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Response to the Financial Education for Young People’s inquiry into children in care and financial education

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
We contribute to the Westminster APPG’s inquiry into care experienced children and young people’s access to financial education.
Magazine ResourceVideo Resource

No wrong path

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, REACH | Author: University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow student, Jamie, grew up in care. In this short film he talks about the challenges on his path through education.
Magazine ResourceVideo Resource

How Seamab sees it

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, REACH, Residential care, Voices of young people | Author: Joanna McCreadie
The team at Seamab reflect on their experiences of working in social care and misconceptions about the care and support of children and young…
Event ResourceVideo Resource

Education Forum - October 2018

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education | Author: CELCIS
Resources and presentations from the CELCIS Education Forum meeting in October 2018
Report Resource

Early Intervention Foundation report: Realising the Potential of Early Intervention

Year: 2018 | Topic: Child protection, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Local authority | Author: Early Intervention Foundation
This report from the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) explains the concept of early intervention and how it works to support child develop…
Blog Resource

University can be a tricky place if you have been in care

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author:
This blog post explores the findings of a recent briefing from CELCIS about going to university from care.
Report ResourceResearch Resource

Creative Consortium: Children and young people in residential care engagement in music

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Charlie Gracie, Moyra Hawthorn and Michelle McCue
A research project which addressed how looked after children and young people accessed music opportunities, if at all, what barriers there we…
Blog Resource

An air of calm

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Residential care | Author:
Mark Brotherton, Educational Psychologist, explains how strong relationships between carers and psychologists have been nurtured.
Journal ResourceResearch Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 17 No 3

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Residential care, Voices of young people | Author: Graham Connelly
In this issue, we present three peer reviewed articles, five commentaries, and a book review. These cover a wide range of topics and experien…
Video Resource

Connecting Voices on listening to the voices of care experienced young people

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Local authority | Author: CELCIS
Jim Lyon from East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership talks about the importance of listening to the voices of care experienced youn…
Blog Resource

Joining up the dots – why data analysis is vital in understanding and supporting care experienced young people

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education | Author: Dr Neil Harrison
Dr Neil Harrison argues that we need to use better data to better understand care experienced young people entering higher education.
Briefing ResourcePolicy Resource

Beyond the Headlines: Going to university from care

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: CELCIS
This is the first in a series of our Beyond the Headlines briefings to provide further information and analysis on some commonly reported sta…
Blog Resource

A care leaver's path to university

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education | Author: Derek
Many paths to higher education are not straightforward. A care experienced student talks about overcoming such challenges.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Consultation response: Review of Part 1 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and Creation of a Family Justice Modernisation Strategy

Year: 2018 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
CELCIS response to Scottish Government’s consultation on the review of legislation relating to children and their families in Scotland.
Video Resource

Parents in Partnership at Auchenharvie Academy

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Local authority | Author: CELCIS
Liz and Reena, parents of pupils at Auchenharvie Academy have been involved in a project where the attend their children’s school to learn mo…
Video Resource

Kieran Morrell on Parents in Partnership at Auchenharvie Academy

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Local authority | Author: CELCIS
Kieran Morrell, Family Learning Worker, talks about how Parents in Partnership (a model for parental involvement in the school curriculum) is…
Infographic ResourceReport Resource

Seeing and Shifting the Roots of Opinions - Mapping the Gaps between Expert and Public Understandings of Care Experience and the Care System in Scotland

Year: 2018 | Topic: Adoption, Child protection, Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Foster care, Kinship care, Local authority, Looked after at home, Permanence, Residential care, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: The Robertson Trust, Life Changes Trust, CELCIS
This report presents findings from a project sponsored by and conducted in close partnership with The Robertson Trust, Life Changes Trust and…
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Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 17 No 2

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Historical abuse, Residential care | Author: Graham Connelly
In this issue - a special edition coinciding with the 19th annual Scottish Institute of Residential Child Care (SIRCC) conference - you will …
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Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 17 No 1

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Historical abuse, Residential care | Author: Graham Connelly
In this issue you will find the usual mix of peer-reviewed papers, commentaries and book reviews. Included in the collection are: the text of…
Podcast Resource

