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News from CELCIS and the children's sector

Scotland encouraged to keep ‘Eyes Open’ for children at risk

Published: Friday 22 June 2018
Everyone in Scotland should be keeping their ‘Eyes Open’ for children at risk during the schools holidays.


New study looks at the role of foster carers

Published: Tuesday 19 June 2018
Foster carers in Scotland are being asked to take part in a new study. The study aims to explore the unique circumstances and ch…


Statistics on Education Outcomes for Scotland's Looked After Children

Published: Tuesday 19 June 2018
The latest data on looked after children's attainment, post-school destinations, school attendance, exclusions and achievements.


Care Crisis Review launches

Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018
A Nuffield Foundation funded Review has confirmed that there is a crisis in the Children’s Social Care and Family Justice Sector…


Harmeny Education Trust seeks a Trustee

Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018
There's a vacancy at Harmeny Education Trust Ltd for an Education Trustee / Board Member


Student grant increase announced for care experienced young people in Scotland

Published: Monday 11 June 2018
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon commits to increasing financial support for care experienced young people in higher and further e…


Ofsted head warns some young children start school lacking basic hygiene and language skills

Published: Thursday 7 June 2018
Ofsted's Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman highlights her department’s concerns and the need for early years workers to play their…


Independent Care Review enters next phase of work

Published: Monday 4 June 2018
The Independent Care Review of Scotland’s care system enters its 'Journey' stage.


Children’s Commissioner for England concerned for ‘pinball kids’ in care

Published: Friday 1 June 2018
A new report highlights the disruptive impact of changes to circumstances.


Five full funded places available for Strathclyde child care course

Published: Monday 21 May 2018
The School of Social Work and Social Policy at the University of Strathclyde has just announced that it has five fully funded pl…


Independent Inquiry publishes Interim Report

Published: Wednesday 25 April 2018
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (England) has published its Interim Report, identifying steps to tkae and making…


Strathclyde Cares scoops Guardian award

Published: Wednesday 25 April 2018
The University of Strathclyde has won an award for its innovative programme which supports young people with experience of the c…


Global figures show online child sexual abuse imagery up by third

Published: Wednesday 18 April 2018
The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), a charity committed to eliminating child sexual abuse imagery online, has released figures …


Ofsted ask children in England about life in care

Published: Friday 13 April 2018
A new report looks at life in children’s homes and with foster carers.


Experiences of children and families to shape Scotland’s approach to mental health services

Published: Monday 9 April 2018
The Scottish Association of Mental Health (SAMH) is looking for children, young people and their families with direct experience…


Care Inspectorate begin revised joint inspection model

Published: Thursday 5 April 2018
Voices of care experienced children and young people are to be heard in new inspections.


Are there more children in care in England than at any time since the 1980s?

Published: Tuesday 3 April 2018
Full Fact, the UK’s independent factchecking charity, has examined the claim that the state is removing more children from their…


Police Scotland launch online child sexual abuse campaign

Published: Thursday 29 March 2018
National force to target online perpetrators in Scotland.


2016/17 Social Work Statistics published

Published: Tuesday 27 March 2018
Scottish Government publish the Children's Social Work Statistics for 2016 - 2017


National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day 2018

Published: Friday 16 March 2018
Charity network highlights Child Sexual Exploitation.


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