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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.


New Scottish Government guidance to help local authorities allocate school attainment funding for care experienced children 2020-2021

01 September 2020
The Scottish Government has published (1 September) national operational guidance for local authorities to help them decide how …


Updated Children's Social Work Statistics Scotland, 2018-2019

01 September 2020
The Scottish Government has today published an update to the official Children's Social Work Statistics for 2018-2019 published …


Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill published

19 August 2020
The Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament (13 August)…


Experiences of virtual Children’s Hearings captured in new consultation

03 August 2020
The findings of a new rapid consultation published today (3 August) have identified key areas of focus for further strengthening…


Call to close the digital divide for care leavers

22 July 2020
New rapid research published today (22 July) by CELCIS, has revealed that COVID-19 has further deepened the impact of digital ex…