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The Pupil Inclusion Network is Scotland’s largest network supporting the voluntary sector and partners in work with learners who are vulnerable or excluded.

PINS launches new theme: Adverse Childhood Experiences

ACEs refer to stressful events occurring in childhood between 0 to 18 years. Trauma in childhood can lead to reduced educational attainment, mental and physical health problems and difficulties in adult relationships.
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It is not Cool to be Cruel: prejudice-based bullying and harassment of children and young people in schools

A report from the Scottish Parliament Equalities and Human Rights Committee
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School survivors animation

What does school feel like for the child or young person living with trauma pain? This video is a collation of some of their voices. Made by parents of traumatised children.
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Survival in school

Free handouts from Inner World Works to help learners and teachers understand what survival states look like in the school environment and what they can do to help.
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Good practice with fathers in children and family services

Father involvement is positive for child wellbeing and family functioning across the life of the child – but do workers in children and family services still tend to view mothers as the ones with the responsibility for children?
Go to: PINS theme: Parents

Conference - Walking the Walk, Two Years On: Looking back to move forward

It is 2 years since the launch of the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant – the conference will bring together leaders and practitioners to chart progress, share learning, and identify challenges and opportunities. Thursday 26 October 2017, Glasgow

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Site updated: Tuesday, July 18, 2017