Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID)

[Seminar] Educational attainment and inequality in Scotland: How does Scotland compare with the rest of the UK?

Higher Education in Scotland, the Devolution Settlement and the Referendum on Independence seminar series

This seminar is aimed at policy makers, politicians, local authorities, educational practitioners and academics. It will examine issues such as the performance of school children in Scotland in light of international comparisons, inequality in educational outcomes, the potential impact of Curriculum for Excellence, and whether Scotland’s system of one year Highers discourages pupils from staying on at school. It will also consider the implications of educational inequalities for higher education and actions universities and colleges can take to promote greater equality in HE participation.

Date Wednesday 28th August, 2013
Time 13:30am - 16:30pm
Venue Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, The Chrystal MacMillan Building, 15a George Square, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9LD

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