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New adoption and fostering group

The Adoption and Fostering Alliance Scotland created. A new organisation to help children and young people find adoptive and foster families has been created, Children’s Minister ... Continue Reading →

A guide to youth justice in Scotland

The Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice has recently re-published ‘A Guide to Youth Justice in Scotland’. This resource is aimed at practitioners and managers who work with children ... Continue Reading →

Commission for Childcare Reform Report and Independent Review of early learning and childcare workforce published

The Commission for Childcare reform has published their final report. The report offers a series of new recommendations and reiterates and expands on initial proposals made in March. The ... Continue Reading →

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Learn how to engage with children and young people

Our new app, Engaging with Children and Young People, explores what you need to know, and be able to do, to engage effectively with children and young people. The user-friendly app ... Continue Reading →

New film about going to a children’s hearing

The Scottish Children Reporter Administration (SCRA) has launched a new film ‘Going To A Children’s Hearing’. The aim of the film is to help children and young people prepare ... Continue Reading →

Scottish Apprenticeship Week at Lullaby Lane

Founded in September 2013, Lullaby Lane Nursery situated inWesterton area of Bearsden, Glasgow has “created a home from home environment, creating secure attachments, through ... Continue Reading →

Is a career in social services a career for you?

A career in social serivices is a career for people who like people. Our new careers booklet A Career in Social Services has just been given a makeover.  This booklet is for people ... Continue Reading →

The SSSC becomes a corporate parent

On Wednesday 1 April 2015, the Children and Young People Act (Scotland) 2014 came into force and the SSSC, along with other organisations became corporate parents. From 1 April 2015: twenty-four ... Continue Reading →

Engaging survivors of historical child abuse

There is still time to have a say – new dates announced Two new dates have been announced by the Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) for events ... Continue Reading →