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Put children's views and experiences at the heart of Additional support for Learning reform

... Put children's views at the heart of Additional support for Learning reform 18 Jun 2024 Following the publication of the Additional support for Learning Inquiry report, Billy Anderson, Head of Services at Children in Scotland, reflects on...


New report shares positive stories of inclusion in Scottish schools

...Ambassadors, a group of secondary school-aged pupils from across Scotland who have a range of Additional support needs. The group were concerned that, often, when schools measure achievements in learning they talk mostly about exams. Although...


Nominations now open for Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2024

...out more about Enquire, the national advice and information service for Additional support for learning Visit the website Reach The website for young people offers advice and support on accessing...


New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences

...out more about Enquire, the national advice and information service for Additional support for learning Visit the website Reach The website for young people offers advice and support on accessing...


Tackling "poverty of opportunity" one bairn at a time

...and expanded with the help of volunteers and the local community, the charity offers a range of Additional support, including clothing packs, free summer activities, cooking clubs, and more. Here, Genna Millar, Project Manager at Dundee Bairns,...


New paper reflects young people’s views on behaviour and relationships in schools

...views of the Inclusion Ambassadors, a group of secondary school-aged pupils who have a range of Additional support needs and attend a variety of educational provision across Scotland. The group, delivered by Children in Scotland with support...


“Children and young people give us the fuel to do our work”

...out more about Enquire, the national advice and information service for Additional support for learning Visit the website Reach The website for young people offers advice and support on accessing their...


Children in Scotland reveals full programme for Annual Conference 2024

...across the sector, with topics covering everything from transitions for young people with Additional support needs to a day in the life of a young carer. Children and young people’s voices will be central to the conference. Children...


Additional support service strengthens its online offer to children and families

... Additional support service strengthens its online offer to children and families Enquire, Scotland's advice service for Additional support for learning, has re-launched its website. The new site, available from today, offers families advice...

ASL Children's rights News Support

Pupil Support Staff Learning Programme 

...years Click here to access Enquire The Scottish advice service for Additional support for learning Click here for more Our Manifesto for 2021-26 Our Manifesto outlines key suggested...


Ongoing issues with delivery of Additional support for Learning, new report reveals

... Ongoing issues with delivery of Additional support for learning, new report reveals 5 Jul 2023 A new report from Children in Scotland reiterates ongoing issues with the delivery of Additional support for learning and calls on Scottish...


New report reveals what really matters to pupils with Additional support needs

... New report reveals what really matters to pupils accessing Additional support for learning 6 Oct 2022 A new report from Children in Scotland has identified key messages from young people with Additional support needs on how best to support...

Additional support ASL ASN Education inclusion pupil voice

Winners announced for inaugural awards, celebrating school pupils with Additional support needs

...first ever Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with Additional support needs. The awards, developed by the Inclusion Ambassadors and managed by Children in Scotland, allow schools to share how they...

ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

New fund supports 106 young people with Additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential

... New fund supports 106 young people with Additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential 28 April 2022 MEDIA RELEASE A total of 106 young people with Additional support needs have taken forward creative arts...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

Progress on Additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic

... Progress on Additional support for learning "must accelerate in wake of the pandemic" 19 November 2021 The pace of progress on improving Additional support for learning provision must increase as the country continues to respond to and...

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Inclusion Ambassadors report recommends action to help children and young people with Additional support needs feel supported and included in school

...Inclusion Ambassadors has been published today, calling for more activity to ensure those with Additional support needs feel supported at school. The report, Challenging inequality and leading change, reviews the work of the Inclusion...

Additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Launching a new way to support child rights and Additional support for learning

... Launching a new way to support child rights and Additional support for learning 19 January 2021 Children in Scotland's Head of Inclusion Sally Cavers on supporting child rights and Additional support for learning with the launch of the My...


New project supports children and young people to access the mental health benefits of live music

...key barriers to engaging with live music experiences which included cost, transport, safety, and Additional support needs. The findings present new ideas for future live music interventions that could support children and young people’s mental...


Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

...this year's Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with Additional support needs. The awards invited education settings to share how they were supporting the achievements of their pupils outwith...


