Latest Who Cares? Scotland News

Care leaver campaigners pick up 2 Young Scot Awards for their inspiring campaign

Young campaingers collect the award for Community category and overall Young Scot of the Year 2014, at the star studded Young Scot Awards ceremony in Glasgow, 10th April 2014 Judges have crowned a group of young care leaver campaigners,...


Posted on 13 Apr 2014

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Care leavers being excluded from university

Holyrood Magazine has written about research that Who Cares? Scotland has carried out into the poor access rates experienced by care leavers at Scottish universities. The research, which is based on a series of Freedom of Information requests...


Posted on 31 Mar 2014

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Ashley Cameron recognised in Parliament

Motion raised in Parliament A motion has been raised by Kezia Dugdale MSP to congratulate Ashley Cameron after winning the Endsleigh NUS Scotland Student of the Year award. Ashley Cameron, 24, was a looked after child for 17 years...


Posted on 26 Mar 2014

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21 young people from Who Cares? Scotland have been short listed for a Young Scot Award

“This announcement was a massive shock, we are all extremely pleased, the fact that we are being given recognition for the work we have done is amazing and we are all really looking forward to experiencing the...


Posted on 18 Mar 2014

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Edinburgh College Student Association and Edinburgh College to celebrate care leaver success

Who Cares? Scotland is delighted to be attending the very special event at Edinburgh College on Thursday the 3rd of April. The event has been organised by Edinburgh College Students’ Association, is student led, and will showcase...


Posted on 13 Mar 2014

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Harvard fundraising coffee afternoon…..Join us in supporting young people to reach higher

Join us for a fundraising Coffee Afternoon on 19th March at Lord Hope Cafe in the Lord Hope building Strathclyde University. Who Cares? Scotland started  the Harvard Summer School Scholarship Program in 2010, as part of the organisations  Reaching...


Posted on 07 Mar 2014

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Ashley Cameron shortlisted for Endsleigh NUS Student of the Year Award!

Ashley Cameron, 24, was a looked after child for 17 years and for the last 10 years has been working alongside Who Cares? Scotland. From participation work right through to influencing the new Children and Young People Scotland Bill...


Posted on 04 Mar 2014

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A landmark for our children

Click here to read the letter to the Herald letter.  Duncan Dunlop, CEO of Who Cares? Scotland puts down his views on why the legislative amendmens to the Children and Young People Bill - which will see substantial changes...


Posted on 15 Jan 2014

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Biggest change in Legislation for young people in care for generations made real today by MSPs

Young people brought up in care have just secured brighter futures. Just before Christmas, a group of care leavers presented their Christmas wish list to MSPs.  These wishes asked MSPs to ensure that: All care leavers in...


Posted on 14 Jan 2014

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Annie Brown: We have a duty to help Scotland's most vulnerable children towards a worthwhile future

AS the Government announce extended care for looked-after children ANNIE insists we are finally taking a step towards getting it right for Scotland's most vulnerable. Click here to read the full article on the Daily Record website.  ...


Posted on 10 Jan 2014

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