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News from CELCIS and the children's sector

CELCIS is hiring!

Published: Monday 10 August 2020
CELCIS is looking for talented people to join our friendly team – could this be you? We currently have three job openings.


Experiences of virtual Children’s Hearings captured in new consultation

Published: Monday 3 August 2020
The findings of a new rapid consultation published today (3 August) have identified key areas of focus for further strengthening…


Call to close the digital divide for care leavers

Published: Wednesday 22 July 2020
New rapid research published today (22 July) by CELCIS, has revealed that COVID-19 has further deepened the impact of digital ex…


New investment in family support announced by the Scottish Government

Published: Tuesday 21 July 2020
£4m to fund early intervention and family support has been announced (16 July) in a Ministerial Statement by the Deputy First Mi…


Independent Children’s Rights Impact Assessment on the response to COVID-19 in Scotland warns of children’s human rights emergency

Published: Thursday 16 July 2020
The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland has today (16 July) published an independent Impact Assessment on how emer…


CELCIS joins calls for Care Experienced Bursary extension

Published: Thursday 9 July 2020
Scotland’s leading care-experience organisations have written to the Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Scienc…


Independent Care Review: sharing evidence and taking The Promise forward

Published: Thursday 25 June 2020
On 24 June, the Independent Care Review (ICR) published an evidence framework, comprising of research and evidence collated and …


Children and young people’s experiences of the justice system in Scotland during COVID-19

Published: Monday 15 June 2020
New research by CYCJ into children and young people’s experiences within Scotland’s justice system operating under the COVID-19 …


Fiona Duncan to Chair oversight body to implement review of care

Published: Thursday 21 May 2020
Fiona Duncan has been appointed as the Chair of the oversight body to implement the review of care.


Children’s Hearings Scotland publishes new Strategic Outlook

Published: Monday 18 May 2020
On 15 May 2020, Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS) published its new three year Strategic Outlook for 2020-23.


Campaigners call for emergency cash boost to prevent child poverty crisis

Published: Wednesday 13 May 2020
Over 100 organisations and academics have written an open letter to the First Minister calling for a direct financial boost for …


New leadership to drive international and local efforts to do our best for children

Published: Wednesday 1 April 2020
Announcement about the leadership of CELCIS and Inspiring Children’s Futures.


Children's Social Work Statistics for Scotland 2018-2019

Published: Tuesday 31 March 2020
The Scottish Government has today (31 March 2020) published the Children's Social Work Statistics, which include the latest data…


UK Department for Education publishes outcomes for children looked after by local authorities

Published: Thursday 26 March 2020
The Department for Education has today (26 March) published the latest national information on outcomes for children looked afte…


Public urged to look out for signs of child abuse or neglect during the coronavirus crisis

Published: Tuesday 24 March 2020
Child Protection Committees Scotland, a national grouping of child protection professionals, including CELCIS, supports all effo…


Barnardo's second Care in Mind report

Published: Wednesday 11 March 2020
Barnardo’s have released (11 March 2020) the second in their Care in Mind series, which looks at Health assessments for Looked-a…


First observatory of children’s human rights launched in Scotland

Published: Friday 28 February 2020
Scotland’s first national observatory of children’s rights launched in Edinburgh (28 February). The Observatory of Children’s Hu…


Call for better emotional and mental health support for education professionals - Barnardo's Scotland

Published: Monday 17 February 2020
Barnardo's Scotland has published a new report, ‘Supervision in Education – Healthier Schools For All’, which calls for better e…


CELCIS – Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection - statement on the conclusions and recommendations of the Independent Care Review

Published: Wednesday 5 February 2020
CELCIS response to the publication of the conclusions and recommendations of the Independent Care Review.


Groundbreaking Independent Review of the Care of Children in Scotland calls for a radical overhaul of Scotland’s care system

Published: Wednesday 5 February 2020
Scotland’s Independent Care Review has published its findings and recommendations.


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