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External reference group on future approaches to inspection

This group was established at the start of the review of inspection. We continue to meet and consult regularly with this group.​

The purpose of the group is to:

  • provide advice, support and challenge to the review of approaches to inspection
  • help us access stakeholders so that we can consult widely
  • help us better understand the views of stakeholders and take these into account
  • help us identify and remove barriers to the way forward

The following organisations have been invited to be part of the external reference group.

  • Association of Directors of Education Scotland (ADES)
  • Association of Headteachers and Deputes Scotland (AHDS)
  • Audit Scotland
  • Care inspectorate
  • College Development Network
  • Community Learning & Development (CLD) Managers Scotland
  • Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA)
  • Educating Through Care Scotland (ETCS)
  • Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS)
  • Federation of Small Businesses
  • General Teaching Council Scotland (GTCS)
  • HM Chief Inspector of Prisons
  • Improvement Service
  • National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT)
  • National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA)
  • National Parent Forum Scotland (NPFS)
  • School Leaders Scotland (SLS)
  • Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES)
  • Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA)
  • Scottish College for Educational Leadership (SCEL)
  • Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS)
  • Scottish Funding Council (SFC)
  • Scottish Parent Teacher Council (SPTC)
  • Scottish Secondary Teachers Association (SSTA)
  • Scottish Teacher Education Committee (STEC)
  • Scottish Training Federation
  • Skills Development Scotland (SDS)
  • Voice
  • Workers' Educational Association Scotland (WEAS)
  • Young Scot
  • Youthlink Scotland

You can get an update on some findings of the review on the feedback from stakeholders page, and learn what was tried out as a result across the 2015-16 academic sessions in the trying out new approaches area of the website.

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