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PISA 2018 results for Reading, Mathematics and Science in Scotland published

STEM 3-7 enquiry – read the final report from the Education and Skills Committee.

Scotland’s Developing the Young Workforce Programme awarded the Future Policy Silver Award 2019 by the World Future Council. Check out the video for more details.

Find out more about the Young STEM Leader programme and the opportunities this pilot offers

A range of draft guidance has been published to help support an empowered education system to improve outcomes for children and young people. Developed in partnership with the School Empowerment Steering Group

A new resource has been prepared which re-visits the initial Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) narrative and sets it within the current context.