Policy

Connect works to make sure parents' views are shared with policy makers in  the Scottish Government,  the Scottish Parliament and  in other parts of the education system.  Keep track of what's happening in Scottish education: in this section, you can also read the responses that we’ve submitted to inquiries and consultations as well as policy papers we have prepared. 

Education (Scotland) Bill

The Education (Scotland) Bill is wide-ranging and will impact on many aspects of the education system. It is expected to be considered by the Scottish Parliament in 2018.

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Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee Inquiry on the impact of poverty on Attainment and Achievement

Read Connect's response which draws on our Parents' Voice survey of views and experiences of the impact of poverty and the available support

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Scottish Government’s Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill – 25 August 2017

The Education and Skills Committee is scrutinising the Scottish Government’s Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill

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Part 1 of the Education (Scotland) Act 2016, amending the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc Act (2000) – 16 November 2016

This consultation seeks your views on draft statutory guidance for Part 1 of the Education (Scotland) Act 2016 (“the 2016 Act”).

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Connect's Submission to the Scottish Parliament's Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee, April 2018

Connect speaks up for parent groups affected by bank closures

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