National Ambition for care leavers

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Fiona Burns and Nick Stansfield, Scottish Funding Council
The Scottish Funding Council speak about National Ambition, their three-year improvement programme to support care experienced young people i…
Podcast Resource

The importance of consistent relationships

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Residential care | Author: Andrew Skinner, Hillside Residential School
Andrew Skinner is a unit manager at Hillside Residential School for boys with emotional, social and behavioural problems. Corporate parenting…
Podcast Resource

Embedded support for university

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Peter Tormey, Edinburgh Napier University
Peter Tormey, part of the Widening Particpation team at Edinburgh Napier University has responsibility for care-experienced youngsters studyi…
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to Scottish Government consultation on Excellence and Equity for All

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Legislation | Author: Dr Graham Connelly
CELCIS response considers how the draft ‘Guidance on the Presumption of Mainstreaming’ reflects the needs of looked after children and those …
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Response to consultation on the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Legislation | Author: Linda O’Neill
CELCIS responds proposed amendments to the Education (Scotland) Bill and the impact on the educational experiences and outcomes of looked aft…
Blog Resource

A fair financial deal for care experienced students

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Dr Graham Connelly
How the Student Support Review Group is trying to ensure care experienced students have a fair standard of living.
Case study/examples of practice Resource

Education Forum - November 2017

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: CELCIS
Notes and presentation from the November 2017 Education Forum meeting.
Report ResourceResearch Resource

Designated Manager Survey: Summary Findings

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Legislation, Local authority | Author: Linda O’Neill, Richard Withington, Graham Connelly
The report sets out the main findings of a national survey of Designated Managers in educational establishments within Scotland.
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Response to consultation on Section 70 of Education (Scotland) Act 1980

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Linda O’Neill
Response to the Scottish Government consultation on Section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980
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Response to consultation on measuring the attainment gap and milestones towards closing it

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Linda O’Neill
CELCIS response to Scottish Government consultation on measuring the attainment gap and milestones towards closing it
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Response to consultation on Extending Children's Rights

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Graham Connelly
A response to the Scottish Government consultation on assessing children with additional support needs’ capacity to use their rights, and con…
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Response to Fair Funding Consultation

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Linda O’Neill
Response to Scottish Governments consultation on proposed funding arrangements to achieve excellence and equity in education. We highlight th…
Blog Resource

Let’s stop referring to children by acronyms

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Graham Connelly
Dr Graham Connelly discusses the use of acronyms when talking about looked after children and children in care.
Journal ResourceResearch Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 16 No 2

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, International, Residential care | Author: Graham Connelly (Editor)
This issue contains a collection of four peer-reviewed research articles, three shorter commentaries, a paper previously published in the Ind…
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Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 16 No 3

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Historical abuse, Residential care | Author: Alan Macquarrie (guest editor)
In this special history issue, we begin with Professor Roy Parker’s last article, published posthumously. We include an obituary of him. This…
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to Scotland's consultation on ‘Independent Review of Financial Support for Students in Scotland’

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education | Author: Graham Connelly
Response to Scottish Governments consultation on the review of financial support for students. We support the general findings of the review,…
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Response to Scotland’s Ten Year Strategy for the Learning Provision for Children and Young People with Complex Additional Support Needs

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Richard Withington
A response to Scottish Government’s consultation on Scotland’s Ten Year Strategy for the Learning Provision for Children and Young People wit…
Blog Resource

I'm excited about a shindig and slice of cake

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Voices of young people | Author: Charlie Gracie
Charlie Gracie tells of a new creative writing comp for looked after children
Evaluation ResourceResearch Resource

Parents In Partnership Programme evaluation 2017

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Looked after at home | Author: Linda O'Neill, Leanne Mattu, Richard Withington and Vicki Welch
An evaluation report of the CELCIS Parents In Partnership programme, a parental and carer involvement model implemented in three high schools…
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Consultation response: Draft Regulations to Transfer the Functions and Members of the ASNTS to the Scottish Tribunals and Repeal Existing Regulations

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Graham Connelly
A response to the Scottish Government consultation to transfer the functions and members of Additional Support Needs Tribunals to the Scottis…
Blog Resource

Head of a school that doesn’t really exist!

