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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Reflecting on practice through PRISM
Jillian Ingram from CELCIS, explains how a new model for shared learning has helped child protection in North Ayrshire.
We are open, responsive and actively listen
Michael Stewart, from Fosterplus, gives an insight into a model used to improve foster care practice.
A decade of data
How an analysis of data has enabled Stirling’s services for children develop to better fit their needs.
Joining up the dots – why data analysis is vital in understanding and supporting care experienced young people
Dr Neil Harrison argues that we need to use better data to better understand care experienced young people entering higher education.
Team work works and all relationships matter
Dr Christine Puckering from Mellow Parenting tells the story of a family and how trauma informed care can foster better relationships.
A care leaver's path to university
Many paths to higher education are not straightforward. A care experienced student talks about overcoming such challenges.
It’s a family affair
How a Maori model of improving care has been transformative for a family in Glasgow.
Living in the room for improvement
Claire Burns introduces the evidence into practice theme of the new issue of our REACH publication.
"Mummy’s Little Punchbag"
Kenny Murray comments on the Children's Hearings Scotland 'Be A Force For Good' campaign.
If I wasn't emotionally involved, they wouldn't have thrived
Gordon Main continues the conversation on commitment, discussing the emotional investment of foster carers.