Submissions for the inquiry on attainment and achievement of school aged children experiencing poverty

We have received submissions on the inquiry on attainment and achievement of school aged children experiencing poverty from the following organisations and individuals and these are amalgamated in the Submissions pack below.

A additional submission was recived from the City of Edinburgh Council 1 in 5

Submissions have been received from:

  • The Scottish Government
  • Education Scotland
  • Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland
  • The Education Endowment Foundation
  • The Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • The Poverty Alliance
  • Poverty and Inequality Commission
  • Poverty Truth Commission
  • Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change 

Local Government Submissions

  • COSLA
  • City of Edinburgh Council 1 in 5
  • East Ayrshire Council
  • North Lanarkshire Council
  • The Nothern Alliance
  • Glasgow City Council
  • North Lanarkshire Council- additional submission

School Submissions

  • Dalmarnock Primary School
  • Kelvinside Academy
  • Tynecastle High School 1 in 5 group

Submissions from Unions

  • AHDS
  • EIS
  • NASUWT
  • School Leaders Scotland
  • UNISON

Submissions from Parent Representatives

  • Connect
  • The National Parent Forum of Scotland
  • One Parent Families Scotland 

Submissions from Children's Representative/ Charities

  • Aberlour
  • Barnardo's
  • Children 1st
  • Children in Scotland
  • Children's Parliament
  • Children's University Scotland
  • Includem
  • Save The Children
  • Scottish Youth Parliament

Other Organisations working with Children, Young People and Families

  • Apex Scotland
  • The Church of Scotland
  • CLD Standards Council
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Generations Working Together
  • Home-Start UK
  • Home-Start Uk- additional submission
  • Home-Start Edinburgh West and South
  • Learning Link Scotland
  • The Princes Trust
  • Reading Wise
  • Scouts Scotland
  • Scottish Outdoor Education Centre
  • Stretch a Nickel Foundation
  • The Spark
  • Young Scot
  • Youth Link Scotland
  • Youth Scotland

Submissions from Further and Higher Education

  • Colleges Scotland
  • Heriot- Watt University
  • Universities Scotland
  • University of Stirling
  • University of Strathclyde  

Other Organisations

  • The Awards Network
  • Axiom Consultany (Scotland) Ltd
  • CELCIS
  • Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER)
  • Culture Counts
  • Edinburgh Internationl Science Festival
  • Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society
  • The Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • Glasgow Centre for Population Health
  • Inch Youth Club
  • National Theatre of Scotland
  • NHS Scotland- Facing up to Poverty Practice Network
  • NHS Health Scotland
  • RSE
  • Scottish Library and Information Council
  • Social Work Scotland
  • Sumdog

Submissions from Academics

  • Dr Lynne Duncan and Dr Sarah McGeown
  • Professor Stephen Gorard FRSA FAcSS
  • Andrew Green
  • Professor Grant Jarvie
  • Dr Morag Treanor
  • Dr Terry Wrigley
  • Lindsay Graham

Submissions from Individuals

  • Caroline Farquhar
  • Maggie Hodge
  • Niall McKinnon
  • Lorna Walker
  • Mrs Carol H Ajundi
  • Vijay Kumar
  • Shelagh Campbell
  • Suzanne Ensom (English Speaking Union) & Nick Bibby
  • Simon Needham

Anonymous Submissions

  • Parent 1
  • Child/ Young Person 1
  • Child/ Young Person 2
  • Teacher 1
  • Teacher 2
  • Teacher 3
  • Teacher 4
  • Teacher 5
  • Teacher 6
  • Teacher 7

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