Tag: inclusion

  • Local swimming providers championing inclusion

    74% of children with additional support needs in mainstream lessons A NATIONAL diversity and inclusion initiative has reported a record number of children with additional support needs enrolled in mainstream swimming lessons in Aberdeen. Nearly three-quarters (74%) of children with additional support needs who partake in Learn in Swim lessons with Sport Aberdeen are now…

  • Swimming providers championing inclusion

    Mainstream lessons reach more children with disabilities A NATIONAL diversity and inclusion initiative has reported a record number of children with disabilities enrolled in mainstream swimming lessons. Nearly three-quarters (71%) of children with disabilities who partake in Learn in Swim lessons are now taking part in mainstream swimming lessons rather than one-to-ones, up from 54%…

  • Local swimming provider championing inclusion

    Mainstream lessons reach more children with disabilities A LOCAL authority has broken down barriers to allow swimming lessons to be accessible and inclusive to all children across South Ayrshire.  A new report shows that 85% of children with disabilities take part in mainstream Learn to Swim lessons in 2023 in the area, up from 77%…

  • Expert appointed to help create financial inclusion in Scotland

    A SCOTS finance company has appointed a new expert to drive forward its strategy and improve affordable access to financial services. The former CEO of Scotcash, Sharon MacPherson, has joined Financial Inclusion for Scotland, which aims to tackle financial exclusion, in a new leadership role. Founded by Social Investment Scotland (SIS), the group is formed…