Education Scotland

Scottish Learning Festival

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

Learners International: Developing skills together

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Resource to support schools to improve outcomes for pupils and staff through international engagement.

World War One

This website focuses on the experience of Scotland in relation to World War One, both its contributions to military action overseas and the domestic impacts and changes to Scottish society at home.

Inspection advice note 2015/16

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

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What's new

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

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

  3. Education Scotland conducted 47 one-day visits to secondary schools to find out how they have used Curriculum for Excellence to meet their local needs.

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News and events

  1. 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).

  2. News item explaining that Education Scotland has published the Inspection Advice Note for session 2015-16 which supports colleagues in local authorities, schools and early learning and childcare settings with information on how inspections, carried out from August 2015 onwards, will take account of national expectations of progress in implementing Curriculum for Excellence.

  3. News item on a new resource for third sector organisations which will help them evaluate their performance and improve their services which has been launched by Education Scotland.

More education news
  1. Event start date: 24 August 2015

    Education Scotland is holding workshops to support third sector organisations who are starting to use the 'How good is our third sector organisation?' (HGIOTSO) self-evaluation guidance.

  2. 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.

  3. 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 work together to support high quality learning and teaching.

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