She also confirmed an extra PS15 million will be provided to help improve additional support for learning
and an additional PS20 million of funding will help tackle the public health emergency of drug deaths in Scotland.
He added: "The Additional Support for Learning
Act places education authorities under duties to identify, provide for and review the additional support needs of their pupils."
Sometimes debate around additional support for learning
can focus on whether pupils should be in a mainstream or a specialist school, when the reality for a number of pupils is they can benefit from both learning environments.
Ailsa Little, teacher for Additional Support for Learning
at Dumfries Academy, said:"It was a great opportunity for our students to develop skills and help in the community through volunteering in the Can Do programme.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom, October 24, 2013 --(PR.com)-- With the Children and Young People Bill currently passing through Parliament, the National Additional Support for Learning
Conference is ideally timed to update you on how legislative changes will impact on those with additional support needs.
This act also includes a 'presumption of mainstream education.' The Education (Additional Support for Learning
) (Scotland) Act 2004 as amended by The Education (Additional Support for Learning
) (Scotland) Act 2009 imposes certain duties on education authorities (EAs).
In May 2009, the Minister for Children and Early Years, gave a commitment to Parliament to establish a working group to report on how the "Education (Additional Support for Learning
) (Scotland) Act 2004" (the Act) is affecting children and young people who: (1) are looked after; (2) are young carers; (3) have mental health disorders; and (4) have sensory impairments.
Boys are taught in small groups with an excellent level of classroom support and additional support for learning
It is a budget that is doomed to fail and is open to legal challenge should any parent with a child that does not receive the additional support for learning
that their child needs.
Glasgow City Council said all early years establishments, additional support for learning
(ASL) schools and mainstream primary schools would be closed on both days, though all mainstream secondary schools would remain open.