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Embedding the principles of The Promise

...supporting them, we have kept firm sight of the recommendations included in the Independent Care Review reports and aim to share knowledge around the key foundations of The Promise in order to make progress. Through projects such as Changing...


GTCS: The Review of Professional Teaching Standards (2017-2018)

Integration of Health and Social Care (2017-2018)

Pupil Support Staff Learning Programme 

...– meaningful participation, engagement and co-production, our contribution to the Independent Care Review, and providing pupil support staff with learning and development opportunities.   The programme itself will be created using a truly...


25 Calls response: The Care Review is laying down a challenge. In 2020 you can be part of the solution

... The Care Review is laying down a challenge. In 2020 you can be part of the solution 13 December 2019 For the last of this year’s 25 Calls responses, Jimmy Paul responds to Call 7, reflecting on the achievements of the Care Review – and...


Children in Scotland CEO to support work of The Promise, delivering on Care Review’s calls

... Children in Scotland CEO to support work of The Promise, delivering on Care Review’s calls 27 Jul 2020 Children in Scotland’s CEO Jackie Brock has taken up the offer of supporting Fiona Duncan, Chair of the Independent Care Review, to...


Collective understanding and support across Scottish society will help deliver Care Review’s vision

... Collective understanding and support across Scottish society will help deliver Care Review’s vision 5 February 2020 Children in Scotland has welcomed today’s publication of the Independent Care Review and pledged support to deliver on its...


New advisory board to explore and share the experience of foster care

‘Transfer of power’ vital in securing positive outcomes for care experienced young people, report finds

...out about work to deliver on the change demanded by the findings of the Independent Care Review, a key area of crossover with the Home and Belonging project Click here for more Life Changes Trust...

care care experienced home and belonging homelessness Participation rights

National Care Service consultation: Concerns over lack of detail for children’s services and unrealistic timeframe
care Healthcare Policy

Committing to radical change in Scotland’s system of care

...people and families shared their intimate and sometimes painful experiences with the Independent Care Review in the hope of change for the families who would need Scotland’s love, nurture and support. That selfless generosity, which has driven...


Childcare expansion: prioritise quality and inclusive practice, and ensure that the child’s experience is central
additional support for learning ASL Brexit childcare early learning and childcare Early years inclusion

25 Calls response: Improving care cannot wait

...care cannot wait 8 August 2019 Responding to Call 7  from Fiona Duncan, Sara Lurie says the Care Review is doing incredibly important work but it must not be used as a substitute for action now  Call 7: Support the aims and work of the...


25 Calls response: The hope is that people can acknowledge the assumptions that they make about those in care and challenge them

...for how they will be part of the changes to come. Call 7: Support the aims and work of the Care Review – making changes to improve care now and in future For 40 years, Who Cares? Scotland has held voluntary relationships with care...


2018 preview: culture, kindergartens and coming of age

Insight magazine Issue 3 now available for non-members

...recognise Care Experience as a protected characteristic and played a key role in the Independent Care Review, leading to the establishment of The Promise. Who Cares? Scotland is committed to ensuring that the voices of Care Experienced people are...


Keeping Children in Scotland’s commitment to The Promise

...both the child’s point of view and the parents’ or carers’ perspectives.   Independent Care Review Workforce Group  All of this meant that I paid particular attention when, in late 2016, Nicola Sturgeon, the then First Minister,...


Young people at the heart of hearings system proposals

...and it was led by Sheriff David Mackie. The genesis of the report dates back to the Independent Care Review that heard from 5,500 voices with lived experience of the care system, and led to the launch in February 2020 of ‘the promise’: that...


Young people's voices at the heart of new pupil support project

...Strategic plan Learn more about our plans for 2017-23 Click here to access Independent Care Review Acess resoures, information and more Click here for more Corra: The Promise Partnership Funding and support to organisations and...


Launching a major new co-design project for pupil support staff

...out more about the work undertaken by The Promise Click here for more Independent Care Review Acess resoures, information and more Click here for more Corra: The Promise Partnership Funding and...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...activities over the summer. Alison Johnstone praised the work of The Promise and the Independent Care Review as a significant step forward and Jamie Greene called for continued support to the care system and a greater support to children with...