Launching a major new co-design project for pupil support staff

...here to access Enquire The national advice and information service for Additional support for learning Click here for more Our Manifesto for 2021-26 Our Manifesto outlines key suggested...


Person-centred support is key for Transitions Strategy

...strategy. The Inclusion Ambassadors, a group that comprises secondary school-aged pupils with Additional support needs who attend a range of education provision, have been asked to share their experiences of transition planning and support as...


Young people’s creative pursuits supported by national arts funding

New project to better understand what pupil support in Scotland should look like

...to build knowledge and influence practice development around support for young people with Additional support needs in an education setting. Children in Scotland will spend the next six weeks consulting and engaging with young people...

Additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

Press release: New award for schools celebrating pupils with additional needs

...RELEASE Schools who actively celebrate the successes and achievements of their pupils with Additional support needs are to be recognised with a new award launched today. The Success Looks Different award, developed by Scotland’s national...

Additional support inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

New partnership project to hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood

...how important the period of transition to adulthood is for all young people and, for those with Additional support needs in particular, how vital it is that person-centred support for transitions is available. “We're really excited to learn...

Additional support for learning Additional support needs Contact disabled inclusion NDTI Time to Talk Next Steps transition

The Inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more supported at school. Now they need your help to make it happen

...something everyone should get behind The Inclusion Ambassadors are a group of 20 young people with Additional support needs from all across Scotland. The group aims to make sure that the views of young people with Additional support needs are...


New measures to support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum

...significant changes. “However, it is critical for autistic children, and all children with Additional support needs, that we also focus on the other areas identified within the report to make sure we are doing our very best for all children...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...of the recommendations contained within Angela Morgan’s recent review of the Implementation of Additional support for Learning. However, a specific timeline for implementation must be introduced and a financial commitment made, otherwise the...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Panel on Europe issues letter to John Swinney urging support for right to education through Brexit

...Listen to Us in which we described our worries about Brexit affecting funding for children with Additional support needs, the number of teachers in rural areas, and the importance of making sure we learn about politics in school so we feel...


To support children in the fight against this virus, we need your voices, knowledge and expertise

...parents or carers understand how the new coronavirus laws affect the education of children with Additional support needs in Scotland. The website will be updated daily as new education legislation and guidance is published. Referrals to the My...

engagement events Learning membership network

Mobilise third sector services to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19

...childcare providers will be absolutely crucial as this is an especially vulnerable time for them. Additional support Needs: local action and continuity vital “We welcome acknowledgment of the fact that the impacts of Covid-19 are particularly...

ASN childcare communities Covid-19 Education schools

Universal or targeted? Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability

More knowledge, flexibility and consistent support: young people’s recommendations to the ASL review

...made a series of recommendations to the independently-chaired review into the implementation of Additional support for learning, calling for more knowledge, flexibility and consistent support. The group of young people, who all have additional...


25 Calls response – The increasingly apparent gaps in mental health support and provision for young people highlights the chasm in mental health support for all

First Minister challenged by young people on mental health support and Brexit aftermath

...those from black minority ethnic backgrounds, who are less confident, live in rural areas, or have Additional support needs. We’ll be ensuring that the issues raised by the young people in FMQT Next Generation are pursued so that this opportunity...

Children Nicola Sturgeon Participation young people

Fundraising on the menu as MasterChef Gary Maclean supports charity event

How can we support young carers in education settings?

...aren’t able to attend parents’ night. But just think about it. The children you know with Additional support needs are likely to have brothers and sisters who provide care at home. Then there are those who are caring for a parent with an...


School support staff shortage 'must be tackled'

...of school staff in meeting pupils’ healthcare needs. Enquire, the Scottish Advice Service for Additional support for Learning, has received calls from parents who go into school to administer medicine or meet their child’s intimate care...

Inequalities Mental Health News Staff Support

ASL progress report reveals too many children are still missing out

...Parliament in response to the recommendations made during the current review of implementation of Additional support for learning, started in January 2019. Published today (30 November) it identifies that across the 76 original recommendations, 24...

