Our news helps everyone working with and for children in need of care and protection, their families and carers, and with care leavers, to keep up to speed with what's going on in the sector, here in Scotland, and further afield.

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CELCIS’s response to conclusion of research study to inform children’s services reform in Scotland

13 December 2023
Today (13 December 2023) CELCIS has completed the Children Services Reform Research study, with the research team publishing its…

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Structural change alone will not improve support for children, young people, and families in Scotland

13 December 2023
A groundbreaking, comprehensive study undertaken over the last year by a team of independent researchers at CELCIS, the Centre f…

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Workforce views and experiences give new insight into children’s services in Scotland

15 November 2023
New research for the study to inform children’s services reform in Scotland has been published by CELCIS, the Centre for Excelle…

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Second phase of Bright Spots programme Scottish pilot now open

19 October 2023
Local authorities are being invited to take part in the second phase of the Bright Spots programme in Scotland to help better un…

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New pilot report on holding in residential child care

12 September 2023
The University of Strathclyde has published ‘An Appreciative Inquiry into Holding in Residential Child Care: Pilot Report’ by Se…