Latest Who Cares? Scotland News

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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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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