Keeping the Promise implementation plan

The Promise implementation plan sets out our actions and commitments to Keep the Promise for care experienced children, young people and their families. It contributes to our ambition for every child in Scotland to grow up loved, safe and respected so that they realise their full potential.


1. Covid Recovery Strategy:for a fairer future–

2. Best Start, Bright Futures: tackling child poverty delivery plan2022-26 – (

3. Supporting documents–Scotland's National Strategy forEconomic Transformation – (

4. Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) –

5. The-Money.pdf ( and Follow-the-money.pdf (

6. Scottish Government, Supporting documents – Education Outcomes for Looked After Children – 2019/20 –

7. Children's services planning: guidance - (

8. Additional support for learning–Schools– (

9. Putting Learners at the Centre:Towards a Future Vision for Scottish Education – (

10. Putting learners at the centre: response to the independent advisor on education reform's report – (

11. Regional Improvement Collaboratives are six regional collective groupings of education authorities to enable consideration and plans for improvement of education services within regional areas.

12. Included, engaged and involved part 2: preventing and managing school exclusions – (

13 [1]. See: Fair Start Scotland year three evaluation and annual reports: accompanying statistics – ( further details. These figures are updated annually.

14. Vision for Young People in Custody(

15. Staying together and connected: getting it right for sisters and brothers: national practice guidance – (

16. Secure care: pathway and standards–

17. See paragraph 6 of schedule 12 of the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 ( A "secure accommodation service" is a service which— (a) provides accommodation for the purpose of restricting the liberty of children in residential premises where care services are provided; and (b) is approved by the Scottish Ministers for that purpose.

18. Scottish Government, Children's social work statistics: 2019 to 2020 - (



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