The Education Governance Review consultation closed on 6 January 2017.
Over 1100 parents, teachers, headteachers, members of the general public and organisations including local authorities and unions have responded. The Scottish Government considered these responses together with expert evidence when developing the Next Steps paper.
You can access the published responses on the Scottish Government consultation hub.
Education Governance Review: Empowering teachers, parents and communities to achieve excellence and equity: Analysis Report
The Education Governance Review consultation (Empowering teachers, parents and communities to achieve excellence and equity – a governance review) ran from the 13 September 2016 to the 6 January 2017.
The consultation paper contained 17 open-ended questions which sought opinions on the current Governance arrangements and the principles which should guide those arrangements. Additionally, it also invited views around community empowerment, the role of schools and teachers, funding, cluster working and regional collaborations.
The consultation was launched at a Ministerial event and promoted through various routes to help ensure it reached a wide audience. The Scottish Government organised 16 consultation events for parents, teachers and the wider public across Scotland.
An analysis of the consultation responses was published on 15 June 2017.