Our Publications

The Education Law Unit produces a number of leaflets and booklets on various aspects of education law and pupils’ or parents’ rights. We also contribute to publications produced by other organisations. If you want to order some leaflets or have a suggestion for future publications, please contact us.

Evaluation Report of the Education Law Unit (2013)

Looked After Children: Education Rights (2013)

Data Protection Act 1998 and Educational Records (2013)

Equality and Human Rights Case Service Report (2009)


Open publication – Free publishingMore school

Be Yourself Booklet Be Yourself. Your Rights are not Wrong. (2009)
This booklet is a guide for young people to the Sexual Orientation Regulations 2007 in an educational context. It was written by pupils from St. Aloysius College in collaboration with the ChildLine Scotland and LGBT Youth and its publication was funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.


Young Carers Rights Booklet Are you a Young Carer? These are your rights. (2008)
Launched at the first ever Scottish Young Carers Festival on 13 September 2008, this booklet explains young carers’ rights in school, at home and with money and benefits. It was written in collaboration with the Scottish Child Law Centre and CPAG Scotland and its publication was funded by the Scottish Legal Education Trust.


Equality and Human Rights Service Leaflet Equality & Human Rights Case Service (2008)

This free leaflet is an introduction to our equality and human rights case work service, which covers the whole of Scotland and deals with cases concerning discrimination against school or nursery pupils on the grounds of their disability, gender, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation. It also covers human rights cases in schools or nurseries.

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