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Published, 26 August 2015

All news from CELCIS and the children's sector

CELCIS advice: talking to young people following events in Manchester

Published: Wednesday 24 May 2017
Advice and resources for talking to young people upset by events in Manchester.


KidsRights Index 2017

Published: Tuesday 16 May 2017
The KidsRights Index is the annual global index published by the KidsRights Foundation, which ranks how countries adhere to and …


Head of Education vacancy at Harmeny Education Trust

Published: Tuesday 16 May 2017
Head of Education wanted to lead, manage and develop Harmeny’s educational provision.


CYCJ study ‘shines a light’ on Chief Social Work Officers and secure care

Published: Thursday 11 May 2017
New groundbreaking study by the Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice (CYCJ) has been praised for highlighting the current issues,…


Scotland’s first missing persons framework

Published: Wednesday 10 May 2017
New national framework to deal with preventing people, including the young, from going missing and harm associated with it.


Join the Scottish Government’s Looked After Children Unit

Published: Wednesday 3 May 2017
A secondment opportunity for a solicitor or legal officer with family law experience, in the Looked After Children Unit within t…


Children's Hearings System - Taking Stock of Recent Reforms

Published: Thursday 27 April 2017
This Report sets out the findings of the Education & Skills Committee's short inquiry to take stock ofthe reforms brought about …


Film for parents and carers with learning disabilities

Published: Monday 24 April 2017
A new film for parents and carers with learning disabilities who have a child or children going through the Hearings System.


The UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children shared in online course

Published: Monday 10 April 2017
For the first time, the UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children will be shared with learners around the world, includ…


New fostering agency launches major campaign to recruit carers

Published: Monday 3 April 2017
Dean and Cauvin Trust has launched a new major campaign to recruit full time and short break foster carers for teenagers and for…


Get Write In!

Published: Tuesday 28 March 2017
A creative writing competition for all school-aged children who are looked after or have care experience.


New programme will help care leavers access work, training or education

Published: Monday 20 March 2017
An intensive support programme aimed at young people who were looked after at home announced.


Children’s Hearing Scotland – Feedback Loop report 2014/15

Published: Friday 17 March 2017
Children’s Hearing Scotland has published its Feedback Loop report. The report comprises a national overview and breakdown of …


Named person announcement in Scottish Parliament – CELCIS responds

Published: Wednesday 8 March 2017
The Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, made a statement in Parliament regarding the Named Person Service and the legal challen…


CELCIS responds Child Protection Systems Review report accepted by Government

Published: Thursday 2 March 2017
The Scottish Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Mark McDonald gave a statement to Parliament in response to recommendation…


New resource helps young people get into further education

Published: Friday 24 February 2017
Become, the charity for children in care and young care leavers launches Propel Scotland, an online resource for care-experience…


Scottish Government’s Review of Scotland’s Care System Chair announced - CELCIS responds

Published: Thursday 16 February 2017
Scottish Government announces Fiona Duncan, CEO of Lloyd TSB Foundation, as Chair of Independent Review of Scotland's Care Syste…


Award winning massive open online course (MOOC) inspires next generation of child care professionals

Published: Monday 13 February 2017
A massive open online course (MOOC) created by CELCIS and the University of Strathclyde, is attracting high levels of social par…


Pay now, train later - a chance to book now for training in 2017/18

Published: Monday 13 February 2017
CELCIS is offering a unique opportunity for bespoke training, where you can pay now and train later.


Love in professional practice

Published: Sunday 12 February 2017
We launch our special issue on love from the Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care