Celebrating our MOOC Success

Ainsley Hainey blogs about the success of the Massive Open Online Course on Caring for Vulnerable Children.

21 March 2016

We want the best for our children

Lizzie Morton blogs on how Corporate Parents are taking ownership of their new duties.

01 April 2016

Scottish Care Leavers Covenant - the story so far

Kenny McGhee reflects on the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant, six months after the launch.

18 May 2016

Staying Put and Continuing Care won’t implement themselves

Kenny McGhee talks about his research into implementing Staying Put for care leavers.

10 June 2016

The attainment gap - a look behind the stats

Linda O'Neill tells the story behind the recent education statistics.

07 July 2016

The power of caring relationships

Kenny McGhee responds to the recent STV 'Who Cares' programme by exploring the need for genuine and caring relationships and removing barriers for looked after children and young people.

29 September 2016

A Passion for Permanence

Why permanence matters for looked after children, and why we must share our passion to improve.

01 November 2016

So what’s all the fuss about implementation?

Melissa Van Dyke speaks about implementing change and the science behind it.

24 March 2016

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.

08 April 2016

Latest stats on children in care prompts some interesting questions

Ben Farrugia raises some interesting questions. Some of these stats don't ring true. Why?

20 May 2016

Are you ready to pick up the PACE?

Getting ready to start on the PACE journey.

08 November 2016

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.

21 April 2016

Peer support is empowering social workers in East Renfrewshire

How social workers sharing ideas has been inspirational for their learning and practice.

15 November 2016

Knowing what we need to know, when we need to know it

Diana Beveridge of Scottish Government explains why improving permanence by reading the data works.

18 November 2016

Adoption: dispelling the myths and realising the reality

The rewards of adopting can far outweigh any barriers

21 November 2016

Legal opinion: We can do our bit to cut down drift in permanence planning

Jennifer McKearney, of Aberdeenshire’s legal and governance department explains how PACE has cut drift and delay in their decision making

29 November 2016

Getting the parents' point of view across

Paul McKee is an advocacy worker who helps parents to express their views when decisions are being made about their children.

30 November 2016

Concurrency: Planning for all outcomes

What’s known as concurrency planning is beginning to be adopted in Scotland, and it's a potent means of achieving permanent, stable homes and futures for the youngest looked-after children.

30 November 2016

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