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Scotland raises leaving care age to 21

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  • Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Young people in Scotland who are in residential care, foster care, or kinship care will be able to remain in their placement up until the age of 21 as a result of landmark legislation.

Security concerns delay adoption video pilot

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  • Monday, November 17, 2014
A high-profile scheme intended to increase adoptions by allowing would-be adopters to search videos and photos of children has been delayed due to security issues, CYP Now has learned.

Children's social workers face knowledge test

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  • Thursday, July 31, 2014
New children's social workers will have to pass a test of their knowledge in order to become an approved practitioner as part of government attempts to improve the quality of the profession, it has been announced.