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Today a 'quite childcare' revolution is taking place

...transformational change, it seeks to be bold and ambitious and by 2030 realise a better care system and family support around it. Being a parent is challenging, possibly the most important and hardest role we ever do. Sometimes we get it...


Understanding the key issues parents in Scotland face today

...asylum, carers, parents with care experience, parents who have had a child put into the care system, adoptive parents Many of the key challenges facing those in parenting roles in the report came as no surprise to us –...


“Children and young people give us the fuel to do our work”

The Commission for Childcare Reform and the Childcare Alliance (2014-2015)

Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners

... Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners Campaign group Fair Funding For Our Kids have again raised concern about the suitability of the Scottish childcare system and how it is serving working parents across the...


Committing to radical change in Scotland’s system of care

Young people at the heart of hearings system proposals

...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 care-experienced children and young people will grow up loved, safe...


Access to childcare services ‘has strengthened relationships and wellbeing for children and parents’, new report finds
access to childcare fund childcare Families flexibility out of school care Parents Poverty services

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

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

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

...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 experiences were heard, spanning children and young...


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

...July 2018, I have had the pleasure of spending time with people with lived experience of the ‘care system’ and with the people who support them. We have worked determinedly to build an extremely aspirational vision of care in Scotland, and...


25 Calls response: Improving care cannot wait

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

...to represent the wider narrative of this population. The Collective is about hope. Hope for a care system that believes in the potential of the children that have no choice but to depend on it. A care system that provides a sense of belonging...


Taking steps towards a more inclusive education system
Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Effective child protection system ‘depends on poverty reduction and strong local services’
Benefits Children Jackie Brock Poverty Protection Scottish Government Support

Keeping Children in Scotland’s commitment to The Promise

...successes and many, many happy memories have stayed with me.   A first-hand perspective of the care system  I have no doubt that this experience helped me become a much better social worker, working across child protection and therapeutic...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...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 children with additional support needs. Maree Todd said that “getting together with young people...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

“In a small country where people are well connected, adaptable and aspirational, great changes are possible”

Insight magazine Issue 3 now available for non-members

We need to foster a care system built on love

...important relate to the separation of and relationships between brothers and sisters within the care system. Since July, Children’s Panels now have a duty to consider ‘contact’ with siblings every time they make, change or continue a...

advocacy care experience Legislation

New report explores poverty and the care system

... Magazine / New report explores poverty and the care system Posted 24.08.23 by Alice Hinds care system Children Poverty research New report reveals families face further financial hardship when children are taken into care New research...

care system Children Poverty research

Access to Childcare Fund evaluation published

...must not risk losing focus on reducing inequalities for children and families 1 April 2020 Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners 2 May...

childcare Children early learning Early years Families

Animation project shares experiences of the legal system
animation Children law young people

Website launches for care support staff

...especially those considered 'high risk' and who have experienced – or will experience – the care system. The aim is to foster more hopeful conversations focused on setting goals or building motivation to work towards goals, or in...

care care experience

Creative expressions of care

... Magazine / News: Care Week to be marked with free performance exploring Scotland's care system Posted 19 October, 2022 by Nina Joynson. Image credit: Julie Howden. Arts care care experience young carers National Theatre of Scotland will...

Arts care care experience young carers

Supporting young people in the Scottish justice system

...the Right Space’ was co-created with young people who have experience of the justice and care system. It offers information and advice about the criminal justice system and what to expect, children’s rights, stories shared by those with...

engagement Participation Support youth justice

The Wee Childcare Company

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

Building Happier Futures

...with retailer John Lewis, helping to raise vital funds while also inspiring young people in the care system to discover their talent. Selected by Who Cares? Scotland (click here for more) as an individual with bags of potential, 18-year-old...

Arts care experience charity children and young people design Fundraising

Enter The Why Not? Trust’s digital showcase

...digital showcase Posted 18.10.23 by Alice Hinds art care experienced people care system digital The Why Not? Trust is seeking artwork from parents with care experience, which will be shared through a “digital...

art care experienced people care system digital

Member Insight Blog: Latest

...transformational change, it seeks to be bold and ambitious and by 2030 realise a better care system and family support around it. Being a parent is challenging, possibly the most important and hardest role we ever do. Sometimes we get it...


Social work interventions across Scotland

...resignation speech Feb 15, 2023 Care Week to be marked with free performance exploring Scotland's care system Oct 19, 2022 Comment Care experienced young people deserve to belong Oct 13, 2022 Funding to help transform family support Jul 12,...

care Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare

Investment in Gaelic education

...study Oct 25, 2022 Care Week to be marked with free performance exploring Scotland's care system Oct 19, 2022 Bridging payment to be doubled following calls from across the sector Oct 11, 2022 Comment The national policy on...

