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inclusion in Action: Call-out for inclusion resources to share internationally

...inclusion in Action: Call-out for inclusion resources to share internationally The Inclusive Education in Action (IEA) website, a collaborative project by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the...


inclusion Ambassadors film to get London screening

... inclusion Ambassadors film to get London screening 6 December 2019 A short film created by a group of disabled young people is to be screened in London this weekend. The eight-minute film, Ask Us, Hear Us, Include Us, made by the Scottish...


inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown

...inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown 11 Dec 2020 The impact of school closures on exams, ongoing issues around teacher support and continued concerns about the spread of Covid-19 are key issues raised by young people...

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inclusion Ambassadors welcome school return but say the still don't feel heard

... inclusion Ambassadors welcome school return but say they still don't feel heard 23 Sep 2021 The inclusion Ambassadors have shared their experiences of returning to school highlighting the positives of face-to-face interactions but warning...

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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

... First annual inclusion Ambassadors report calls for action to help young people feel supported in school 1 Sep 2021 MEDIA RELEASE The first annual report of Scotland’s inclusion Ambassadors has been published today, calling for more...

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inclusion Ambassadors (2016 - Present)

... inclusion Ambassadors (2016 - Present) The inclusion Ambassadors Network began in 2016, formed by Education Scotland. It  was established to ensure the views of young people with additional support needs are heard in discussions about...


"Commitment to inclusion must be reinforced at every level"

... "Commitment to inclusion must be reinforced at every level" Children in Scotland has warned that the goal of delivering truly inclusive education is not just the responsibility of schools or individuals but must be reinforced at national and...


Working for inclusion (2009-2011)

...Working for inclusion This project ran from 2009 to 2011. The Working for inclusion programme was led by Children in Scotland in partnership with LA Bottega Di Geppetto, Italy, the Nordland Research Institute, Norway, and the Comenius Foundation...


Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare inclusion Fund

... Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare inclusion Fund Children in Scotland will manage a new fund aimed at supporting early learning and childcare settings to meet the needs of children with additional support...

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The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) inclusion Fund

... Our work Services & Funds Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) inclusion Fund The sixth round of the Scottish Government's Early Learning & Childcare inclusion Fund closed on 29 October 2021. Please check this site for details of the next...


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

... The inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more supported at school. Now they need your help to make it a reality 5 August 2021 Our Senior Policy, Projects & Participation Officer Chris Ross explains why the...


Recruitment opens for national inclusion Ambassador group

...Recruitment opens for national inclusion Ambassador group 4 May 2021 Children in Scotland is calling for young people aged 12-18 years old, based in Scotland and with additional support needs, to join the inclusion Ambassadors group. The...


First meeting of new inclusion Ambassadors group

... First meeting of new inclusion Ambassadors 30 June 2021 The newest cohort of Scotland’s inclusion Ambassadors has met for the first time as they prepare to highlight their priorities and calls to action for the year ahead. The group, made...


Leading and learning on inclusion

...Leading and learning on inclusion 11 Dec 2018 A recent meeting in Vienna discussed important research, resources and progress in inclusive education across Europe, as Sally Cavers reports Mary Hoey, Assistant Director of Education Scotland,...


The right ASL information, at the right time

...advice and support on accessing their rights Visit the website News: inclusion Ambassadors report calls for action 'Challenging inequality and leading change', reviews the work of the inclusion Ambassadors group...


Not losing the human element of being 'present' with people

...and leading change' Media release: the first report charting the work and calls of the inclusion Ambassadors is published Click here for...

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The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated

...be celebrated Posted on 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond diversity Education inclusion Assets which celebrate multiculturalism must be included in the framework of Scottish education and delivered in the classroom, says...

diversity Education inclusion

News: New Members Bill to give legal right to transition support

...people as they move into adulthood. It features interviews with Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion, Sally Cavers, and former inclusion Ambassador, Ciaran Buchanan. Speaking in the documentary, Sally Cavers commends some local authorities...

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions

Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

...also publishing a pledge of actions to strengthen our specific commitment to racial equality and inclusion. Measures will be introduced internally to track how we are performing against equality and diversity baselines. These will focus on areas...

