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Commission on school reform

By Diverse Means: Improving Scottish Education

This report does not offer a comprehensive analysis of every aspect of  Scottish school education. The Commission has chosen instead to focus on matters that seem to be of the greatest importance but which have been relatively neglected. The focus is, therefore, on change – how it is brought about and why it is often …

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SCOTLAND CAN BE WORLD CLASS AGAIN SAYS COMMISSION ON SCHOOL REFORM’S FINAL REPORT

SCOTLAND CAN BE WORLD CLASS AGAIN SAYS COMMISSION ON SCHOOL REFORM’S FINAL REPORT  Commission calls for better change processes and a focus on disadvantage as the keys to securing sustained improvement  SCOTTISH education needs reform if it is to become world-beating once again Poorer-achieving young people are being let down. Call for greater powers to …

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Commission on School Reform: survey results

As part of the wider evidence gathering process the Commission on School Reform carried out an online survey of people’s views of the Scottish school education system. The survey was promoted through social networks and received 326 responses. The tables break down the responses to the questions depending on whether the respondent is still at …

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Report: Scotland’s schools are good, but not world-leading

 Commission on School Reform (CSR) established by Reform Scotland and the Centre for Scottish Public Policy·         CSR led by former Director of Education Keir Bloomer·         Interim report says Scotland’s schools perform well by international standards, but have slipped and need to improve An interim report by the Commission for School Reform, established by Reform Scotland and the CSPP, …

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NEW COMMISSION TO PROBE HEALTH OF SCOTS SCHOOLING

A high-powered inquiry group is being set up to carry out a detailed, forensic examination into key aspects of schooling in Scotland and its fitness for 21th century purpose. It is being established by the independent think tanks Reform Scotland and the Centre for Scottish Public Policy and will include in its number leading educationalists, …

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