Education Scotland

Supporting and developing education in Scotland

Find inspection reports

Search reports on schools, other educational establishments, local authorities and related services.

Education that challenges, celebrates and rewards

Embedding inclusion, equity and empowerment

This programme uses community learning approaches to improve outcomes for young people, families and adults.

Experiences and outcomes

Use the experiences and outcomes help plan learning and to assess progress across all curriculum areas.

What is Curriculum for Excellence?

A quick introduction to Scotland’s 3-18 curriculum with links to key documents.

Latest News

06 April 2020

Education Scotland providing support for parents and teachers during school closures

Education Scotland has changed the way it is working to provide tailored support to local authorities, schools and pupils in response to the closure of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic.

27 March 2020

Education Scotland update regarding COVID-19

Staff are working hard to support practitioners in helping them to ensure learning continues while schools are closed.

24 March 2020

A message from HM Chief Inspector and CEO of Education Scotland

Gayle Gorman offers thanks to those working to support our learners.

17 March 2020

HM Inspectors of Education publish report signposting highly-effective practice on assessment within Broad General Education

Scotland's HM Inspectors of Education have published a new report highlighting key features found to be making the greatest difference to using assessment effectively to improve children’s and young people’s learning.

16 March 2020

Falkirk embarks on programme to improve STEM lessons for primary pupils

A programme which empowers teachers with the confidence and skills to deliver inspiring and motivating STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) lessons to primary pupils, has launched in Falkirk.