Additional support Additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

ASL review action plan welcome, but actions speak louder than words

...independent review, chaired by Angela Morgan, considered the implementation of the Additional support for learning legislation and how this could be enhanced through a better use of resources, staffing or other aspects of provision....

Additional support Angela Morgan ASL ASL review ASN

New resource for children and young people summarises ASL review findings

...July 2020 Children in Scotland was recently tasked with creating  a version of the review into Additional support for Learning (ASL) for children and young people using accessible language. The independent review, chaired by Angela Morgan,...

Additional support ASL

Taking steps towards a more inclusive education system

...2018 Today is a significant day in the recognition of rights of children and young people with Additional support needs, writes Cat Thomson As of today, 10 January 2018, the rights of children and young people aged 12-15 have been extended to...

Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Children’s rights extended as new legislation comes into force

...new legislation comes into force Children aged 12-15 have had their rights extended under new Additional support for learning legislation which comes into force today (Wed 10 Jan). Under the Education (Scotland) Act 2016, children under 16...

Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Children’s rights extended as new legislation comes into force

...legislation comes into force Children aged 12-15 have had their rights extended under new Additional support for learning legislation which comes into force today (Wednesday 10 January). Under the Education (Scotland) Act 2016, children...

Additional support Additional support needs Children's rights Legislation

Review of Additional support for Learning

...asked by John Swinney, the Deputy First Minister, and the Scottish Government to find out how well Additional support for learning was working in schools. Angela spoke to lots of different people, including children and young people, about their...


New resources to support school attendance

...new research finds May 11 2023 New report reveals what really matters to pupils accessing Additional support for learning October 6...

Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools

Undergrad students to receive more financial support
care experience funding higher education Scottish Government Undergraduates

Report highlights success of family support programme

...£3 million in disability payments for Scottish children May 18, 2022 Councils urged to keep Additional support Needs on the agenda  May 10, 2022 Accelerate free school meal provision, says STUC April 22, 2022 Rewind welfare reform...

Health parenting

Members Bill to give legal right to transition support

...people Posted 21 September 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Phil Wilkinson Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions New proposed legislation has been lodged with the Scottish...

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions

Support Help and Integration in Perthshire (SHIP)

...runs youth clubs, sports groups, holiday clubs and after school clubs for children with complex Additional support needs (5-18 years). The parent-led charity has been running since 1986 and has extensive experience in supporting children to...


Not included, not engaged, not involved supporter update

...of additional funding for frontline staff working with children and young people with Additional support needs made in Programme for Government 2019-20 welcome Support for the revised guidance on placing children with additional...


Call 3: All children and young people should have access to mental health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination

...in early childhood, who may end up being in care or living in poverty. Such children require Additional support to enable them to access opportunities available to other children in Scotland. All young people have a right to thrive and...


Call 12: Support our pupils and teachers: embed understanding of ASN in initial teacher training and ongoing development

...means early career teachers will expect to be teaching learners who have a wide range of Additional support needs (ASN) including autism. As a result, we need an education system staffed by teachers and support staff who feel...


Call 17: Prioritise integration, support for families and participation to give children the best start

...the school starting age to maximise the welcome development of ELC. Integration for children with Additional support needs and for their families is essential for their wellbeing. They are particularly dependent on services based on effective...


Call 21: Invest in relationship-based whole-family support

AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...in 1874, East Park has been dedicated to serving children and young people with Additional support needs, including autism. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our collaborative approach that prioritizes the well-being of...


Restraint and seclusion in schools

...on the use of restraint and seclusion in schools Posted 23 November, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Additional support ASL ASN Children's rights Education Three years on from its report into the use of restraint and seclusion in schools, ENABLE...

Additional support ASL ASN Children's rights Education

"There have been too many promises of change, followed by a failure to act"

...review, writes Sally Cavers In June, the report of the review of the implementation of Additional support for Learning was published. The recommendations, to me, seem well considered and an achievable response to the information...

Additional support Additional support for ASL ASN Education


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Put children's views and experiences at the heart of Additional support for Learning reform

... Put children's views at the heart of Additional support for Learning reform 18 Jun 2024 Following the publication of the Additional support for Learning Inquiry report, Billy Anderson, Head of Services at Children in Scotland, reflects on...