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Girls and autism: a hidden minority?

...to support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum December 16, 2020 Project: inclusion Ambassadors Report: Not included, not engaged, not involved  Children in Scotland Learning Guide, June - December...

ASL ASN Autism

News: COP26 brings opportunities for young people to get involved 

...greatest consequences of environmental damage.   With COP26 comes a meaningful avenue for the inclusion of children and young people's voices and views. The Conference of Youth (COY16) takes place from 28 to 31 October, preparing young...

climate climate change environment

Why our race equality pledge is a challenge to ourselves and others

...statement and our five pledges to strengthen our organisational commitment to racial equality and inclusion. We’ve been working on this statement internally for quite a while. There is no doubt that the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020 set us...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

News: First LGBT-inclusive education resources launched

...TIE campaign, which launched in 2014, has been consistently calling for greater awareness and an inclusion of LGBT identities in the school curriculum. Jordan Daly, Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) co-founder, said: “This new website, and the...

Education equality LGBT

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

...charities in 2018. Responding to the action plan, Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion said: “Children in Scotland has welcomed the response to the Not Included report, including this announcement, and the way all...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

New fund supports 106 young people with additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential
Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

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

...and Young People Committee earlier this week, Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion, called for: Prioritisation of actions to deliver the recommendations in the Additional Support for Learning Review, conducted by Angela...

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Childcare expansion: prioritise quality and inclusive practice, and ensure that the child’s experience is central

...publication of Audit Scotland's review of progress. Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion, said: “We believe that the quality of childcare on offer is the vital element of this expansion, and that the experience of the child...

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Learning the secrets of the Netherlands' success

...you can have a common language. We are also interested in looking at Scotland’s approaches to inclusion – we observed a much higher level of inclusion in schools. Sometimes it’s difficult to take on policies from abroad and implement them...

care Education inclusion netherlands Wellbeing workforce

Project launched to understand participation through the pandemic

...any number of issues ranging from mental health and wellbeing, outdoor learning, accessibility and inclusion, climate change or Covid-19. The peer researchers will be given training in methodologies and participative approaches before they begin to...


‘No detriment on appeals’: call for urgent change to exams certification process ahead of Scottish Parliament Education Debate

...different people and the inappropriateness of a ‘one size fits all’ model. Members of the inclusion Ambassadors network we work with have raised the issue of problems in engagement with home learning and worries about how this will affect...

appeals assessments covid Education exams SQA

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Contacts

...to Childcare Fund lead. Email: ahay@childreninscotland.org.uk The Early Learning and Childcare inclusion Fund The ELC inclusion Fund provides funding to ELC settings to support children with additional support needs (ASN) in Scotland to access...


Children in Scotland workshop presentations - Making Children's Rights Real Across Scotland event

...both at strategic level and at a general level. Click here to view the presentation slides. inclusion Ambassadors Developing your practice in participation and engagement with young people with additional support needs: Reflections,...


School pledge pack helps educators demonstrate more inclusive practices

...pack helps educators demonstrate more inclusive practice 16 August 2021 A new resource from the inclusion Ambassadors, designed to help schools better support the inclusion of children and young people with additional support needs in school,...

ASL ASN Education inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

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

...February 2022 Children in Scotland is partnering with the National Development Team for inclusion (NDTi) and Contact, the charity supporting families with disabled children, on a new inclusion project. Time to Talk Next Steps Scotland...

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Success Looks Different Award

...schools acknowledge that success looks different for everyone. This new award, created with the inclusion Ambassadors, is a chance for schools to celebrate how they are helping pupils, particularly those with additional support needs, feel more...

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Building transitions plans into Scots law

...Bill in the Scottish Parliament on behalf of many campaigners including Camphill Scotland and inclusion Scotland. The Bill was previously introduced in the last session of the Scottish Parliament but ran out of time due to the Scottish...


Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

...youth advisory groups for the Scottish Government on a variety of topics. This has included the inclusion Ambassadors, the COVID Recovery Panel, Education Recovery Youth Panel (with Young Scot) the Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

About us

...priorities are the key areas we focus on. They are: Championing the participation and inclusion of children and young people Working to ensure that support for children, young people and their families is appropriate, available and...


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

...award launched today. The Success Looks Different award, developed by Scotland’s national inclusion Ambassadors group, is asking schools to share how they are supporting the achievements of their pupils with additional support needs out...

Additional support inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

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

...share - pupils themselves. "We are excited to get started on this work, working both with our own inclusion Ambassadors as well as a host of other organisations, schools and young people across the country." Engagement activity will begin shortly...

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Latest issue of Insight now available

...to partnership working to achieve common goals. This edition of Insight pulls on key themes of inclusion and community, with many of our contributors reflecting on how we as individuals, organisations and as a sector can assess our goals and...

Insight membership

Measurement and mission statement: what our new values mean to us

...our World members were rightly insistent that a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion was of overarching importance. That’s why it’s included in a new introduction which explains the purpose and meaning of our values. The...

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News: 500 new BSL signs added to make tech sector more inclusive

...sector Posted 30 March 2022, by Nina Joynson accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology More than 500 British Sign Language signs have been created for terms related to digital technology to make the...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees

...so in that respect, neurodiversity often feels like the last frontier in workplace diversity and inclusion. You have lived experience of neurodivergence and bring more than 25 years’ experience of working in training, learning and development....

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

News: Co-created resource offers support for young people and families involved in the Scottish justice system

...not just what professionals think might work.” Resources and support information Along with the inclusion of first-hand experiences, the new website includes a number of resources, including adaptations of CYCJ’s ground-breaking research on...

engagement Participation Support youth justice

News: Transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced

...Parliament, and I look forward to continuing to work cross-party, and with Camphill Scotland, and inclusion Scotland and others, to ensure that parliament delivers the changes that disabled children and young people need to see. “Young...

Children's rights Disability equality transitions

Education reform consultation: ‘We need to learn from policy, research and practice to ensure reform is fit for purpose”

...‘high stakes’ exam format. “In addition, the young people we work with, whether it be the inclusion Ambassadors, the Education Youth Recovery Panel and our own children and young people’s advisory group, have all consistently raised...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform

A passion for making change: the power of young people’s advisory groups

...and Engagement We aim to embed children and young people’s inclusion across all our work Click here for more 25 Calls campaign Find out more about our 25 Calls campaign, view press...


Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds

...with many saying that increased demand is a major reason for this pressure 35% cite digital inclusion as an issue 56% say they are seeing increasing levels of inequality 49% of organisations report longer waiting times. Lack of access to...

children and young people Children's rights Covid-19 equality inclusion

Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board

...and are all committed to and passionate about challenging inequalities and promoting the inclusion and participation of young people.” The new trustees join Convener Maureen McGinn CBE, Vice Convenors Esther Black and Jo Derrick and...

children and young people Children's rights inclusion

Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...GTCS and Intercultural Youth Scotland, while focus on individual learners echoes calls made by the inclusion Ambassadors network. Click here to find out more about our diversity in teaching project Click here to find out more about the inclusion...

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Changing our World: Member profiles

...about Young people being meaningfully  included in decision-making, youth in STEM, equity and inclusion, ocean recovery Fun fact Nina Local authority West Lothian Issues I care about Education, immigration, LBGTQIA+ rights,...


Please come and join us – we are looking for new directors

...and dynamic board of a national charity. As an organisation we are committed to diversity and inclusion in all our work and, through this recruitment, will be seeking to bring people with diverse skills and backgrounds on to the board. As...

