“GMB members have overwhelmingly rejected their employer’s stealth cuts plan for the future of additional support needs delivery in our schools.”
‘Inclusive education in Scotland starts from the belief that education is a human right and the foundation for a more just society.”
“Teachers and local authorities are key partners in delivering this approach and ensuring every child has the most suitable learning environment for their needs.”
£4million is going towards training 90 educational psychologists.
The review would continue into the Additional Support for Learning service.
a total of £96,000 will be slashed from the budgets of services which directly affect children and young people with additional needs
Orkney Islands Council is to hold a series of public meetings to explain why they are making cuts to services, including those termed ‘high risk’.
“There is a duty to provide additional support for learning when any child or young person needs support for whatever reason.” (Curriculum for Excellence)
Support is being improved for people with autism as the Scottish Government and partner agencies develop a tool box that pulls local information together