Going up: Improving Scotland’s Attainment Levels

by Jackie Brock Confession time. I believe fervently in the importance of attainment and achievement. I detest the way our education system marches our young people through an increasingly narrow range of options to the extent that on results day their learning journey – and its success – is judged by their grades at nationalContinue reading “Going up: Improving Scotland’s Attainment Levels”

End Child Poverty

Originally posted on robfmac:
Remarks in Moving Motion L SSTA Congress May 2014 In welcoming the publication by the Scottish Government of the 2014 revision of the Child Poverty Strategy with its emphasis on reducing the attainment gap affecting pupils from the poorest backgrounds, Congress notes that simply amending institutional practice or seeking change without…