25 & Up: After a year of adversity, change is coming – and Scotland is more determined than ever to Keep the Promise

...campaign call, updates on the Plan, and hails everyone who has campaigned so hard to keep the Care Review on track It’s almost four years after the launch of the Independent Care Review, two years on from the start of Children in...

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The consequences of inequality and our chance to choose a different path

...the Scottish Government’s promise of UNCRC incorporation ‘to the max’ and the Independent Care Review all signal the extent to which children’s voices have entered the political discourse and the potency of collective campaigning. Equal...


2021-26 Manifesto launches with calls to put wellbeing at the heart of Scottish budget, include under-16s in Citizens’ Assemblies, target air pollution and introduce a ‘hobby premium’

...policy change in Scotland over the past year – the recommendations of the Independent Care Review, the introduction of the Equal Protection Act, and the promise of full incorporation of the UNCRC. “These are all powerful signs of the...

budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it

...Simpson revisits her 25 Calls contribution, arguing that UNCRC incorporation and the work of the Care Review provide the scaffolding for change Scotland’s families need Back in 2018 when we made our call for relationship-based whole family...

25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...to read more "A big moment for Scotland's future" In February we welcomed the Care Review's calls and pledged to #KeepThePromise Click to read more "A unique report led by young people" In February...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

25 & Up: A workforce to be reckoned with

...things that exemplifies what Liz and I were talking about all those months ago was the Independent Care Review. I had the privilege of being on the Workforce Group and got the opportunity to work with an amazing group of people as part of the wider...


Navigating post-virus renewal - five steps into the future

...promise to care experienced children and young people that the recommendations of the Independent Care Review will be delivered. 2. Driving change Capturing the ambition that children and young people have expressed about the world they want to...


Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...the rediscovery of the Health Visitor service, expansion of early learning and childcare and the Care Review. But we need to build on this by giving more support to parents from before conception till the child is at least two years of age. The...


25 Calls response: How do you ensure vulnerable children know you’re on their side? Be professional – and be human

...of the British Council in Scotland and member of the Workforce Journey Group of the Independent Care Review. She also coaches (emerging) leaders. She is responding here to Call 20 of our 25 Calls campaign, by Liz Green and Simon Massey:...


‘Change the language of poverty for young people’ is #1 call in Children in Scotland’s 25th anniversary campaign

...place to grow up’ (Elaine Kerridge – Children in Scotland) Support the aims and work of the Care Review (Fiona Duncan – Chair, Independent Care Review in Scotland) Reform the Gender Recognition Act to give trans young people the chance to...


Call 7: Support the aims and work of the Care Review – making changes to improve care now and in future

... Call 7: Support the aims and work of the Care Review – making changes to improve care now and in future By Fiona Duncan Over the past 18 months the Independent Care Review has heard from 1,136 infants, children, young people and...


New report explores poverty and the care system

...further financial hardship when their child is removed into the care system. Evidence from The Care Review (click here for more) shows that families living in poverty are already at increased risk of coming into contact with the care system,...

care system Children Poverty research

Foster Care Fortnight: foster carers' essential work

...guidelines are a step towards achieving The Promise, which was laid out by the Independent Care Review to ensure the voices of children and young people in care are heard and that sibling relationships are protected. TACT explained: “TACT...

care care experienced people foster care the Promise

Renewed calls for minimum allowance for foster carers
care experienced foster care

Creative expressions of care

...McCartney met with care-experienced young people and adults, care professionals, and Independent Care Review contributors to develop the script with authentic narratives. Its reading has been been filmed with a cast of nine performers in...

