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.

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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



Schools’ drawing exhibition coming to Paisley’ drawing exhibition coming to Paisley2019-03-22T00:00:00ZThe John Byrne National Drawing Competition exhibition starts on Wednesday 27 March 2019 at the Tannahill Centre, Blackstoun Road, Paisley.
New data released on attainment of school leavers data released on attainment of school leavers2019-03-19T10:00:00ZNew data has been published on the attainment and destinations of school leavers across Scotland.
Football Academy scores win at National Youth Work Awards Academy scores win at National Youth Work AwardsFootball Academy scores win at National Youth Work Awards2019-03-14T01:00:00ZSpartans Community Football Academy in Edinburgh was the worthy winner of the Raising Attainment category in the National Youth Work Awards, held on 13 March.
Boost for computing lessons in Scottish schools for computing lessons in Scottish schools2019-03-12T01:00:00ZA programme to help teachers bring computer science to life in the classroom has already reached more than half of Scotland's primary schools.
Outstanding recognition for Glasgow's education services recognition for education servicesOutstanding recognition for Glasgow's education services2019-03-11T02:00:00ZGlasgow City Council has been praised by Education Scotland’s HM Inspectors for making excellent progress in improving learning, raising attainment closing the poverty-related attainment gap.

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