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Published, 26 August 2015

All news from CELCIS and the children's sector

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


Join Team CELCIS

Published: Wednesday 8 February 2017
We've two exciting new posts to fill at CELCIS and we're looking for some great people to join the team.


CELCIS reaction to The Fostering Network report on state of UK fostering system

Published: Tuesday 31 January 2017
Following a survey of 2,500 foster carers, the Fostering Network has warned that the UK’s fostering system is under ‘unsusta…


Aberlour expanding in Highlands

Published: Thursday 26 January 2017
Children's charity Aberlour is opening three new residential houses across the Fort William, Inverness and Moray Firth areas in …


New handbook to help foster carers who support teenagers

Published: Tuesday 24 January 2017
A handbook aimed at foster carers and those who support them has been published by the Rees Centre


Digital technology can both help and harm children

Published: Friday 20 January 2017
Child Abuse Review has published a special issue covering digital technology, child abuse and child protection.


New report compares child care systems globally

Published: Thursday 19 January 2017
New report examines the circumstances of children and families in relation to the care systems across Asia, African and Latin Am…


CELCIS response to mentoring of Glasgow’s young people

Published: Wednesday 18 January 2017
CELCIS responds to new initiative involving 10% of Glasgow City Council workforce mentoring young people.


‘When Santa got stuck up the chimney’ – song inspires winning Christmas card

Published: Wednesday 21 December 2016
CELCIS has announced the winner of this year’s Christmas card competition.