Latest Who Cares? Scotland News

WC?S feature in the Status of Young Women in Scotland report

Earlier this year, we were asked by YWCA, the Young Women’s Movement, to take part in a piece of research about what is means to be a young women in Scotland today. The researchers were keen to get the...

Posted on 03 Nov 2015

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ON THE ROAD – WC?S 2016 Priority Campaign

YOU VOTED . WE LISTENED! The Who Cares? Scotland Membership has spoken and today sees the launch of the ‘On the Road’ campaign. WC?S will campaign to get Local Authorities across Scotland to provide their care experienced young people...

Posted on 27 Oct 2015

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Care Leavers Covenant Launches

To mark the start of National Care Leavers Week 2015, a major project to support young care leavers in Scotland has been announced today (Thursday 22 October). The Scottish Care Leavers Covenant asks corporate parents and others with a...

Posted on 27 Oct 2015

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Friend of WC?S Abseils Down the Titan Crane to Raise Money

On Sunday 4th October, Vicki Waddell, teacher and Friend of Who Cares? Scotland abseiled down the Titan Crane in Clydebank in order to raise £240 for WC?S.  The Titan Crane is a 150-foot-high (46 m) cantilever crane at Clydebank. It...

Posted on 07 Oct 2015

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Who Cares? Scotland’s Concerns Around Education (Scotland) Bill Recognised in Stage 1 Report

Scotland’s Education and Culture Committee have published their Stage 1 report on the Education (Scotland) Bill which features three key messages highlighted by Who Cares? Scotland. Click here to read more.

Posted on 10 Sep 2015

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New Job Opportunities for Care Experienced Young People

Who Cares? Scotland, Move On , Venture Trust  and LinkLiving will be recruiting 20 young candidates to join a training and induction programme to support you to prepare for a job.   

Posted on 08 Sep 2015

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Student Awards Agency Scotland sponsor National Care Leavers’ Week Scotland 2015

Who Cares? Scotland is delighted to announce The Student Awards Agency Scotland as the first official sponsor of National Care Leavers’ Week Scotland 2015.

Posted on 26 Aug 2015

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We want to know your thoughts on returning back to care!

The Scottish Government wants to know what you think about returning back to care once you have left.  The idea of 'return to care' could be anything from going back to your previous placement for dinner, to going back...

Posted on 20 Aug 2015

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Councils must do more for children from care homes, urges Minister for Learning

Scottish ministers have urged councils to do more to support children in care while they are at school, a recent Herald article reports.  The call from Alasdair Allan, the Minister for Learning, comes after figures showed councils failing to provide for children who grow up with foster families or in care homes.  

Posted on 03 Aug 2015

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