New report shares positive stories of inclusion in Scottish schools

...Ambassadors, a group of secondary school-aged pupils from across Scotland who have a range of Additional support needs. The group were concerned that, often, when schools measure achievements in learning they talk mostly about exams. Although...


Nominations now open for Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2024

...out more about Enquire, the national advice and information service for Additional support for learning Visit the website Reach The website for young people offers advice and support on accessing...


New survey aims to highlight unpaid carers' experiences

...out more about Enquire, the national advice and information service for Additional support for learning Visit the website Reach The website for young people offers advice and support on accessing...


Tackling "poverty of opportunity" one bairn at a time

...and expanded with the help of volunteers and the local community, the charity offers a range of Additional support, including clothing packs, free summer activities, cooking clubs, and more. Here, Genna Millar, Project Manager at Dundee Bairns,...


New paper reflects young people’s views on behaviour and relationships in schools

...views of the Inclusion Ambassadors, a group of secondary school-aged pupils who have a range of Additional support needs and attend a variety of educational provision across Scotland. The group, delivered by Children in Scotland with support...


“Children and young people give us the fuel to do our work”

...out more about Enquire, the national advice and information service for Additional support for learning Visit the website Reach The website for young people offers advice and support on accessing their...


Children in Scotland reveals full programme for Annual Conference 2024

...across the sector, with topics covering everything from transitions for young people with Additional support needs to a day in the life of a young carer. Children and young people’s voices will be central to the conference. Children...


Additional support service strengthens its online offer to children and families

... Additional support service strengthens its online offer to children and families Enquire, Scotland's advice service for Additional support for learning, has re-launched its website. The new site, available from today, offers families advice...

ASL Children's rights News Support

Ongoing issues with delivery of Additional support for Learning, new report reveals

... Ongoing issues with delivery of Additional support for learning, new report reveals 5 Jul 2023 A new report from Children in Scotland reiterates ongoing issues with the delivery of Additional support for learning and calls on Scottish...


New report reveals what really matters to pupils with Additional support needs

... New report reveals what really matters to pupils accessing Additional support for learning 6 Oct 2022 A new report from Children in Scotland has identified key messages from young people with Additional support needs on how best to support...

Additional support ASL ASN Education inclusion pupil voice

Winners announced for inaugural awards, celebrating school pupils with Additional support needs

...first ever Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with Additional support needs. The awards, developed by the Inclusion Ambassadors and managed by Children in Scotland, allow schools to share how they...

ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

New fund supports 106 young people with Additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential

... New fund supports 106 young people with Additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential 28 April 2022 MEDIA RELEASE A total of 106 young people with Additional support needs have taken forward creative arts...

Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

Progress on Additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic

... Progress on Additional support for learning "must accelerate in wake of the pandemic" 19 November 2021 The pace of progress on improving Additional support for learning provision must increase as the country continues to respond to and...

Additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

Inclusion Ambassadors report recommends action to help children and young people with Additional support needs feel supported and included in school

...Inclusion Ambassadors has been published today, calling for more activity to ensure those with Additional support needs feel supported at school. The report, Challenging inequality and leading change, reviews the work of the Inclusion...

Additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

Launching a new way to support child rights and Additional support for learning

... Launching a new way to support child rights and Additional support for learning 19 January 2021 Children in Scotland's Head of Inclusion Sally Cavers on supporting child rights and Additional support for learning with the launch of the My...


New project supports children and young people to access the mental health benefits of live music

...key barriers to engaging with live music experiences which included cost, transport, safety, and Additional support needs. The findings present new ideas for future live music interventions that could support children and young people’s mental...


Scottish schools recognised for work to support pupil inclusion

...this year's Success Looks Different Awards in recognition of how they celebrate their pupils with Additional support needs. The awards invited education settings to share how they were supporting the achievements of their pupils outwith...


Launching a major new co-design project for pupil support staff

...here to access Enquire The national advice and information service for Additional support for learning Click here for more Our Manifesto for 2021-26 Our Manifesto outlines key suggested...


