Latest Who Cares? Scotland News

‘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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Educational Attainment - Statement from Duncan Dunlop

  The recent focus of Scottish Labour and the SNP on educational attainment is both welcome and encouraging Statistically speaking, no group in Scotland is further away from getting a Higher than those brought up...


Posted on 10 Feb 2015

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Committed to Care Experienced Student

- University Awarded Buttle UK Quality Mark-   Who Cares? Scotland has welcomed the news that the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) has been awarded the Buttle UK Quality Mark for its commitment to care experienced young people. The...


Posted on 23 Jan 2015

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Kezia Dugdale MSP supports Christmas Appeal

Kezia Dugdale MSP continued her longstanding support for Scotland’s care experienced population in today’s Daily Record.  A loyal supporter and advocate of those with experience of care, Kezia Dugdale MSP called on members of the public to consider the significance of Christmas for those in care.


Posted on 22 Dec 2014

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Who Cares? Scotland Launches Christmas Campaign

Care Experienced Young People Ask Public To Send A Message Of Hope Exactly one month before Christmas, care experienced young people are calling on members of the public to send a message of hope to those who will spend...


Posted on 25 Nov 2014

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UWS Takes Pledge

UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND SIGNS CARE LEAVERS PLEDGE -Minister for Children and Young People Attends Special Event in Paisley- University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has taken a Pledge to support young people brought up...


Posted on 24 Nov 2014

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