Arts care care experience young carers

It's time to deliver change in foster care
ASL care experienced Education foster care Health looked after children Mental Health

Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

We need to foster a care system built on love

...of their rights and best interests. In 2016, when First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the Care Review, she shared her vision for what a new system could look like. She said it should be “one that gives [Care Experienced people] a sense...

advocacy care experience Legislation

Review of Additional Support for Learning

Have your say to help #KeepThePromise

...#KeepThePromise Posted 30.06.23 by Alice Hinds care care experienced people Care Review the Promise Charities, organisations and individuals around the country are being encouraged to share their opinions to help...

care care experienced people Care Review the Promise

Social work interventions across Scotland

...vary widely by Scottish local authority Posted 2 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson care Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare New research has found that, nationally, 26.5% of children were referred to...

care Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare

We've made progress on children's rights, but not enough

...face challenges to their rights. Along with others, our early work helped secure the Independent Care Review. The Promise now gives hope of change, but care experienced young people are frustrated at government assurances still...

Children's rights human rights

Funding to help transform family support

...12 July, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Children's artwork. care Care Review the Promise The Scottish Government has released funding to help support families and reduce the number of children going...

care Care Review the Promise

Podcast

...and Parenthood education (29 January 2020) Click here to access Episode 1 - 'Independent Care Review' Episode one: Jimmy Paul and Simon Massey discuss the Independent Care Review (16 January 2020) Click here to...


"We need to nurture staff who nurture our kids"

...for Residentical Child Care (SIRCC) conference in June 2018 and has been presented to the Care Review. The framework is proving popular and I am delighted to see that others have considered adopting something similar with their own staff....


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2019 – presentations

...the event: Day one Using lived and professional experiences to guide the workforce, Independent Care Review Moral distress: developing resilience in the face of unavoidable ethical challenges, Kibble Leader of the pack (brum brum!): diversion...


What better way than a Bill to mark the UNCRC's birthday?

...national policy to address this. As co-chair of the Rights Work Group of the Independent Care Review I have worked with young care-experienced human rights defenders from across Scotland. It is their voices and experience that is driving...


25 Calls

...across Scotland Poverty Alliance respectme Community Justice Scotland Independent Care Review in Scotland Common Weal Scottish Autism Architecture & Design Scotland Special edition of our magazine In the...


News

...July 2020 Children in Scotland CEO to support work of The Promise, delivering on Care Review’s calls Children in Scotland’s CEO Jackie Brock has taken up the offer of supporting Fiona Duncan, Chair of the...



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Embedding the principles of The Promise

...supporting them, we have kept firm sight of the recommendations included in the Independent Care Review reports and aim to share knowledge around the key foundations of The Promise in order to make progress. Through projects such as Changing...


25 Calls response: The Care Review is laying down a challenge. In 2020 you can be part of the solution

... The Care Review is laying down a challenge. In 2020 you can be part of the solution 13 December 2019 For the last of this year’s 25 Calls responses, Jimmy Paul responds to Call 7, reflecting on the achievements of the Care Review – and...


Children in Scotland CEO to support work of The Promise, delivering on Care Review’s calls

... Children in Scotland CEO to support work of The Promise, delivering on Care Review’s calls 27 Jul 2020 Children in Scotland’s CEO Jackie Brock has taken up the offer of supporting Fiona Duncan, Chair of the Independent Care Review, to...


Collective understanding and support across Scottish society will help deliver Care Review’s vision

... Collective understanding and support across Scottish society will help deliver Care Review’s vision 5 February 2020 Children in Scotland has welcomed today’s publication of the Independent Care Review and pledged support to deliver on its...


New advisory board to explore and share the experience of foster care

‘Transfer of power’ vital in securing positive outcomes for care experienced young people, report finds

...out about work to deliver on the change demanded by the findings of the Independent Care Review, a key area of crossover with the Home and Belonging project Click here for more Life Changes Trust...

care care experienced home and belonging homelessness Participation rights

National Care Service consultation: Concerns over lack of detail for children’s services and unrealistic timeframe
care Healthcare Policy

Committing to radical change in Scotland’s system of care

...people and families shared their intimate and sometimes painful experiences with the Independent Care Review in the hope of change for the families who would need Scotland’s love, nurture and support. That selfless generosity, which has driven...


