Extending Children’s Rights – Guidance on assessment of capacity and wellbeing of children 12 years + in respect of additional support for learning – by 17th November

In preparation for amendment to the Additional Support for Learning Act, non-statutory guidance has been developed on the provisions within the Act which require:

  • Assessment of capacity for children in relation to the use of their rights and;
  • Consideration of whether there may be adverse impact on the child’s wellbeing as a result of using their rights.

This consultation seeks views about the guidance.  Read more here:  https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/supporting-learners/extending-childrens-rights/