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The Scottish government has given an organisation more than £860,000 to increase outdoor learning for nursery children. Announcing the £862,550 for Inspiring Scotland, Childcare and Early Years Minister Maree Todd (pictured) said she hoped learning outdoors becomes “a defining feature of childhood in Scotland”. Inspiring Scotland outlined plans to use…
Education Secretary John Swinney has been asked to detail meetings between government officials and witnesses to a Holyrood committee regarding named person legislation. The written request comes after Mr Swinney was asked to provide assurances in November over questions on whether “the Scottish Government sought to directly influence evidence to…
A project to take 600 people out of homelessness by offering them a secure home is being launched by a social enterprise. Social Bite said the programme is being largely funded by £3 million of the money raised from December's Sleep in the Park, when 8000 people including Sir Bob…
Councillors have approved plans to provide free school meals 365 days a year to children from low income households to help tackle "holiday hunger". North Lanarkshire Council agreed to expand its free meal entitlement to cover the 175 days of the year when pupils are not at school during weekends…
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