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 […]
As with all organisations there comes a time for knowledgable, dedicated people to leave for pastures new. Four volunteers stepped down at our AGM in September, having worked on an impressive range of projects and fed into all of our work to see improvements in education for all families. They have also been relentless in […]
The National Parent Forum of Scotland (NPFS) hosted another live Q&A webinar with John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, yesterday (Thursday, 10th September). This event was scheduled due to the overwhelming response to the Q&A in June. Parents and carers were again invited to post questions to the […]
NPFS Chair, Joanna Murphy, said- “In the same week that Mr Swinney, DFM, launched “Learning Together- Scotland’s Action Plan for Parents” stating on P3 that “ The guiding vision is that every parent and family should be supported to be involved and engaged in their child’s education throughout their learning journey” it is disappointing that […]
NPFS Chair, Joanna Murphy, has written to the Herald in relation to the recent coverage of the P1 Standardised Testing. The letter explains our view- that parents need the right information to help them understand the Curriculum for Excellence as a whole, and how the assessments fit into this framework. You can access the letter here- […]
The Supreme Court have published their ruling on the Scottish Government’s Named Person legislation. Our Chair, Joanna Murphy has issued a statement which can be read by clicking here.