We call for incoming council administrations and the Scottish Government to act urgently and increase funding as new figures highlight an 11% cut in additional support for learning spend per pupil since 2012/13.
Niall Kelly, Managing Director Young Foundations, writes for Friends of the Scotsman. On behalf of the SCSC he calls for a renewed focus on supporting children and young people with Additional Support Needs if we are to close the educational attainment gap.
The SCSC notes the concerns of local authorities over budget cuts, urging them not to put our vulnerable children and young people at real risk when it comes to implementing these.
Stuart Jacob, Director of Falkland House School and coalition member, writes in Scotland on Sunday on the need to protect children with Additional Support Needs from budget cuts.
Thousands of Scottish children with additional support needs (ASN) may not be getting the support they need according to a coalition of leading third and independent sector service providers. The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition (SCSC) (see Notes to Editors for […]