Category Archives: Additional Support for Learning

Education Scotland Learning Blog

Education Scotland’s development officers share good practice and current events as they work with practitioners across Scotland. This blog includes the latest news from all the teams, with links to our website, Glow Groups and good practice.

Storytelling for Children with Complex Needs

Join storyteller and puppeteer Aileen Finlay to hear about her experiences of developing storytelling projects for children with complex special needs. Discover some approaches to finding and adapting appropriate stories, take away practical hints and tips on making and using props to support the stories and discuss ideas surrounding the potential of multi-sensory storytelling.
£30/£26 Network members
Bookings: 0131 556 9579
This opportunity is available in: Edinburgh City
For further information, please contact (Reception), or call 0131 556 9579, or visit

Expressive arts as a vehicle for boosting confidence and self-esteem – Case Study

An enterprising approach to developing skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work

This collection of case studies examines the importance of developing essential employability and life skills in young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. They highlight the importance of providing the right blend of enterprising learning opportunities for each young person’s stage and circumstances.

Summer Activity: Film Workshops in Glasgow

This Summer Project Ability’s Create Programme is giving 6-12 year olds the chance to create their own short film in just one week!

Summer Film Workshops for 6-12 year olds!

Want to learn the basics of film-making, and shoot and edit your own short film in one week? The Create Summer film / animation workshops are back! Two workshops will run for one week each, for children aged 6 -12 years-old.

Workshop 1:

Monday 4th – Friday 8th July, 10am-12noon

Workshop 2:

Monday 11th – Friday 15th July, 10am-12noon

Cost for one week long workshop: £25

These workshops are suitable for all children with disabilities, siblings are very welcome to attend.

To book a place, please call 0141 552 2822 or email

Project Ability – gallery, workshops and shop

Project Ability is a leading visual arts organisation supporting children and adults with disabilities and people with mental health issues, to discover, develop and fulfil their creative potential. The Project Ability gallery promotes artworks by artists with disabilities from the UK and overseas.

Project Ability Gallery open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm

Project Ability, Trongate 103, Glasgow G1 5HD
T: 0141 552 2822

Funders: Creative Scotland and Glasgow City Council
Major project funders:
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and Scottish Arts Council National Lottery
Scottish Charity No: SC005226
Create film programme sponsor: The Co-operative Membership Scotland