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.

Nurture and attainment

Creating nurturing environments for learners means reaching beyond the school gates.
Go to PINS theme: Attainment

Teacher empathy reduces student exclusions

When teachers think empathically, not punitively, they cultivate better relationships.
Go to PINS theme: School Exclusion

Aye Mind is on a mission to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people

Aye Mind is about making better use of the internet, social media and mobile technologies.
Go to PINS theme: Health and Wellbeing > Mental and emotional wellbeing

Children Harmed by Alcohol Toolkit (C.H.A.T.)

Interactive materials to build resilience and protective factors.
Go to: Other Resources > Substance Misuse

Children and young people looked after at home

The new issue of REACH focuses on children and young people looked after at home.
GO TO PINS theme: Looked After Children

1 in 29 children is bereaved of a sibling

The free primary schools pack helps teachers to introduce the subject of bereavement.
Go to: Other Resources > Schools and Learning

Prince’s Trust launch new Achieve programme

Achieve is a programme to support young people get back on track, engage and succeed in education.
Go to PINS theme: 16+

Preconception health, education and care should become a Scottish priority

Dr Jonathan Sher has distilled the current evidence on the impact of preconception care.
Go to PINS theme: Critical Stance

14% of 6 year olds are living with a carer who has experienced partner abuse

Abuse is associated with socio-economic disadvantage and being a younger mum.
Go to PINS theme: Early Years

John Muir Award links to Attainment

The Trust sees our environment as contributing to Scotland’s attainment challenge.
Go to PINS theme: Attainment

WAVE Trust Parenthood and Relationships Education Project

A Toolkit for work with 14-16 year olds.
Go to: Other Resources > Schools and Learning

Site updated: Wednesday, June 15, 2016