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National Improvement Frameworkhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/National Improvement FrameworkNational Improvement FrameworkInformation for parents and carers about the National Improvement Framework for Scottish education, which was announced by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, on 1st September 2015http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Reporting on progresshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/assessment-and-achievement/Reporting on progressReporting on progressInformation about how schools report to parents on their children's progress in learning.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
What is assessment, and when and how does it take place?https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/assessment-and-achievement/What is assessment, and when and how does it take place?What is assessment, and when and how does it take place?Information for parents and carers about assessment, discussing what it covers and how it is carried out.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Health and wellbeinghttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/curriculum-areas/Health and wellbeingHealth and wellbeingAn introduction to the HWB curriculum area, which covers mental, emotional, social and physical wellbeing, planning for choices and changes, PE, activity and sport, food and health, substance misuse and relationships, sexual health and parenthood.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Learning in the early yearshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/Learning in the early yearsLearning in the early yearsInformation for parents and carers about frameworks and guidance which underpin children's early education. From age three, your child is likely to be working at the early level of Curriculum for Excellence.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Religious and moral educationhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/curriculum-areas/Religious and moral educationReligious and moral educationAn introduction to the religious and moral education (RME) curriculum area for parents and carers. This curriculum area covers both religious and moral education in non-denominational schools and religious education in Roman Catholic schools.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Developing the Young Workforcehttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/Developing the Young WorkforceDeveloping the Young WorkforceDescribes how the senior phase of Curriculum for Excellence ties in the recommendations of the Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Languages in Curriculum for Excellencehttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/curriculum-areas/Languages in Curriculum for ExcellenceLanguages in Curriculum for ExcellenceAn introduction to the languages curriculum area (which includes literacy and English, literacy and Gàidhlig, scots language, modern languages and classical languages), outlining what and how children and young people will learn.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
What are National Qualifications?https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/assessment-and-achievement/qualifications/What are National Qualifications?What are National Qualifications?An introduction to the new National Qualifications, with details of which qualifications are changing and when, as well as how the changes will affect learnershttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Social studieshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/curriculum-areas/Social studiesSocial studiesAn introduction to the social studies curriculum area (which includes history, geography, modern studies and social subjects) for parents and carers, outlining what and how children and young people will learn.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
About the 3-18 curriculumhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/About the 3-18 curriculumAbout the 3-18 curriculumA simple introduction to Curriculum for Excellence, with links to further information.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Mathematics and numeracyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/curriculum-areas/Mathematics and numeracyMathematics and numeracyAn introduction to the mathematics curriculum area for parents and carers, outlining what and how children and young people will learnhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
What is the senior phase?https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/What is the senior phase?What is the senior phase?The senior phase of Curriculum for Excellence lasts from S4 to S6 (from around ages 15 to 18). It follows a young person's broad general education, building firmly on the Experiences and Outcomes they will have experienced and achieved to end of S3.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Ben's learner journeyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/learner-journeys/Ben's learner journeyBen's learner journeySenior phase learner journeys - Ben's learner journeyhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Understanding the framework levels and creditshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/assessment-and-achievement/qualifications/Understanding the framework levels and creditsUnderstanding the framework levels and creditsThe Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) is a way of comparing Scottish qualifications. Understanding the SCQF levels and credits can help learners to plan their learning and skills development more effectively.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Broad general educationhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/Broad general educationBroad general educationAn introduction to the broad general education - this stage starts in the first years of a child's education and continues until S3 in secondary school.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Technologies in Curriculum for Excellencehttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/curriculum-areas/Technologies in Curriculum for ExcellenceTechnologies in Curriculum for ExcellenceAn introduction to the technologies curriculum area (which includes business, computing science, food, textiles, craft, engineering, graphics and applied technologies) for parents and carers, outlining what and how children and young people will learn.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
