Our blog is a hub for perspectives and analysis of issues that matter to the lives of children, young people and their families. You will hear from our staff and guest bloggers on many topical issues where they will be reflecting and sharing their policy, practice and research insights..
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Scottish Care Leavers Covenant - the story so far
Kenny McGhee reflects on the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant, six months after the launch.
Going for Gold
Alison Hennessey talks about how CELCIS uses of improvement methodology with local authorities to make school life better for looked after children.
Full bursaries for care experienced students is welcome but will not give them more money while studying
Graham Connelly discusses the report of the Commission on Widening Access and questions what it actually means for students.
We want the best for our children
Lizzie Morton blogs on how Corporate Parents are taking ownership of their new duties.
So what’s all the fuss about implementation?
Melissa Van Dyke speaks about implementing change and the science behind it.
Celebrating our MOOC Success
Ainsley Hainey blogs about the success of the Massive Open Online Course on Caring for Vulnerable Children.
The voice of children
A blog by Linda O'Neill discussing what children had to say in the recent Rees Centre report
Moving quickly and confidently for permanence
In this blog Liz Brabender discusses how CELCIS tackles drift and delay in permanency.
A long journey to justice
A blog by Moyra Hawthorn detailing a decade striving for justice.
Love makes us lovable
Looked after children that reject love are the ones who need it most.