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News articles selected for their relevance to Scottish education and lifelong learning.

  1. 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 ...

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

  3. The Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy (SSLN) 2015 was published today by the Scottish Government.

  4. More than 400 Scottish practitioners are to attend a National Learning Event in Glasgow to learn more about how to close the poverty-related attainment gap and to share their learning.

  5. 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.


Details of events run by Education Scotland, including workshops, conferences and online Glow events.

  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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