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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It’s not just about the adults!

The importance for children in residential care to develop the ability to navigate friendships with each other.

26 April 2018

Seen, heard and chicken check ins

How the Seen + Heard project in Fife informs developments in policy and practice, and engages Corporate Parents.

28 March 2018

Change is coming

Change is coming in the inspection of how well corporate parents are meeting their responsibilities in improving the lives of care experienced children and…

26 March 2018

CHAMPS is changing lives

Maryellen Fegan chairs the Highland Champions (CHAMPS) Board. In this blog she describes what she believes it has achieved.

12 March 2018

Eat, sleep, CELCIS, repeat

Stephanie is a Modern Apprentice at CELCIS, and here she talks about landing her first ‘real’ job at only 16.

08 March 2018

Taking collective responsibility

Lizzie Morton introduces the corporate parenting issue of Reach and talks about the big things happening for looked after children and young people.

28 February 2018

You live and you learn

Amanda Lawler explains why CELCIS really cares about training and learning.

07 February 2018

A fair financial deal for care experienced students

How the Student Support Review Group is trying to ensure care experienced students have a fair standard of living.

14 December 2017

We need to talk about adoption

Fiona Aitken, Director Scotland for Adoption UK, talks about the significance of Adoption Week in Scotland and the need to listen to the voices of adopted young…

21 November 2017

Information Sharing and the Named Person: finding a way through the current debate

Information sharing and the named person are being debated in Parliament just now; Ben Farrugia gets to grips with the latest developments.

14 November 2017

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