Positive Learning Enviornment
All learning environments should have a positive influence on children
and young people. This can be achieved by promoting inclusion and
equality and through approaches to developing positive relationships
Inclusion and equality
Inclusion is about all learners and about taking action to remove barriers to participation and learning. Inclusion also involves eliminating discrimination and promoting equality.
Barriers to participation and learning for individuals and groups usually involve multiple interacting factors, rather than just one. A holistic approach is always necessary. See how practitioners can take action to remove the barriers to participation and learning, eliminate discrimination and promote equality.
Learn about providing support to vulnerable children who are refugees or asylum seekers.
Considering needs of learners; who face inadequacy in guidance and information, belonging to service families.
See what can be done to support young people who have an additional responsibility of care.
Get help to support learners with accessibility requirements.
Get support in dealing with and preventing racial incidents.
Find information about travelling communities and resources to support the development of educational inclusion.
Find out about sectarianism in Scotland and learn why we should challenge it.
Discover resources for the promotion of religious equality in schools and society.
Positive relationships and behavior
Discover the current approaches and get support for developing good relationships and positive behavior.
Discover how to manage low-level classroom disruption using this peer support approach.
Nurture groups offset negative environmental factors for young children who find it hard to fit in at the early stages.
Information, case studies, publications and resources to help staff understand and apply restorative approaches in their schools.
A theoretical framework to sharpen thinking on learner motivation.
The principles and structure behind flexible, co-operative and consistent solution finding applied to education.
Being Cool in School is a program for developing emotional literacy and teaching pro-social behavior in young people.
Better relationships, better learning, better behaviour
Actions to improve behavior in schools: