“Yes, money is tight, but Scottish Government has made political choices. Cuts to our core budget hit the most vulnerable in our communities the hardest and are damaging to our workforce – Scottish Government needs to consider this seriously. ” COSLA Vice President Councillor Steven Heddle
Educational Psychology: Funding Nationally but Cutting Locally
£4million is going towards training 90 educational psychologists.
Orkney Council Reaches Out to Communities
“I would stress that this is about seeking alternatives to cuts.”
Partial Victory to Prevent Cuts for Additional Needs Staff
The review would continue into the Additional Support for Learning service.
Councillors’ Decision on Cuts Detrimental to Pupils
a total of £96,000 will be slashed from the budgets of services which directly affect children and young people with additional needs
£96,000 Cuts To Services for Children 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’.