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Local authority | Author: Larissa Gordon
Scotland's only Virtual Head Teacher tells us about her role in Aberdeen City Council
Blog Resource

How the Education Forum grew and evolved

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Graham Connelly
How the Education Forum brings together those with an interest in the education of looked after children
Blog Resource

Get stuck in to Get Write In

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Voices of young people | Author: Raymond Soltysek
Judge of our writing competition for care experienced children, Raymond Soltysek describes how creative writing can improve confidence.
Blog Resource

Has the term additional support needs simply become another way of saying special educational needs?

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Dr Lio Moscardini
The differences between additional support needs and special education needs and how we need to be careful when using the terms.
Blog Resource

Just do it!

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Louise Martin
Louise Martin, the University of Strathclyde’s Widening Access Support Officer, and Jennifer Lynch Care leaver talk about going to university…
Video Resource

Being a Corporate Parent - what does it really mean?

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education | Author: Lizzie Morton
Lizzie Morton describes how corporate parenting should work in the classroom.
Blog Resource

Relationships are everything

Year: 2017 | Topic: Adoption, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Voices of young people | Author: Kathy Allan
Kathy Allan from Adoption UK explains how an attachment awareness programme in East Lothian is helping looked after and adopted children have…
Video Resource

Castlehead High School Paired Reading Scheme

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Castlehead High School pupils
Pupils from Castlehead High School in Renfrewshire share their experiences of the paired reading scheme.
Blog Resource

Using data creatively to highlight children's experiences

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Graham Connelly
We need access to data at both population and individual levels if we're to be successful in improving the attainment of looked after childre…
Podcast Resource

Shifting the balance towards prevention

Year: 2017 | Topic: Child protection, Education, Legislation, Voices of young people | Author: Ben Farrugia
Ben Farrugia talks about the Named Person and how it affects looked after children
Video Resource

Fostering a love of books at an early age

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Kirsteen Watson
The Dollywood Foundation send free books to all registered looked after children in Scotland and beyond.
Consultations Resource

Consultation response: Education and Skills Committee Teacher workforce planning in Scotland’s schools – call for views

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Linda O'Neill, Lizzie Morton
A response to the Education and Skills Committee’s call for views on teacher workforce planning. We give our views on the issues impacting on…
Consultations Resource

Consultation response: Supporting children and young people with healthcare needs in schools

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Lizzie Morton
We highlight issues pertinent to supporting vulnerable and looked after children with healthcare needs in schools. We recommend ensuring the …
Podcast Resource

Children's voice can be non verbal, but we should still be listening

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Looked after at home, Voices of young people | Author: Professor Kate Wall
Professor Kate Wall of Strathclyde University reflects on student voice for young children, and those who are looked after.
Blog Resource

I used to, but ...

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Moyra Hawthorn
Research into how music could and should help shape the experiences of children and young people in residential care settings.
Video Resource

How the Education Forum helps a teacher see the bigger picture

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Local authority | Author: David Woodier, North Lanarkshire Council
David Woodier talks about the CELCIS Education Forum, and his role in the Inclusion Base at North Lanarkshire Council.
Blog Resource

How we can improve the experience of being at school

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Linda O'Neill
The work CELCIS and other professionals are doing to improve educational experiences and outcomes for looked after children and young people.
Podcast Resource

CELCIS Education Conference: Dr Nikki Luke

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Dr Nikki Luke
Finding the links between educational attainment, individual characteristics, and experiences in care and education
Video Resource

CELCIS Education Conference: Prof Sue Ellis

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Professor Sue Ellis
Recognising the part we can all play in helping children to build their cultural and social capital
Guidance ResourceReport Resource

Getting Ready to Read

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Care Inspectorate
Key aspects of early learning and childcare services that make a difference to children having good early language skills
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Consultation response: Provision of additional support needs in schools

