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Lived Experience of Care and Working For Change
Friday, 16 February 2024

Many people with lived experience of care now work in the "system" to bring change— and the Lived and Professional Experience Panel heard from some.

Moving forward with honesty, hope, and persistence— Fraser McKinlay writes for Care Day
Friday, 16 February 2024

In his blog for Care Day 2024, Promise Scotland Chief Executive Fraser McKinlay reflects on the recent Stories for Change Conference.

Fiona Duncan: Plan 24-30 and Voice
Friday, 02 February 2024

Fiona Duncan writes about the core foundation of VOICE and how Plan 24-30 will remain rooted in the needs and aspirations of the care community, children, adults and families.

The Promise Scotland statement on Scottish Government Response to Hearings for Children Report
Thursday, 21 December 2023

Statement following the publication of the Scottish Government's Response to recommendations around Children's Hearings System redesign.

Supported Parenting and Shared Lives
Tuesday, 19 December 2023

As a model of social care which supports thousands of people with learning disabilities, Shared Lives can play an important role in supported parenting.

Head of Public Affairs moving to new role
Wednesday, 13 December 2023

The Head of Public Affairs at The Promise Scotland, Fi McFarlane, will be moving to a new role next year.

Supporting Teachers to Care: Response to BISSR report and Ministerial Statement
Friday, 01 December 2023

Scotland must support school communities to flourish, as a part of the promise it made to children, families and the care experienced community.

Significant week for the promise at Scottish Parliament
Thursday, 23 November 2023

It’s been a significant week for the promise within the Scottish Parliament, as these videos and resources show.

Moving On: The 100 Days of Listening
Friday, 27 October 2023

Staf and The Promise Scotland have partnered in the Moving on Change programme to better understand how needed support can be made available to care experienced people.

Hearings for Children: Are we keeping the promise?
Thursday, 26 October 2023

Sheriff David Mackie reflects on the Hearings for Children Redesign Report in the lead up to the Scottish Government’s formal response.