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Sep
14

Jim Lyon from East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership talks about the importance of listening to the voices of care experienced young people as part of Connecting Voices, a participation group of young care experienced young people, run with the support of East Ayrshire Council.   Read More ...


Sep
13

Dr Neil Harrison argues that we need to use better data to better understand care experienced young people entering higher education.   Read More ...

Topic : Education
Author : Dr Neil Harrison

Sep
13

This is the first in a series of our Beyond the Headlines briefings to provide further information and analysis on some commonly reported statistics relating to children and young people in care, care leavers, and care experienced people in Scotland.   Read More ...

Topic : Education, Legislation
Author : CELCIS

Sep
13

Many paths to higher education are not straightforward. A care experienced student talks about overcoming such challenges.   Read More ...


Sep
10

CELCIS response to Scottish Government’s consultation on the review of legislation relating to children and their families in Scotland.   Read More ...


Sep
06

This is an evaluation of the outcomes of the implementation of Parents in Partnership, a six week project which aims to promote parental/carer involvement and family learning.   Read More ...


Sep
06

Liz and Reena, parents of pupils at Auchenharvie Academy have been involved in a project where the attend their children’s school to learn more about the curriculum, with the aim of supporting their children’s attainment at school.   Read More ...


Aug
31

Kieran Morrell, Family Learning Worker, talks about how Parents in Partnership (a model for parental involvement in the school curriculum) is having a real impact on parents and pupils at Auchenharvie Academy in Ayrshire.   Read More ...



Jun
04

In this issue - a special edition coinciding with the 19th annual Scottish Institute of Residential Child Care (SIRCC) conference - you will find peer-reviewed papers, commentaries, book reviews and some special pieces touching on the theme of the conference: the developmental approach to supporting children’s potential. Included amongst the pieces which cover education, leaving care, peer relationships, Adverse Care Experiences (ACEs), love, human rights and young people’s participation, is an article from Terje Halvorsen on the need to approach professional theories in residential care in a more useable way; and reflections from Jim Gillespie, CEO of Kibble Education and Care Centre, on the history and developments that have led many of the changes in group living.   Read More ...



Apr
17

In this issue you will find the usual mix of peer-reviewed papers, commentaries and book reviews. Included in the collection are: the text of the 15th annual Kilbrandon Lecture given by the Right Honourable Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland; a tribute by Merle Allsopp to the ‘father of the child and youth care profession in South Africa’, Brian Gannon; and a critique of ‘orphanage tourism’ by Nigel Cantwell and Emmanuelle Werner Gillioz.   Read More ...


Mar
27

The Scottish Funding Council speak about National Ambition, their three-year improvement programme to support care experienced young people in college and universities.   Read More ...


Mar
21

Andrew Skinner is a unit manager at Hillside Residential School for boys with emotional, social and behavioural problems. Corporate parenting there is complex.   Read More ...


Mar
19

Peter Tormey, part of the Widening Particpation team at Edinburgh Napier University has responsibility for care-experienced youngsters studying there.   Read More ...


Feb
07

Amanda Lawler explains why CELCIS really cares about training and learning.   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 ...


Dec
14

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


Dec
13

Notes and presentation from the November 2017 Education Forum meeting.   Read More ...

Topic : Education
Author : CELCIS

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