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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
14

As the LGBT Youth Scotland Care Commission concludes its work with a new awareness film, Commission member Charlie Mackenzie, discusses what the group has achieved in its two years and the personal impact the Commission has had.   Read More ...


Oct
09

We asked the residential community what the extraordinary ordinary has meant to them in recent months. Find out what they said.   Read More ...



Oct
08

A recording of the Webinar in which Who Cares? Scotland, Aberdeen City Council and CELCIS learned together about current recording practice in residential child care.   Read More ...


Aug
20

Care experienced student of social care Chris Marshall explains why digital is an essential connection in life. People don’t realise how hard it can be for a young person to be able to get a good bit of technology but for a care experienced person this can be even harder.   Read More ...

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Aug
11

Although the impact of COVID-19 will be felt by many, evidence suggests that young people will be disproportionately impacted by the effects of the pandemic; for care experienced young people, the effects will be particularly acute.   Read More ...

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Jul
29

Jacqui Dunbar is the Project Lead at Our Hearings, Our Voice, an independent board for children and young people who have experience of the Children’s Hearings System in Scotland and want to help improve it. She works directly with 11 children and young people, 9 who are members of the board and 2 who are advisors for Our Hearings, Our Voice.   Read More ...


Jun
25

The Independent Care Review (ICR)'s evidence framework, comprising of research and evidence collated and analysed throughout the review’s three years of work as it undertook a root and branch review of care system in Scotland.   Read More ...


Jun
15

New research undertaken by the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ) into children and young people’s experiences within Scotland’s justice system operating under the COVID-19 restrictions.   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 ...


Mar
09

How the Care Experienced Bursary is making a difference in the lives of care experienced young people.   Read More ...


Feb
25

This issue includes a mix of peer-reviewed articles, commentaries and the Kilbrandon Lecture.   Read More ...


Feb
21

Claire Burns, Deputy Executive Director, CELCIS, sets out what it will take to make change happen as she writes on Care Day 2020, reaffirming our commitment to support all families and the findings of the Independent Care Review.   Read More ...


Feb
11



Nov
18

Information from a recent Scottish delegation of care experienced adults who travelled to Jersey to work alongside their counterparts.   Read More ...


Nov
15

Senator Sam Mezec of Jersey talks about what he learned from the young people of Scotland and Jersey who are care experienced.   Read More ...


Nov
07

This issue includes a mix of peer-reviewed articles, commentaries and the Kilbrandon Lecture.   Read More ...


Oct
25

As part of Care Experienced Week, David Grimm has written a blog post and Simone Smith shares a vlog describing the learning and discussion from a group of care experienced young people’s recent trip to Jersey as part of the Scotland-Jersey Participation Project   Read More ...


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