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Key documentshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/principles-and-frameworks/Key documentsKey documentsAccess the key documents including the latest advice notes, terms used, key publications and tools to support self-evaluation.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
College reviewshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/College reviewsCollege reviewsA new, revised quality framework and arrangements for supporting quality improvement in Scotland's colleges are currently being devised by Education Scotland and Scottish Funding Council.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Approaches to inspection from August 2016https://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/new-approaches-to-inspection/Approaches to inspection from August 2016Approaches to inspection from August 2016Information on the full inspection model being introduced from August 2016.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Educational psychology servicehttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Educational psychology serviceEducational psychology serviceInformation on the vision, aims and principles of the validated self-evaluation process, plus downloadable guidelines.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Early learning and childcare inspectionshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Early learning and childcare inspectionsEarly learning and childcare inspectionsEducation Scotland aims to promote improvement in early learning and childcare settings and successful innovation that enhances childrens' experiences.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Validated self-evaluationhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/Validated self-evaluationValidated self-evaluationInformation about the validated self-evaluation process.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Primary school inspectionshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Primary school inspectionsPrimary school inspectionsOur inspectors focus on the quality of children's learning and achievement. We have a particular interest in how the school is developing children's skills and understanding in literacy, numeracy, health and wellbeing.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Community learning and development inspectionshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Community learning and development inspectionsCommunity learning and development inspectionsThis page contains summary information for inspecting community learning and development (CLD).http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Secondary school inspectionshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Secondary school inspectionsSecondary school inspectionsOur inspectors focus on the quality of children's learning and achievement, with a particular interest in how the school is developing children's skills and understanding in literacy, numeracy, health and wellbeing.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Aims and objectiveshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/educational-psychology-service/Aims and objectivesAims and objectivesAims and objectives of the validated self-evaluation (VSE) model.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
All-through school inspectionshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/All-through school inspectionsAll-through school inspectionsInformation about all-through school inpsectionshttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Trying out new approacheshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/new-approaches-to-inspection/Trying out new approachesTrying out new approachesInformation on the 'try outs' which we carried out over the 2015-16 academic session.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Careers service reviewshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Careers service reviewsCareers service reviewsInformation on the review of careers services.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Schools consultationshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/Schools consultationsSchools consultationsFind out information about the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010 and the process that councils must follow.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Reasons for the reviewhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/new-approaches-to-inspection/Reasons for the reviewReasons for the reviewThe reasons behind the review and how it was carried out.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Principles of inspection and reviewhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Principles of inspection and reviewPrinciples of inspection and reviewThis page tells you about the principles to which we are committed to, developed in the context of Scottish Government policy on scrutiny improvement and in line with the UK Cabinet Office principles for inspection bodies and for better regulation.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
International linkshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/principles-and-frameworks/International linksInternational linksThere has been increasing international recognition of the success of 'the Scottish approach' to accountability and improvement. The further development of ‘the Scottish approach’ will now be taken forward by Education Scotland.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Residential special school inspectionshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Residential special school inspectionsResidential special school inspectionsInformation on the inspection of residential special schools.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Independent school inspectionshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Independent school inspectionsIndependent school inspectionsInformation about the inspection of independent schools.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Arrangements for inspecting special schoolshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Arrangements for inspecting special schoolsArrangements for inspecting special schoolsInformation on arrangements for inspecting special schools.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Modern Apprenticeship reviewshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Modern Apprenticeship reviewsModern Apprenticeship reviewsAn introduction to Modern Apprenticeship reviews.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Third sector organisationshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Third sector organisationsThird sector organisationsInformation about third sector organisaitonshttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Reports from the States of Guernsey Education Departmenthttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/reports/reports-for-other-sectors/Reports from the States of Guernsey Education DepartmentReports from the States of Guernsey Education DepartmentHM Inspectors from Education Scotland carried out a strategic inspection of the work of the States of Guernsey Education Departmenthttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
