This week the Scottish Government held a debate on education, following publication of the report of the National Discussion on Education. While we welcome the report, we would like to see more focus on Care Experienced learners in the recommendations.
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.
This year Who Cares? Scotland brought back it’s Harvard Summer School programme back. Meg Tulk, 17, tells us about their time at Harvard and what the experience means for their future.
Today, UCAS released its new report, ‘What is the experience of students from a care background in education?’. Read our comment on it.
Who Cares? Scotland respond to current plans surrounding the SQA’s 2021 Appeals Service.
A grant for every care experienced young person at university or college, up to £8,100, has been announced
Former Who Cares? Scotland employee, Robert Foster talks about the importance of widening access to education for Care Experienced people and the responsibilities of Corporate Parents.
Care Experienced member, Shilla Zwizwai talks about the Commission on Widening Access to Education and her own experience at college.
Former Director of Influencing, Claudia MacDonald reflects on WC?S’s relationship with the Scottish Government in 2016.