruits sought
June 20th
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Keeping brothers and sisters together in care must be a priority in 2019
June 18th

Training and events

We support ongoing learning and the exchange of knowledge and good practice through a wide range of training packages, and an excellent programme of seminars, conferences and events.

Thursday 11 July

A Call to Corporate Parents!

Participation Network Event
Thursday 1 August

Introduction to Active Implementation - A Beginners’ Taster Session

This short session will provide a set of helpful insights into why making lasting changes can be very difficult and what we now know i…

Blog

Let’s stamp stigma out for care experienced once and for all

Guest Joe Rankin of the Nevis Group discusses the need to stamp out stigma for those with care experience.

Child migrants around the world are being denied their human rights

This article was first published on The Conversation on 24 May 2019

‘Children have a right to education – regardless of immigration status’

This article was first published by TES on the support teachers can offer unaccompanied and separated children.