Scottish parents’ groups join forces to discuss concerns around Internal Market Bill

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Scottish parents’ groups join forces to call for the current level of teacher qualifications in Scotland to be maintained under the terms of the Internal Market Bill The National Parent Forum of Scotland and Connect, share the General Teaching Council of Scotland’s (GTCS) concerns regarding the possible impact of the Internal Market Bill on Scottish […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]