Person-centred support is key for Transitions Strategy

...strategy. The Inclusion Ambassadors, a group that comprises secondary school-aged pupils with Additional support needs who attend a range of education provision, have been asked to share their experiences of transition planning and support as...


Young people’s creative pursuits supported by national arts funding

New project to better understand what pupil support in Scotland should look like

...to build knowledge and influence practice development around support for young people with Additional support needs in an education setting. Children in Scotland will spend the next six weeks consulting and engaging with young people...

Additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

Press release: New award for schools celebrating pupils with additional needs

...RELEASE Schools who actively celebrate the successes and achievements of their pupils with Additional support needs are to be recognised with a new award launched today. The Success Looks Different award, developed by Scotland’s national...

Additional support inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors

New partnership project to hear from young people with additional needs about what works for them in transition to adulthood

...how important the period of transition to adulthood is for all young people and, for those with Additional support needs in particular, how vital it is that person-centred support for transitions is available. “We're really excited to learn...

Additional support for learning Additional support needs Contact disabled inclusion NDTI Time to Talk Next Steps transition

The Inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more supported at school. Now they need your help to make it happen

...something everyone should get behind The Inclusion Ambassadors are a group of 20 young people with Additional support needs from all across Scotland. The group aims to make sure that the views of young people with Additional support needs are...


New measures to support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum

...significant changes. “However, it is critical for autistic children, and all children with Additional support needs, that we also focus on the other areas identified within the report to make sure we are doing our very best for all children...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...of the recommendations contained within Angela Morgan’s recent review of the Implementation of Additional support for Learning. However, a specific timeline for implementation must be introduced and a financial commitment made, otherwise the...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Panel on Europe issues letter to John Swinney urging support for right to education through Brexit

...Listen to Us in which we described our worries about Brexit affecting funding for children with Additional support needs, the number of teachers in rural areas, and the importance of making sure we learn about politics in school so we feel...


To support children in the fight against this virus, we need your voices, knowledge and expertise

...parents or carers understand how the new coronavirus laws affect the education of children with Additional support needs in Scotland. The website will be updated daily as new education legislation and guidance is published. Referrals to the My...

engagement events Learning membership network

Mobilise third sector services to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19

...childcare providers will be absolutely crucial as this is an especially vulnerable time for them. Additional support Needs: local action and continuity vital “We welcome acknowledgment of the fact that the impacts of Covid-19 are particularly...

ASN childcare communities Covid-19 Education schools

Universal or targeted? Supporting free period products is about values as much as availability

More knowledge, flexibility and consistent support: young people’s recommendations to the ASL review

...made a series of recommendations to the independently-chaired review into the implementation of Additional support for learning, calling for more knowledge, flexibility and consistent support. The group of young people, who all have additional...


25 Calls response – The increasingly apparent gaps in mental health support and provision for young people highlights the chasm in mental health support for all

First Minister challenged by young people on mental health support and Brexit aftermath

...those from black minority ethnic backgrounds, who are less confident, live in rural areas, or have Additional support needs. We’ll be ensuring that the issues raised by the young people in FMQT Next Generation are pursued so that this opportunity...

Children Nicola Sturgeon Participation young people

Fundraising on the menu as MasterChef Gary Maclean supports charity event

How can we support young carers in education settings?

...aren’t able to attend parents’ night. But just think about it. The children you know with Additional support needs are likely to have brothers and sisters who provide care at home. Then there are those who are caring for a parent with an...


School support staff shortage 'must be tackled'

...of school staff in meeting pupils’ healthcare needs. Enquire, the Scottish Advice Service for Additional support for Learning, has received calls from parents who go into school to administer medicine or meet their child’s intimate care...

Inequalities Mental Health News Staff Support

ASL progress report reveals too many children are still missing out

...Parliament in response to the recommendations made during the current review of implementation of Additional support for learning, started in January 2019. Published today (30 November) it identifies that across the 76 original recommendations, 24...

