Education Scotland

Innovation Fund - applications now open

The Innovation Fund is available for attainment projects that will help children and young people experiencing socio-economic disadvantage.

Scottish Education Awards

The Scottish Education Awards 2016 have officially launched and once again the event promises to be the highlight of the Scottish education calendar.

OECD review of Scottish education

An international expert review group has declared that Scotland has the opportunity to be a 'world leader' in developing a new approach to assessment and evaluation in schools.

Scottish Learning Festival 2016

Call for participation is now open. Submit your seminar proposals for this year's Scottish Learning Festival.

Resource calendar

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Prepare for festivals, awareness days and other topical events.

CfE Briefing 17: Scots Language

This briefing explores the aims and purposes of including the Scots language as part of Curriculum for Excellence.

What's new

  1. The Innovation Fund is available for attainment projects that will help children and young people experiencing socio-economic disadvantage.

  2. This resource provides advice and support for secondary school leaders and literacy co-ordinators.

  3. These not-for-profit organisations develop computer science resources and learning opportunities for young people: Apps for Good, Code club, CoderDojo Scotland and Lambda Jam.

More new resources

News and events

  1. News item explaining what schools are eligible, and how they can apply, for grants from the £1.5 million Innovation Fund, set up to help schools close the attainment gap.

  2. This competition is open to children and young people of school age in Scotland. Entrants are asked to choose a local environmental problem, investigate it and come up with solutions.

  3. News item in which Education Scotland Chief Executive Dr Bill Maxwell discusses the implications of the recent OECD report on Scottish education.

More education news
  1. Event start date: 24 February 2016

    This two-day event by Education Scotland will examine restorative approaches for use in a school setting.

  2. Event start date: 27 February 2016

    This event aims to support and offer guidance for teachers within the field of Additional Support Needs (ASN) to access a progressive Outdoor Learning framework.

  3. Event start date: 29 February 2016

    The first of a series of three conversational events that will focus on how to develop learning for democracy in community learning and development practice.

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