Education Scotland

Learners International: Developing skills together

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

Work placement and career education standards survey

Have your say on new guidance about school-employer partnerships by completing a short survey.

Access To Education Fund 2015/16

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Funding is available to help schools reduce the barriers to learning experienced by pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Vacancies: Attainment Advisors

We are recruiting Attainment Advisors to work alongside local authority staff to support raising attainment in schools.

Scottish Learning Festival

The Learning Festival hosts a combination of keynote presentations, spotlight sessions, seminars and an exhibition area, providing delegates with opportunities for professional development, sharing skills and knowledge, and investigating and experimenting with new technologies.

What's new

  1. The National Numeracy and Mathematics Hub is a virtual learning environment that provides an innovative approach to career-long professional learning for all practitioners.

  2. The Curriculum for Excellence Implementation Plan for 2015-16 sets out the key strategic priorities that national partners (Scottish Government, Education Scotland, SQA, College Development Network and Skills Development Scotland) will focus on over the forthcoming year.

  3. This resource has been developed to provide exemplification in Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) in religious and moral education and to exemplify progression across Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) from early to fourth levels.

More new resources

News and events

  1. A new website, launched by Education Scotland and British Council Scotland, is set to provide an innovative resource to help schools in Scotland and beyond develop high quality, meaningful international experiences, focused on skills development, for learners of all ages.

  2. Parents, children and staff welcomed Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages, Dr Alasdair Allan, to Dalmeny Primary, Edinburgh to celebrate the school’s achievements following a positive inspection by Education Scotland.

  3. A new virtual learning environment for education practitioners has been launched to help improve numeracy and mathematics across Scotland.

More education news
  1. Event start date: 28 May 2015

    Education Scotland is hosting a Sciences Open Day at Moffatt Academy, Dumfries and Galloway, from 10am to 3pm on 28th May 2015.

  2. Event start date: 01 June 2015

    These half-day events are designed to help colleagues working across 0-18 reflect on the quality of education for equality.

  3. Event start date: 02 June 2015

    This all-day event by Education Scotland will examine the key issues facing special schools and units in Scotland and across Europe.

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