Informed Scotland February 2020 – Strategies, guidance, reviews & inquiries

For a short(ish) month there was plenty happening, with numerous reports, strategies and announcements across the landscape. Three new national strategies were published: a seminal one on career education & guidance, one on culture with much to say about learning & skills, and one on the environment with surprisingly little relevant content A new review […]

Informed Scotland Dec19/Jan20 – Comparing, consulting, careers & concerns

School education has been a political hot potato in the last two months, with aspects of attainment and international comparisons in particular creating headlines and much debate. Meanwhile Brexit is back as one of our hot topics, with concerns for skills shortages ramping up, and various organisations looking to reassure or seeking reassurances. As well […]

Informed Scotland Learning & Skills Hottest Topics 2019

We’re delighted to present the seventh annual list of Learning & Skills ‘Hot Topics’ that made it onto the cover of Informed Scotland over the past year: 1. Digital skills (=3 in 2018) =2. Widening & fair access (=3) =2. Diversity, equality & inclusion (=1) =4. Future education, skills & work (=3) =4. Partnerships, agreements […]