Have your say on additional support for learning

Last updated: 06 February 2017

Find out how to share your experiences of additional support for learning in Scottish schools. [read more...]

Steps to resolving disagreements

Last updated: 06 September 2016

There are a number of ways to avoid and resolve disagreements about additional support for learning. Read our handy two-page summary to find out how. [read more...]

Helpline Availability

Last updated: 12 November 2015

Due to essential maintenance on office telephone lines, our helpline will be closed between 1pm and 3pm on Friday 13th November. [read more...]

Policy updates

Last updated: 31 March 2015

Children in Scotland has a list of the most up to date policy information relating to children and young people in Scotland [read more...]

Women and Girls on the Autism Spectrum – 29 September – Inverness

Last updated: 29 September 2014

06:30 PM The Pines, Inverness Tel: 01463 720056; E-mail: highland.informationofficer@nas.org.uk Organisers: The National Autistic Society,  www.autism.co.uk , & The Pines Tuesday 29th September 2015, 6.30pm to 8pm. Females on the spectrum have been described as being like swans – appearing to glide across the surface of life but paddling furiously under the surface just to keep afloat! The Pines is delighted [read more...]

Mental Health First Aid: Supporting Young People , Edinburgh, 14 September – 21 September

Last updated: 21 September 2014

Just as effective First Aid treatment could stop a small injury from becoming life threatening, timely Mental Health First Aid could make all the difference to a young person’s mental wellbeing.This course takes the form of: 3.5 hours eLearning pre-course work, followed by: 2 evening workshops: Monday 14 September 2015, 1800-2100 Monday 21 September 2015, [read more...]

Scottish Government’s third annual report on additional support for learning

Last updated: 26 June 2014

The Scottish Government recently published it’s third annual report on additional support for learning. The annual publication of a report about progress to meet the needs of children and young people with additional support needs resulted from duties placed on the Government in the 2009 Additional Support for Learning Act. The report identifies 131,621 pupils [read more...]

National conference on visually impaired children and young people – 12 June 2015

Last updated: 12 June 2014

Following on from the highly successful 2013 conference, the 2015 National conference on visually impaired children and young people aims to review progress and recent developments in key service areas for Scotland’s VI children and young people. The conference will bring together policy makers, educationalists, paediatricians, social workers, habilitation workers, optometrists and ophthalmologists to create [read more...]

Enhancing Learning through Pupil Participation – Dundee – 29th May

Last updated: 29 May 2014

Scottish Learning Festival Knowledge Exchange The aim of this learning event is to explore how developing pupil participation and pupil voice can impact positively on children and young people, enhancing their self-esteem, motivation and develop their skills for learning, life and work. To reflect the theme of this learning event, the session will be delivered [read more...]

Introduction to child protection – Edinburgh – 23 May

Last updated: 23 May 2014

Child protection is everyone’s responsibility. This course is for those new to child protection, or who need a refresher. It provides you with an overview of what child protection is, what an individual and organisation’s roles and responsibilities are, and what steps to take should you feel a child is in danger. Learning objectives: – [read more...]

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