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People are working hard to keep the promise— these are the stories of change they have to tell
Friday, 22 September 2023

Stories are at the heart of Scotland's promise. It's essential that they have a place to be told.

How poverty-proofing families can help keep Scotland’s promise: New OPFS research
Monday, 21 August 2023

Poverty can have a stark impact on those on the edge of care, shows research published by One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) today.

Collaboration, Redesign and Change— the promise at the National Youth Justice Conference
Monday, 19 June 2023

Historic reform to Scotland’s legal and welfare system was called for today with the publication of a new expert report on Scotland’s Children’s Hearings System.

Putting children at the centre: Redesign Report calls for radical new vision of Hearings System
Thursday, 25 May 2023

Historic reform to Scotland’s legal and welfare system was called for today with the publication of a new expert report on Scotland’s Children’s Hearings System.

Hearings System Working Group Redesign Report: Children and families have talked. The ‘system’ has listened.
Tuesday, 16 May 2023

Next week, The Hearings System Working Group publishes its recommendations for redesigning The Children's Hearings System. In this blog, Fi McFarlane outlines how they arrived at them.

Learning Disability Week 2023: Leadership, care experience, and the promise
Thursday, 04 May 2023

RSA Fellow Leeanne Clark writes on how her lived experience of care and of learning disability have informed her own leadership abilities.

The stories stats can tell: Publication of Children’s Social Work Statistics
Tuesday, 25 April 2023

Head of Insights Claire Stuart blogs on the Children's Social Work Statistics for 2022, which were published by the Scottish Government today.

What’s come before, what’s still to do— Thomas Carlton writes for #SiblingsDay
Monday, 10 April 2023

On Siblings Day, Thomas Carlton reflects on the work which has been done - and needs to be - for Scotland's promise to be kept to brothers and sisters.

New Head of Support at The Promise Scotland
Tuesday, 07 March 2023

The Promise Scotland has appointed Alison Sutherland as its new Head of Support.

Doing Data Differently in South Ayrshire
Tuesday, 28 February 2023

Dawn Parker of South Ayrshire Council blogs on her experiences working on the early stages of the Promise Data Map⁠— and on the benefits that it's brought.