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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

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 ...


Nov
17

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

Topic : Education

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

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
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
13

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


Aug
24

A response to Scottish Government’s consultation on Scotland’s Ten Year Strategy for the Learning Provision for Children and Young People with Complex Additional Support Needs. Amongst the population of children with complex additional support needs, the rate of those who are looked after is disproportionate to their number in the whole child population. Attention to the particular needs and vulnerabilities of looked after children in the Strategy are our key considerations in this response.   Read More ...


Aug
15

Charlie Gracie tells of a new creative writing comp for looked after children   Read More ...


Aug
02

An evaluation report of the CELCIS Parents In Partnership programme, a parental and carer involvement model implemented in three high schools in Renfrewshire Council in 2016/17   Read More ...


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Jul
12

Leanne Mattu, Research Associate at CELCIS, explores what Bill Potts’ character does and does not tell us about being in foster care   Read More ...


Jul
07

A response to the Scottish Government consultation to transfer the functions and members of Additional Support Needs Tribunals to the Scottish Tribunals. We highlight the uneven implementation of duties to assess and meet the additional support needs of looked after children across Scotland, and consider how new arrangements can support looked after children if their cases come to a tribunal.   Read More ...


May
22

How the Education Forum brings together those with an interest in the education of looked after children   Read More ...


May
16

Judge of our writing competition for care experienced children, Raymond Soltysek describes how creative writing can improve confidence.   Read More ...


May
12

The differences between additional support needs and special education needs and how we need to be careful when using the terms.   Read More ...

Topic : Education

May
11

Louise Martin, the University of Strathclyde’s Widening Access Support Officer, and Jennifer Lynch Care leaver talk about going to university.   Read More ...


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