Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP

Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP

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Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science

Scotland’s budget – delivering for colleges

22nd December 2016

Last week, the Scottish Government’s budget underlined the importance that we are placing on education. Overall, total investment in education and skills will go up by £170 million in 2017/18. We will invest an initial £60m in the infrastructure required to deliver our transformational childcare reforms; Scotland’s schools will get £120 million more to tackle…

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Commissioner for Fair Access

16th December 2016

Professor Peter Scott has been appointed Commissioner for Fair Access to Higher Education in Scotland. This was a key point in the report from the Commission on Widening Access published earlier this year. The Scottish Government has committed to implementing its recommendations in full. Prof Scott is currently Professor of Higher Education studies at University College…

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