5th August 2019 by Education News Team
Over the past few weeks, we have been celebrating the broad successes of young people in the Senior Phase, from S4-S6, on social media. The range of awards, qualifications and progression routes at all Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) levels available from S4-S6 is vast, coupled with the opportunity to experience learning opportunities through…
8th January 2019 by Maree Todd MSP
Scotland’s young people made their mark in 2018. A world-first project, Year of Young People (YOYP) saw the volume turned up on the voices of young people, creating more opportunities for them to influence policy and get involved. Grilling the First Minister in a special children and young people’s question time, showcasing their sporting talents…
15th February 2018 by John Swinney MSP
I am delighted to publish our progress report on the actions agreed at our first annual Cabinet meeting with children and young people, which took place on 28 February 2017 at Bute House. Representatives from the Children’s Parliament and Scottish Youth Parliament attended this meeting and raised issues that were important to them. A short…
24th November 2017 by John Swinney MSP
Today I chaired the first ever Scottish Education Council, a new body established to the oversee the work we are doing to improve education in Scotland.
31st October 2017 by Education News Team
New statistics show 143,110 students received support from the Scottish Government in 2016-17, up from 141,000 the previous year.