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

Foundations of Literacy: a seminar with Sue Palmer

A focus on how we can narrow the gap between children who find literacy skills relatively easy to acquire and those who don’t. Glasgow and Aberdeen dates.
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Why do teachers stay in the profession?

New research reports that teachers who serve the longest are motivated to stay because they are good at it and make a difference.
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Child poverty 'beginning to look like a state of emergency'

Buttle UK warns that more children are living in poverty now than at any other time in the past 10 years.
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Independent Root and Branch Care Review - 'Listening to You' World Café

The Review Team want to know about the lived experience of people – these listening events are happening through September.
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Reading as a playful act

“What you are trying to achieve is an understanding of that book that will stay with the child, even when the book is closed” Dr Vivienne Smith on the importance of engaging readers early.
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Give me 5

Child Poverty Action Group, Poverty Alliance and others call on Scottish Government to use social security powers to top-up child benefit by £5 per week for every child.
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Employment info for 13+

A guide aimed at young people between the age of 13 and school leaving age looking for employment.
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Equality and equity – what’s the difference?

The terms are important when we think about education – but how would you explain them? Try this graphic.
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Post-16 opportunities explained

All you need to know about education, careers and employment.
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