Latest Who Cares? Scotland News

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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Time to [act] event and WC?S AGM to be held on the 21st May

The 21st May will be a busy day for everyone at Who Cares?Scotland, as the 'Time to [act]' event takes place at the University of the West of Scotland followed by our 37th Annual General Meeting. Who Cares? Scotland...


Posted on 08 May 2015

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Young people’s ‘Champions Boards’ to benefit from £2.3m in funding

New funding announced by The Life Changes Trust will ‘revolutionise’ how care experienced young people participate in local decision making processes, according to a recent Herald article. 


Posted on 06 May 2015

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Who Cares? Scotland to hold annual AGM as part of 'Time to [act]' event

Who Cares? Scotland is to host its annual AGM at this year’s ‘Time to [act]’ event on Thursday 21st May.   The 2015 AGM will also mark the official announcement of The Care Council. 


Posted on 06 May 2015

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Who Cares? Scotland host Care 4 Culture Café at Refugee Festival Scotland

Who Cares? Scotland is proud to announce it will host the first Care 4 Culture Café as part of this year’s Refugee Festival Scotland.  The event will be a celebration of cultural diversity, bringing together young people with a shared experience of growing up in the Scottish care system


Posted on 29 Apr 2015

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‘Loving relationships are key to a successful care experience’ says Herald Article

Glasgow Herald social affairs correspondent Stephen Naysmith highlights importance of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 for care experienced children in Scotland.  


Posted on 08 Apr 2015

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Changes to provide more support for young people in care commences

Changes to provide more support for young people in care commences Extra support and greater rights for children and young people in care come into effect today (Wednesday).


Posted on 01 Apr 2015

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01.04.2015 The day we are proud to show we care

The day care changes forever... Today Scotland’s care experienced young people are given a much needed lifeline with the commencement of the Children and Young People Act (Scotland) 2014, parts 9, 10 and 11.  See the Scottish Government news...


Posted on 31 Mar 2015

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SQA Pledges Support for Scotland’s Care Experienced Young People

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) pledges its support for the Scotland’s care experienced population and Who Cares? Scotland’s ‘Listen-Act-Unite’ campaign.


Posted on 27 Mar 2015

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'For some people advocacy is a lifeline' writes Duncan Dunlop in The Scotsman

Duncan Dunlop, Chief Executive of Who Cares? Scotland, wrote about the importance of Independent Advocacy for The Scotsman.  The article highlights the need to make access to Independent Advocacy a legislative right for children and young people in care in Scotland.  


Posted on 27 Mar 2015

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