Childcare expansion: prioritise quality and inclusive practice, and ensure that the child’s experience is central
additional support for learning ASL Brexit childcare early learning and childcare Early years inclusion

25 Calls response: Improving care cannot wait

...care cannot wait 8 August 2019 Responding to Call 7  from Fiona Duncan, Sara Lurie says the Care Review is doing incredibly important work but it must not be used as a substitute for action now  Call 7: Support the aims and work of the...


25 Calls response: The hope is that people can acknowledge the assumptions that they make about those in care and challenge them

...for how they will be part of the changes to come. Call 7: Support the aims and work of the Care Review – making changes to improve care now and in future For 40 years, Who Cares? Scotland has held voluntary relationships with care...


2018 preview: culture, kindergartens and coming of age

Insight magazine Issue 3 now available for non-members

...recognise Care Experience as a protected characteristic and played a key role in the Independent Care Review, leading to the establishment of The Promise. Who Cares? Scotland is committed to ensuring that the voices of Care Experienced people are...


Keeping Children in Scotland’s commitment to The Promise

...both the child’s point of view and the parents’ or carers’ perspectives.   Independent Care Review Workforce Group  All of this meant that I paid particular attention when, in late 2016, Nicola Sturgeon, the then First Minister,...


Young people at the heart of hearings system proposals

...and it was led by Sheriff David Mackie. The genesis of the report dates back to the Independent Care Review that heard from 5,500 voices with lived experience of the care system, and led to the launch in February 2020 of ‘the promise’: that...


Young people's voices at the heart of new pupil support project

...Strategic plan Learn more about our plans for 2017-23 Click here to access Independent Care Review Acess resoures, information and more Click here for more Corra: The Promise Partnership Funding and support to organisations and...


Launching a major new co-design project for pupil support staff

...out more about the work undertaken by The Promise Click here for more Independent Care Review Acess resoures, information and more Click here for more Corra: The Promise Partnership Funding and...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...activities over the summer. Alison Johnstone praised the work of The Promise and the Independent Care Review as a significant step forward and Jamie Greene called for continued support to the care system and a greater support to children with...


25 & Up: After a year of adversity, change is coming – and Scotland is more determined than ever to Keep the Promise

...campaign call, updates on the Plan, and hails everyone who has campaigned so hard to keep the Care Review on track It’s almost four years after the launch of the Independent Care Review, two years on from the start of Children in...

25 and Up 25 calls campaign care care experience care experienced Care Review fiona duncan the Promise

The consequences of inequality and our chance to choose a different path

...the Scottish Government’s promise of UNCRC incorporation ‘to the max’ and the Independent Care Review all signal the extent to which children’s voices have entered the political discourse and the potency of collective campaigning. Equal...


2021-26 Manifesto launches with calls to put wellbeing at the heart of Scottish budget, include under-16s in Citizens’ Assemblies, target air pollution and introduce a ‘hobby premium’

...policy change in Scotland over the past year – the recommendations of the Independent Care Review, the introduction of the Equal Protection Act, and the promise of full incorporation of the UNCRC. “These are all powerful signs of the...

budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it

...Simpson revisits her 25 Calls contribution, arguing that UNCRC incorporation and the work of the Care Review provide the scaffolding for change Scotland’s families need Back in 2018 when we made our call for relationship-based whole family...

25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...to read more "A big moment for Scotland's future" In February we welcomed the Care Review's calls and pledged to #KeepThePromise Click to read more "A unique report led by young people" In February...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

25 & Up: A workforce to be reckoned with

...things that exemplifies what Liz and I were talking about all those months ago was the Independent Care Review. I had the privilege of being on the Workforce Group and got the opportunity to work with an amazing group of people as part of the wider...


Navigating post-virus renewal - five steps into the future

...promise to care experienced children and young people that the recommendations of the Independent Care Review will be delivered. 2. Driving change Capturing the ambition that children and young people have expressed about the world they want to...


Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...the rediscovery of the Health Visitor service, expansion of early learning and childcare and the Care Review. But we need to build on this by giving more support to parents from before conception till the child is at least two years of age. The...


25 Calls response: How do you ensure vulnerable children know you’re on their side? Be professional – and be human

...of the British Council in Scotland and member of the Workforce Journey Group of the Independent Care Review. She also coaches (emerging) leaders. She is responding here to Call 20 of our 25 Calls campaign, by Liz Green and Simon Massey:...