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Linda O'Neill
Our response to the Education and Skill’s Committee’s call for views on the provision of Additional Support Needs in schools.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Consultation response: Strategy for Education and Training

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Governments consultation on the strategy for education and training in STEM.
Briefing Resource

Education Forum - December 2016 meeting

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education | Author: Linda O'Neill
Notes and presentation from the December 2016 Forum meeting.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Consultation response: The New National Health and Social Care Standards

Year: 2017 | Topic: Active implementation, Corporate parenting, Education, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Permanence, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Government's consultation on the new proposed Standards for Health and Social Care.
Consultations Resource

Consultation response: Education Governance Review

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Linda O'Neill
Our response to the consultation on the current review of governance arrangements within education.
Briefing Resource

Inform Briefing - Modern Apprenticeships: Opportunities for employees with care experience

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Information for employers on how to offer appropriate and supportive Modern Apprenticeships to young people with care experience.
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Consultation response: Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Dr Graham Connelly
Our response to the draft statutory guidance considers the impact on looked after children of amendments made to the 2000 Act, by Part 1 of t…
Briefing Resource

CELCIS Education Forum - June 2016 meeting

Year: 2016 | Topic: Education | Author: Ben Farrugia
Find out what was discussed at the June meeting of the forum
Blog Resource

The attainment gap - a look behind the stats

Year: 2016 | Topic: Education, Looked after at home | Author: Linda O'Neill
Linda O'Neill tells the story behind the recent education statistics.
Briefing ResourceResearch Resource

Improving Transitions to Secondary School for Looked After Children

Year: 2016 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Looked after at home, Voices of young people | Author: Alison Hennessey
The report on an action research project using improvement methodology to provide enhanced transition support to looked after young people mo…
Evaluation ResourceResearch Resource

Parents In Partnership Evaluation

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Linda O'Neill
Evaluation of a developing parent and carer engagement model aimed at engaging parents and carers involvement in high school.
Research Resource

Education Forum: additional support for learning (ASL)

Year: 2016 | Topic: Disability, Education, Legislation | Author: Govan Law Centre
Data compiled on ASL assessments and the number of coordinated support plans prepared for looked after children.
Case study/examples of practice ResourceResearch Resource

Improving the Transition to Secondary School for looked after children

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Legislation | Author: Alison Hennessy
An insightful presentation of a local authority project, on how to make the leap to secondary school easier.
Guidance Resource

Education Forum: Education (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2016 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Ben Farrugia
This presentation explains the potential impact the Bill will have on looked after children.
Blog Resource

Going for Gold

Year: 2016 | Topic: Education | Author: Alison Hennessey
Alison Hennessey talks about how CELCIS uses of improvement methodology with local authorities to make school life better for looked after ch…
Blog Resource

Full bursaries for care experienced students is welcome but will not give them more money while studying

Year: 2016 | Topic: Education | Author: Graham Connelly
Graham Connelly discusses the report of the Commission on Widening Access and questions what it actually means for students.
Blog Resource

Celebrating our MOOC Success

Year: 2016 | Topic: Education, Residential care | Author: Ainsley Hainey
Ainsley Hainey blogs about the success of the Massive Open Online Course on Caring for Vulnerable Children.
Consultations Resource

Inquiry into the educational attainment gap (part 3)

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education | Author: Ben Farrugia and Graham Connelly
Our evidence which informed part 3 of the Scottish Parliament’s Inquiry - how parents and schools can work best together to raise all pupils’…
Consultations Resource

Inquiry into the educational attainment gap (part 2)

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education | Author: Ben Farrugia and Graham Connelly
Our evidence which informed part 2 of the Scottish Parliament’s Inquiry - role of the third sector and private sector in improving attainment…
Blog Resource

The voice of children

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Voices of young people | Author: Linda O'Neill
A blog by Linda O'Neill discussing what children had to say in the recent Rees Centre report
Briefing Resource

Inform: Supporting the education of looked after children with uncertain immigration status

Year: 2015 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Looked after at home, Residential care, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Lisa Ann Kennedy and Graham Connelly
A briefing for educators on what it means to have an uncertain immigration status and be looked after.
Consultations Resource

