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Education and Skills Committee Report on ASN

Monday, 22 May 2017

How is Additional Support for Learning working in practice?

Over the past few months the Scottish Parliament's Education and Skills Committee has been looking at school education. They asked lots of people for their views on Additional Support Needs. After hearing evidence and receiving a high number of submissions a report for the Additional Support Needs inquiry has been published.

Click on the link below for the full report:

How is Additional Support for Learning working in practice? 15 May 2017 (1.3MB pdf)

A quick read document of the report is below, which contains the main points of the report and the recommendations:

A child or young person is said to have additional support needs if they need more or different support than what is normally provided in school. This is a very broad term, covering a large number of children and young people in Scotland who all have specific requirements for support in school, including those with dyslexia. 

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