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Teenage bullying & opting out of mainstream education

I have read tragic, heartbreaking stories in the papers from Mothers who lost a child to suicide, I think it so brave of them to open up and talk about what has happened to them and the truth of what led up to such an awful event for any parent and family. 3,102 more words

Reconsidering a Parent's Role in Education

A Reflection on Stepping Up for Brilliant Young Minds

I was so excited when we opened the first unit of English in Term 4 last year and found it was poetry. 1,946 more words


Mainstream Education

 “Mainstream education is so important for disabled children”…

For a long time the majority of children and young people with disabilities have been educated in a special school, however, recently things have started to change as more disabled children have been increasingly been given the right to go to a mainstream school and get the same mainstream education as everyone else. 28 more words


Inclusion and Appropriate Support: Does inclusion work for all?

How do our readers feel about the government’s policy of inclusion in education for children and young people with additional support needs?

Here are the facts: in 2012, 118,034 pupils (17.6% of all pupils) had additional support needs in Scotland, of which 63% were boys. 406 more words