New regions, new direction

‘Local accountability’ of collaboratives revised

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The head of Scotland’s largest teaching union has welcomed the “sensible compromise” by councils and the Scottish government, which will protect the role of local authorities in the running of schools as controversial new education regions are established.

However, he has called for additional funding to be made available for the regions – which will group together local authorities in a bid by the government to “provide an enhanced educational improvement service” for schools and teachers – otherwise their creation will be “meaningless”.

Last week it was announced that six new education ...

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