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Published, 26 August 2015

All news from CELCIS and the children's sector

Scotland's Children's Panels launch recruitment drive

Published: Wednesday 17 August 2016
Scotland's Children's Panels have launched a recruitment drive for new members.


Independent review of Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland published

Published: Monday 15 August 2016
A review commissioned by the Department for Health, Social Services and Public Safety in NI, and chaired by Alexis Jay.


In care, out of trouble

Published: Monday 15 August 2016
Too many children in care end up in the criminal justice system says new report (England and Wales).


Launch of pre-Hearing visits for young people

Published: Wednesday 10 August 2016
Children and young people can now benefit from being shown around a Children's Hearing Centre prior to their Hearing.


Vision and Values of the children's hearings system in Scotland

Published: Friday 29 July 2016
The values and vision of work carried out by CHIP, for and on behalf of children and young people in the Hearings System .


Named Person to go ahead with amendments

Published: Thursday 28 July 2016
Scottish Government's 'named person' policy goes ahead with amendments to information sharing provisions


New Chair appointed to lead Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

Published: Wednesday 27 July 2016
Senior judge, the Right Honourable Lady Anne Smith will take on the role from 1 August.


Children face obstacles when their parents don't have the right connections

Published: Wednesday 27 July 2016
A new report from The Prince's Trust highlights the difficulties facing children when their parents are not socially well connec…


Scottish Government will bring forward new laws to tackle child poverty

Published: Friday 22 July 2016
Scottish Government will tackle the deep-rooted causes of child poverty for the first time in its history


Children's social work under pressure in England

Published: Wednesday 13 July 2016
Government proposals for social work reform in England have significant weaknesses, says the Education Committee.


Safeguarder in the Children's Hearing System vacancy

Published: Tuesday 12 July 2016
Vacancies throughout Scotland for individuals who are committed to making decisions in the best interest of children


National Guidance on Part 13: Support for Kinship Care

Published: Monday 11 July 2016
National guidance on part 13 (support for kinship care) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act published


National Care Leavers Week Scotland 2016

Published: Thursday 7 July 2016
Who Cares? (Scotland) is planning their biggest and best NCLWS yet. It's running from 20-29 Oct. Get involved!


UK Government plans to improve Permanency skills for social workers

Published: Wednesday 6 July 2016
New optional training programme will offer more opportunities for professional development, which promote depth of practice.


Independent review of residential care in England and the Government's response

Published: Monday 4 July 2016
Report of Sir Martin Narey’s independent review of children’s residential care.


Funding for Champions Boards for care experienced young people

Published: Wednesday 29 June 2016
New funding for Champions Boards announced


Remembering Bob Holman

Published: Tuesday 28 June 2016
Remembering the life of Bob Holman, the community worker and poverty campaigner who died recently


New educational outcomes statistics show the gap is closing

Published: Wednesday 22 June 2016
Get the latest statistics on educational outcomes for looked after children 2014 - 2015, published by Scottish Government.


Watch SIRCC 2016 Keynote Speaker Laura Beveridge's new TEDx talk

Published: Wednesday 22 June 2016
Laura's passionate keynote speech about her experiences of the care system was a highlight at SIRCC 2016


Teacher cuts could have impact on pupil attainment

Published: Tuesday 21 June 2016
Scottish children with Additional Support Needs (ASN) may not be getting the support they need according to the SCSC.