Education Scotland

Scottish Learning Festival

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

Scottish Attainment Challenge

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Find out more about the Scottish Attainment Challenge, recently launched by First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

How good is our school? (4th edition)

We would like your feedback on sample materials we have developed for 'How good is our school? (4th edition)'.

Inspection advice note 2015/16

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

Resource calendar

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Prepare for festivals, awareness days and other topical events.

What's new

  1. Findings from the 'Working with Scotland's Communities' research study into the range of paid staff and volunteers in CLD in Scotland.

  2. This resource pack is designed to support teachers to plan and facilitate learning in physical education. It introduces the Better Movers and Thinkers (BMT) approach to learning and teaching and highlights the use of scaffolding practices to help ...

  3. Explore a professional learning resource designed to support learning and teaching about vibrations and waves within the sciences experiences and outcomes.

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News and events

  1. The National Stakeholder Reference Group Youth Work will be meeting on 7 September 2015.

  2. The wait is finally over and your child will have received their Scottish Qualifications Certificate (SQC) by post, email or text.

  3. Bill Maxwell, Chief Executive of Education Scotland, congratulates learners on exam results day, saying 'All should be rightly proud of the work they’ve put in to achieve the results they deserve.'

More education news
  1. 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.

  2. 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 ...

  3. Event start date: 08 September 2015

    Education Scotland is holding a free twilight event for upper primary and secondary practitioners that will explore how food and drink can be used as a context for delivering STEM subjects.

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