Larry Flanagan

Shaping the future of governance in education

The government’s review could lead to a revolution as significant and far-reaching as Curriculum for Excellence, so it’s vital that the voices of teachers are heard

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At a recent EIS leadership conference, in reference to the Scottish government’s wide-ranging review of governance in education, Professor Brian Boyd remarked that we could be on the verge of a significant change, on a similar scale to the launch of Curriculum for Excellence. It was an interesting perspective, predicated as it was on looking forward rather than immediately reverting to a defence of the current arrangements.

The EIS teaching union is developing a formal response to the proposals, which will be fed in to the government consultation, and it is true that initial iterations of that ...

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