Staff, volunteers and pupils at a school for children with additional support needs have been praised by a north-east MSP.
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A charity that helps people living with additional needs enjoy horse riding fears a shortage of volunteers may force it to close.
Parents of pupils at a special school and nursery in Aberdeen have come out in support of staff after inspectors delivered a damning verdict following a recent visit.
Children at an Aberdeen special school are not being taught maths, literacy or safety skills properly and senior staff tied-up in red tape, a shock new report has found.
Up to 50 vacant education jobs for specialist support staff in Highland schools are being “deleted”.
One of the oldest buildings in a north-east town has been restored to vibrant life at the heart of its community.
Highland councillors are today debating proposals that could see them spending £2.5m to help facilitate cuts of more than £37m.
A 17 year old Highland student yesterday rallied a protest at Highland Council headquarters against forthcoming education cuts.
Highland Council’s decision to target children with Additional Support Needs (ASN) as part of budget savings has been met with fresh fury after it emerged the north has a massively above-average rate of diagnosed pupils.
Highland Council’s administration yesterday got its budget of £37.5million savings through yesterday - but there were concerns inside and outside the chamber over cuts to education.
Plans have been unveiled for the north-east’s first soft play centre for children with additional support needs.
A senior Scottish Government minister has raised fears Brexit could do “real damage” to organisations like Aberdeen’s Camphill. School while on a visit to the north-east yesterday.
Moray Council has been accused of “failing” children after it emerged teachers dedicated to pupils with specialist needs have been pulled to cover staff shortages more than 300 times since the beginning of the year.
A Moray teacher, who has dedicated her career to helping pupils with specialist needs has been made an MBE.
A trio of Moray mums who bonded over the challenges their children face have formed a new support group for parents.
Aberdeen has suffered the highest level of cuts to additional support needs in Scotland, with a 49% funding drop in the last four years.
New figures have shown that Aberdeen has lost a third of its additional support needs teachers since the SNP came to power.
Campaigning parents intend to make their voices heard in the controversy over learning support changes in Moray schools.
Parents protesting plans to slash support staff posts and hours at schools across Moray have claimed education bosses have failed to answer questions on how it will affect their children.
Parents fighting Moray Council plans to reduce the number of classroom support posts have been invited to individually meet education bosses next week.
A leading disability campaigner has claimed an "unprecedented" number of parents will educate their children from home next term, as Moray Council rolls out plans to slash classroom support posts.
Parents have warned that every child in Moray will suffer as a result of council plans to axe classroom support posts.
Moray Council has advanced with plans to slash classroom support posts, despite angry protests from parents at the move.