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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

Dec
12

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


Nov
20

Response to the Scottish Government consultation on Section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980   Read More ...


Nov
17

CELCIS response to Scottish Government consultation on measuring the attainment gap and milestones towards closing it   Read More ...

Topic : Education

Nov
17

A response to the Scottish Government consultation on assessing children with additional support needs’ capacity to use their rights, and considering their wellbeing.   Read More ...


Oct
13

Response to Scottish Governments consultation on proposed funding arrangements to achieve excellence and equity in education. We highlight the educational and additional support for learning needs of looked after children, and call for funding approaches to take these needs into account.   Read More ...

Topic : Education

Oct
09

Dr Graham Connelly discusses the use of acronyms when talking about looked after children and children in care.   Read More ...

Topic : Education
Author : Graham Connelly

Sep
18

In this special history issue, we begin with Professor Roy Parker’s last article, published posthumously. We include an obituary of him. This issue also features: a review of history of child and youth care from North American; two articles on the development of child welfare systems in the nineteenth century; and a paper on findings of research with survivors of historic abuse.   Read More ...


Sep
18

This issue contains a collection of four peer-reviewed research articles, three shorter commentaries, a paper previously published in the India-based journal, Institutionalised Children: Explorations and Beyond, and two book reviews.   Read More ...


Sep
13

Course moderator Sarah Hume-Anthony gives a snapshot of the interactions on the CELCIS MOOC.   Read More ...


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