richardclarke

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Guest Blog: Director of Education Maureen McKenna on the Scottish Attainment Challenge

22nd March 2021

We welcome a guest blog from Director of Education for Glasgow Maureen McKenna, who reflects on her local authority’s journey with the Scottish Attainment Challenge and progress made in the past ten years. Glasgow has been involved in the Attainment Challenge since its inception. From the outset we wanted to use this opportunity to enhance…

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Contact details for all social care departments in Scotland

14th May 2020

We all have a role to play in keeping Scotland’s children safe from abuse and neglect during the Covid-19 pandemic. If you have any concerns that a child may be at risk of harm please contact your local social work department. If you think a child is in immediate danger please call Police Scotland on…

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Ensuring Scotland’s universities remain at the heart of Covid-19 recovery

11th May 2020

Richard Lochhead, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science Scotland’s universities and their research are considered to be among the very best in the world. Indeed for centuries, they have been acclaimed for genuinely ground-breaking discoveries across a raft of key areas, from medicine to engineering, economics to science, the environment, business and industry….

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Celebrating ten years of the National Parent Forum of Scotland

13th June 2019

Last night the National Parent Forum of Scotland celebrated their ten year anniversary with a parliamentary reception. Among the attendees was Deputy First Minister John Swinney who congratulated NPFS on their outstanding contribution to Scottish education. Waiting for our guests! #NPFSis10 pic.twitter.com/Vw7LiEsWeu — National Parent Forum of Scotland (@parentforumscot) June 12, 2019 To mark ten…

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