Latest Who Cares? Scotland News

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

Who Cares? Scotland is delighted to announce The Student Awards Agency for 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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Beith Primary School becomes a Friend of Who Cares? Scotland

Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald Donald Reid Mrs Kennedy and Mrs Shepherd, teachers from Beith Primary and pupils, once again welcomed  Who Cares? Scotland to their school on Wednesday, June 24. This voluntary organisation works across Scotland with children and...


Posted on 07 Jul 2015

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Herald article highlights barriers to educational attainment for young people in care

Speaking to the Herald, Who Cares? Scotland Ambassador Connor Chalmers reflected on his experiences of education, helping to highlight barriers to educational attainment for young people in care


Posted on 07 Jul 2015

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Who Cares? Scotland takes part in at Edinburgh’s first Police Box Festival

Who Cares? Scotland is excited to be taking over the Drummond Place (EH3) Police Box to create an engaging installation to spark discussion around the lives of Scotland’s young people in and from care.


Posted on 02 Jul 2015

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Sir Tom Hunter shows support for Scotland’s care experienced population

Sir Tom Hunter expresses his support for Scotland’s care experienced population after a visit to Who Cares? Scotland’s national office.


Posted on 24 Jun 2015

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Educational attainment of young people in care continues to improve

New figures released by Scottish Government show that educational attainment of looked after young people has improvement over the last three years.    


Posted on 24 Jun 2015

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Who Cares? Scotland joins corporate parents to celebrate legacy of Buttle UK Quality Mark

On Monday 8th June, Education Secretary Angela Constance joined staff and students from Scottish universities, colleges and local authorities at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in celebrating the legacy of the Buttle UK Quality Mark.   


Posted on 10 Jun 2015

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NUS Scotland President calls for care experience to be considered in widening access initiatives

NUS Scotland President calls for care experience to be considered within widening access initiatives


Posted on 19 May 2015

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