‘Change the language of poverty for young people’ is #1 call in Children in Scotland’s 25th anniversary campaign

...place to grow up’ (Elaine Kerridge – Children in Scotland) Support the aims and work of the Care Review (Fiona Duncan – Chair, Independent Care Review in Scotland) Reform the Gender Recognition Act to give trans young people the chance to...



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Review of Additional Support for Learning

Podcast

...and Parenthood education (29 January 2020) Click here to access Episode 1 - 'Independent Care Review' Episode one: Jimmy Paul and Simon Massey discuss the Independent Care Review (16 January 2020) Click here to...


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2019 – presentations

...the event: Day one Using lived and professional experiences to guide the workforce, Independent Care Review Moral distress: developing resilience in the face of unavoidable ethical challenges, Kibble Leader of the pack (brum brum!): diversion...


25 Calls

...across Scotland Poverty Alliance respectme Community Justice Scotland Independent Care Review in Scotland Common Weal Scottish Autism Architecture & Design Scotland Special edition of our magazine In the...


News

...July 2020 Children in Scotland CEO to support work of The Promise, delivering on Care Review’s calls Children in Scotland’s CEO Jackie Brock has taken up the offer of supporting Fiona Duncan, Chair of the...



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Call 7: Support the aims and work of the Care Review – making changes to improve care now and in future
post

... Call 7: Support the aims and work of the Care Review – making changes to improve care now and in future By Fiona Duncan Over the past 18 months the Independent Care Review has heard from 1,136 infants, children, young people and...


New report explores poverty and the care system
post

...further financial hardship when their child is removed into the care system. Evidence from The Care Review (click here for more) shows that families living in poverty are already at increased risk of coming into contact with the care system,...

care system Children Poverty research

Foster Care Fortnight: foster carers' essential work
post

...guidelines are a step towards achieving The Promise, which was laid out by the Independent Care Review to ensure the voices of children and young people in care are heard and that sibling relationships are protected. TACT explained: “TACT...

care care experienced people foster care the Promise

Renewed calls for minimum allowance for foster carers
postcare experienced foster care

Creative expressions of care
post

...McCartney met with care-experienced young people and adults, care professionals, and Independent Care Review contributors to develop the script with authentic narratives. Its reading has been been filmed with a cast of nine performers in...

Arts care care experience young carers

It's time to deliver change in foster care
postASL care experienced Education foster care Health looked after children Mental Health

Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
postcare experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

We need to foster a care system built on love
post

...of their rights and best interests. In 2016, when First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the Care Review, she shared her vision for what a new system could look like. She said it should be “one that gives [Care Experienced people] a sense...

advocacy care experience Legislation

Have your say to help #KeepThePromise
post

...#KeepThePromise Posted 30.06.23 by Alice Hinds care care experienced people Care Review the Promise Charities, organisations and individuals around the country are being encouraged to share their opinions to help...

care care experienced people Care Review the Promise

Social work interventions across Scotland
post

...vary widely by Scottish local authority Posted 2 March, 2023 by Nina Joynson care Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare New research has found that, nationally, 26.5% of children were referred to...

care Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare

We've made progress on children's rights, but not enough
post

...face challenges to their rights. Along with others, our early work helped secure the Independent Care Review. The Promise now gives hope of change, but care experienced young people are frustrated at government assurances still...

Children's rights human rights

Funding to help transform family support
post

...12 July, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Children's artwork. care Care Review the Promise The Scottish Government has released funding to help support families and reduce the number of children going...

care Care Review the Promise

"We need to nurture staff who nurture our kids"
post

...for Residentical Child Care (SIRCC) conference in June 2018 and has been presented to the Care Review. The framework is proving popular and I am delighted to see that others have considered adopting something similar with their own staff....


What better way than a Bill to mark the UNCRC's birthday?
post

...national policy to address this. As co-chair of the Rights Work Group of the Independent Care Review I have worked with young care-experienced human rights defenders from across Scotland. It is their voices and experience that is driving...