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. These resources aim to support learning about Scotland’s food and drink through well planned interdisciplinary learning. Each is designed to allow practitioners to plan for progression through the levels of broad general education, to inform next steps, challenge, breadth and application in a Scottish food context.

  2. With the forthcoming referendum, learn how Education Scotland is committed to helping educators develop young people's political literacy.

  3. Documents which contain information on building a strategy for the implementation of the 1+2 policy in the local authority, and guidance on the continuity of language learning from P7 to S1.

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: 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.

  2. Event start date: 05 June 2015

    This all-day event by Education Scotland will consider best practice in supporting children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural needs (SEBN).

  3. Event start date: 06 June 2015

    This Education Scotland event will focus on effective learning and teaching within PE, and how this can fit within the framework of the National Qualifications.

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