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Correspondence with Teach First: FOI release

Published: 8 Nov 2017

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02251
Date received: 4 October 2017
Date responded: 30 October 2017

Information requested

  1. Copies of all correspondence between the Scottish Government and Teach First from 1 April 2017 to 4 October 2017.

  2. Details (and associated documents) of any meetings (whether face to face or via alternative means such as telephone) between the Scottish Government and Teach First from 1 April 2017 to 4 October 2017.

Response

1. I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested in PDF format. An exemption under section(s) s.38(1)(b) of FOISA applies to some of the information you have requested. This is to redact personal email addresses and names of some individual staff who have been involved in the correspondence. There are nine documents attached to this letter and they are detailed in the table below. No details of meetings between the Scottish Government and Teach First exist for the dates in scope.

Attachment Title Format Size
Appendix A Letter from Scottish Government to Teach First, 15 June PDF 33KB
Appendix B Letter from Scottish Government to Teach First, 12 July PDF 51KB
Appendix C Letter from Scottish Government to Teach First, 12 July PDF 58KB
Appendix D Letter from Teach First to Scottish Government, 17 July PDF 141KB
Appendix E Letter from Teach First to Scottish Government, 17 July PDF 97KB
Appendix F Emails between Scottish Government to Teach First, 20 July PDF 362KB
Appendix G Emails between Teach First to Scottish Government, 20 July PDF 341KB
Appendix H Email from Teach First to Scottish Government, 31 July PDF 187KB
Appendix I Email from Teach First to Scottish Government, 11 July PDF 107KB

2. Some of the information you have requested (prior to 15 June) is available from previous FOIs submitted by yourself. Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. However, if you have an issue accessing any of the earlier information please contact me.

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
8 Nov 2017
Correspondence with Teach First: FOI release