Education funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government

Youth homelessness project comes to Scotland

...Awards 2021, targets young people at risk of homelessness, including those leaving the care system. Teaching money management skills Expert trainers teach the essentials of money management, including how to deal with debt, budgeting,...

health and wellbeing homelessness young people

Funding to help transform family support

...report from the Independent Care Review that called for a “radical overhaul” of Scotland’s care system. Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville said: “It is essential that we provide the right kind of support to enable families to...

care Care Review the Promise

Member directory: full

...children and families | notredamecentre.org.uk The Promise Scotland Driving change across the care system | thepromise.scot The Richmond Fellowship Scotland Services and support for mental health, learning disabilities, dementia and alcohol...


Member directory: T-Z

...and families | notredamecentre.org.uk The Promise Scotland Driving change across the care system | thepromise.scot The Richmond Fellowship Scotland Services and support for mental health, learning disabilities, dementia and...


Specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people needed

...harms from alcohol and drugs argues that intervention is necessary throughout the social care system to prevent and treat problem alcohol and drug use, and emphasises the importance of assisting younger age groups for whom the available...

children and young people Health Mental Health

Parisa Shirazi

...centre on projects that help young people experiencing homelessness and those who have left the care system and also worked in their Policy Team. She previously worked in political offices in Holyrood and Westminster carrying out research and...

shirazi

Family ties

...Strategy may not be the best answer. Most children in such circumstances find themselves in care systems, usually run by local councils, which are not suitable for their long-term needs. Local authorities, in turn, find themselves having to...


The Membership Team

...centre on projects that help young people experiencing homelessness and those who have left the care system and also worked in their Policy Team. She previously worked in political offices in Holyrood and Westminster carrying out research and...


News

...in order to prevent more child deaths. 2 May 2018 Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners Campaign group Fair Funding for Our Kids have voiced their concerns...


07/2024 Residential

10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

AC24 - Exhibition Hall

Workshops AC24

Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub


No results found.


Today a 'quite childcare' revolution is taking place

...transformational change, it seeks to be bold and ambitious and by 2030 realise a better care system and family support around it. Being a parent is challenging, possibly the most important and hardest role we ever do. Sometimes we get it...


Understanding the key issues parents in Scotland face today

...asylum, carers, parents with care experience, parents who have had a child put into the care system, adoptive parents Many of the key challenges facing those in parenting roles in the report came as no surprise to us –...


“Children and young people give us the fuel to do our work”

Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners

... Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners Campaign group Fair Funding For Our Kids have again raised concern about the suitability of the Scottish childcare system and how it is serving working parents across the...


Committing to radical change in Scotland’s system of care

Young people at the heart of hearings system proposals

...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 care-experienced children and young people will grow up loved, safe...


Access to childcare services ‘has strengthened relationships and wellbeing for children and parents’, new report finds
access to childcare fund childcare Families flexibility out of school care Parents Poverty services

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

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

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

...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 experiences were heard, spanning children and young...


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

...July 2018, I have had the pleasure of spending time with people with lived experience of the ‘care system’ and with the people who support them. We have worked determinedly to build an extremely aspirational vision of care in Scotland, and...


25 Calls response: Improving care cannot wait

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

...to represent the wider narrative of this population. The Collective is about hope. Hope for a care system that believes in the potential of the children that have no choice but to depend on it. A care system that provides a sense of belonging...


Taking steps towards a more inclusive education system
Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Effective child protection system ‘depends on poverty reduction and strong local services’
Benefits Children Jackie Brock Poverty Protection Scottish Government Support

Keeping Children in Scotland’s commitment to The Promise

...successes and many, many happy memories have stayed with me.   A first-hand perspective of the care system  I have no doubt that this experience helped me become a much better social worker, working across child protection and therapeutic...


Question time for politicians at Voices Forum hustings

...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 children with additional support needs. Maree Todd said that “getting together with young people...


Embedding the principles of The Promise

“In a small country where people are well connected, adaptable and aspirational, great changes are possible”

Insight magazine Issue 3 now available for non-members


No results found.


No results found.


Parisa Shirazi

...centre on projects that help young people experiencing homelessness and those who have left the care system and also worked in their Policy Team. She previously worked in political offices in Holyrood and Westminster carrying out research and...

shirazi


The Wee Childcare Company

News

...in order to prevent more child deaths. 2 May 2018 Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners Campaign group Fair Funding for Our Kids have voiced their concerns...


