News from CELCIS and the children's sector

Social Service Workforce Week 2018

Published: Friday 21 September 2018
Social Services Workforce Week enters its fifth year, between September 24 – 28, with the aim of bringing more attention and sup…

New briefing from CELCIS goes beyond the headlines to understand the experience of going to university from care

Published: Thursday 13 September 2018
CELCIS has published a new briefing going behind the common headlines that indicate only a small proportion of care experienced …

Scottish review supports a financial compensation/ redress scheme for victims/ survivors of abuse in care

Published: Thursday 6 September 2018
The SHRC InterAction Action Plan Review Group, in partnership with CELCIS has today published a set of reports and recommendatio…

Scottish social services workforce data

Published: Thursday 30 August 2018
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has published its 2017 Workforce Data Report showing an increase in the size of the …

Social Services Expo 2018

Published: Friday 24 August 2018
Scotland’s Social Services sector to share best practice and innovation.

Trauma support needed in Scotland’s schools

Published: Thursday 23 August 2018
Barnardo’s Scotland call for more support for teachers working with children and young people who experience trauma.

New Chief Executive appointed to SSSC

Published: Monday 20 August 2018
Lorraine Gray is the new head of the Scottish Social Services Council.

New Participation Network event coming soon

Published: Friday 17 August 2018
The second Participating in Participation Network event will explore co-production and co-design.

Scottish children with additional support needs may not get the support they need

Published: Thursday 2 August 2018
The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition highlight a worsening in the ratio of those with additional support needs (ASN) being…

New report reveals challenges of implementing continuing care

Published: Monday 30 July 2018
A new report on the life chances of care experienced people in Scotland has been published.

SCRA’s Official Statistics 2017/18

Published: Thursday 26 July 2018
The Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) has today (26 July 2018) published its latest statistics on young people …

Zero Tolerance Under Pressure Training 2018

Published: Wednesday 25 July 2018
Zero Tolerance, Scotland’s charity working to end men’s violence against women, are looking for experienced trainers and youth w…

Safeguarder recruitment

Published: Monday 23 July 2018
Children 1st, Scotland’s National Children’s Charity, are recruiting Safeguarders to an important role in children’s hearings an…

Shine a light on care

Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018
The National Confidential Forum has launched a campaign aimed at encouraging people to share their experiences of growing up in …

Improving Children’s Lives: nominations sought for new award

Published: Wednesday 18 July 2018
CELCIS is backing the 2018 Herald Society Awards by supporting the creation of a new category - Improving Children’s Lives Award…

Recommendations made on supporting the attainment and achievement of children experiencing poverty

Published: Thursday 12 July 2018
The Education and Skills Committee have published a new report that examines how poverty impacts school-age children and young p…

Children's social circumstances and educational outcomes

Published: Wednesday 11 July 2018
The circumstances in which children and young people are born, grow up and learn contribute to inequalities in educational outco…

First report on Corporate Parenting in Scotland published

Published: Thursday 28 June 2018
The Scottish Government share Corporate Parent progress in supporting care experienced Children and Young People, and care leave…

Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry extended

Published: Wednesday 27 June 2018
More voices of survivors to be heard after timescale change to the independent inquiry.

Care experienced children attainment funding announced by Scottish Government

Published: Wednesday 27 June 2018
The Scottish Government has announced it will invest £32 million specifically to support the educational needs of care experienc…

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