Child Protection Improvement Programme

  • Child Protection Improvement Programme Update #11

    15th March 2019 by

    The National Child Protection Leadership Group The National Child Protection Leadership Group last met on 16 January 2019. Minutes from the October 2018 meeting will be published shortly and will be available on the Scottish Government website. The Chief Officers Leadership Events (COLEs) subgroup have recommended that the next COLEs should solely be for Chief...

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  • Child Protection Improvement Programme Update Part 2 #10

    20th December 2018 by

    December Blog – part 2 The National Action Plan on Internet safety for Children and Young People As part of the implementation of the actions within the National Action Plan on Internet Safety for Children and Young People, the Scottish Government supported the UK Safer Internet Centre to facilitate a planning day on 15 November...

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  • Child Protection Improvement Programme – Update #10

    13th December 2018 by

    December Blog – part 1 After a busy summer and a slight pause in blogging, we are pleased to provide an update in two parts, of progress on the delivery of the actions from the Child Protection Improvement Programme (CPIP) and also highlight work underway across other policy areas. The National Child Protection Leadership Group...

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  • Child Protection Improvement Programme – Update #9

    25th June 2018 by

    As the Scottish Parliament breaks for summer recess this week, we thought it would be timely to provide an update on the work being undertaken to deliver the recommendations of the Child Protection Improvement Programme (CPIP). Firstly, we would like to bring your awareness to the Child Protection Committees Scotland’s (CPC Scotland) media campaign ‘Eyes...

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  • GDPR  – a change to data protection law

    24th May 2018 by

    The General Data Protection Regulations comes into force on May 25, 2018, giving individuals more control over their personal data, and ensuring that organisations collect and process that information properly and securely. To find out more about GDPR, visit the Information Commissioner’s website.

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  • Child Protection Improvement Programme – Update #8

    5th April 2018 by

    Work continues on delivering the recommendations which emerged from the first Phase of the Child Protection Improvement Programme (CPIP). Implementing the Children’s aspects of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 A meeting of the Child Trafficking Strategy Group took place on 24 January to discuss plans and progress on the children’s actions in...

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  • Child Protection Improvement Programme – Update #7

    25th January 2018 by

    Work continues on delivering the recommendations which emerged from the first Phase of the Child Protection Improvement Programme (CPIP). The Programme includes work on Neglect; Child Sexual Exploitation; Child Trafficking; Child Internet Safety; Children’s Hearings; Inspections; Leadership; and, Data and Evidence. The National Child Protection Leadership Group The National Child Protection Leadership Group, chaired by...

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  • Child Protection Improvement Programme – Update #6

    16th October 2017 by

    A great achievement for the Child Protection Improvement Programme (CPIP) who saw the marketing campaign for ‘How Insight Helped Inform The Public About Child Sexual Exploitation’ being awarded a gold at the annual Marketing Society Star Awards in June this year. A further gold award in the communications category went to the campaign ‘Child Sexual...

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  • Child Protection Improvement Programme – Update #5

    30th June 2017 by

    Following meetings held on 16 March 2017 by the Child Protection Improvement Programme (CPIP) External Advisory Group and the Systems Review Group, significant progress is being made to take forward the recommendations accepted by Scottish Ministers. This includes the publication of a guide for health practitioners in Scotland on Child Sexual Exploitation, which outlines their...

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  • Child Protection Improvement Programme – Update #4

    2nd March 2017 by

    The Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Mark McDonald MSP today addressed parliament on the Child Protection Improvement Programme. This statement followed a year of work on the programme since it was formally announced to Parliament on 25th February 2016 by Angela Constance, then Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning. The statement and Q &...

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