Board of Directors recruitment


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inclusion in Action: Call-out for inclusion resources to share internationally

...inclusion in Action: Call-out for inclusion resources to share internationally The Inclusive Education in Action (IEA) website, a collaborative project by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the...


inclusion Ambassadors film to get London screening

... inclusion Ambassadors film to get London screening 6 December 2019 A short film created by a group of disabled young people is to be screened in London this weekend. The eight-minute film, Ask Us, Hear Us, Include Us, made by the Scottish...


inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown

...inclusion Ambassadors share experiences of school after lockdown 11 Dec 2020 The impact of school closures on exams, ongoing issues around teacher support and continued concerns about the spread of Covid-19 are key issues raised by young people...

additional support for learning ASL ASN Education inclusion Participation

inclusion Ambassadors welcome school return but say the still don't feel heard

... inclusion Ambassadors welcome school return but say they still don't feel heard 23 Sep 2021 The inclusion Ambassadors have shared their experiences of returning to school highlighting the positives of face-to-face interactions but warning...

additional support needs ASL ASN Education inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

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

... First annual inclusion Ambassadors report calls for action to help young people feel supported in school 1 Sep 2021 MEDIA RELEASE The first annual report of Scotland’s inclusion Ambassadors has been published today, calling for more...

additional support for learning ASL ASN inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

"Commitment to inclusion must be reinforced at every level"

... "Commitment to inclusion must be reinforced at every level" Children in Scotland has warned that the goal of delivering truly inclusive education is not just the responsibility of schools or individuals but must be reinforced at national and...


Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare inclusion Fund

... Children in Scotland to manage new Early Learning and Childcare inclusion Fund Children in Scotland will manage a new fund aimed at supporting early learning and childcare settings to meet the needs of children with additional support...

additional support needs childcare early learning funding

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

... The inclusion Ambassadors have a clear vision to help pupils feel more supported at school. Now they need your help to make it a reality 5 August 2021 Our Senior Policy, Projects & Participation Officer Chris Ross explains why the...


Recruitment opens for national inclusion Ambassador group

...Recruitment opens for national inclusion Ambassador group 4 May 2021 Children in Scotland is calling for young people aged 12-18 years old, based in Scotland and with additional support needs, to join the inclusion Ambassadors group. The...


First meeting of new inclusion Ambassadors group

... First meeting of new inclusion Ambassadors 30 June 2021 The newest cohort of Scotland’s inclusion Ambassadors has met for the first time as they prepare to highlight their priorities and calls to action for the year ahead. The group, made...


The right ASL information, at the right time

...advice and support on accessing their rights Visit the website News: inclusion Ambassadors report calls for action 'Challenging inequality and leading change', reviews the work of the inclusion Ambassadors group...


Not losing the human element of being 'present' with people

...and leading change' Media release: the first report charting the work and calls of the inclusion Ambassadors is published Click here for...

additional support for learning ASL mediation

Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

...also publishing a pledge of actions to strengthen our specific commitment to racial equality and inclusion. Measures will be introduced internally to track how we are performing against equality and diversity baselines. These will focus on areas...

diversity equality ethnic minorities ethnicity human rights inclusion Legislation pledge race rights statement

Why our race equality pledge is a challenge to ourselves and others

...statement and our five pledges to strengthen our organisational commitment to racial equality and inclusion. We’ve been working on this statement internally for quite a while. There is no doubt that the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020 set us...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

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

...charities in 2018. Responding to the action plan, Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion said: “Children in Scotland has welcomed the response to the Not Included report, including this announcement, and the way all...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

New fund supports 106 young people with additional support needs to access the arts and unlock their creative potential
Arts ASN inclusion Participation young people

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

...and Young People Committee earlier this week, Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion, called for: Prioritisation of actions to deliver the recommendations in the Additional Support for Learning Review, conducted by Angela...

additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

Childcare expansion: prioritise quality and inclusive practice, and ensure that the child’s experience is central

...publication of Audit Scotland's review of progress. Sally Cavers, Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion, said: “We believe that the quality of childcare on offer is the vital element of this expansion, and that the experience of the child...

additional support for learning ASL Brexit childcare early learning and childcare Early years inclusion

Learning the secrets of the Netherlands' success

...you can have a common language. We are also interested in looking at Scotland’s approaches to inclusion – we observed a much higher level of inclusion in schools. Sometimes it’s difficult to take on policies from abroad and implement them...

care Education inclusion netherlands Wellbeing workforce

Project launched to understand participation through the pandemic

...any number of issues ranging from mental health and wellbeing, outdoor learning, accessibility and inclusion, climate change or Covid-19. The peer researchers will be given training in methodologies and participative approaches before they begin to...


