Tag: Scotland

Time to change attitudes towards education in Scotland, says Minister

Scotland’s Deputy First Minister has called on politicians to celebrate the positives in the country’s education system. Speaking at a recent regional meeting of head teachers in Dundee, John Swinney said that he was “horrified” at how he hears education

Posted in Education news Tagged with: , , ,

Inequalities affect achievement levels in Scotland, reveal new figures

There is a stark contrast between student outcomes in schools in wealthy and poor areas of Scotland, shows a new report. The SNP government, which has now been in power for almost a decade, has not so far been able

Posted in Education news Tagged with: , , ,

Concern over proposed changes to Scotland’s education system

Scotland has been working on plans to improve its education system, but critics feel that the proposed reforms are too much, too fast. Councils and local government bodies have said in comments to the Secretary for Education and Skills, John

Posted in Education news Tagged with: , , , ,