Supporting and developing education in Scotland



Early learning and childcare (ELC) learning and childcare (ELC)Early learning and childcare (ELC)Early learning and childcare is a generic term used to cover the full range of early education and childcare available in Scotland today.
Broad general education general educationBroad general educationThe period of education from age three to the end of S3 (the third year of secondary school) has the particular purpose of providing each young person in Scotland with a broad general education.
Senior phase phaseSenior phaseAll learners are entitled to experience a senior phase where they can continue to develop the four capacities and achieve qualifications.

Education that challenges, celebrates and rewards



Embedding inclusion, equity and empowerment inclusion, equity and empowermentEmbedding inclusion, equity and empowermentThis programme uses community learning approaches to improve outcomes for young people, families and adults.
What is Curriculum for Excellence? is Curriculum for Excellence?What is Curriculum for Excellence?A quick introduction to Scotland’s 3-18 curriculum with links to key documents.
Experiences and outcomes and outcomesExperiences and outcomesUse the experiences and outcomes help plan learning and to assess progress across all curriculum areas.

Latest News



Education Scotland welcomes Budget Scotland welcomes Budget2018-12-12T12:00:00ZEducation Scotland welcomed the news of increased funding announced as part of the Scottish Government Budget.
Annual STEM professional learning practitioner survey STEM professional learning practitioner surveyAnnual STEM professional learning practitioner survey2018-12-06T01:00:00ZFor early learning and childcare, primary, ASN and secondary practitioners and school/centre leaders.
John Byrne National Drawing Competition Byrne National Drawing CompetitionJohn Byrne National Drawing Competition2018-12-04T02:00:00ZThe annual John Byrne competition, in partnership with Education Scotland, is now open.
New Grant Programme launches to support professional learning in STEM Grant Programme launches to support professional learning in STEM2018-11-06T01:00:00ZEducation Scotland is pleased to announce the launch of a new grants programme to support professional learning in sciences, technologies, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
New recipe for supporting food education recipe for supporting food education2018-10-31T10:00:00ZEducation Scotland has developed a new resource to help build practitioners' confidence in delivering practical food education.

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