Scrutiny of the Education (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Ben Farrugia & Graham Connelly
Evidence submitted by CELCIS, to inform the Scottish Parliament’s scrutiny of the Education (Scotland) Bill at Stage Two. The paper focuses o…
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Social Pedagogy briefing paper

Year: 2012 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, International | Author: Mark Smith
There is growing interest across the UK in European models of social pedagogy.
Consultations Resource

CELCIS informs Scottish Government scrutiny of the Education (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Ben Farrugia & Graham Connelly
Additional evidence supplied by CELCIS to assist the Education and Culture Committee
Guidance Resource

Standard for Residential Child Care

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Residential care | Author: Scottish Social Services Scotland
The Standard for Residential Child Care is the new benchmark underpinning the development and delivery of Scottish Credit and Qualifications …
Blog Resource

Going to school, and staying the course

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education | Author: Graham Connelly
Attend, encourage and enjoy to learn - a blog by Graham Connelly
Research Resource

Assessing the needs of looked after children in primary school

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education | Author: Stacey Mckillop
In this research summary Stacey Mckillop provides a summary of her 'How Can Primary School Teachers Effectively Address the Needs of Looked A…
Case study/examples of practice ResourceGuidance ResourceToolkit Resource

Looked after and learning

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education | Author: CELCIS
A practical resource to help teachers and educators deliver a positive learning experience for every looked after child
Case study/examples of practice ResourceReport ResourceResearch Resource

Overseen but often overlooked

Year: 2015 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Looked after at home, Permanence, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Vicki Welch, Jennifer Lerpiniere, Emma Young, Sue Sadler, John Paul Fitzpatrick
Study exploring the needs, outcomes and service provision for children currently or previously looked after at home.
Evaluation ResourceReport Resource

Every person is worthwhile: Evaluation of Camphill St Andrew’s Project

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Disability, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Jennifer Lerpiniere, Emma Young, Moyra Hawthorn, Ian Milligan, Vicki Welch
The evaluation shows that St Andrew’s outreach services has been very effective in meeting the needs of children, young people, and families.…
Research Resource

Recognition of Prior Learning and Looked After Young People

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education | Author: CELCIS and Education Scotland
A profiling process, which can benchmark skills developed in informal settings against academic qualifications.
Evaluation ResourceReport Resource

Measuring children and young people’s outcomes in residential education

Year: 2015 | Topic: Disability, Education, Residential care | Author: Jennifer Lerpiniere, Rachel Harris, Vicki Welch
Evaluation report of Educating through Care Scotland Pilot - an outcomes framework for children with significant additional support needs in …
Event ResourceVideo Resource

Caring for Vulnerable Children

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: FutureLearn, University of Strathclyde, CELCIS
Our super successful MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) helps you explore and develop an understanding of the approaches involved in caring fo…
Consultations Resource

Scotland’s educational attainment gap inquiry

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education | Author: CELCIS
Our consultation response to the Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee Inquiry on the educational attainment gap
Consultations Resource

Scrutiny of Education (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Legislation | Author: Ben Farrugia, Graham Connelly
Our evidence response to the Scottish Parliament’s scrutiny of the Education (Scotland) Bill
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 13 No 2

Year: 2014 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Laura Steckley (Editorial)
This issue features a debate on the implications of YES or NO votes in the Referendum on Scottish Independence in September 2014 for children…
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 14 No 1

Year: 2015 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Education, Residential care | Author: Graham Connelly (Editor)
Read articles on inclusion of looked after children in education Childen’s Hearings, residential child care and professional education.
Evaluation Resource

Transforming Lives: The first 18 months of the MCR Mentoring Programme

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Looked after at home, Residential care | Author: Dr Giovanna Fassetta, Dr Lindsay Siebelt, Iain Mitchell
A mentoring project based in Glasgow schools for looked after young people. Mentoring helps young people achieve more in education.
Guidance Resource

College Handbook for Looked after Young People and Care Leavers 2015

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education | Author: Who Cares Trust
Guide to how colleges support care-experienced students - every college in Scotland is listed.