07/2024 Residential

10/07/24 - Invisible Principles

AC24 - Exhibition Hall

Workshops AC24

Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub


No results found.


No results found.


We need to foster a care system built on love
post

...important relate to the separation of and relationships between brothers and sisters within the care system. Since July, Children’s Panels now have a duty to consider ‘contact’ with siblings every time they make, change or continue a...

advocacy care experience Legislation

New report explores poverty and the care system
post

... Magazine / New report explores poverty and the care system Posted 24.08.23 by Alice Hinds care system Children Poverty research New report reveals families face further financial hardship when children are taken into care New research...

care system Children Poverty research

Access to Childcare Fund evaluation published
post

...must not risk losing focus on reducing inequalities for children and families 1 April 2020 Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners 2 May...

childcare Children early learning Early years Families

Animation project shares experiences of the legal system
postanimation Children law young people

Website launches for care support staff
post

...especially those considered 'high risk' and who have experienced – or will experience – the care system. The aim is to foster more hopeful conversations focused on setting goals or building motivation to work towards goals, or in...

care care experience

Creative expressions of care
post

... Magazine / News: Care Week to be marked with free performance exploring Scotland's care system Posted 19 October, 2022 by Nina Joynson. Image credit: Julie Howden. Arts care care experience young carers National Theatre of Scotland will...

Arts care care experience young carers

Supporting young people in the Scottish justice system
post

...the Right Space’ was co-created with young people who have experience of the justice and care system. It offers information and advice about the criminal justice system and what to expect, children’s rights, stories shared by those with...

engagement Participation Support youth justice

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

...with retailer John Lewis, helping to raise vital funds while also inspiring young people in the care system to discover their talent. Selected by Who Cares? Scotland (click here for more) as an individual with bags of potential, 18-year-old...

Arts care experience charity children and young people design Fundraising

Enter The Why Not? Trust’s digital showcase
post

...digital showcase Posted 18.10.23 by Alice Hinds art care experienced people care system digital The Why Not? Trust is seeking artwork from parents with care experience, which will be shared through a “digital...

art care experienced people care system digital

Member Insight Blog: Latest
post

...transformational change, it seeks to be bold and ambitious and by 2030 realise a better care system and family support around it. Being a parent is challenging, possibly the most important and hardest role we ever do. Sometimes we get it...


Social work interventions across Scotland
post

...resignation speech Feb 15, 2023 Care Week to be marked with free performance exploring Scotland's care system Oct 19, 2022 Comment Care experienced young people deserve to belong Oct 13, 2022 Funding to help transform family support Jul 12,...

care Care Review Scottish Government social work Welfare

Investment in Gaelic education
post

...study Oct 25, 2022 Care Week to be marked with free performance exploring Scotland's care system Oct 19, 2022 Bridging payment to be doubled following calls from across the sector Oct 11, 2022 Comment The national policy on...

Education funding Gaelic Language Scots Scottish Government

Youth homelessness project comes to Scotland
post

...Awards 2021, targets young people at risk of homelessness, including those leaving the care system. Teaching money management skills Expert trainers teach the essentials of money management, including how to deal with debt, budgeting,...

health and wellbeing homelessness young people

Funding to help transform family support
post

...report from the Independent Care Review that called for a “radical overhaul” of Scotland’s care system. Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville said: “It is essential that we provide the right kind of support to enable families to...

care Care Review the Promise

Member directory: full
post

...children and families | notredamecentre.org.uk The Promise Scotland Driving change across the care system | thepromise.scot The Richmond Fellowship Scotland Services and support for mental health, learning disabilities, dementia and alcohol...


Member directory: T-Z
post

...and families | notredamecentre.org.uk The Promise Scotland Driving change across the care system | thepromise.scot The Richmond Fellowship Scotland Services and support for mental health, learning disabilities, dementia and...


Specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people needed
post

...harms from alcohol and drugs argues that intervention is necessary throughout the social care system to prevent and treat problem alcohol and drug use, and emphasises the importance of assisting younger age groups for whom the available...

children and young people Health Mental Health

Family ties
post

...Strategy may not be the best answer. Most children in such circumstances find themselves in care systems, usually run by local councils, which are not suitable for their long-term needs. Local authorities, in turn, find themselves having to...


The Membership Team
post

...centre on projects that help young people experiencing homelessness and those who have left the care system and also worked in their Policy Team. She previously worked in political offices in Holyrood and Westminster carrying out research and...