What is a profile?https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/assessment-and-achievement/profiling/What is a profile?What is a profile?A profile is a snapshot of your child's best achievements at a given point of their education - find out how profiles differ from school reports, what profiles are for and what information they should contain.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Curriculum levelshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/Curriculum levelsCurriculum levelsBrief guide to the five curriculum levels which range from the early level of the broad general education to the senior phase.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
What is achievement?https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/assessment-and-achievement/What is achievement?What is achievement?Curriculum for Excellence means recognising children's and young people's achievements outside the classroom as well as more formal achievements such as qualifications.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Eòghan's learner journeyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/learner-journeys/Eòghan's learner journeyEòghan's learner journeySenior phase learner journeys - Eòghan's learner journeyhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Higher educationhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/post-16-opportunities/Higher educationHigher educationFind out about choosing a university course, applying for higher education and getting funding.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Lawrence's learner journeyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/learner-journeys/Lawrence's learner journeyLawrence's learner journeySenior phase learner journeys - Lawrence's learner journeyhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Eilidh's learner journeyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/learner-journeys/Eilidh's learner journeyEilidh's learner journeySenior phase learner journeys - Eilidh's learner journeyhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Parentzone Scotland poster and postcardhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/Parentzone Scotland poster and postcardParentzone Scotland poster and postcardDownloadable Parentzone poster and postcard for use in schools, settings and communitieshttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Sciences in Curriculum for Excellencehttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/curriculum-areas/Sciences in Curriculum for ExcellenceSciences in Curriculum for ExcellenceAn introduction to the sciences curriculum area for parents and carers, outlining what and how children and young people will learn.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Scottish Attainment Challengehttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/Scottish Attainment ChallengeScottish Attainment ChallengeThe Scottish Attainment Challenge was launched by the First Minister in February 2015 and aims to ensure that all children and young people in Scotland develop the knowledge and skills they need to flourish in life, learning and work.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
S3 profileshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/assessment-and-achievement/profiling/S3 profilesS3 profilesDescribes the profile which S3 pupils must complete, providing an outline of what these profiles will look like and the information they will include.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/assessment-and-achievement/Scottish Survey of Literacy and NumeracyScottish Survey of Literacy and NumeracyScottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy (SSLN) is a sample-based survey which monitors national standards of performance in literacy and numeracy alternately at P4, P7 and S2.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Expressive artshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/curriculum-areas/Expressive artsExpressive artsAn introduction to the expressive arts curriculum area (which includes art and design, dance, drama and music) for parents and carers, outlining what and how children and young people will learn.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Ru's learner journeyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/learner-journeys/Ru's learner journeyRu's learner journeySenior phase learner journeys - Ru's learner journeyhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Gregor's learner journeyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/learner-journeys/Gregor's learner journeyGregor's learner journeySenior phase learner journeys - Gregor's learner journeyhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
P7 profileshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/assessment-and-achievement/profiling/P7 profilesP7 profilesAs pupils prepare to move from primary to secondary school they complete their P7 profile. View examples of what these profiles may look like and the information they may includehttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Steven's learner journeyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/learner-journeys/Steven's learner journeySteven's learner journeySenior phase learner journeys - Steven's learner journeyhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Careers information, advice and guidancehttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/post-16-opportunities/Careers information, advice and guidanceCareers information, advice and guidanceDetails on the careers advice services available at schoolhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Alison's learner journeyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/learner-journeys/Alison's learner journeyAlison's learner journeySenior phase learner journeys - Alison's learner journeyhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Employment and traininghttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/post-16-opportunities/Employment and trainingEmployment and trainingFind out about employment and training opportunities for school leavers, including modern apprenticeships and activity agreements.