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.

Scottish Government

Progress report on Corporate Parenting in Scotland

10 December 2021
Scottish Ministers have published (9 December) ‘Caring for our children and young people: An update on Scotland's Corporate Pare…

Scottish Government

Scotland’s Financial Redress Scheme now open

08 December 2021
In a statement to the Scottish Parliament (8 December 2021), Scotland’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced that the Fi…

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New report explores fostering in 2021

07 December 2021
The views and experiences of foster carers and services have been published (7 December) in a new State of the Nation's Foster C…

Scottish Government

New funding for Scottish Attainment Challenge approach and supporting education recovery

24 November 2021
The Scottish Government has announced (23 November) £200 million of targeted funding as part of a redesigned approach to tacklin…

Scottish Government

UNCRC implementation guidance published

19 November 2021
New introductory guidance on the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) published.