CELCIS Blog

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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Implementing your way to change

Ahead of the Global Implementation Conference, Scotland’s National Clinical Director, Professor Jason Leitch CBE shares some thoughts on his implementation…

07 August 2019

Young people in the care system deserve help to enter university

A version of this blog post was first published in The Times on 26 July 2019.

29 July 2019

Let’s stamp stigma out for care experienced once and for all

Guest Joe Rankin of the Nevis Group discusses the need to stamp out stigma for those with care experience.

17 June 2019

Child migrants around the world are being denied their human rights

This article was first published on The Conversation on 24 May 2019

27 May 2019

‘Children have a right to education – regardless of immigration status’

This article was first published by TES on the support teachers can offer unaccompanied and separated children.

22 May 2019

PACE is changing

Carol Wassell, Permanence and Care Excellence programme lead at CELCIS, provides an update on a programme of work which is making lasting and profound…

25 March 2019

Human connections that change lives

To mark World Social Work Day, Janine Fraser, a Social Work Team Leader for Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership in North East Glasgow, reflects on…

19 March 2019

One voice

Dr Chrissie Gale, CELCIS international lead, argues that we need agencies to unite with one voice if we want to uphold children’s rights internationally.

28 January 2019

Care experience at Christmas

In this blog post, Alastair Redpath, Co-Chair of the Independent Care Review’s Stigma Work Group, considers why Christmas might not be all joy and cheer for…

19 December 2018

Caring about care means being ready to change

John Ryan reflects on the fight to continue to do best by Scotland’s children.

18 December 2018

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