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Mar
12

Maryellen Fegan chairs the Highland Champions (CHAMPS) Board. In this blog she describes what she believes it has achieved.   Read More ...


Mar
09

David Graham , UK National Director of the Care Leavers’ Association explains the association’s work, the differences he finds north and south of the Border, and how his group reflects issues back to corporate parents.   Read More ...


Mar
06

Victoria Bogle talks about how the Good Shepherd Centre fulfils its role as a corporate parent to youngsters moving on from the centre.   Read More ...


Mar
05

As a corporate parent East Renfrewshire Council is as concerned as any other parent that its young people can get into work and be productive members of society.   Read More ...


Feb
28

Lizzie Morton introduces the corporate parenting issue of Reach and talks about the big things happening for looked after children and young people.   Read More ...


Feb
16

This report by WC?S and the Equality and Human Rights Commission supports two of the guiding principles from the SCLC - assumption of entitlement and care proofing of policy.   Read More ...


Feb
02

CELCIS response to the Scottish Government's A Healthier Future: Action and Ambitions on Diet, Activity and Healthy Weight consultation.   Read More ...


Feb
02

CELCIS response considers how the draft ‘Guidance on the Presumption of Mainstreaming’ reflects the needs of looked after children and those on the edges of care.   Read More ...


Jan
26

CELCIS responds proposed amendments to the Education (Scotland) Bill and the impact on the educational experiences and outcomes of looked after children.   Read More ...


Jan
25

The Scottish Care Leavers Covenant responds to UK wide consultation on short-term supported accommodation.   Read More ...


Dec
14

How the Student Support Review Group is trying to ensure care experienced students have a fair standard of living.   Read More ...


Dec
12

The report sets out the main findings of a national survey of Designated Managers in educational establishments within Scotland.   Read More ...


Nov
22

Presentation by Professor Mike Stein, Emeritus Professor, from the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant Conference in October 2017.   Read More ...


Nov
15

Response to Scottish Governments consultation considering proposals for free bus travel for Modern Apprentices.   Read More ...


Nov
13

Response to Scottish Governments consultation the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2018, which will ensure the continued eligibility of the current cohort of young people to continuing care as they increase in age. We fully support the Order, and this transformational policy. However, we also highlight challenges to the full and consistent implementation of continuing care, and explore solutions.   Read More ...


Sep
07

Response to Scottish Governments consultation on the review of financial support for students. We support the general findings of the review, and consider how access to post-school education can be improved for students in disadvantaged circumstances. We argue that despite welcome advancement in policy, such as full bursaries for all care experienced students, the global sum available to students with no access to financial support from family is insufficient.   Read More ...


Jul
27


May
09

Lizzie Morton describes how corporate parenting should work in the classroom.   Read More ...


Apr
25

We highlight issues pertinent to supporting vulnerable and looked after children with healthcare needs in schools. We recommend ensuring the Draft Guidance is fully aligned with GIRFEC, and that wellbeing is considered holistically, with the child’s views at the centre.   Read More ...


Apr
24

Research into how music could and should help shape the experiences of children and young people in residential care settings.   Read More ...


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