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 […]

New Highers in a Nutshell

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Here are our latest resources for parents and learners in our Curriculum for Excellence in a Nutshell series: Highers in a Nutshell. Covering all new Higher subjects, pharm these resources will help parents and learners to understand the new qualifications. Highers in a Nutshell are clear, treat concise guides which summarise the key skills learners can expect to […]

Curriculum for Excellence Leaflet

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Parents at National Parent Forum of Scotland (NPFS) Focus Groups and events have been telling us that they wanted  more information that explained the stages and progression  through Curriculum for Excellence.  We are pleased that the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, ask Michael Russell, buy cialis is listening to parents and responding.  The […]

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 […]

Equipping people for sustainable careers

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Skills Development Scotland are working with schools to introduce a new approach in Scotland that will transform the way that pupils plan for their futures. It will mean that pupils who need extra support to find a positive path into training, pilule education or employment can get one-to-one coaching, cialis while enabling the majority of […]

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 […]

1) Broad General Education in the Secondary School – A Guide for Parents and Carers

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This is a guide for parents about broad general education, the period from age three to the end of S3, covering all of the experiences and outcomes across all curriculum areas. It has frequently-asked questions about the period of the broad general education (BGE) including what children learn and how their learning is assessed, understanding […]