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We have a vast vault of digital publications. Our featured publications showcase what's new, interesting or popular for everyone supporting looked after children and young people.    

And feel free to browse or search the bank to read our Inform policy briefings, REACH magazine and our research, evaluation and improvement reports. 

Feature publications

Making a Difference Report 2017

Making a Difference 2017

Our goal is really quite simple. We want to make positive and lasting improvements in the lives of our most vulnerable children and young people.

To achieve our goal, we set ourselves an ambitious programme of work in 2017 - covering 169 projects, working in partnership with more than 408 organisations.

Our report showcases examples of our work from a wide range of multi-agency partnership projects, and celebrates the positive progress already being made in the lives of looked after children.


Looked after and learning

A practical resource to help teachers and educators improve the learning journey for looked after children.

PACE doc 125 x 165.jpgPermanence and Care Excellence: Background, approach and evidence

An overview of research and case studies, exploring themes that need addressed to improve outcomes for looked after children, and reduce drift and delay in permenance decisions.

Recent publications

Consultation response: Protection of Vulnerable Groups and Disclosure of Criminal Information

Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018
Response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on Protection of Vulnerable Groups and Disclosure of Criminal Information.

Contact Decisions in the Children’s Hearings System

Published: Monday 9 July 2018
CELCIS in partnership with SCRA (the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration) research project looking at contact decisions in the Children’s Hearings System, a unique system to Scotland.

CELCIS Response to Equalities and Human Rights Committee Call for Evidence on the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill

Published: Monday 9 July 2018
Here we provide evidence to inform the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s scrutiny of the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill (the Bill) at Stage 1. We highlight the need to ensure children, particularly t…

Practice Exchange Workshop: Children's journeys into permanence, using data to make a difference

Published: Friday 29 June 2018
The PACE (Permanence and Care Excellence) team at CELCIS hosted a Practice Exchange Workshop event on 19 June 2018 in Glasgow, where we welcomed over 60 delegates from across Scotland.

Relationships in Foster Care Professional Role survey

Published: Monday 18 June 2018
Are you a foster carer? Take this short questionnaire and share your experiences of fostering.

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