Update: Hearing and sharing views about experiences of additional support in schools

Last updated: 10/03/17

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Find out what’s happening at national level about listening to people’s views of additional support for learning in schools. [read more...]

Education legislation

Last updated: 10/01/17


The main legislation related to education and additional support for learning. [read more...]

Other legislation

Last updated: 02/04/15


Other legislation relating to children and young people with additional support needs [read more...]

When did Additional Support for Learning legislation come into force?

Last updated: 01/09/10


The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004, came into force in November 2005. The law spelled out the rights of parents and pupils to get the additional support they need to become successful learners. It also set in place the framework for schools, local authorities and other agencies to make sure this happens. [read more...]

Has the Additional Support for Learning Act changed?

Last updated: 15/08/12

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The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 was amended in 2009. The changes form a new Act that was passed in June 2009. The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2009 came into force on November 14th 2010. A few features of the 2009 Act include: the term additional support will not [read more...]

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