Young people have a say
Extra support with education: what’s important to pupils in Scotland? The ASL Review
The ASL Review: How well has extra support with education been working in schools across Scotland? Find out what matters to young people in this national review which the Scottish Government asked for.
Out of school
Being excluded from school: what you need to know
Find out about your rights if you’ve been excluded from school.
Mediation – what it is and how it could help resolve disagreements about your support at school
Find out more about what mediation is and how it can help solve disagreements.
What young people think about rights
Each pupil should be given the ability to be in control of their own education.
It helps all young people to feel equal to adults.
12 – 15 year olds are just as entitled to their rights as over 16 year olds.
It helps us feel more respected.”
How can sharing what it’s like to receive additional support in school help other young people?
Know your rights: the UN Convention on the rights of the child
Find out about your rights to be listened to and involved in decisions made about your support in school.
Know your rights
It’s not always easy to talk
Talking to someone you trust at school can be the first step to getting help.
Pupil participation at school matters – here are 3 reasons why
Make your voice heard and get involved in making decisions that affect your education and well-being.
Pupil Voice: respecting Children’s Rights at our School
Learning about your rights can help you feel more cared for and in control of your future. Find out more about the UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Awards.