All Learners in Scotland Matter - national discussion on education: final report

Final report of the National Discussion on Education.






5. Responses from young children (ages 3-7) illustrate what they want and like to learn (from most to least mentioned): Maths and English; Science; Languages; Skills for life; Nature and animals; Fitness; Social skills; World issues including the environment; Arts; Technology; Health and wellbeing; History, geography, religious and moral education; and Safety.





10. The Additional Support for Learning: statutory guidance 2017 lists the following ASN criteria: Children or young people may require additional support for a variety of reasons and may include those who: have motor or sensory impairments; have low birth weight; are being bullied; are children of parents in the Armed Forces; are particularly able or talented; have experienced a bereavement; are affected by imprisonment of a family member; are interrupted learners; have a learning disability; have barriers to learning as a result of a health need, such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder; are looked after by a local authorityor who have been adopted; have a learning difficulty, such as dyslexia; are living with parents who are abusing substances; are living with parents who have mental health problems; have English as an additional language; are not attending school regularly; have emotional or social difficulties; are on the child protection register; are refugees; are young carers. The guidance also states that this is not an exhaustive list.


12. All indicative quotes are either directly from the independent analysis and reporting of the National Discussion data undertaken by the 'Lines Between' or from the notes taken during the session by the independent facilitators or Scottish Government representatives.




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