Education Policy and Legislation
There are a number of key policies that underpin Scottish education. Find out more about some of these here, including Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC), the national approach to improving the wellbeing of children and young people.
Developing the education profession
Education Scotland is committed to supporting career-long professional learning for all practitioners across the education system.
A National Response to Improving Mathematics (NRIM) in Scotland
The National Response to Improving Mathematics Board (NRIM) was established in spring 2021 to provide a clear opportunity for key partners from Scotland’s education system to develop a one-system response to implementing improvement change action.
Getting It Right For Every Child
Learn about the guidance supporting the implementation of Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC).
Local authority role and duties
Discover key policy and documents relating to consultation and devolved school management.
Explore the most important legislation that underpins Scottish education.
Better relationships, better learning, better behaviour
Policy guidance to support local authorities, establishments, practitioners and partners to improve relationships and behaviour withintheir learning communities.
Funding Follows the Child and the National Standard for Early Learning and Childcare providers: Principles and practice
The Blueprint sets the direction for the transformation of early learning and childcare (ELC) provision in Scotland
Curriculum for Excellence Implementation
Planning and minutes from CfE Implementation Group - setting out key strategic priorities that national partners will undertake each year