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Published, 26 August 2015

All news from CELCIS and the children's sector

New institute to inspire better future for children

Published: Wednesday 28 June 2017
Deputy First Minister John Swinney welcomes University of Strathclyde’s ambitious plans to support children facing adversity g…


Educational Outcomes for Scotland’s Looked After Children statistics published

Published: Wednesday 21 June 2017
Looked after school leavers continue to have lower levels of attainment and lower proportions are in positive post-school desti…


Information day for care experienced young people

Published: Friday 16 June 2017
An information day for care experienced young people interested in going to college or university.


New Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy published by Scottish Government

Published: Thursday 1 June 2017
A new Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy has been published by the Scottish Government.


Launch of Independent Care Review – CELCIS responds

Published: Tuesday 30 May 2017
Independent Review of Scotland’s Care System (Children and Young People) was officially launched at an event in Edinburgh.


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…