Annex C Useful Publications and Weblinks
This is a list of some publications and weblinks that proprietors may find useful. It is not an exhaustive list of all documents with relevant guidance and advice, and whilst correct at the time of going to press (October 2007), it is the responsibility of proprietors to check that they have the most up-to-date documents and guidance.
"Planning to Improve Access to Education for Pupils with Disabilities: Guidance on Preparing Accessibility Strategies". Available from the Scottish Government web site at www.scotland.gov.uk/library5/education/gpas-00.asp. ISBN 07759 10230
"Protecting Children and Young People: The Charter" (2004) sets out what children and young people feel they have a right to expect from those with responsibilities to protect them. Safer Children, Stronger Families Division, Scottish Government, Schools Directorate, Area 2B, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ
www.scotland.gov.uk/library5/education/ccel.pdf ISBN 0-7559-4087-3
"Protecting Children and Young People: Framework for Standards" (2004) builds upon the Charter and is a framework for all agencies to progress effective measures to protect children and young people. Safer Children, Stronger Families Division, Scottish Government, Schools Directorate, Area 2B, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ
www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2004/03/19102/34603 ISBN 0-7559-4087-3
"It's Everyone's Job To make Sure I'm Alright" (2002) is the report on the Child Protection Audit and Review. Safer Children, Stronger Families Division, Scottish Government Schools Directorate, Area 2B, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ
www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2002/11/15820/14009 ISBN 0-7559-0585-7
"The Administration of Medicines in Schools" issued September 2001. Copies can be obtained from Teachers Division, Scottish Government, Schools Directorate, Area 2D-South,, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ Tel: 0131 244 4544. This is also available at: www.scotland.gov.uk/news/releases/2001/09/134
Guidance on specific aspects of education is also available from HM Inspectorate of Educationwebsite address: http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/inspectionandreview/index.asp
"Fire and Explosion - How Safe Is Your Work Place", published by the Health and Safety Executive ( HSE), ISBN 0-11-341229-0. It is available from HSE books 01787 881165 or The Stationery Office, 0870 600 5522 or online at: www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/index.htm
"Health and Safety Guidance for School Governors and Members of School Boards" is also available from HSE books 01787 881165 or The Stationery Office, 0870 600 5522 or online at: www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/index.htm
Proprietors may find the guide"Educational and Day Care for Children Premises Guide" helpful. It is available at http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Justice/public-safety/Fire-Rescue/FireLaw/FireLaw/SectorSpecificGuidance/Daycare. It is also available via the public library network(ISBN 978-0-7559-7025-4).
Circulars issued by the SNCT, can be found on the Teachers' Agreement Communications Team website at http://www.snct.org.uk/
"The Teachers Superannuation Scheme Employers Guide and Instructions" is available free from the Scottish Public Pensions Agency, 7 Tweedside Park, Tweedbank, Galashiels, TDI 3TE . The Agency can be telephoned on 01896 893 000.
"Fire Law - Are Yo Aware of Your Responsibilities" Further information is available at http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Justice/public-safety/Fire-Rescue/FireLaw/FireLaw.