Education Scotland

National Improvement Hub released

Introducing the new portal for educational improvement.

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.

Resource calendar

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What's new

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

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

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

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News and events

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

  2. Round-the-world cyclist, Mark Beaumont has made a pit-stop at a Perthshire school to launch a national education event. The endurance cyclist took a break from his bike to visit pupils at Ruthvenfield Primary School in Perth and to help them launch ...

  3. How do we translate the vision into better outcomes for children facing the challenges associated with living in areas of poverty?

More education news
  1. Event start date: 11 August 2016

    This two-day in-service course will provide an introduction to the BMT approach to teaching and learning in physical education.

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