Coronavirus advice: Let children play!

Our advocacy colleague and vice-convener of Home Education Scotland, Mark Nixon, comments in today’s Courier on home education during anticipated school closures and lockdown, his key message being: replicating school at home is ill-advised. Coronavirus: ‘Let anxious kids play online Read More …

Scandal of Scotland’s ‘Tinker Experiment’

The Herald has covered the scandal of the ‘Tinker Experiment’ in Scotland, whereby Gypsy Travellers were subjected to inhumane and degrading treatment by the authorities in an attempt to assimilate them into ‘mainstream’ society.   For anyone who has been following Read More …

Call for review of Highlands version of named person scheme

Highland Council has been urged to carry out a full-scale review of its version of the Scottish government’s scrapped named person scheme by a Conservative councillor. Our comments are included in this BBC piece: Call for review of Highlands version Read More …