Part 1 of the Education (Scotland) Act 2016, amending the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc Act (2000) – 16 November 2016

This consultation seeks your views on draft statutory guidance for Part 1 of the Education (Scotland) Act 2016 (“the 2016 Act”). The draft statutory guidance covers those provisions which make amendments to various sections of the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000 (“the 2000 Act”). In summary, the draft statutory guidance has been developed to support those who will have responsibility for various duties in relation to:

  • reducing inequalities of outcomes for pupils experiencing them as a result of socio-economic disadvantage;
  • the National Improvement Framework (NIF), and;
  • planning and reporting duties at school and education authority levels.



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