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What is Curriculum for Excellence?

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

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Latest News

27 September 2022

HM Inspectors find community development outcomes improving across Scotland

The Community Learning and Development (CLD) sector and its partners across Scotland are helping to secure better outcomes for individuals most marginalised or socially isolated during and since the pandemic, His Majesty’s Inspectors have found.

23 September 2022

Scottish Digital Literacy Week

Scottish Digital Literacy Week (3-7 October) is an opportunity to celebrate the wide range of digital literacy skills and knowledge that our learners and educators have. #SDLW22

09 September 2022

Statement in relation to Her Majesty The Queen

Along with the rest of the country, everyone at Education Scotland is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty the Queen. Gayle Gorman, Chief Executive and Chief Inspector of Education Scotland has made a statement in relation to Her Majesty The Queen.

23 June 2022

Education Scotland launch new Interactions, Experiences and Spaces project for the Scottish Learning Festival

Education Scotland's new Interactions, Experiences and Spaces project aims to highlight grassroots professional practice and pedagogy by exploring the interactions we have with learners, the learning experiences that take place and the diverse spaces in which these happen.

20 June 2022

Inspiration for 39,000 Scottish pupils transitioning to the “Big School”

Dunfermline based Inspirational training company, Tree of Knowledge, in association with the National e-Learning Offer (NeLO), are hosting a free and totally unique event to support P7s making the leap to the "big school".