Emma Seith

The education research plan: 7 key questions answered

Is the government’s new research strategy for Scottish education a good move?

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In the newly published Research Strategy for Scottish Education, the government has hinted that there might be another independent review of Curriculum for Excellence after the new qualifications are “bedded in”.

Here, we look at what else the new research strategy says and the circumstances that led to its introduction.

What is the Scottish government research strategy?

The strategy was promised in the education delivery plan published by education secretary John Swinney last June, shortly after he took over the education brief.

The plan said that the strategy would be published by ...

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