Welcome to PINS

The Pupil Inclusion Network is Scotland’s largest network supporting the voluntary sector and partners in work with learners who are vulnerable or excluded.

Consultation: Guidance on the Presumption of Mainstreaming

Have a say on guidance that aims to ensure that local authorities apply mainstreaming as intended.
Go to What’s new: Consultations

Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People

Free online course. Understand how to recognise it and learn how to help.
Go to PINS theme: Health and Wellbeing > Mental and emotional wellbeing

Youthwork changes lives

Another amazing year of community based youth work reported in Youth Scotland’s Impact Report.
Go to PINS theme: Curriculum

Trauma and Young People

A guide for parents, carers and professionals from The Children’s Society.
Go to PINS theme: GIRFEC

Why I must speak out about growing up poor

Novelist Kerry Hudson kept the details of a childhood spent in poverty hidden until now.
Go to PINS theme: ACEs

Improving gender balance awareness and practice in learning

The learning environment should not be unduly influenced or limited by gender.
Go to PINS theme: Critical Stance

Anti-Bullying Week is 13-17 November

Respectme invites you to get involved in a national conversation about what #respectmeans.
Go to Resources > Behaviour

How good is our school library? A guide

The school library plays a central role in supporting learning.
Go to PINS theme: Attainment

United Nations joins #unfearties

Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights is now an unfeartie. You can join too.
Go to Resources > Young People's Voices

Beyond Adversity

Half of all mental health issues begin before the age of 14. Are we addressing this enough?
Go to PINS theme: Health and Wellbeing > Mental and emotional wellbeing


Site updated: Saturday, November 4, 2017