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.

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Report on the PINS seminar: Inclusion, Exclusion and the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Learning

In association with NHS Health Scotland we explored new school exclusion guidance, Respect for All the new anti-bullying national guidance and heard about the impact of ACES on learning – finishing with a screening of the film Resilience.
Go to PINS Events: ACES + Learning

PINS information booklets for parents and carers on school exclusion

Two new booklets ‘I am worried my child might be excluded from school’ and ‘My child has been excluded from school’ are now available.
Go to PINS Theme: School Exclusion

Food and raising attainment

Breakfast clubs and summer holiday food programmes impact on children’s cognitive performance and their friendships.
Go to PINS Theme: Attainment

The Resilience Summit

Free online series March 19th – 23rd with world experts on the science of wellbeing and practical ways to develop resilience.
Go to PINS Theme: ACEs

Women in Leadership: Time to try something different?

Dona Milne explores the issue for the youth sector.
Go to PINS Theme: Critical Stance

Aye Write Glasgow Book Festival event: The social costs of a Scottish Childhood

John Carnochan, Carol Craig and Alan Sinclair discuss common themes.
Go to: What’s New Events + Training > March

Child Poverty

Growing up in poverty is the biggest human rights issue facing children in Scotland. More from the Children’s Commissioner’s team.
Go to PINS Theme: GIRFEC


Site updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2018