Graduates 2017: Charlotte’s story

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This month we have a series of blogs from young people who are weeks away from graduating and are about to enter the world of work. In these blogs, the graduates will be discussing how university prepared them for their future careers. Our fifth blog..

Benchmarks – the value of collaboration

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A blog by Lorna Harvey, Acting Senior Education Officer
for Numeracy and Mathematics

Last year ( August 2016), we published draft Benchmarks for literacy and English and for numeracy and mathematics with the aim of providing clarity on the national ..

Graduates 2017: Eilidh’s story

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This month we have a series of blogs from young people who are weeks away from graduating and are about to enter the world of work. In these blogs, the graduates will be discussing how university prepared them for their future careers. Our fourth blo..

Delegates pledge to build a campaign on pay

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Delegates to UNISON’s local government conference welcomed the decision of the union’s National Joint Council (NJC) committee’s decision to lodge the 2018 pay claim for England, Wales and Northern Ireland early, so hat the Local Government Associatio..

Edinburgh International Book Festival

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Baillie Gifford Schools Programme – 21-29 August 2017

What’s the Big Idea?
The 2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival Baillie Gifford Schools Programme challenges young minds to question, imagine and wonder. The programme brings together well-es..