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Young people with care experience at the heart of new project

... Young people with care experience at the heart of new project 24 Sep 2019 Children in Scotland and Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum (Staf) are delighted to announce their partnership with young people with care experience to design...


Biting back: Transforming food experiences for Scotland's children

Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare Inclusion Fund
additional support needs childcare early learning funding

Call 24: Ensure all children can participate in high quality, innovative arts experiences from the earliest age
25 calls

Hidden Dynamics: The emotional experience of working with children and adolescents

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

...recognises the importance of brothers and sisters, parents, extended family and trusted adults. care experienced infants, children and young people will thrive in supportive and stable learning and work environments, ensuring they have the...


Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

A once in a lifetime experience – what FMQT Next Generation meant to one group of young people

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

...responds to Call 7 of our 25 Calls campaign. Carmel is a member of a representative group of care experienced people called ‘The Collective’ and explains her hopes for how they will be part of the changes to come. Call 7: Support the...


Young carers’ views on heritage showcased at People’s Story exhibition

25 Calls response: Target stigma, honour arts experiences and get the first years of school right to start levelling the playing field for children

The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund

Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

Comment: Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility we are still failing our children

...whose rights were already most at risk, including children living in poverty, disabled children, care experienced children, black and minority ethnic children, young carers, and children of prisoners. More children are in poverty, in need...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

2021 Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...providing education and learning opportunities to children aged 5-18 and older where they are care experienced or have additional support for learning needs. Help & Support, inc health and wellbeing, ASN etc (3 places) –...


Learning Week 2021 - Transcripts

...'Own It' Arts-based participation: music matters The Sound Lab Self-expression through music for care experienced people  Creativity with care during COVID-19 Soundcloud Presentation slides Recommended app guide Supporting young people in the...


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

...and a vision for the Scotland that together we could be. Driven by the voices of thousands of care experienced babies, infants, children, adults and families as well as the paid and unpaid workforce, the demand was for a Scotland where every...

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Member directory: T-Z

...events in Wester Hailes | whalearts.co.uk Who Cares Scotland Advocacy and membership service for care experienced young people and care leavers | whocaresscotland.org Windsor Park School Primary and secondary school for pupils with significant...


Member directory: full

...events in Wester Hailes | whalearts.co.uk Who Cares Scotland Advocacy and membership service for care experienced young people and care leavers | whocaresscotland.org Windsor Park School Primary and secondary school for pupils with significant...


Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

Focus on quality in childcare welcome, but "smarter thinking" required on school start age
Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

News: Report highlights success of family support programme

...2024. They also have hopes to extend the qualifying criteria to those under the age of 35 who are care experienced or from the most deprived communities.  The expansion programme is expected to mean support for an additional 500 families by...

Health parenting

News: Young People's Guarantee receives £4 million in extra funding

...Guarantee receives £4 million in extra funding Posted 11 May 2022, by Nina Joynson care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people The Scottish Government has announced additional...

care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people

How can we support young carers in education settings?

25 Calls response: Improving care cannot wait

...of care in Scotland. We must continue to listen to those who have lived in fostering households (care experienced young people, foster carers and their children) to make sure they lead the improvements to the system that we know are so badly...


Legislation to support siblings in care must be supported in practice

...must be supported in practice Posted on 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond advocacy care experience Legislation Protecting and supporting the sibling relationships of care experienced children and young people is vital to...

advocacy care experience Legislation

Committing to radical change in Scotland’s system of care

What is contemporary collecting and why do we care about it so much?

Access to Childcare Fund

News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers

...shows poor planning for care leavers Posted 19 January, 2022 by Catherine Bromley care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health Against the backdrop of stark statistics...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

Edinburgh Young Carers: Young Adult Carers Development Worker

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

Towards an Alternative Future for care-experienced children and young people

Comment: More agency must be given to children with experience of parental separation
children and young people family family support parenting separation

Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Supporting young carers
ASL Children's rights Mental Health

Being real with self-care: feeling good, working well

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

Voices Forum meeting: Early learning and childcare: readiness for 2020

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

...has been welcomed, and I have never once felt I was involved in the Review solely because of my care experience. I have led through the ‘journey’ phase with people like Lisa Macrae, Sue Brookes, John Carnochan and Denisha Killoh as equals....


Vicarious trauma and self-care

Is the child really at the centre of early learning and childcare?

Hidden dynamics: the emotional experience of working with children and adolescents

Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and families
childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

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

...in Scotland’s future. I hope it marks a profound change in how we value young people with care experience and their role in shaping the care system and care policy. “It is the culmination of three years’ work during which 5,500...


