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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Call for better emotional and mental health support for education professionals - Barnardo's Scotland

17 February 2020
Barnardo's Scotland has published a new report, ‘Supervision in Education – Healthier Schools For All’, which calls for better e…

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CELCIS – Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection - statement on the conclusions and recommendations of the Independent Care Review

05 February 2020
CELCIS response to the publication of the conclusions and recommendations of the Independent Care Review.

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Groundbreaking Independent Review of the Care of Children in Scotland calls for a radical overhaul of Scotland’s care system

05 February 2020
Scotland’s Independent Care Review has published its findings and recommendations.

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Dramatic impact of mentoring programme

28 January 2020
The impact of the MCR Pathways’ mentoring programme on Scotland’s care-experienced young people.

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Changes to how child witnesses give evidence comes into force

24 January 2020
New legislation has come into force in Scotland (20 January) which ensures that vulnerable child witnesses in serious criminal c…