Emma Seith

Why we can't rush the review of secondary education

It feels like the review of the senior phase of secondary education in Scotland is being hurried through, writes Emma Seith

The review of the senior phase of secondary school education in Scotland can't be rushed, says Emma Seith

A national consultation on the future of Scottish education was launched last week, inviting “all who have an interest” to take part and giving them an eight-week window in which to do so.

The consultation is part of the work of Professor Ken Muir in response to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) review of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE), published in June. Professor Muir has been charged with taking forward several key pieces of work that came out of the report, including: the replacement of the Scottish Qualifications Authority; creating a new specialist ...

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