Engaging with families website

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Education Scotland, Scottish Government
Supporting Schools to raise attainment and close the inequity gap.
Video Resource

Frank Cottrell-Boyce: Open the box of delights

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education | Author: Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Professor Frank Cottrell-Boyce: Open the box of delights - presentation from CELCIS conference 2014.
Event Resource

From Act to Practice seminar materials

Year: 2014 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Education, Legislation | Author: Cl@n Childlaw, CELCIS
Materials from seminars created to increase knowledge of key changes in the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011.
Magazine Resource

Reach - Autumn 2014

Year: 2014 | Topic: Education | Author: CELCIS
This issue of focuses on improving education outcomes for looked after children and highlights work going on across Scotland.
Case study/examples of practice ResourceReport Resource

Improving Educational Outcomes for Children Looked After at Home: Use of 'Improvement Methodology'

Year: 2014 | Topic: Education, Residential care | Author: Alison Hennessy, Graham Connelly
Edinburgh City Council's experience of using an ‘Improvement Methodology’ to improve educational outcomes for looked after children.
Briefing Resource

Improving Educational Outcomes for Children Looked After at Home

Year: 2014 | Topic: Education, Looked after at home | Author: Alison Hennessy, Graham Connelly, Vicki Welch
Briefing describing an action research programme, exploring how the barriers to looked after children’s learning can be overcome.
Podcast Resource

IRISS FM: Knowledge into practice

Year: 2014 | Topic: Education | Author: IRISS
Dr Ann Wales explains the relationship between SSKS (Social Services Knowledge Scotland) and the Knowledge Network.
Video Resource

MSc in Child and Youth Care Studies (Distance Learning)

Year: 2014 | Topic: Education, International | Author: Graham McPheat
Watch a short video about our MSc course.
Journal Resource

Goodenoughcaring Journal

Year: 2014 | Topic: Disability, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author:
An online Journal for all those interested in the way children gow up and how they are nurtured.
Report Resource

Closing the attainment gap in Scottish education

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Looked after at home, Residential care | Author: Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Edward Sosu, Sue Ellis
How can we close the attainment gap between pupils from high and low-income families in Scotland?
Event ResourceVideo Resource

David’s Story - Home Supervision: My Life, My Education and Me

Year: 2014 | Topic: Education, Residential care | Author: John Paul Fitzpatrick
Workshop exploring young people’s views of home supervision and their educational experience.
Case study/examples of practice ResourceToolkit Resource

SSKS (Social Services Knowledge Scotland) online gateway

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: SSKS
Gateway to wealth of information and learning materials to support practitioners in day-to-day work and in learning.
Guidance Resource

Enquire: Scottish advice service for additional support for learning

Year: 2014 | Topic: Disability, Education, Looked after at home | Author: Enquire
If you feel a child or young person needs extra help to get the most from their learning and are unsure what to do, Enquire can help you.
Guidance Resource

Higher Education Handbook for Care Leavers 2014

Year: 2014 | Topic: Education | Author: The Who Cares Trust
Guide to the support available from universities and colleges in Scotland to care-experienced students.
Event Resource

Learning Exchange Summit Nov 2013

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: CELCIS, Mulberry Bush, Hackney Child
Residential child care in Scotland and England: how we can make improvements in what we do, wherever we work.
Report Resource

Developing a National Mentoring Scheme for Looked After Children

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Dr Susan Elsley | LACSIG
Proposal for a mentoring programme aimed at looked after children and young people in Scotland.
Guidance ResourceToolkit Resource

Supporting peer support: an animated booklet

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education | Author: IRISS
Designed to help people wanting to set up, run or participate in a peer support group.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 12 No 3

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Laura Steckley (Editor)
This issue has a mixture of articles including a paper on Life-Space Intervention by Kiaras Gharabaghi and Carol Stuart, and a case for young…
Event ResourceVideo Resource

CELCIS 2013: Partnership for Progress

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: CELCIS,
We had a great range of speakers and topics at our 2013 conference. Explore the sessions you missed.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 12 No 2

