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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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…
The attainment gap - a look behind the stats
Linda O'Neill tells the story behind the recent education statistics.
Staying Put and Continuing Care won’t implement themselves
Kenny McGhee talks about his research into implementing Staying Put for care leavers.
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?
Scottish Care Leavers Covenant - the story so far
Kenny McGhee reflects on the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant, six months after the launch.
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.
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.
We want the best for our children
Lizzie Morton blogs on how Corporate Parents are taking ownership of their new duties.
So what’s all the fuss about implementation?
Melissa Van Dyke speaks about implementing change and the science behind it.
Celebrating our MOOC Success
Ainsley Hainey blogs about the success of the Massive Open Online Course on Caring for Vulnerable Children.