Education Scotland

Our websites are changing

We're working on a major update to the Education Scotland websites to ensure we continue to meet practitioners' needs as Scotland's education system evolves.

Scottish Learning Festival 2016

Registration for SLF 2016 is now open. Book your place today.

Guidance: Assessment and qualifications report

Bill Maxwell, CEO of Education Scotland, has issued guidance and a letter to all secondary schools in response to a report published today by the Assessment and National Qualifications Working Group.

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.

National Improvement Hub released

Introducing the new portal for educational improvement.

What's new

  1. The Curriculum for Excellence Implementation Plan for 2016-17 sets out the objectives that need to be achieved, the activities at local level that will be required to achieve these objectives and the national support that will be available.

  2. Updated information on the new inspection approaches that were tried out during the 2015-16 academic session.

  3. Explore a special edition of Education Scotland News featuring the Scottish Attainment Challenge and National Improvement Hub.

More new resources

News and events

  1. Preparations are 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.

  2. Applications to the £2 million Children, Young People and Families and Adult Learning and Empowering Communities Project Fund (CYPFEIF and ALEC Fund) are now open.

  3. Education Scotland’s CEO Bill Maxwell joined Prince Charles at an event to celebrate young volunteers as part the #iwill campaign.

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