education

Advisory sub-group publishes evidence on phased returns to schools

The Scottish Government’s advisory sub-group on education and children’s issues has published its official guidance on the phased return to in-person learning in schools and early learning and childcare (ELC) settings. School and ELC buildings in Scotland have been closed since 4 January 2021 for most pupils, except for vulnerable children and the children of …

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Collaborative schooling for change

The Network for Social and Educational Equity will be discussing the work of the team at a webinar this week, Collaborative Schooling for Change (Wednesday 3 February 2021, 12-1.30pm). Presentations within this webinar will highlight research with policymakers and practitioners, aimed at enabling all children to achieve their full potential, irrespective of background. Professor Chris …

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International Council for Education Advisers—school exams ‘outdated technology’ in the 21st century

Are high school exams out of date? Just before Christmas, the Scottish Government’s International Council for Education Advisers (ICEA) called for the end of high school exams as we know them in a report, and the idea attracted plenty of media attention. The ICEA, whose membership includes Professor Chris Chapman, the Network for Social and …

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