Education Scotland

Supporting and developing education in Scotland

 

 

Early learning and childcare (ELC)https://education.gov.scot/scottish-education-system/Early learning and childcare (ELC)Early learning and childcare (ELC)An overview of early learning and childcare in Scotland
Broad general educationhttps://education.gov.scot/scottish-education-system/Broad 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 phasehttps://education.gov.scot/scottish-education-system/senior-phase-and-beyond/Senior phaseSenior phaseAll learners are entitled to experience a senior phase where they can continue to develop the four capacities and achieve qualifications.
Quality and improvement in Scottish educationhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/principles-and-frameworks/Quality and improvement in Scottish educationQuality and improvement in Scottish educationEducation Scotland has published its latest report on quality and improvement in Scotland education from 2012-2016.

Education that challenges, celebrates and rewards

 

 

What is Curriculum for Excellence?https://education.gov.scot/scottish-education-system/policy-for-scottish-education/policy-drivers/cfe-(building-from-the-statement-appendix-incl-btc1-5)/What 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 outcomeshttps://education.gov.scot/scottish-education-system/policy-for-scottish-education/policy-drivers/cfe-(building-from-the-statement-appendix-incl-btc1-5)/Experiences and outcomesExperiences and outcomesUse the experiences and outcomes help plan learning and to assess progress across all curriculum areas.
Embedding inclusion, equity and empowermenthttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/Embedding inclusion, equity and empowermentEmbedding inclusion, equity and empowermentThis programme uses community learning approaches to improve outcomes for young people, families and adults.

Latest News

 

 

How good is our school library?https://education.gov.scot/news-and-events/news/How good is our school libraryHow good is our school library?2017-09-28T00:00:00ZA new guidance document, How good is our school library? has been produced by Education Scotland and the Scottish Library and Information Council to support in the evaluation and improvement of school libraries.
New inspection programme of nine local education authorities https://education.gov.scot/news-and-events/news/New inspection programme of nine local education authoritiesNew inspection programme of nine local education authorities 2017-09-15T01:00:00ZEducation Scotland has today announced plans to inspect the attainment-related aspects of the education functions of nine Scottish local authorities.
Education Scotland - radical new approaches to improvement https://education.gov.scot/news-and-events/news/Education Scotland - radical new approaches to improvementEducation Scotland - radical new approaches to improvement 2017-10-03T09:00:00ZEducation Scotland inspections and improvement activity will reach every school, every year, Interim Chief Inspector Graeme Logan announced today, as he revealed a new approach to scrutiny and improvement.
Could Mary Queen of Bots get girls into computing?https://education.gov.scot/news-and-events/news/Could Mary Queen of Bots get girls into computing?Could Mary Queen of Bots get girls into computing?2017-09-20T00:00:00ZNew resources to help teachers blend computing science into subjects such as art and languages could hold the key to encouraging more girls to consider careers in digital technology.
Care Inspectorate and Education Scotland Shared Inspection Framework - Collaborative Working Group https://education.gov.scot/news-and-events/news/Care Inspectorate and Education Scotland Shared Inspection Framework - Collaborative Working GroupCare Inspectorate and Education Scotland Shared Inspection Framework - Collaborative Working Group 2017-09-27T02:00:00ZThis Scottish Government publication outlines a range of reforms designed to help us achieve our shared national vision for children and young people: excellence and equity.

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