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A World of opportunity - A Guide to Education and Training in Scotland

DescriptionA guide outlining the essential elements of Scottish education in 2 parts: Describing the stages and delivery of the system, and introducing the organisations which support and maintain the system.
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Website Publication DateMarch 17, 2003

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A Guide to Education and Training in Scotland

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Contents

Introduction
PART ONE
Introduction
Pre-school education
Primary school
Secondary school
Further education
Higher education
Teacher education
PART TWO
Delivering education
Advisory and consultative bodies

Scotland produces the highest number of graduates per head of population in the European Union

Almost 50% of young Scots enter higher education courses

Two thirds of Scotland's school leavers continue with education and training