To mark Refugee Week 2023, 21-year-old Sudanese refugee, Kadim has shared his thoughts on why there are so many refugees, the challenges they face and what needs to change to make the world a safer, more equal place to live for everyone.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news including praise for Channel 4’s documentary, Kids, and the Princess of Wales visits the Foundling Museum during Foster Care Fortnight.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news including the number of foster care placements falling and a new report by Edinburgh University says 1 in 100 babies born in Scotland are being taken into care.
In this week’s top care-related news stories Channel 4 announced they have commissioned a 3-part documentary called, KIDS that will follow the lives of 6 teenagers in care. And attention all aspiring DJ’s, a new Youth Music Initiative is launched to offer a 6-week training programme to young people in Glasgow.
In this week’s top care-related news stories STV delves into a new report published by the NSPCC examining how children aged up to three years are treated in the care system. And LGBTQ+ foster carers open up about the impact they can make on the life of a transgender children in care.
Take a look at the care related news highlights from the past week, including a new report from Become that looks at the large number of Care Experienced children and young people that are being placed hundreds of miles from home. And North Ayrshire Council are moving to recognise Care Experience as a protected characteristic.
Congratulations to Charles McFarlane for his winning poem about Care Day. Charles performed the poem to an audience of over 200 people in Edinburgh at the 2023 Carelidh.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news, all in one place on our website. In this week’s news our CEO, Louise Hunter spoke to STV news about the slow progress made by The Promise and a Care Experienced social worker writes about underfunding in the UK care system.
To mark the International Day of Education 2023, our Communities that Care Schools Coordinator, Lynsey Emery, writes about the importance of creating supportive learning environments that are responsive to the needs of Care Experienced people.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news. In this week’s news, Become discovered that over 1,200 children were moved placement over the Christmas period, and tributes have been paid to Ian Dickson, a Care Experienced campaigner and former social worker.