Articles of relevance to schools – including Catholic schools – in Scotland and elsewhere.
A full version of an article written by UK Education Secretary Michael Gove can be found in The Catholic Herald of w/b 20th February 2011. Catholic schools can avoid “unsympathetic meddling” by secularists if they take up the Government’s offer of aread more
“Education, Education, Education”. We all remember Tony Blair’s famous mantra which proclaimed the three main priorities of his government in May 2007. As we approach the elections to the Scottish Parliament in May 2011, we can reflect on how faread more
Catholic education in Scotland is secure for as long as parents understand and are committed to the particular form of education which Catholic schools offer. Head Teachers of Catholic schools have been encouraged by the Church for many years now to read more
In recent weeks and months some of us may felt disturbed by some of the things we have read and heard being said about our faith and about the Church. On occasions we may have felt bewildered by claims and accusations, by negative and hostile voices andread more
NB This is an opinion piece offered by David Istance Senior Analyst, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD. This is a watershed moment for Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence, say some of the country’s education stakeholders. They’re talking read more
Students’ engagement with school, the belief that they can achieve at high levels, and their ability and willingness to do what it takes to reach their goals not only play a central role in shaping students’ ability to master academic subjects, they aread more