Students performance in maths ( and all other measures) have been steadily declining in Scotland.
Below are PISA scores from the Scottish Gov Website.
A steady decline .
(We will see in December 2019 if this trends reverses , don’t hold your breath.)
Another graph based on country comparisons. We can see a massive decline since 2003, the worst in the UK
The now scraped SSLN data
What has happened ? Is it a problem with our general society ? Why then have we declined in comparison to England.
The problem must surely lie with our school system. I will expand on this conclusion in future posts.
(I have focused on maths in this post but the same results are replicated for literacy levels. )