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Further educationhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/post-16-opportunities/Further educationFurther educationInformation on Scotland's colleges, courses, entry requirements and the financial help available to students.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Helen's learner journeyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/learner-journeys/Helen's learner journeyHelen's learner journeySenior phase learner journeys - Helen's learner journeyhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Learners talk about their subject choiceshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/Learners talk about their subject choicesLearners talk about their subject choicesIn these short video clips, pupils in the senior phase talk about how Curriculum for Excellence has helped them with subject choices and planning for their future.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Assessment and achievementhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/Assessment and achievementAssessment and achievementFind out about approaches to assessment, achievement (including reporting and profiles) and qualifications. http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, PZ Category Page GP0|#6c1f509d-05c6-443c-bbff-3d1db4f84ecf;L0|#06c1f509d-05c6-443c-bbff-3d1db4f84ecf|Assessment and achievement;GTSet|#95bfa9fc-b050-4264-a21d-ac7bd80d2a90;GPP|#c9347239-91aa-4b05-af27-e849543b482e;GPP|#c2a018e8-f604-43eb-b15a-3940008d4730
Post-16 opportunitieshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/Post-16 opportunitiesPost-16 opportunitiesFind out about the different opportunities available to your child as they prepare to leave school. http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, PZ Category Page GP0|#6128c382-1c0f-44ab-9be4-1b21f78c6eab;L0|#06128c382-1c0f-44ab-9be4-1b21f78c6eab|Post-16 opportunities;GTSet|#95bfa9fc-b050-4264-a21d-ac7bd80d2a90;GPP|#c9347239-91aa-4b05-af27-e849543b482e;GPP|#c2a018e8-f604-43eb-b15a-3940008d4730
Profilinghttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/assessment-and-achievement/ProfilingProfilingThe profiles that your child will complete at various stages of their education are positive statements of their best achievements in school, at home and in the community. Examples from P7 and S3 are provided.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, PZ Category Page GP0|#205c0da2-b5b9-4b9b-825e-df6a6263e910;L0|#0205c0da2-b5b9-4b9b-825e-df6a6263e910|Profiling;GTSet|#95bfa9fc-b050-4264-a21d-ac7bd80d2a90;GPP|#6c1f509d-05c6-443c-bbff-3d1db4f84ecf;GPP|#c9347239-91aa-4b05-af27-e849543b482e;GPP|#c2a018e8-f604-43eb-b15a-3940008d4730
Qualificationshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/assessment-and-achievement/QualificationsQualificationsAs part of Curriculum for Excellence, new National Qualifications have been developed. http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, PZ Category Page GP0|#c673d44b-f996-4e5b-ae91-7c0d1bd6b4ad;L0|#0c673d44b-f996-4e5b-ae91-7c0d1bd6b4ad|Qualifications;GTSet|#95bfa9fc-b050-4264-a21d-ac7bd80d2a90;GPP|#6c1f509d-05c6-443c-bbff-3d1db4f84ecf;GPP|#c9347239-91aa-4b05-af27-e849543b482e;GPP|#c2a018e8-f604-43eb-b15a-3940008d4730
Curriculum areashttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/Curriculum areasCurriculum areasThere are eight curriculum areas, containing a range of subjects.Find information on what your child will learn in each curriculum area and what skills they should develophttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, PZ Category Page GP0|#a5dfba62-d84d-4932-ae63-2237584de4fc;L0|#0a5dfba62-d84d-4932-ae63-2237584de4fc|Curriculum areas;GTSet|#95bfa9fc-b050-4264-a21d-ac7bd80d2a90;GPP|#c9347239-91aa-4b05-af27-e849543b482e;GPP|#c2a018e8-f604-43eb-b15a-3940008d4730
Senior phasehttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/Senior phaseSenior phaseThe senior phase of the curriculum covers the later years in secondary education from S4-S6 (from around ages 15-18).http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, PZ Category Page GP0|#e83d3f2e-2300-4cae-b391-4d64b8b7a26b;L0|#0e83d3f2e-2300-4cae-b391-4d64b8b7a26b|Senior phase;GTSet|#95bfa9fc-b050-4264-a21d-ac7bd80d2a90;GPP|#c9347239-91aa-4b05-af27-e849543b482e;GPP|#c2a018e8-f604-43eb-b15a-3940008d4730
Senior phase learner journeyshttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/Senior phase learner journeysSenior phase learner journeysSample 'learner journeys' or 'achievement pathways' showing the different routes available to individual learners in the senior phase of the curriculum.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, PZ Category Page GP0|#7505ff41-1e3a-47e3-94c4-e12760c2face;L0|#07505ff41-1e3a-47e3-94c4-e12760c2face|Learner journeys;GTSet|#95bfa9fc-b050-4264-a21d-ac7bd80d2a90;GPP|#e83d3f2e-2300-4cae-b391-4d64b8b7a26b;GPP|#c9347239-91aa-4b05-af27-e849543b482e;GPP|#c2a018e8-f604-43eb-b15a-3940008d4730
Sajida's learner journeyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/learner-journeys/Sajida's learner journeySajida's learner journeySenior phase learner journeys - Sajida's learner journeyhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Opportunities for allhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/post-16-opportunities/Opportunities for allOpportunities for allInformation on the national initiative that aims to improve young people's participation in learning or training between the ages of 16 and 20 (and beyond) in Scotland.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page
Silvie's learner journeyhttps://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-in-scotland/senior-phase/learner-journeys/Silvie's learner journeySilvie's learner journeySenior phase learner journeys - Silvie's learner journeyhttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/PZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, PZ Content Page

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