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Overall Report for the Public Consultation on School Handbooks and Better Information for Parents: Results from the Online Consultation and Engagement Events and Focus Groups

DescriptionReports presenting analysis of and findings from the Scottish Government’s public consultation on school handbooks and better information for parents.
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJune 24, 2011

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Susan Robinson, Scottish Government Education Analytical Services

ISBN 978 1 78045 227 2 (Web only publication)
ISSN 2045 6964
DPPAS 11668

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This is a research report is one of three accompained by the following research reports.

CONTENTS

1 KEY FINDINGS SUMMARY

2 INTRODUCTION

3 THE RESULTS
The purpose of the school handbook
Information wanted in future and when it is wanted
Choosing a school
Preparing for school
During school
When information is wanted
Accessing School Information
The role of Parents/Parent Councils
The role of the Scottish Government/Local Authorities

4 CONCLUSION

5 BACKGROUND TO THE CONSULTATION
Policy Background
Methods
Online Consultation
Engagement Events and Focus Groups
Interviews with Head Teachers and Local Authority Parent Involvement Officers

ANNEX 1 - THE CONSULTATION QUESTIONNAIRE

ANNEX 2 - LIST OF RESPONDENTS WHO RESPONDED

ANNEX 3 - FULL LIST OF THOSE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only
www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.