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More support for care experienced people wanting to go to university in Scotland

Published: Thursday 25 July 2019
A new initiative sees care experienced students who meet the mimimum entry grades awarded a place at university.

All Party Parliamentary Group reports on Financial Education for Care Experienced Children

Published: Tuesday 9 July 2019
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Financial Education for Young People has published ‘Care to talk about Money? The Im…

Justice for Children initiative launched at United Nations

Published: Friday 5 July 2019
Led by project director Professor Jennifer Davidson, CELCIS’s Executive Director and Executive Director of the Institute for Ins…

Research published from survey of care experienced students

Published: Wednesday 26 June 2019
The first Scotland-wide survey of care experienced students in Scotland’s colleges and universities.

Organisations call for action now: Kids can’t wait for new income supplement

Published: Monday 24 June 2019
CELCIS has joined more than 70 organisations and leaders from across Scottish society to call on the First Minister to speed up …

Phase one reports of Permanently Progressing? Building secure futures for children in Scotland published

Published: Friday 21 June 2019
Reports from a study investigated decision making, permanence, progress, outcomes and belonging for children in Scotland who bec…

Public urged to keep eyes open for children at risk over school holidays

Published: Thursday 20 June 2019
A new child protection campaign is encouraging everyone to keep their Eyes Open for children at risk during the school holidays,…

Educational outcomes statistics published

Published: Tuesday 18 June 2019
The Scottish Government has published the Educational Outcomes for Looked After Children 2017-2018 statistics.Linking school and…

Taking the next steps to build brighter futures - CELCIS publishes new five-year strategy

Published: Friday 31 May 2019
CELCIS publishes its new Strategy for 2019-2024.

International call to respond to the needs of children on the move

Published: Friday 31 May 2019
An international partnership of humanitarian and children’s rights organisations behind a new training resource met with the UN’…

Housing First for Youth programme expands in to Edinburgh

Published: Wednesday 22 May 2019
Following the success of the pilot of the UK’s first – and only – Housing First project for care experienced young people, Rock …

The challenge of homelessness faced by Scotland’s care experienced young people

Published: Tuesday 21 May 2019
A new CELCIS briefing outlines how young people who have been in care can experience difficulties in securing housing

Launch of Advance Payments for survivors of abuse in care

Published: Friday 26 April 2019
The Advance Payment Scheme comes ahead of the planned legislation for a statutory redress scheme for survivors of abuse in care …

NSPCC Child sexual abuse statistics briefing

Published: Monday 15 April 2019
To help professionals make evidence-based decisions, the NSPCC has published a briefing introducing the data available on child …

Pioneering new international training launched to help support unaccompanied and separated children

Published: Friday 12 April 2019
A new online course dedicated to responding to the needs and rights of unaccompanied and separated children.

Fostering and adoption statistics published

Published: Friday 29 March 2019
The Care Inspectorate has published data providing insight into fostering and adoption services in Scotland.

Scottish Government Children's Social Work Statistics 2017-18

Published: Tuesday 26 March 2019
The Scottish Government has published its children’s social work statistics for 2017-18. These statistics were collected from lo…

Public Understanding of Child Sexual Exploitation

Published: Monday 18 March 2019
The Scottish Government has joined forces with Barnardo’s Scotland to support the launch of a new report: 'Public Understanding …

Global opportunity to ensure Justice for Children

Published: Tuesday 5 March 2019
The Institute Inspiring Children’s Futures and CELCIS at the University of Strathclyde have combined forces with a number of oth…

What does compassionate care look like?

Published: Tuesday 12 February 2019
We are working with the SSSC and the Care Inspectorate to gather stories about what it feels like to experience compassion and k…

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