NPFS statement on the cancellation of 2020/21 Higher and Advanced Higher Exams and the plans for the delivery of the N5 assessments

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Further to our survey on the topic of Higher and Advanced Higher exam diet there was a clear message that an overwhelming majority (75.14%) of parents and carers wanted any decision to cancel the Higher and Advanced Higher exam diet to be made prior to Christmas and we welcome the Deputy First Minister’s decision to […]

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 […]

Who does what in Scottish Education?

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Who does what in Scottish Education? The Scotland Act 1998 gave the Scottish Parliament power to make laws on devolved matters.  Education and training is a devolved matter. (others include health and social services, law and order, local government, sport and the arts).  Employment and Social security are amongst the reserved matters. The Scottish Parliament […]