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Mar
16

A throughcare and aftercare team manager is concerned is concerned about the gap betwen the ideals of Corporate Parents and the reality for workers on the ground.   Read More ...


Mar
05

Findings from a public consultation on the extension of the higher age limit for eligibility for continuing care.   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 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 ...


Feb
02

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


Jan
23

The International Children’s Rights Symposium took place in June 2017, and brought together those who are committed to shaping and promoting children’s rights.   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
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
14

Information sharing and the named person are being debated in Parliament just now; Ben Farrugia gets to grips with the latest developments.   Read More ...

Topic : Legislation
Author : Ben Farrugia

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 ...


Nov
03

A key challenge for countries is measuring and keeping track of their progress in implementing the standards they set out. An inter-agency initiative set out to address this challenge. The initiative was funded by Oak Foundation, co-facilitated by the Better Care Network and Save the Children, and conducted in close collaboration with the Children without Appropriate Parental Care Working Groups in New York and Geneva. CELCIS and Save the Children have been working on developing an interactive, strengths-based diagnostic and learning tool. This tool will be vital in helping governments, children’s service providers, NGOs, civil society, academics and others to determine the extent to which a state or region has effectively implemented the Guidelines, and the priorities for change still ahead.   Read More ...

Topic : International, Legislation
Author : CELCIS

Sep
13

Topic : Child protection, Legislation
Author :

Sep
08

A response to the Education and Skills Committee’s call for views on the proposed legislative amendments to the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 concerning information sharing. Bringing consistency, clarity and coherence to the practice of information sharing about children’s and young people’s wellbeing is critical. Here we discuss what more is required from legislation and guidance to achieve this   Read More ...


Jul
07

We comment on the Scottish Government’s draft Delivery Plan on Equally Safe, a strategy for eradicating violence against women and girls.   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 ...


Apr
27

Ben Farrugia talks about the Named Person and how it affects looked after children   Read More ...


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