Spotlight on topics for the looked after children sector

We present a mix of commentary and relevant resources to help you make sense of some of the big, topical issues facing those working with and for looked after children. 


Child sexual exploitation

The sexual exploitation of children in Scotland is a reality that must be recognised. Here you’ll find a range of information and resources to help you identify the risks that children may face, as well as how to protect them from being harmed or exploited. 


Corporate parenting: what it's all about

These new duties are a fantastic opportunity for corporate parents to improve and safeguard the wellbeing of looked after children and care leavers. Here you'll learn about corporate parenting through briefings and lots of good resources.



Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

This legislation introduces significant changes that will impact on every aspect of children’s services and on all stages of a child’s life, from birth well into adulthood. Find out what the changes mean for you and your organisation.


Implementing corporate parenting duties

We know that there are many significant changes to understand and take action on. Effective implementation is crucial. That's why we've developed a special series of implementation notes to support you in making Part 9 of the Act a reality.

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