Category Archives: DYW

Radio Edutalk 29-03-2016: Susan Wilson, Principal Officer for the U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh, gives #aspirationaladvice

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Susan Wilson, Principal Officer for the U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh, gives #aspirationaladvice. Thanks to Neil McLennan of the University of Aberdeen (and member of The Young Academy of Scotland) for co-hosting the show.

Radio Edutalk 08-03-2016: SPTC Annual Lecture, Lecture from Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chamber of Commerce on the role parents have to play in Developing the Young Workforce

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SPTC Annual Lecture from Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chamber of Commerce, on the role parents have to play in Developing the Young Workforce.

Radio Edutalk 10-02-2016: Kenny McGhee, Throughcare & Aftercare Service Lead at CELCIS, on Scottish Care Leavers Covenant and Staying Put Scotland Guidance

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Kenny McGhee, Throughcare & Aftercare Service Lead at CELCIS, on Scottish Care Leavers Covenant and Staying Put Scotland Guidance.

Scottish Care Leavers Covenant http://www.scottishcareleaverscovenant.org/
Staying Put Scotland Guidance (SG, 2013) http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0043/00435935.pdf
Throughcare & Aftercare In Scotland's Local Authorities: National Study (2014) http://www.celcis.org/files/1814/4050/5854/Throughcare-and-aftercare-in-scotlands-local-authorities.pdf
CELCIS TCAC Page http://www.celcis.org/our-work/key-areas/throughcare-and-aftercare/

Reflective questions:

What are your assumptions about looked after young people & care leavers, and their pre-care, in-care and post-care experiences in Scotland?

Thinking about the transitions to adulthood and independence for young people leaving care, how do you think these differ from the genral population; what impact can this have on their outcomes?

What is your understanding of the concept of 'corporate parenting' in relation to looked after children, young people and care leavers; and what can you do within your own role or setting to make this meaningful in your daily practice?