Informed Scotland March 2019 – Additional support for learning & skills


The hottest Scottish learning & skills topic in March was additional support needs.

Among a range of items, there was a cluster of Scottish Government reports on additional support for learning in schools; Education Scotland’s new inclusive education module for teachers on The Open University’s OpenLearn Create platform; a new Carers Trust Scotland recognition award for college student carers; a number of initiatives to support those with autism; and Skills Development Scotland is working with British Deaf Association Scotland to raise awareness about Modern Apprenticeships for young deaf people.

As well as the annual round-up of statistics, including on college staffing and higher education students, qualifiers and retention rates, interesting items to highlight include:

This really is just a taste of all that happened last month! To keep on top of developments you need to become an Informed Scotland subscriber. Email [email protected] to request a sample copy.

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