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Support resources

The Promise Scotland also compiles a selection of resources around the promise to help support the workforce to understand it, and to keep it.

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March 2024's newsletter from The Promise Scotland.

Register of Interests for members of The Promise Oversight Board, published March 2024.

Summary of the revised support offer from The Promise Scotland, and how it will be rolled out over time.

Briefing explaining the basics of Scotland's promise: to implement the recommendations of The Independent Care Review.

PowerPoint explaining the revised support offer from The Promise Scotland.

The Promise Scotland's report for the Scottish Government on how a national lifelong advocacy service can be scoped and developed.

The Promise Scotland's report for the Scottish Government on how a national lifelong advocacy service can be scoped and developed.

Printable poster explaining the promise.

Printable poster explaining why voice is one of the five foundations of the promise.

Printable poster explaining why care is one of the five foundations of the promise.

Printable poster explaining why family is one of the five foundations of the promise.

Printable poster explaining why scaffolding is one of the five foundations of the promise.

Printable poster explaining why people are one of the five foundations of the promise.

Printable poster explaining the different levels which the promise should be kept on.

Briefing explaining the basics of Scotland's promise: to implement the recommendations of The Independent Care Review.

This presentation explains the basics of Scotland's promise to implement the recommendations of The Independent Care Review.

This video briefing from The Promise Scotland outlines the intention, output and broad conclusions of Hearings For Children, a report into redesigning the Children's Hearings System.

Recruitment Pack for new members of the Oversight Board.

Minutes of 2024's Finance Committee meeting of The Promise Scotland's Board of Directors

Find out about the innovative partnership work being delivered to provide families with the holistic support they need.

Find out about the innovative partnership work being delivered to provide families with the holistic support they need.

January 2024's newsletter from The Promise Scotland.

The Promise Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the proposed Care Leaver Payment

Register of Interests for members of The Promise Scotland Board of Directors, published January 2024.

Minutes for the tenth meeting of The Promise Scotland's Directors.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Financial statements for the 2022/23 financial year.

Summary graphic of the Promise Scotland's annual income and expenditure for the 22/23 financial year.

Minutes for the eighteenth meeting of the Promise Oversight Board.

Approach to engagement on the development of Plan 24-30 from the Independent Strategic Advisor on the promise.

Briefing ahead of the Committee's November 2023 evidence session on keeping the promise. HTML web version.

Briefing ahead of the Committee's November 2023 evidence session on keeping the promise. PDF version.

November 2023’s newsletter from The Promise Scotland.

Minutes for the eleventh meeting of The Promise Scotland's Directors.

Letter to Minster for Social Care, Mental Wellbeing and Sport Maree Todd MSP around homelessness and suicide prevention.

Letter to Minister for Housing Paul McLennan MSP around homelessness and suicide prevention.

Terms of reference for The Oversight Board.

Plan 24-30: An update

Independent Strategic Advisor's Blog

The Independent Strategic Advisor gives an update around the work to create Plan 24-30.

Minutes for the seventeenth meeting of the Promise Oversight Board.

September 2023’s newsletter from The Promise Scotland.

Minutes for the sixteenth meeting of the Promise Oversight Board.

The Promise Scotland's Strategic Work Programme, which will run to the end of 2024.

A short annual review of the work of The Promise Scotland from April 2022 to June 2023.

Summer 2023’s quarterly newsletter from the Promise Design School.

The Independent Strategic Advisor outlines work which is due to take place around Plan 24-30.

Register of Interests for members of The Promise Oversight Board, published June 2023.

Second report from The Oversight Board on Scotland's progress towards keeping the promise.

Minutes for the fifteenth meeting of the Promise Oversight Board.

The Promise Scotland talks to Sheriff David Mackie, who was Chair of the Hearings System Working Group— which produced 97 recommendations for redesigning Scotland's Children's Hearings System.

The Promise Scotland talks to Sheriff David Mackie, who was Chair of the Hearings System Working Group— which produced 97 recommendations for redesigning Scotland's Children's Hearings System.

Video explaining how the Hearings System Working Group created its recommendations for redesign.

Video following the journey of a child to show what a redesigned Children's Hearings System will look like.

Child-friendly summary overview of recommendations in terms of what matters to children and their families.

The Hearings System Working Group's final report sets out how to redesign the Children's Hearings System so children are put at its centre.

Summary overview of recommendations in terms of what matters to children and families.

The Hearings System Working Group's final report sets out how to redesign the Children's Hearings System so children are put at its centre.

Two young people from Our Hearings, Our Voice discuss their experiences with the Hearings System Working Group.

Minutes for the ninth meeting of The Promise Scotland's Directors.

Minutes for the first meeting of the Audit Risk Committee.

Minutes for the fourteenth meeting of the Promise Oversight Board.

Spring 2023’s quarterly newsletter from the Promise Design School.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

The Promise Scotland’s response to the Education, Children and Young People Committee’s call for views on the Children (Care and Justice) (Scotland) Bill.

For Scotland to keep the promise, it needs to do data differently. Find out why through downloading The Promise Scotland's podcast.

For Scotland to keep the promise, it needs to do data differently. Find out why in this video version of The Promise Scotland's podcast.

Minutes for the eighth meeting of The Promise Scotland's Directors.

Minutes for the thirteenth meeting of the Promise Oversight Board.

Minutes for the first meeting of the Finance Committee.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Minutes for the twelfth meeting of the Promise Oversight Board.

Winter 2022’s quarterly newsletter from the Promise Design School.

Minutes for the ninth meeting of the Hearings System Working Group.

Minutes for the seventh meeting of The Promise Scotland's Directors.

Download the easy read version of the Hearing System Working Group's Emerging Issues report.

This report shares some of the HSWG’s early thinking, which will form the basis of the recommendations sent to the Scottish Government next year.

Easy Read version of the first report from The Oversight Board.

Graphic summarising the first report from The Oversight Board.

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