Our news helps everyone working with and for children in need of care and protection, their families and carers, and with care leavers, to keep up to speed with what's going on in the sector, here in Scotland, and further afield.

Calls for transformational change in Scotland’s Children’s Hearings System

25 May 2023
‘Hearings for Children: The Redesign Report’ has today (25 May) been published by The Promise Scotland following the work of The…

New information Published on Infants Born into Care in Scotland

16 May 2023
The Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research (SCADR) has today (16 May) published a new research report led by the Unive…

Children's social work statistics for Scotland published

25 April 2023
The Scottish Government has published the latest official annual Children's Social Work Statistics for Scotland.

Impact of COVID-19 on children’s care in Scotland revealed

20 April 2023
SCADR, in partnership with CELCIS, has published a new report which looks at the effect the first 16 months of the COVID-19 pand…

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon issues official apology to people affected by historic adoption practices

22 March 2023
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has issued an official apology to women in Scotland who were forced to give up their babies for a…