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Oct
27

In 2018 the Citizens Theatre, in partnership with CELCIS, was awarded funding from the Life Changes Trust’s Creative and Active Lives initiative, to establish Scotland’s first professional theatre company for young actors with care experience. This was a bold and ambitious project. The vision was to establish, develop and nurture a unique Theatre Company for the many diverse voices of young people enabling them to be listened to, heard, and celebrated for their artistic talents.   Read More ...


Oct
15

CELCIS strongly supports this progressive approach to promote systemic change through legislation for the promotion of children’s rights through incorporation of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). With a comprehensive approach to implementation, this historic Bill can embed children’s rights across our public services, change how we view and realise rights in Scotland, and raise the status of all children in Scotland, including those in need of care and protection.   Read More ...


Oct
05

Claire Burns, Director of CELCIS (Acting), takes a moment to consider how much we have learned that we didn’t know before the COVID-19; how this emergency has thrown a spotlight on so much of what we already knew and what this means as we work to make change happen to realise The Promise.   Read More ...


Jul
28

This report has been produced by CELCIS and the University of Edinburgh and investigates how Scotland’s care leavers have been affected by digital exclusion during the COVID-19 health crisis and how local authorities have responded to these specific needs.   Read More ...


Jul
05

Book our free online course to explore the approaches involved in caring for vulnerable children.   Read More ...


Jul
01

Book our free online course to learn how to ensure that alternative care is a necessary, suitable and positive experience for children   Read More ...


May
20

The Scottish Parliament's Education and Skills Committee is seeking information around the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on vulnerable children. CELCIS responded to this inquiry, sharing information on how services are responding to and supporting the needs of children and families in need of care and protection.   Read More ...


Feb
17

Barnardo's Scotland has published a new report 'Supervision in Education - Healthier Schools for All', which calls for better emotional and mental health support for education professionals to enab;le them to   Read More ...


Feb
11



Jan
29

Resources from the November 2019 meeting of the CELCIS Education Forum.   Read More ...

Topic : Education
Author : CELCIS

Aug
27

The Scottish Funding Council are reviewing the best use of the Widening Access and Retention Fund in higher education. We consider changes which could positively impact on the educational experiences and outcomes for care experienced students.   Read More ...


Aug
27

South Ayrshire CHAMPS Board is working in partnership with Belmont Academy in Ayr to bring care experienced young people together and support and encourage them.   Read More ...



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19


Jul
29

A version of this blog post was first published in The Times on 26 July 2019.   Read More ...



May
22

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


Feb
12

We contribute to the Westminster APPG’s inquiry into care experienced children and young people’s access to financial education.   Read More ...


Dec
09

University of Glasgow student, Jamie, grew up in care. In this short film he talks about the challenges on his path through education.   Read More ...


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