Questions and answers

To assist with any queries you may have about Education Scotland we have compiled the following common questions and answers.

Where can I find support for teachers and learners?

A wide range of support materials is available on the National Improvement Hub.

Where can I find information on inspections?

Information relating to inspections and reviews can be found on the Inspection and review area of the Education Scotland website.

As a parent/carer, where can I find more information about Scottish education?

A wealth of information for parents/carers is available on Parentzone.

This includes information on Curriculum for Excellence, supporting learning at home, as well as how to be involved.

How can I find information about, and support for, community learning and development?

Support for adult learning (including literacies learning), work with children, young people and families, and community capacity building is available in the Community learning and development area of the Education Scotland website.

How do I make a Freedom of Information (FOI) request?

Please email your request for information to or send it to our headquarters office:

Education Scotland
Denholm House
Almondvale Business Park
Almondvale Way
EH54 6GA

All information released by Education Scotland in response to freedom of information requests is published on the Scottish Government website. The Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner provides advice on making FOI requests.