School consultation reportshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/reports/reports-for-other-sectors/School consultation reportsSchool consultation reportsWhen a council proposes a change to its school estate, HM Inspectors consider the proposal and write a report on ithttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Quality and improvement in Scottish educationhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/principles-and-frameworks/Quality and improvement in Scottish educationQuality and improvement in Scottish educationA summary of the evaluations of HM Inspections across sectors from April 2008 to December 2011. Find out what progress has been made in Scottish education.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Thematic reviewhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/reports/reports-for-other-sectors/Thematic reviewThematic reviewThematic review is a new approach to inspection and review.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Discussions on future approaches to inspectionhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/new-approaches-to-inspection/Discussions on future approaches to inspectionDiscussions on future approaches to inspectionInformation on the discussion activities.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Private further education colleges and English language schoolshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Private further education colleges and English language schoolsPrivate further education colleges and English language schoolsAs a result of discussions with the UKVI and the Scottish Government, Education Scotland will undertake the inspection of private further Education colleges and English language schools. http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Continuing engagementhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/principles-and-frameworks/Continuing engagementContinuing engagementThere are three broad continuing engagement activities, not all are mutually exclusive. The following are brief descriptions but there is flexibility to enable us to ensure we provide the best support for improvement to a school.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Development Trust reviewshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/reports/reports-for-other-sectors/Development Trust reviewsDevelopment Trust reviewsEducation Scotland, in partnership with Development Trust Association Scotland (DTAS), undertook three reviews of Development Trusts in early 2016. Find out about the reviews.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Adult learninghttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/reports/reports-for-other-sectors/Adult learningAdult learningFind out about adult learning and Adult Achievement Awards.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Introduction to inspectionshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/principles-and-frameworks/Introduction to inspectionsIntroduction to inspectionsOur inspections also contribute to National Performance Framework reporting.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Terms we use in the inspection processhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/principles-and-frameworks/Terms we use in the inspection processTerms we use in the inspection processThis table explains the words inspectors use when making judgementshttp://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Future approaches to inspection and reviewhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/new-approaches-to-inspection/Future approaches to inspection and reviewFuture approaches to inspection and reviewWe have been considering future approaches to inspection and review. Find out the reasons for the review, the range of stakeholders and engagement activity, feedback from stakeholders, what we tried out as a result and what we are intending to do.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Shared Risk Assessmenthttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/Shared Risk AssessmentShared Risk AssessmentInformation about Shared Risk Assessment.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Neighbourhood reviewhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/reports/reports-for-other-sectors/Neighbourhood reviewNeighbourhood reviewA neighbourhood model is a cross-sectoral approach involving a secondary school and its associated educational establishments and partners.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Reportshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/ReportsReportsInspection reports for schools and early learning and childcare settings in Scotland.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, CZ Category Page GP0|#5396b005-f69a-42be-b0ad-971648d164ec;L0|#05396b005-f69a-42be-b0ad-971648d164ec|Reports;GTSet|#c720f362-dabb-4fc0-9f38-739b69d9d23d;GPP|#188671b5-c91e-4579-ab40-31baa90e9d45;GPP|#0c1043f2-edf4-4207-b4ee-57073d324c98;GPP|#5ea2f055-709a-49aa-816c-bc466c16e12f
Modern Apprenticeship reportshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/reports/reports-for-other-sectors/Modern Apprenticeship reportsModern Apprenticeship reportsEducation Scotland reviews off-the-job training in Modern Apprenticeships.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
External reference group on future approaches to inspectionhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/new-approaches-to-inspection/External reference group on future approaches to inspectionExternal reference group on future approaches to inspectionInformation on how this group provides advice, support and challenge in helping to shape the direction of inspection and review.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Principles and frameworkshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/Principles and frameworksPrinciples and frameworksThe purpose and aims of the inspection and review process in evaluating the quality of learning and teaching in Scottish schools and education services.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, CZ Category Page GP0|#a23dcb9c-5960-411f-a43c-f80351cc1fb2;L0|#0a23dcb9c-5960-411f-a43c-f80351cc1fb2|Principles and frameworks;GTSet|#de73d4ce-b745-453f-8a1e-8a14fc32c8d5;GPP|#dcac3722-8b64-46fe-a211-4cb5d2b99d62;GPP|#188671b5-c91e-4579-ab40-31baa90e9d45;GPP|#0c1043f2-edf4-4207-b4ee-57073d324c98;GPP|#5ea2f055-709a-49aa-816c-bc466c16e12f
Feedback from stakeholders on the future of inspection and review https://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/new-approaches-to-inspection/Feedback from stakeholders on the future of inspection and reviewFeedback from stakeholders on the future of inspection and review Information on stakeholders' views.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Creative Place reviewhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/reports/reports-for-other-sectors/Creative Place reviewCreative Place reviewEducation Scotland, in partnership with Creative Scotland, undertook three reviews of Creative Place Award winners in late 2015. Find out about the reviews.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, CZ Content Page
Reports for other sectorshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/reports/Reports for other sectorsReports for other sectorsFind reports on the following sectors and services.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, CZ Category Page GP0|#c023e18d-e83b-4f5f-8bb2-f640840e5269;L0|#0c023e18d-e83b-4f5f-8bb2-f640840e5269|Reports for other sectors;GTSet|#de73d4ce-b745-453f-8a1e-8a14fc32c8d5;GPP|#5396b005-f69a-42be-b0ad-971648d164ec;GPP|#188671b5-c91e-4579-ab40-31baa90e9d45;GPP|#0c1043f2-edf4-4207-b4ee-57073d324c98;GPP|#5ea2f055-709a-49aa-816c-bc466c16e12f
About inspections and reviewshttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/About inspections and reviewsAbout inspections and reviewsThe purpose and aims of the inspection process in evaluating the quality of learning and teaching in Scottish schools and education services.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, CZ Category Page GP0|#dcac3722-8b64-46fe-a211-4cb5d2b99d62;L0|#0dcac3722-8b64-46fe-a211-4cb5d2b99d62|About inspections and reviews;GTSet|#de73d4ce-b745-453f-8a1e-8a14fc32c8d5;GPP|#188671b5-c91e-4579-ab40-31baa90e9d45;GPP|#0c1043f2-edf4-4207-b4ee-57073d324c98;GPP|#5ea2f055-709a-49aa-816c-bc466c16e12f
New approaches to inspectionhttps://education.gov.scot/what-we-do/inspection-and-review/about-inspections-and-reviews/New approaches to inspectionNew approaches to inspectionTaking into account recent developments in education, we are introducing a menu of approaches to inspection.http://authoring.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/CZ_Auth_CategoryPage.aspx, CZ Category Page GP0|#bcd6bfd3-3261-41ef-8218-1cef0db3fb42;L0|#0bcd6bfd3-3261-41ef-8218-1cef0db3fb42|New approaches to inspection;GTSet|#de73d4ce-b745-453f-8a1e-8a14fc32c8d5;GPP|#dcac3722-8b64-46fe-a211-4cb5d2b99d62;GPP|#188671b5-c91e-4579-ab40-31baa90e9d45;GPP|#0c1043f2-edf4-4207-b4ee-57073d324c98;GPP|#5ea2f055-709a-49aa-816c-bc466c16e12f

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