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Janine Bolger (Editorial)
A special issue on social pedagogy, guest-edited by Janine Bolger of Robert Gordon University.
Briefing Resource

Briefing: From Care to Uni Research

Year: 2013 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Looked after at home, Residential care | Author: CELCIS
Summarises the data we have on numbers of looked after children who attain higher education.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 11 No 1

Year: 2011 | Topic: Disability, Education, Residential care, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Irene Stevens (Editor)
This issue features an article on speech, language and communication needs of children in residential care, as well as other topics as divers…
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 12 No 1

Year: 2013 | Topic: Disability, Education, Historical abuse, International, Residential care | Author: Graham Connelly (Editorial)
This issue includes a commemoration of John Triseliotis, and get an international perspective on residential child care from authors based in…
Magazine Resource

Reach - Summer 2012

Year: 2012 | Topic: Education | Author: CELCIS
Our first issue we look at how to improve the educational achievements of young people who are looked after.
Briefing ResourceResearch Resource

The education of looked after children in Scotland: Some comparisons with Scandinavian countries

Year: 2012 | Topic: Education, International | Author: Iain Matheson, Graham Connelly
This research briefing paper supports the inquiry by the Education and Culture Committee of the Scottish Parliament into the educational atta…
Case study/examples of practice ResourceGuidance ResourceInfographic ResourceToolkit ResourceVideo Resource

#Partycipation - Learn about the Participation Network

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Local authority, Voices of young people | Author: CELCIS
CELCIS, alongside a wide range of partners, young people, and communities involved in participation, are developing an exciting new project c…
Blog ResourceReport Resource

The Educational Attainment of Looked After Children: Key messages from research

Year: 2010 | Topic: Education, SIRCC | Author: Graham Connelly
A summary of research related to the education and attainment of looked after children and young people.
Evaluation ResourceReport Resource

Residential Child Care Qualifications Audit

Year:  | Topic: Education, Residential care | Author: SIRCC (incorporated into CELCIS)
An audit to determine whether levels of qualified staff have risen and to identify qualification trends throughout the residential child care…
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 7 No 2

Year: 2008 | Topic: Education, Residential care | Author: Graham Connelly (Guest editor)
A great range of diverse education related articles, including articles on improving literacy through storytelling and the Edinburgh Reading …
Report Resource

Residential child care qualifications audit 2007

Year: 2007 | Topic: Education, Residential care | Author: Jennifer Lerpiniere, Jennifer Davidson, Lynne Hunter, Andrew Kendrick, Maureen Anderson
Has the number of qualified staff risen and what are the qualification trends in the sector?
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 4 No 2

Year: 2005 | Topic: Education, International, Residential care | Author: Sandy Cameron (Guest Editor)
You'll find a diverse range of articles such as from care to university and encouraging social integration in Latvia
Practice paper Resource

Secure in the Knowledge: Perspectives on Practice in Secure Accommodation

Year: 2005 | Topic: Education, Residential care | Author: SIRCC (incorporated into CELCIS). Ed Mark Smith
There are practical, emotional and intellectual dimensions to working in secure accommodation.
Report Resource

Residential child care qualifications audit 2004

Year: 2004 | Topic: Education, Residential care | Author: Jennifer Davidson, Lynne Hunter, Andrew Kendrick, Andrew Hosie
Has the number of qualified staff risen and what are the qualification trends in the sector?
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 2 No 2

Year: 2003 | Topic: Education, Residential care | Author: Kirstie Maclean (Guest Editor)
This collection of seven articles includes three articles based on the development of the ‘Learning with Care’ training materials.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to consultation on Education and Skills Committee inquiry into the attainment of school aged children experiencing poverty 

Year: 2018 | Topic: Active implementation, Education | Author: Lizzie Morton
A response to the Education and Skills Committee inquiry into the attainment and achievement of school aged children experiencing poverty.
Toolkit Resource

Fetal Alcohol Harm e-learning resource

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: NHS Education, Children in Scotland
E-learning resource for professionals working with people who may become pregnant, expectant parents and new parents.

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