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Read the latest news from Connect, from Partnership Schools Scotland and from the world of Scottish education.

You will also find blogs by Connect staff and  by our guest bloggers here.  Education policy updates and findings from our surveys will be posted on this page too.

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How are trials of the 1140 hours of free early learning and childcare going? We asked parents across Scotland

5th June 2019

Our parent survey about trials of the 1140 hours of free early learning and childcare found inconsistencies and parent confusion

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We report on our parent survey about subject choices, which comprises our submission to the Education and Skills Committee

5th March 2019

We asked parents for their views/experiences of their child's subject choices in high school. The findings are in our report

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Connect's Snap Survey on Parent Groups' Experiences of Booking School Lets

14th January 2019

It is clear that some local authorities are exploiting the goodwill of parent groups, charging high booking fees for groups to use school premises for fundraising events

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Connect's Transitions (Changes) Survey Report

7th January 2019

Times of change in children's school lives are very important and need to be well-handled

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Connect's response to the Scottish Government Consultation on Nutrition in Schools

29th August 2018

Our consultation sets out the results from our snap survey which asked parents for their views on proposals to improve nutritional standards in schools

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Connect supports Upstart Scotland's campaign to end National Standardised Assessments for Primary 1s

15th August 2018

Upstart Scotland has launched a postcard campaign to help parents who wish to opt their child out of the P1 national testing

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Connect's parent survey findings on national testing of Primary 1 children

13th August 2018

Parents are not being kept informed about national testing of their P1 child, finds our survey

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Connect Report: Parents' Voice Survey on Support for Families Facing Poverty and Free School Meals

4th June 2018

We report back on our survey which sought your views on, and experience of, support for families experiencing poverty and on free school meals

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Connect Report: Parents' Voice Anti-Bullying Survey with Respectme

24th May 2018

Our report on what parents told us about bullying in their children's schools and their understanding of it

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