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As part of the Scottish Government’s National Improvement Framework and Improvement Plan for Scottish Education, every child in P1, P4, P7 and S3 will now undertake national standardised assessments covering aspects of reading, writing and numeracy over the course of the academic year.
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Measures to measure improvement practices in schools
Improving learning requires school leaders with the knowledge, skills and courage to develop the evaluation and monitoring capabilities of staff, according to research to be presented at Research Conference 2017 in Melbourne today and tomorrow.
Leadership the key to school improvement
School improvement requires leaders who champion the interests of students, build relationships of collegiality and trust, and are not afraid of data when it comes to solving complex educational problems, keynote speakers will tell delegates to Research Conference 2017 in Melbourne today.
National assessment of learning progress for children in Scotland
As part of the Scottish Government’s National Improvement Framework for Scottish Education, the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) through ACER UK will deliver national standardised assessments in Scotland from August 2017. ACER UK will work in partnership with SCHOLAR and Twig.