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.

Good Shepherd Centre

“We believe that it is crucial for our young people to learn the skills and attributes to be digitally literate in order to achieve their full potential”. A new PINS profile evidences how the sector builds skills and confidence.  GO TO What’s new: 10 things we do > Build Skills and Confidence

Is it love?

When it comes to being ‘looked after’ Kenny McGhee suggests we remind ourselves of what really matters. GO TO PINS theme: Looked After Children

Digital Learning and Teaching strategy launched

The strategy is about developing the skills and confidence when using the latest technology, as well as making digital devices more accessible to learners.  GO TO PINS theme: Digital Lives

Raising Attainment for All and Early Years Collaborative become one

RAFA and EYC become the Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative with a joint Learning Session for those using Improvement Methodology. GO TO PINS theme: Attainment

What matters is what teachers do and think

Class sizes, uniforms and streaming by ability make little or no difference to whether children learn, rather, it’s all about teaching. GO TO PINS theme: Critical Stance

Outdoor learning project reveals children more motivated to learn when outside

Children are happier, healthier and more motivated to learn when the outdoors is a classroom. GO TO PINS theme: Curriculum

Girl’s wellbeing explored: understanding pressures and resilience

Girls are facing unprecedented levels of stress and pressure while the adults in their lives are out of touch with their concerns. GO TO PINS theme: Girls in Focus

Children’s Grief Awareness Day November 17th 2016

Bringing attention to the fact that often support can make all the difference in the life of a grieving child.  GO TO PINS theme: Health and Wellbeing > Mental and emotional wellbeing

Conference to explore working with loss and bereavement in young people

Vulnerable young people involved in offending, or those in care, have often experienced high levels of loss, bereavement and trauma.  GO TO What’s new: Events and Training > November

Site updated: Wednesday, October 5, 2016