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.

10 things we do

PINS evidences the third sector commitment to improving educational outcomes for some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people. Go to What’s new: 10 things we do

Time to be bold and innovative in Scottish education

The election campaign saw all parties stressed the important of education. Go to PINS theme: Critical Stance

Future approaches to Inspection and Revie

Reflecting significant changes in education, Education Scotland is considering future approaches to inspection and review. Go to What’s new: Consultations

National Digital Learning Week 16th – 20th May

Explore the benefits digital learning and teaching from early learning to the senior phase. Go to PINS theme: Digital Lives

hi-hope in the Highlands

A new resource to support young people leaving school to explore and identify options. Go to PINS theme: 16+

Scottish Government consultation on UNCRC duties and children’s services planning

This consultation is about aspects of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. Go to What’s new: Consultations

Year of the Dad and engaging fathers in parent groups and school

Scottish Parent Teacher Council want to find out how parent groups and schools engage fathers. Go to PINS theme: Parents

NSPCC Rebuilding Childhood Conference

The conference will explore how best to promote child wellbeing and discuss how well our response to children at risk matches what we know children need. Go to What’s new: Events and Training > June

Youth Gambling Training

Fast Forward has released new June dates for its free Youth Problem Gambling Training. Go to What’s new: Events and Training > June

Latest information on child immunisations and child weight

Uptake rates for child immunisation are high across all deprivation categories but deprivation continues to impact on healthy weight. Go to PINS theme: Early Years

Latest statistics on looked after children in Scotland

15,404 children are looked after; 2,751 are on the child protection register (one-third of whom are looked after) and 84 young people live in secure care. Go to PINS theme: Looked after children

Site updated: Sunday, May 8, 2016