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Read the latest news from Connect, from Partnership Schools Scotland and from the world of Scottish education.

You will also find blogs by Connect staff and  by our guest bloggers here.  Education policy updates and findings from our surveys will be posted on this page too.

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Connect's Response to the Scottish Government's Supporting Disabled Children, Young People and their Families resource consultation

12th September 2018

Connect doesn't mince words in this consultation response

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Connect's Response to the Scottish Government Consultation on Nutrition in Schools

29th August 2018

Our consultation sets out the results from our snap survey which asked parents for their views on proposals to improve nutritional standards in schools

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Connect's response to the Scottish Government's Scottish National Standardised Assessments User Review: Stop the P1 tests! 

28th August 2018

The Scottish Government's Review of the Scottish National Standardised Assessments sets up the problems with the SNSAs this year

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Connect’s response to the proposed changes to the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme, July 2018

18th July 2018

Connect responds to the Scottish Government and Disclosure Scotland’s consultation on changes to the PVG Scheme

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Comment on the Education and Skills Committee's Inquiry into Attainment and Achievement of School Children Experiencing Poverty Report

12th July 2018

Connect comments on the Inquiry into Attainment and Achievement of School Children Experiencing Poverty Report by the Scottish Parliament's Education and Skills Committee

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Education Bill is published but is postponed in favour of collaborative working

27th June 2018

The Scottish Government is to focus on improvement, not reform and collaboration, not legislation

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Connect responds to the Scottish Government Consultation on Early Years and Childcare Service Model for 2020, June 2018

26th June 2018

Connect says that care in a nurturing, loving environment is key for families of young children

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Connect's Submission to the Education & Skills Committee on the Senior Phase: Finding the Right Pathways

12th June 2018

Connect's response sets out six recommendations

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Connect Report: Parents' Voice Survey on Support for Families Facing Poverty and Free School Meals

4th June 2018

We report back on our survey which sought your views on, and experience of, support for families experiencing poverty and on free school meals

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Connect Report: Parents' Voice Anti-Bullying Survey with Respectme

24th May 2018

Our report on what parents told us about bullying in their children's schools and their understanding of it

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Connect's Submission to the Scottish Parliament's Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee on the Impact of Bank Closures

17th April 2018

Connect calls for banks to take responsibility for the impacts of their bank closures

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Connect responds to the Education and Skills Committee Inquiry on the impact of poverty on Attainment and Achievement

26th March 2018

Our Parents' Voice survey findings informed our consultation response: all parents care about the impact of poverty on families' lives

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Scottish Government Consultation: Excellence and Equity for All

9th February 2018

Read the Scottish Government's Consultation on Excellence and Equity for All: Guidance on the Presumption of Mainstreaming and Connect's Consultation Response

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Stirling Council's Parental Engagement Strategy

9th February 2018

Stirling Council sets out its commitment to parental involvement in education

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SPTC's Annual Report 2016-2017

12th January 2018

Read about our work during 2016-2017

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National Improvement Framework Evidence Report 2017 is published

2nd January 2018

The Scottish Government's annual National Improvement Framework Evidence Report 2017 is now available; its findings determine 2018's priorities

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