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.

Eyes open

For most children the summer holidays are a time for fun but for some holidays bring an increased risk of harm, neglect, and disruption.

Nurture, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Practice: Making the Links

Approaches are explained and commonalities, differences and relevance to educational practice are explored.
GO TO PINS THEME: Adverse Childhood Experiences

The Children’s Future Food Inquiry

Share your views and those of children and young people on their experiences of food and how it affects their lives.
GO TO PINS THEME: Health and Wellbeing > Food Health and Learning

Schools can’t fix poverty, but a little empathy goes a long way

More than anything else, adults in schools need to be able to build positive relationships.
GO TO PINS THEME: Attainment

Building Adult Capabilities to improve Child Outcomes

We can improve child outcomes by building the capabilities of caregivers and strengthening communities.


International Council of Education Advisors

The group established by Scottish Government has met for the fourth time – with lots to say in support of teaching and learning.
GO TO PINS THEME: Critical Stance

Share Aware

Holiday time means more time online. This resource supports parents and carers to support children be safe and share aware.
GO TO PINS THEME: Digital Lives

Progressing children’s rights in Scotland: Action Plan consultation

Scottish Ministers are required by law to set out plans for taking forward children’s rights. Consultation now open on a dedicated Action Plan.
GO TO What’s new: Consultations

Working with Scotland’s Communities CLD survey

The survey will support better advocacy on CLD and identify workforce and sector needs.
GO TO What’s new: Consultations

Corporate Parenting: Turning legislation into practice together

The report explores what corporate parenting means, duties and responsibilities and what’s next for corporate parents.

GO TO PINS THEME: Looked After Children



Site updated: Sunday, July 15, 2018