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Publication - Consultation Paper

Empowering teachers, parents and communities to achieve excellence and equity in education: governance review

Published: 13 Sep 2016
Part of:
Education
ISBN:
9781786524447

Consultation on how the education sector is run, who should take decisions on the education of children and young people and how funding can be made fairer.

26 page PDF

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Contents
Empowering teachers, parents and communities to achieve excellence and equity in education: governance review
10. Evidence and reference materials

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10. Evidence and reference materials

The Scottish Government is committed to taking an evidence-led approach to the reform of Scottish education. Our approach to this review is underpinned by current evidence on the performance of Scottish education and best practice internationally of what leads to effective governance of education systems. In particular the following reports and sources have been key.

Accounts Commission (2014) School education
http://www.audit-scotland.gov.uk/docs/local/2014/nr_140619_school_education.pdf

Scottish Government School education statistics
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education

OECD (2015) Improving Schools in Scotland: an OECD perspective
http://www.oecd.org/edu/school/improving-schools-in-scotland.htm

OECD (2016) Governing Education in a Complex World
http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/education/governing-education-in-a-complex-world_9789264255364-en

Mckinsey and Company (2007) How the World's Best Performing School Systems Come Out On Top
http://mckinseyonsociety.com/how-the-worlds-best-performing-schools-come-out-on-top/

Mckinsey and Company (2010) Capturing the Leadership Premium
http://mckinseyonsociety.com/capturing-the-leadership-premium/

Programme for International Student Assessment ( PISA) - Highlights from Scotland's results
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/PISA

Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People (2015) How Young People's Participation in School Supports Achievement and Attainment -
http://www.cypcs.org.uk/ufiles/achievement-and-attainment.pdf

The following information may also be useful in responding to this review:

What is GIRFEC (Getting it Right for Every Child)?
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/Young-People/gettingitright/what-is-girfec

Scottish Government, Delivering Excellence and equity in Scottish Education - a delivery plan for Scotland (2016)
/publications/delivering-excellence-equity-scottish-education-delivery-plan-scotland

Scottish Government, National Improvement Framework for Scottish education - Achieving Excellence and Equity
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/Schools/NationalImprovementFramework

Education Scotland, Curriculum For Excellence - Building the Curriculum materials
http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/learningandteaching/thecurriculum/buildingyourcurriculum/curriculumplanning/whatisbuildingyourcurriculum/btc/index.asp

Devolved School Management Guidelines (2012) The Improvement Service
http://www.improvementservice.org.uk/documents/DSM/DSMguidelines.pdf

Teaching Scotland's Future (2011)
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2011/01/13092132/0

The Crerar Review (2007)
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/PublicServiceReform/IndependentReviewofReg/latest-news/TheCrerarReview

General Teaching Council for Scotland, Professional Standards
http://www.gtcs.org.uk/professional-standards/professional-standards.aspx

Engaging with Families, Key Statistics
http://engagingwithfamilies.co.uk/strategy/key-statistics/

Engaging with Families, Further Evidence
http://engagingwithfamilies.co.uk/useful-links/further-evidence/

Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services (2010)
http://www.gov.scot/About/Review/publicservicescommission


Contact

Email: Tracey McRae, tracey.mcrae@gov.scot