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Standards in Scotland's Schools etc. Act 2000 statutory guidance: consultation analysis report

Published: 27 Mar 2017
Part of:
Education
ISBN:
9781786528742

Summary of responses to the consultation on draft statutory guidance on amendments to the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000.

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Contents
Standards in Scotland's Schools etc. Act 2000 statutory guidance: consultation analysis report
2. Key Findings Of The Consultation

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2. Key Findings Of The Consultation

2.1 A summary of responses to the consultation on draft statutory guidance follows:

  • A large majority of respondents were content with the definition of "decision of a strategic nature" as set out in the draft statutory guidance;
  • A large majority of respondents were content with the definition of "due regard" as set out in the draft statutory guidance;
  • A large majority of respondents broadly agreed with the definition of "inequalities of outcome" as set out in the draft statutory guidance;
  • A large majority of respondents broadly agreed with the definition of "socio-economic disadvantage" as set out in the draft statutory guidance;
  • A large majority of respondents considered that a form of template for local authority reporting should be developed while maintaining flexibility of reporting;
  • A large majority of respondents considered that the planning period for local authorities, as set out in the consultation, was reasonable;
  • A large majority of respondents felt that the guidance was clear in its purpose and target audience. A small minority commented that areas might be simplified or plainer language used;
  • A large majority of respondents felt that the guidance would be helpful to those with responsibility for undertaking their various relevant duties.

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