‘No detriment on appeals’: call for urgent change to exams certification process ahead of Scottish Parliament Education Debate

...different people and the inappropriateness of a ‘one size fits all’ model. Members of the inclusion Ambassadors network we work with have raised the issue of problems in engagement with home learning and worries about how this will affect...

appeals assessments covid Education exams SQA

School pledge pack helps educators demonstrate more inclusive practices

...pack helps educators demonstrate more inclusive practice 16 August 2021 A new resource from the inclusion Ambassadors, designed to help schools better support the inclusion of children and young people with additional support needs in school,...

ASL ASN Education inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

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

...February 2022 Children in Scotland is partnering with the National Development Team for inclusion (NDTi) and Contact, the charity supporting families with disabled children, on a new inclusion project. Time to Talk Next Steps Scotland...

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

Building transitions plans into Scots law

...Bill in the Scottish Parliament on behalf of many campaigners including Camphill Scotland and inclusion Scotland. The Bill was previously introduced in the last session of the Scottish Parliament but ran out of time due to the Scottish...


Youth Advisory Group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

...youth advisory groups for the Scottish Government on a variety of topics. This has included the inclusion Ambassadors, the COVID Recovery Panel, Education Recovery Youth Panel (with Young Scot) the Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe...

Child protection child safety Legislation Scottish Government

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

...award launched today. The Success Looks Different award, developed by Scotland’s national inclusion Ambassadors group, is asking schools to share how they are supporting the achievements of their pupils with additional support needs out...

Additional support inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

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

...share - pupils themselves. "We are excited to get started on this work, working both with our own inclusion Ambassadors as well as a host of other organisations, schools and young people across the country." Engagement activity will begin shortly...

additional support for learning ASL ASN Education

Latest issue of Insight now available

...to partnership working to achieve common goals. This edition of Insight pulls on key themes of inclusion and community, with many of our contributors reflecting on how we as individuals, organisations and as a sector can assess our goals and...

Insight membership

Measurement and mission statement: what our new values mean to us

...our World members were rightly insistent that a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion was of overarching importance. That’s why it’s included in a new introduction which explains the purpose and meaning of our values. The...

board brave changing our world collaboration collaborative kind members open and fair Participation partnership values

Education reform consultation: ‘We need to learn from policy, research and practice to ensure reform is fit for purpose”

...‘high stakes’ exam format. “In addition, the young people we work with, whether it be the inclusion Ambassadors, the Education Youth Recovery Panel and our own children and young people’s advisory group, have all consistently raised...

Curriculum for Excellence Education education reform

A passion for making change: the power of young people’s advisory groups

...and Engagement We aim to embed children and young people’s inclusion across all our work Click here for more 25 Calls campaign Find out more about our 25 Calls campaign, view press...


Covid impact ‘risking future of vital services for young people’ across Scotland, survey finds

...with many saying that increased demand is a major reason for this pressure 35% cite digital inclusion as an issue 56% say they are seeing increasing levels of inequality 49% of organisations report longer waiting times. Lack of access to...

children and young people Children's rights Covid-19 equality inclusion

Announcing the appointment of six new directors to our Board

...and are all committed to and passionate about challenging inequalities and promoting the inclusion and participation of young people.” The new trustees join Convener Maureen McGinn CBE, Vice Convenors Esther Black and Jo Derrick and...

children and young people Children's rights inclusion

Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...GTCS and Intercultural Youth Scotland, while focus on individual learners echoes calls made by the inclusion Ambassadors network. Click here to find out more about our diversity in teaching project Click here to find out more about the inclusion...

additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion inclusion Ambassadors learners report

Please come and join us – we are looking for new directors

...and dynamic board of a national charity. As an organisation we are committed to diversity and inclusion in all our work and, through this recruitment, will be seeking to bring people with diverse skills and backgrounds on to the board. As...

