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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Are you ready to pick up the PACE?

Getting ready to start on the PACE journey.

08 November 2016

A Passion for Permanence

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

01 November 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…

29 September 2016

The attainment gap - a look behind the stats

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

07 July 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

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

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

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

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

We want the best for our children

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

01 April 2016

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