1. When entering the findings from their group discussion, participants were asked to indicate how many people were in their group. Across the 232 responses we know came from group discussions, 6,884 were noted as taking part. Along with the 5,439 participants who did not leave a number, this means at least 12,323 people were represented by a response to the National Discussion. See Appendix A for more details.
2. Quotes from individuals are labelled with the classification they selected from a list provided in the consultation survey i.e. learner, parent, teacher, education practitioner, or school support staff. Those who did not answer are labelled as Individual.
3. A nurturing approach recognises that positive relationships are central to both learning and wellbeing and that all staff have a role to play in establishing the positive relationships that are required to promote healthy social and emotional development and that these relationships should be reliable, predictable, and consistent where possible. (Source: Education Scotland)
4. The protected characteristics are: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.
5. Like many participants, we use the term deaf to cover all types of hearing impairments.
6. For more detail, readers are encouraged to look to individual responses where permission was given for publication via the Scottish Government's consultation website.
7. The profile of this sample is detailed in Appendix B.
8. Quotes from individuals are labelled with the classification they selected from a list provided in the consultation survey i.e. learner, parent, teacher, education practitioner, or school support staff. Those who did not answer are labelled as Individual.
9. Due to a survey error, this question was not asked of the first 615 Individuals who complete the Citizen Space survey.
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