Who’s where in Scottish learning & skills?

The fifth annual Informed Scotland Organisations & People Special has just been published to coincide with the start of the 2017–18 academic session. It provides a snapshot of a busy and ever-changing learning & skills landscape. Each year we add more items – this year there are links to over 330 organisations, up from 280 […]

Leadership through collaborative learning – Informed Scotland Special

We’re delighted to publish an Informed Scotland Leadership Special. It was commissioned by the Scottish College for Educational Leadership (SCEL) and launched at their major conference in Perth on 3 May 2017. Gillian Hamilton, Chief Executive of SCEL said, ‘Building leadership capacity at all levels through collaborative learning is crucial and must be a priority in […]

A snapshot of the Scottish learning & skills landscape

The fourth annual Informed Scotland Organisations & People Special has just been published to coincide with the start of the 2016–17 academic session. It provides a snapshot of an ever-changing landscape. Each year we add more items – this year there are links to over 280 organisations, up from 150 in the first edition in 2013. […]

Informed Scotland Election Extra

The Scottish Parliament 2016 election will have taken place by the time we publish the April edition of Informed Scotland – too late to provide subscribers with our usual pre-election selection of relevant links. We’ve therefore published a very brief ‘Election Extra’. It contains links to some of the manifestos and resources focusing on or […]

Who’s where? Informed Scotland Organisations & People Special 2015

The third annual Informed Scotland Organisations & People Special has just been published to coincide with the start of the 2015–16 academic session. It provides a snapshot of an ever-changing landscape. Subscribers find it a useful directory of the main bodies and institutions operating across business, education, community & adult learning, government and wider society, including: Sector-specific skills […]

Informed Scotland Innovation Special – dangerous learning & skills!

We’re excited to publish an Informed Scotland Innovation Special. It was commissioned by College Development Network to support their Emporium of Dangerous Ideas 2015. The Emporium is ‘a future-orientated education festival that aims to re-establish the importance of dangerous ideas as agents of change in education – to shift the axis of what is possible!’ […]

Informed Scotland Technologies at Work Special

We’re delighted to publish an Informed Scotland Technologies at Work Special. It was commissioned by Education Scotland to support the publication of their report, Building Society: Young people’s experiences and outcomes in the technologies, launched on 9 March 2015. At the launch in March, Bill Maxwell, Chief Executive of Education Scotland said, ‘We want our […]

Higher Attainment, Wider Access: ‘We’ve talked long enough’

An Informed Scotland Higher Attainment, Wider Access Special is being published to coincide with our participation in the MacKay Hannah Poverty & Attainment in Education Conference on 11 December. In the Special, the conference chair, education consultant David Cameron states, ‘This needs to be more than a conference, it needs to be a step towards […]

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