Press Release: Response to DFM announcement of arrangements for the assessment of National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher courses in the 2020-21 session

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The National Parent Forum of Scotland (NPFS) understands the difficult decisions being taken regarding the exam diet planned for 2021.  As an organisation we have contributed to the Priestly review as well as being consultees in the process to find the best way forward for our children and young people.  As the body representing Parents […]

Parent Q&A with Deputy First Minster John Swinney, Thursday 10th September 2020

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The National Parent Forum of Scotland is delighted to announce, after the popularity of the event in June, that we are hosting another  live Q&A with John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills. The event will take place on Thursday 10th September 2020, 7pm – 8.30pm, and it is an opportunity […]

Learning Together: Back to School Maths

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Sometimes what our children are learning seems different to when we were in school. Parents – you’re not expected to be teachers – but it can be helpful to have some methods and techniques to solve maths problem. We’ve worked with ‘Count On Us’, with support from Education Scotland and the Making Maths Count Group, […]

Give Them Time Campaign Official Launch Event

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The Give Them Time campaign launch event will take place on Tuesday 6th November at 7.30pm in Edinburgh. Come along to find out more about the Give Them Time campaign which wants a more transparent, consistent and child-centred approach to deferrals across the country. You will have the opportunity to hear from Early Years experts […]