A 1+2 Approach to Language Learning: Information for parents

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The Scottish Government’s Report ‘Language Learning in Scotland: A 1+2 Approach’ was published in 2012. Local authorities and schools are now working towards implementation of the report. The aim is to enable children and young people to study two languages in addition to their mother tongue in all Scottish primary and secondary schools. As parents/carers, you […]

Tackling Bureaucracy Working Group Follow Up Report

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New recommendations on cutting classroom bureaucracy have sent to all schools in Scotland. The follow-up report by the Curriculum for Excellence Working Group on Tackling Bureaucracy, here in which our Vice Chair Joanna Murphy was involved, sovaldi sale contains a series of recommendations that build upon the Group’s existing programme of work. The National Parent […]

NPFS focus group on the Scottish Government 1+2 Language Approach

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The Scottish Government want to make Scotland as successful as possible and see language capability as an important part of this success. This means that it is important that young people are attracted to learning languages, and that they become confident and competent linguists, well equipped with the skills and capacities needed in the new […]

Curriculum for Excellence: making good assessment decisions 3–18

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http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/learningteachingandassessment/assessment/sharingstandards/assessmentchoices.asp Education Scotland in partnership with SQA has published a resource to support the making of good assessment decisions. The resource consists of a ‘Wall’ poster and a ‘Desk’ poster. The posters illustrate the stages of quality assurance when making assessment decisions. Assessment 3-18 must be valid, remedy reliable, here fair and manageable for all […]

School handbook guidance launched following consultation

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School handbook guidance launched following consultation I was delighted that the School Handbook guidance was launched today at Musselburgh Burgh Primary School this morning. The event signaled the delivery of our commitment to update the School Handbook to ensure that parents get the information they need from their child’s school. School Handbooks are an important […]