Education Scotland

Delivering Excellence and Equity in Scottish Education

The Delivery Plan outlines the steps to achieve key improvements in education, building on the work contained in the National Improvement Framework.

Curriculum for Excellence Benchmarks

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Benchmarks set out clear statements about what learners need to know and be able to do to achieve a level in a subject.

Looking ahead to our new websites

Preparations are well underway for a major update to the Education Scotland websites to ensure we continue to meet the needs of practitioners as Scotland's education system evolves.

National Improvement Hub

The National Improvement Hub offers a gateway to educational improvement resources and support.

Scottish Attainment Challenge

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Raising the attainment of children and young people living in deprived areas in order to close the equity gap.

What's new

  1. A report on the review of off-the-job training in Hairdressing Modern Apprenticeships by Education Scotland.

  2. Find out more about the key role Education Scotland has played in taking forward major new strategic developments in Scottish education during 2015-16.

  3. New landmark guidance for teachers has been published to reduce workload and bureaucracy.

More new resources

News and events

  1. Preparations are well under way for a major update to the Education Scotland websites to ensure we continue to meet the needs of practitioners and parents as Scotland's education system evolves.

  2. Community Learning: Developing Leaders for the Future is an ILM accredited programme which brings together CLD leaders from the public and third sectors across Scotland to develop their leadership abilities and confidence.

  3. Mixed progress as local authorities bear down on unnecessary bureaucracy in schools

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