Childcare Places

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COMMENT: Waiting lists for childcare places Responding to the figures obtained by Reporting Scotland, Iain Ellis, National Parent Forum of Scotland Chair, said: “It is difficult to fully comment as we don’t have a break down of the figures in terms of factors such as age and type of placement.   “There appears to be […]

CfE Working Group on Tackling Bureaucracy Statement

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The CfE Working Group on Tackling Bureaucracy was established following a commitment by Education Secretary Michael Russell at the EIS’s AGM to tackle concerns over unnecessary bureaucracy associated with the implementation of Curriculum for Excellence. The Group was chaired by Dr Alasdair Allan, sales Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages, and tasked with identifying […]

Press release- All I want for Christmas is a new tablet…for school

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The National Parent Forum of Scotland today calls on local authorities and schools to switch on their school Wi-Fi hubs to allow internet access for pupils to enhance their learning. Iain Ellis, Chair of the National Parent Forum of Scotland, said: “We are aware that there is Wi-Fi provision in a number of schools but […]