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Our news helps everyone working with and for looked after children and young people keep up to speed with what's going on in the sector, here in Scotland, and further afield.


New Scottish Government consultation on revised National Guidance for Child Protection

21 October 2020
The Scottish Government would like to hear the views of those working with children, young people and their families on an updat…


Scotland’s New Secure Care Pathway and Standards launched

05 October 2020
The Scottish Government has today (5 October) published new Secure Care Pathway and Standards Scotland to guide all practitioner…


New independent body to advocate for UK response to childhood trauma launched

17 September 2020
The UK Trauma Council (UKCT) was launched today (17 September) to drive positive change in the care and support provided to chil…


UK Information Commissioner introduces a statutory code designed to protect children online

11 September 2020
A statutory code requiring digital organisations to provide better online privacy protections for children came into force for t…


Scotland paves the way to incorporate the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into domestic law

02 September 2020
The Scottish Government has introduced a new Bill to the Scottish Parliament to incorporate the United Nations Convention of the…