Additional support Additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

ASL review action plan welcome, but actions speak louder than words

...independent review, chaired by Angela Morgan, considered the implementation of the Additional support for learning legislation and how this could be enhanced through a better use of resources, staffing or other aspects of provision....

Additional support Angela Morgan ASL ASL review ASN

New resource for children and young people summarises ASL review findings

...July 2020 Children in Scotland was recently tasked with creating  a version of the review into Additional support for Learning (ASL) for children and young people using accessible language. The independent review, chaired by Angela Morgan,...

Additional support ASL

Taking steps towards a more inclusive education system

...2018 Today is a significant day in the recognition of rights of children and young people with Additional support needs, writes Cat Thomson As of today, 10 January 2018, the rights of children and young people aged 12-15 have been extended to...

Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Children’s rights extended as new legislation comes into force

...new legislation comes into force Children aged 12-15 have had their rights extended under new Additional support for learning legislation which comes into force today (Wed 10 Jan). Under the Education (Scotland) Act 2016, children under 16...

Additional support Children's rights Legislation

Children’s rights extended as new legislation comes into force

...legislation comes into force Children aged 12-15 have had their rights extended under new Additional support for learning legislation which comes into force today (Wednesday 10 January). Under the Education (Scotland) Act 2016, children...

Additional support Additional support needs Children's rights Legislation


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Review of Additional support for Learning

...asked by John Swinney, the Deputy First Minister, and the Scottish Government to find out how well Additional support for learning was working in schools. Angela spoke to lots of different people, including children and young people, about their...


Support Help and Integration in Perthshire (SHIP)

...runs youth clubs, sports groups, holiday clubs and after school clubs for children with complex Additional support needs (5-18 years). The parent-led charity has been running since 1986 and has extensive experience in supporting children to...


AC24 - Exhibition Hall

...in 1874, East Park has been dedicated to serving children and young people with Additional support needs, including autism. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our collaborative approach that prioritizes the well-being of...



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New resources to support school attendance
post

...new research finds May 11 2023 New report reveals what really matters to pupils accessing Additional support for learning October 6...

Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools

Undergrad students to receive more financial support
postcare experience funding higher education Scottish Government Undergraduates

Report highlights success of family support programme
post

...£3 million in disability payments for Scottish children May 18, 2022 Councils urged to keep Additional support Needs on the agenda  May 10, 2022 Accelerate free school meal provision, says STUC April 22, 2022 Rewind welfare reform...

Health parenting

Members Bill to give legal right to transition support
post

...people Posted 21 September 2021 by Jennifer Drummond. Main image: Phil Wilkinson Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions New proposed legislation has been lodged with the Scottish...

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions

Not included, not engaged, not involved supporter update
post

...of additional funding for frontline staff working with children and young people with Additional support needs made in Programme for Government 2019-20 welcome Support for the revised guidance on placing children with additional...


Call 3: All children and young people should have access to mental health support when they need it, based on rights, trust, privacy – and without discrimination
post

...in early childhood, who may end up being in care or living in poverty. Such children require Additional support to enable them to access opportunities available to other children in Scotland. All young people have a right to thrive and...


Call 12: Support our pupils and teachers: embed understanding of ASN in initial teacher training and ongoing development
post

...means early career teachers will expect to be teaching learners who have a wide range of Additional support needs (ASN) including autism. As a result, we need an education system staffed by teachers and support staff who feel...


Call 17: Prioritise integration, support for families and participation to give children the best start
post

...the school starting age to maximise the welcome development of ELC. Integration for children with Additional support needs and for their families is essential for their wellbeing. They are particularly dependent on services based on effective...


Call 21: Invest in relationship-based whole-family support
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Restraint and seclusion in schools
post

...on the use of restraint and seclusion in schools Posted 23 November, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond Additional support ASL ASN Children's rights Education Three years on from its report into the use of restraint and seclusion in schools, ENABLE...

Additional support ASL ASN Children's rights Education

"There have been too many promises of change, followed by a failure to act"
post

...review, writes Sally Cavers In June, the report of the review of the implementation of Additional support for Learning was published. The recommendations, to me, seem well considered and an achievable response to the information...

Additional support Additional support for ASL ASN Education