Scottish Government Education and Lifelong Learning Directorate

Michael Russell, Minister for Environment

Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning

Michael Russell MSP
Responsibilities include:
Further and higher education, science and lifelong learning, school education, early years, training and skills, new education agency, the Scottish Qualifications Authority, nurseries and childcare, children’s services, children’s hearings, social work, Youth Employment, Gaelic and Scots.

Minister for Children and  Young People

Aileen Campbell MSP Aileen Campbell MSP

Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages

Dr Alasdair Allan MSP Dr Alasdair Allan MSP

Minister for Youth Employment

Angela Constance MSP Angela Constance MSP