Trauma recovery, regulation and self-care: a residential on what trauma-informed practice really means

Access to Childcare Fund

Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

Issue 186 Children in Scotland Magazine

24 Nov 17 – Towards an Alternative Future for care-experienced children and young people


Young people with care experience at the heart of new project

... Young people with care experience at the heart of new project 24 Sep 2019 Children in Scotland and Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum (Staf) are delighted to announce their partnership with young people with care experience to design...


Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare Inclusion Fund
additional support needs childcare early learning funding

A once in a lifetime experience – what FMQT Next Generation meant to one group of young people

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

...responds to Call 7 of our 25 Calls campaign. Carmel is a member of a representative group of care experienced people called ‘The Collective’ and explains her hopes for how they will be part of the changes to come. Call 7: Support the...


Young carers’ views on heritage showcased at People’s Story exhibition

25 Calls response: Target stigma, honour arts experiences and get the first years of school right to start levelling the playing field for children

2021 Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...providing education and learning opportunities to children aged 5-18 and older where they are care experienced or have additional support for learning needs. Help & Support, inc health and wellbeing, ASN etc (3 places) –...


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

...and a vision for the Scotland that together we could be. Driven by the voices of thousands of care experienced babies, infants, children, adults and families as well as the paid and unpaid workforce, the demand was for a Scotland where every...

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

Focus on quality in childcare welcome, but "smarter thinking" required on school start age
Children Early years Families Jackie Brock Parents Scottish Government Support Wellbeing

How can we support young carers in education settings?

25 Calls response: Improving care cannot wait

...of care in Scotland. We must continue to listen to those who have lived in fostering households (care experienced young people, foster carers and their children) to make sure they lead the improvements to the system that we know are so badly...


Committing to radical change in Scotland’s system of care

What is contemporary collecting and why do we care about it so much?

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

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

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

...has been welcomed, and I have never once felt I was involved in the Review solely because of my care experience. I have led through the ‘journey’ phase with people like Lisa Macrae, Sue Brookes, John Carnochan and Denisha Killoh as equals....


Is the child really at the centre of early learning and childcare?

Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and families
childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

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

...in Scotland’s future. I hope it marks a profound change in how we value young people with care experience and their role in shaping the care system and care policy. “It is the culmination of three years’ work during which 5,500...



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The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund

Learning Week 2021 - Transcripts

...'Own It' Arts-based participation: music matters The Sound Lab Self-expression through music for care experienced people  Creativity with care during COVID-19 Soundcloud Presentation slides Recommended app guide Supporting young people in the...


Access to Childcare Fund


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Call 24: Ensure all children can participate in high quality, innovative arts experiences from the earliest age
post25 calls

Call 7: Support the aims and work of the Care Review – making changes to improve care now and in future
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...recognises the importance of brothers and sisters, parents, extended family and trusted adults. care experienced infants, children and young people will thrive in supportive and stable learning and work environments, ensuring they have the...


Comment: Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility we are still failing our children
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...whose rights were already most at risk, including children living in poverty, disabled children, care experienced children, black and minority ethnic children, young carers, and children of prisoners. More children are in poverty, in need...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

Member directory: T-Z
post

...events in Wester Hailes | whalearts.co.uk Who Cares Scotland Advocacy and membership service for care experienced young people and care leavers | whocaresscotland.org Windsor Park School Primary and secondary school for pupils with significant...


Member directory: full
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...events in Wester Hailes | whalearts.co.uk Who Cares Scotland Advocacy and membership service for care experienced young people and care leavers | whocaresscotland.org Windsor Park School Primary and secondary school for pupils with significant...


News: Report highlights success of family support programme
post

...2024. They also have hopes to extend the qualifying criteria to those under the age of 35 who are care experienced or from the most deprived communities.  The expansion programme is expected to mean support for an additional 500 families by...

Health parenting

News: Young People's Guarantee receives £4 million in extra funding
post

...Guarantee receives £4 million in extra funding Posted 11 May 2022, by Nina Joynson care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people The Scottish Government has announced additional...

care experience employment funding Scottish Government young people

Legislation to support siblings in care must be supported in practice
post

...must be supported in practice Posted on 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond advocacy care experience Legislation Protecting and supporting the sibling relationships of care experienced children and young people is vital to...

advocacy care experience Legislation

News: Evidence shows poor planning for care leavers
post

...shows poor planning for care leavers Posted 19 January, 2022 by Catherine Bromley care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health Against the backdrop of stark statistics...

care experience equality health and wellbeing looked after children Mental Health

Comment: More agency must be given to children with experience of parental separation
postchildren and young people family family support parenting separation

Q&A with Jennifer Lewis: Supporting young carers
postASL Children's rights Mental Health

24 Nov 17 – Towards an Alternative Future for care-experienced children and young people
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