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The right way forward: how best to incorporate the UNCRC for Scotland’s children
Incorporation of the UNCRC is an important piece of a jigsaw puzzle, but on its own it is not enough. Lizzie Morton explains the thinking behind the CELCIS…
An Ayrshire school where care experienced young people’s views are taken seriously
South Ayrshire CHAMPS Board is working in partnership with Belmont Academy in Ayr to bring care experienced young people together and support and encourage…
How can it be that ‘being a student with care experience is very daunting’ and ‘…..supportive, inclusive, diverse and fun… a joy actually’?
First published in Exchange Wales on 5 August 2019.
Are care leavers really more likely to go to prison than university?
First published by Exchange Wales on 14 August 2019.
Implementing your way to change
Ahead of the Global Implementation Conference, Scotland’s National Clinical Director, Professor Jason Leitch CBE shares some thoughts on his implementation…
Young people in the care system deserve help to enter university
A version of this blog post was first published in The Times on 26 July 2019.
Let’s stamp stigma out for care experienced once and for all
Guest Joe Rankin of the Nevis Group discusses the need to stamp out stigma for those with care experience.
Child migrants around the world are being denied their human rights
This article was first published on The Conversation on 24 May 2019
‘Children have a right to education – regardless of immigration status’
This article was first published by TES on the support teachers can offer unaccompanied and separated children.
PACE is changing
Carol Wassell, Permanence and Care Excellence programme lead at CELCIS, provides an update on a programme of work which is making lasting and profound…