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Published, 26 August 2015

All news from CELCIS and the children's sector

Adopted children and exclusion from school

Published: Tuesday 21 November 2017
Report from the UK-wide survey asking adoptive parents about their children’s experiences in school, particularly of exclusions…


Harmeny Education Trust looking for Head of Care

Published: Monday 20 November 2017
Head of Care needed to develop Harmeny’s care provision with overall operational responsibility for the day-to-day running of Ha…


Who Cares Scotland Harvard Summer School

Published: Wednesday 15 November 2017
Who Cares? Scotland are offering two young people with care experience the chance to study at Harvard University.


Tracking Progress: measuring the implementation of the UN Guidelines

Published: Friday 3 November 2017
A new free online tool allows organisations and individuals globally to successfully deliver on UN Guidelines for the Alternativ…


Workforce skills report published

Published: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Report highlights the high level of skill within the social service workforce, and the skills and development they'll need to me…


Report looks at mental health of care leavers in England

Published: Monday 23 October 2017
A report on mental health support for young people leaving care.


Call for papers on disability

Published: Friday 20 October 2017
The Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care (SJRCC) is inviting submissions for a special themed issue on disability to be pu…


Survivor groups encourage all survivors of abuse in care to take part in milestone consultation

Published: Friday 20 October 2017
Survivor groups encourage all survivors of abuse in care to take part in milestone consultation


Pupils supported by their parents heading back to school

Published: Wednesday 11 October 2017
An innovative education project is helping Renfrewshire pupils to reach their full potential by inviting their parents to get ba…


Care leavers to be exempt from council tax

Published: Tuesday 10 October 2017
Our statement in support of Scottish Government's announcement to exempt young care leavers from council tax payments.


Funding for creative and active projects for young people in care

Published: Monday 9 October 2017
Life Changes Trust launch funding opportunity for care experienced children to try music, art, sports and crafts.


Time bar lifted for survivors of child abuse

Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017
The Scottish Government has announced that a long-standing barrier to survivors of childhood abuse being able to take civil lega…


Vulnerable young people experience digital exclusion

Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017
Report on the #NotWithoutMe pilot programme challenges the assumption that young people are ‘digital natives’ who have basic dig…


Move to exempt care leavers from Council Tax

Published: Friday 29 September 2017
North Ayrshire Council wants to be the first local authority in Scotland to exempt care experienced young people from Council Ta…


Mentoring programme expands to all Glasgow secondary schools

Published: Friday 29 September 2017
Disadvantaged and care experienced young people in every Glasgow secondary school will now benefit from the mentoring programme …


National Implementation Advisor for care leavers appointed in England

Published: Tuesday 12 September 2017
A new adviser to support young people as they leave the care system has been appointed in England to help improve the lives of v…


Action for Children calls for more foster carers

Published: Monday 11 September 2017
A survey carried out by Action for Children has revealed that 88 per cent of adults in Scotland show little to no interest in fo…


Consultation on financial redress for abuse survivors

Published: Monday 4 September 2017
Adult survivors of abuse whilst in care are being encouraged to share their views on a possible financial redress scheme, by tak…


Get Write In winners announced

Published: Tuesday 15 August 2017
Winners of the Get Write In creative writing competition were announced at a star studded event to celebrate their talent.


Standard for Residential Child Care

Published: Tuesday 8 August 2017
The Scottish Government has delayed the introduction of the requirement for residential child care staff to get a new qualificat…