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Statutory guidance on Part 9 (Corporate Parenting) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Published: 14 Aug 2015
Part of:
Children and families, Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781785445736

Guidance issued by Scottish Ministers under section 63 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 to provide corporate parents with information and advice.

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Contents
Statutory guidance on Part 9 (Corporate Parenting) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014
Appendix C: Further Information

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Appendix C: Further Information

182. For further information on corporate parenting, looked after children, care leavers, and children's rights, please review the resources listed below.

HMIe (2009) How Good is Our Corporate Parenting: A self-evaluation guide [www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/ischgiocp_tcm4-712894.pdf]

Improvement Service (2012) Notebook 5: Roles and Responsibilities at Council Level [http://www.improvementservice.org.uk/assets/em-notebook-5---cosla_web.pdf]

Local Government Association (2012) Council Resource Pack [www.local.gov.uk/web/guest/publications/-/journal_content/56/10180/3574530/PUBLICATION]

National Care Advisory Service (online) Corporate Parenting [http://leavingcare.org/corporateparenting_home]

National Children's Bureau (online) Corporate Parenting Tool Kit [www.ncb.org.uk/corporate-parenting/resources/corporate-parenting-tool-kit]

Ofsted (2012) Good Practice Resource: Developing effective corporate parenting [www.ofsted.gov.uk/resources/good-practice-resource-developing-effective-corporate-parenting-london-borough-of-lambeth]

Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People (online) Participation [www.sccyp.org.uk/publications/participation] & Rights [www.sccyp.org.uk/rights]

Scottish Government (online) Corporate Parenting [www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Young-People/protecting/lac/lacimprovingoutcomes/corporate-parenting]

Scottish Government & Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (online) We Can and Must Do Better: Resource Bank [www.wecanandmustdobetter.org/]

Scottish Government & Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (2008) These Are Our Bairns: A guide for community planning partnerships on being a good corporate parent [www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/08/29115839/0]

UNICEF (online) Convention on the Rights of the Child [www.unicef.org/crc/]

United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Children (2013) General comment No.14 (2013) on the right of the child to have his or her best interests taken as a primary consideration (art.3, para 1) [www2.ohchr.org/English/bodies/crc/docs/GC/CRC_C_GC_14_ENG.pdf]

Who Cares? Scotland (online) Corporate Parenting [www.corporateparenting.co.uk]

Who Cares? Scotland (2014) Interpreting the Children and Young People Act 2014: Care Experienced Young People's Views

[www.corporateparenting.co.uk/download/training/f_54e3706f9eb74/]

183. There are also organisations available that may able to assist corporate parents with implementation of Part 9. The names and websites of these organisations are listed below.

CELCIS (Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland) [www.celcis.org]

SCCYP (Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People) [www.sccyp.org.uk]

Who Cares? Scotland [www.whocaresscotland.org]


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