Having your say
Young people from all over Scotland call for more say in how schools are run
How do young people want to be involved in decision-making in schoool? Find out what over 1,000 Scottish pupils have to say.
Lyla: “If I wasn’t dyslexic I wouldn’t be me, I am what you see”
With the right support people with dyslexia can achieve incredible things. Check out this poem by a pupil called Lyla.
Young carer has her say on leaving school and the difference support can make
Young carers do an amazing job juggling caring and school work, but it’s not always easy. If you’re caring for someone at home, the right support can make all the difference in helping you get the most out of school. Check out young carer Lauren’s story.
Seems like everybody’s talking about mental health
How can Scotland get better at supporting young people to feel mentally healthy?
It’s not always easy to ask for help
Sharing your problems with someone you trust can help you cope. Here’s some tips to help you reach out.
Young people in foster care have their say “Give me a chance”
Young champions from the Fostering Network Scotland have made an ace film called “Give me a Chance” about the positive role that foster care can have in young people’s lives.
Support for learning
Getting it right for all pupils
Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) can make a big difference to pupils’ lives. Find out how.
What helps young people feel included in school?
“For me, talking and listening are the key to true inclusion” Mark Stewart, Young Inclusion Ambassador talks about his experience of school.
Just found out you’ve got dyslexia? Get advice from young people who know how you’re feeling….
We love this letter written by two pupils who wanted to help other young people who have found out they have dyslexia.
Jordan’s story – autism, school, friends and other life lessons
Jordan’s story: “When I was at school, I always felt the need to tell everyone I met, my classmates, about the fact I am autistic so that everyone knew why I acted differently from other people”.