Scotland

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Schools


Lead Government Department

Inspection, curriculum, assessment

  • Education Scotland Education Scotland was established in 2011 to take over functions formerly held by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) and Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS). It has also taken on responsibility from the Scottish Government Learning Directorate for aspects of activity supporting Continuing Professional Development at national level and from the Curriculum for Excellence Management Board and Excellence Groups (from October 2011, or when all major policy decisions have been agreed).

Further education


Lead Government Department

Inspection, curriculum, assessment

Funding agencies

Other Government agencies

Professional bodies

Students

Trade Unions

Support for teaching and non-teaching staff


Higher education


Lead Government Department

Inspection

Funding agencies

Professional bodies

Students

University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)

  • UCAS runs the centralised admissions service for Universities in the UK, including the summer ‘Clearing’ period when applicants who have failed to gain a place can reapply after their exam results are published.

Trade Unions

Support for teaching and non-teaching staff

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