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Prof Sheila Riddell comments on local authority variation and impact of social background

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Professor Sheila Riddell gave evidence to the Scottish Government Education & Skills Committee at its round-table meeting on the 1st March 2017. Her comments were also picked up by the BBC news article "Teacher told to 'watch Big Bang Theory' as Asperger's training" on the same day, followed by an article from The Times on the 2nd March 2017 "Dyslexia diagnosis helps wealthier pupils get ahead" and another from The Herald "Middle-class special needs children given more support" on the 27th March 2017.

Period1 Mar 2017 → 27 Mar 2017

Professor Sheila Riddell gave evidence to the Scottish Government Education & Skills Committee at its round-table meeting on the 1st March 2017. Her comments were also picked up by the BBC news article "Teacher told to 'watch Big Bang Theory' as Asperger's training" on the same day, followed by an article from The Times on the 2nd March 2017 "Dyslexia diagnosis helps wealthier pupils get ahead" and another from The Herald "Middle-class special needs children given more support" on the 27th March 2017.

References

TitleTeacher told to 'watch Big Bang Theory' as Asperger's training
Media name/outletBBC News
Duration/Length/SizeScotland
Date of coverage1/03/17
Producer/AuthorBBC News
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TitleDyslexia diagnosis helps wealthier pupils get ahead
Media name/outletThe Times
Date of coverage2/03/17
Producer/AuthorDaniel Sanderson
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TitleMiddle-class special needs children given more support
Media name/outletThe Herald
Date of coverage27/03/17
Producer/AuthorAndrew Denholm
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