Board of Directors recruitment


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The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) inclusion Fund

... Our work Services & Funds Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) inclusion Fund The sixth round of the Scottish Government's Early Learning & Childcare inclusion Fund closed on 29 October 2021. Please check this site for details of the next...


Contacts

...to Childcare Fund lead. Email: ahay@childreninscotland.org.uk The Early Learning and Childcare inclusion Fund The ELC inclusion Fund provides funding to ELC settings to support children with additional support needs (ASN) in Scotland to access...


Children in Scotland workshop presentations - Making Children's Rights Real Across Scotland event

...both at strategic level and at a general level. Click here to view the presentation slides. inclusion Ambassadors Developing your practice in participation and engagement with young people with additional support needs: Reflections,...


About us

...priorities are the key areas we focus on. They are: Championing the participation and inclusion of children and young people Working to ensure that support for children, young people and their families is appropriate, available and...


Changing our World: Member profiles

...about Young people being meaningfully  included in decision-making, youth in STEM, equity and inclusion, ocean recovery Fun fact Nina Local authority West Lothian Issues I care about Education, immigration, LBGTQIA+ rights,...



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Leading and learning on inclusion
post

...Leading and learning on inclusion 11 Dec 2018 A recent meeting in Vienna discussed important research, resources and progress in inclusive education across Europe, as Sally Cavers reports Mary Hoey, Assistant Director of Education Scotland,...


The diversity of our pupils needs to be celebrated
post

...be celebrated Posted on 25 Aug 2021 by Jennifer Drummond diversity Education inclusion Assets which celebrate multiculturalism must be included in the framework of Scottish education and delivered in the classroom, says...

diversity Education inclusion

News: New Members Bill to give legal right to transition support
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...people as they move into adulthood. It features interviews with Children in Scotland’s Head of inclusion, Sally Cavers, and former inclusion Ambassador, Ciaran Buchanan. Speaking in the documentary, Sally Cavers commends some local authorities...

Additional support ASL ASN Education transitions

Girls and autism: a hidden minority?
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...to support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum December 16, 2020 Project: inclusion Ambassadors Report: Not included, not engaged, not involved  Children in Scotland Learning Guide, June - December...

ASL ASN Autism

News: COP26 brings opportunities for young people to get involved 
post

...greatest consequences of environmental damage.   With COP26 comes a meaningful avenue for the inclusion of children and young people's voices and views. The Conference of Youth (COY16) takes place from 28 to 31 October, preparing young...

climate climate change environment

News: First LGBT-inclusive education resources launched
post

...TIE campaign, which launched in 2014, has been consistently calling for greater awareness and an inclusion of LGBT identities in the school curriculum. Jordan Daly, Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) co-founder, said: “This new website, and the...

Education equality LGBT

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Success Looks Different Award
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...schools acknowledge that success looks different for everyone. This new award, created with the inclusion Ambassadors, is a chance for schools to celebrate how they are helping pupils, particularly those with additional support needs, feel more...

additional support needs ASL inclusion inclusion Ambassadors

News: 500 new BSL signs added to make tech sector more inclusive
post

...sector Posted 30 March 2022, by Nina Joynson accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology More than 500 British Sign Language signs have been created for terms related to digital technology to make the...

accessibility BSL Education inclusion technology

Q&A with Aileen Shrimpton: Supporting neurodiverse employees
post

...so in that respect, neurodiversity often feels like the last frontier in workplace diversity and inclusion. You have lived experience of neurodivergence and bring more than 25 years’ experience of working in training, learning and development....

ASL ASN neurodiversity training

News: Co-created resource offers support for young people and families involved in the Scottish justice system
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...not just what professionals think might work.” Resources and support information Along with the inclusion of first-hand experiences, the new website includes a number of resources, including adaptations of CYCJ’s ground-breaking research on...

engagement Participation Support youth justice

News: Transition to Adulthood Bill to be formally introduced
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...Parliament, and I look forward to continuing to work cross-party, and with Camphill Scotland, and inclusion Scotland and others, to ensure that parliament delivers the changes that disabled children and young people need to see. “Young...

Children's rights Disability equality transitions