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.
Experiences and outcomes and outcomesExperiences and outcomesUse the experiences and outcomes help plan learning and to assess progress across all curriculum areas.
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.

Latest News



Trauma support for school children support for school children2019-05-22T00:00:00ZThe Compassionate and Connected Classroom resource was developed by Education Scotland to help upper primary children deal with challenges and adversity by developing their confidence, resilience, compassion and empathy.
Transforming learning through digital technology learning through digital technologyTransforming learning through digital technology2019-05-21T00:00:00ZConference provides advice and support to teachers on how to embrace and transform learning using digital technology.
Headship skills celebrated skills celebrated2019-05-15T23:00:00ZMore than 100 teachers across Scotland have been awarded their Standard for Headship qualification at the Education Scotland and GTCS Leadership Awards in Glasgow. 
Secondary schools invited to apply for new creativity fund schools invited to apply for new creativity fund2019-05-13T23:00:00ZA new fund is now open to support secondary schools in finding creative solutions to challenges in their own school’s curriculum design.
Education Scotland launches National Digital Learning Week 2019 Scotland launches National Digital Learning Week 20192019-05-12T23:00:00ZGayle Gorman, CEO for Education Scotland, launched National Digital Learning Week 2019 with a visit to Fernielea Primary in Aberdeen.

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