Education Scotland

Scottish Learning Festival

The Learning Festival hosts a combination of keynote presentations, spotlight sessions, seminars and an exhibition area.

Scottish Attainment Challenge

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Find out more about the Scottish Attainment Challenge, recently launched by First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

How good is our school? (4th edition)

We would like your feedback on sample materials we have developed for 'How good is our school? (4th edition)'.

Inspection advice note 2015/16

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Document to support colleagues involved in early years and school inspections from August 2015.

Resource calendar

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Prepare for festivals, awareness days and other topical events.

What's new

  1. Explore a professional learning resource designed to support learning and teaching about vibrations and waves within the sciences experiences and outcomes.

  2. These professional learning videos are designed to support new areas of content and practical activities in the CfE Higher Physics course.

  3. Advice note to support colleagues involved in school and early learning and childcare (ELCC) settings inspections from August 2015.

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News and events

  1. The wait is finally over and your child will have received their Scottish Qualifications Certificate (SQC) by post, email or text.

  2. Bill Maxwell, Chief Executive of Education Scotland, congratulates learners on exam results day, saying 'All should be rightly proud of the work they’ve put in to achieve the results they deserve.'

  3. The Scottish Government has announced two new funds to support the third sector: the Children, Young People and Families Early Intervention Fund and Adult Learning and Empowering Communities Fund (ALEC).

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  1. Event start date: 07 September 2015

    This Conversation Day is an opportunity for professional dialogue, to find out more about and help shape the work of Education Scotland, and to work together to support high quality learning and teaching.

  2. Event start date: 08 September 2015

    This Conversation Day is open to primary, secondary and special school heads, depute heads, local authority officers. It provides an opportunity for professional dialogue, to find out more about and help shape the work of Education Scotland, and to ...

  3. Event start date: 08 September 2015

    Education Scotland is holding a free twilight event for upper primary and secondary practitioners that will explore how food and drink can be used as a context for delivering STEM subjects.

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