Call for Evidence Responses

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Many thanks to all who responded to our calls for evidence, 1281 responses were received from parens, 461 from parent councils and 96 from professionals working within the field of education. Below are links to all the submitted responses where consent has been given to share the response: Parents:PI Survey Parent Responses.xls Parent Councils: PI Survey […]

Additional Support Needs in Scottish Schools

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Over the past few months the Education and Skills Committee has been looking a lot at school education. They have asked lots of people for their views on Additional Support Needs and, because of what they have heard, they want to do some more work on this issue. A child or young person is said to have additional […]


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The Government recently consulted on their approach to delivering a high quality Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) education and training offering, across the education system. The draft STEM Education and Training Strategy for Scotland has two aims: 1. To improve levels of STEM enthusiasm, skills, and knowledge in order to raise attainment and aspirations in learning, […]

Enterprise and Skills Review Call for Evidence

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The Enterpise and Skills Review want to hear your views to ensure that Scottish Government and public agencies are delivering the  joined-up support that our young people, universities, colleges and businesses need.  If you have a spare few minutes to fill in their survey you can find it here. The National Parent Forum will be submitting […]

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 […]

Strategic Review of Learning Provision for Children and Young People with Complex Additional Support Needs (The Doran Review)

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Message from Billy Gibson ASN Lead NPFS Dear Parents, Carers and legal Guardians I would like to invite you to respond to the Doran Review Call for Evidence, check which opens from Monday 13 February 2012 until 11pm on Friday 16 March 2012. The Scottish Government has commissioned me to undertake an independent review of […]