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

  1. Mixed progress as local authorities bear down on unnecessary bureaucracy in schools

  2. Over 4500 teachers, education practitioners and local authority staff attended this year’s Scottish Learning Festival. The two-day event in Glasgow included keynote speeches, education seminars, discussions and exhibits.

  3. Today, UNESCO celebrates International Literacy Day (ILD) to raise awareness of the importance of youth and adult literacy across the world.

  4. New landmark guidance for teachers has been published to reduce workload and bureaucracy.

  5. Preparations are underway for a major update to the Education Scotland websites to ensure we continue to meet the needs of practitioners as Scotland's education system evolves.


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