1. Consultation analysis

    03 Jul 2019

    Job Grant: analysis of consultation responses

    Analysis of responses to our consultation on Job Grant, a new benefit to support young people moving back into employment.

  2. NEWS

    18 Jun 2019 09:33

    Record high for young people in positive destinations

    Deprivation gap in school leavers at lowest ever.

  3. Publication

    13 Jun 2019

    Commissioner for Fair Access annual report 2019: building on progress towards fair access

    Second annual report from Commissioner for Fair Access, in which he assesses the progress on fair access in Scotland.

  4. Publication

    12 Jun 2019

    Building Standards Year of Young People: attracting young people into a career in building standards

    This project investigated why young people are not choosing a career in building standards and looked for ways to encourage them.

  5. Publication

    12 Jun 2019

    Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006: national review progress report

    This joint report from the Association of Directors of Education, the National Parent Forum and the Scottish Government outlines the progress that has been made in the fields of parental involvement, parental engagement, family learning and learning at home.

  6. NEWS

    24 Apr 2019 11:30

    Collaborating to help close the attainment gap

    Stronger connections between schools and youth work organisations

  7. Statistics

    16 Apr 2019

    Education maintenance allowances: 2017 to 2018

    Statistics on Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) recipients and payments made in 2017-2018.

  8. NEWS

    15 Mar 2019 12:46

    Moray pupils engineer success

    A96 dualling programme hailed by pupils and teachers

  9. NEWS

    04 Mar 2019 10:00

    Scottish Apprenticeship Week

    Nationwide apprentice network to inspire next generation.  

  10. NEWS

    03 Mar 2019 00:01

    Supporting graduates

    Over 1,300 Graduate Apprenticeship places for 2019/20.

  11. NEWS

    27 Feb 2019 12:33

    Employers encouraged to put ‘Fair Work First’

    Support to make workplaces fairer.

  12. NEWS

    26 Feb 2019 09:30

    Record high for school leavers in positive destinations

    Deprivation gap in positive destinations falls by half.

  13. Statistics

    26 Feb 2019

    School leaver attainment and initial destinations: statistics

    Results of the initial leaver destination surveys (S3 to S6) and post-review attainment.

  14. Factsheet

    25 Feb 2019

    STEM teacher education bursary: eligibility criteria

    Details of the eligibility criteria for the STEM teacher education bursary.

  15. Publication

    07 Feb 2019

    STEM strategy for education and training: first annual report

    Overview of progress in the first year of the five year STEM Strategy for Education and Training in Scotland.

  16. Research and analysis

    06 Feb 2019

    Regional Improvement Collaboratives (RICs): interim review

    The overall aim of this review was to explore how RIC establishment had been taken forward in each region.

  17. Publication

    05 Feb 2019

    Disabled students at university: discussion paper

    Independent paper from the Commissioner for Fair Access considers representation, entrant trends, retention and degree outcomes for disabled students by disability group.

  18. Publication

    04 Feb 2019

    Children and young people's voices matter: progress report

    Progress on the actions agreed at the Cabinet meeting with children and young people in March 2018.

  19. Consultation paper

    16 Jan 2019

    Consultation on Job Grant

    We are seeking views on key eligibility criteria and format of the Job Grant, a new benefit which will be delivered by Social Security Scotland to support young people moving back into employment.

  20. NEWS

    18 Dec 2018 11:17

    A meal for every child at funded early learning and childcare sessions

    Major new Scottish Government scheme delivers healthy food, outdoor play & living wage in childcare.

  21. Independent report

    15 Nov 2018

    Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) regional groups: formative evaluation

    External evaluation to examine the early operations of four of the most established Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) regional groups. The study was carried out between December 2017 and April 2018.

  22. Independent report

    08 Nov 2018

    LGBTI Inclusive Education Working Group: report to the Scottish Ministers

    Group's recommendations to the Scottish Ministers.

  23. Strategy/plan

    17 Oct 2018

    Enterprise and Skills Board: strategic plan

    This full plan provides clarity around strategic direction to enterprise and skills agencies and a blueprint to Government to turn up the dial on productivity and drive inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

  24. Publication

    21 Sep 2018

    STEM bursary: equality impact assessment 2018

    The EQIA summarises how decision makers balanced the aim of the STEM bursaries against the potential adverse impacts of the policy on groups with protected characteristics.

  25. NEWS

    29 Aug 2018 14:08

    Investing in entrepreneurship

    £650,000 funding to support the next generation of entrepreneurs.

  26. NEWS

    28 Aug 2018 09:30

    Youth Participation at record high

    91.8% 16-19 year olds in education, training or work.

  27. Strategy/plan

    21 Aug 2018

    Learning together: national action plan on parental involvement, engagement, family learning and learning at home 2018 – 2021

    Sets out a vision for parental involvement and engagement from pre-birth to age 18 and takes account of national and international evidence base and Scottish education system expertise. Provides a national vision but allows for local and community innovation and flexibility.

  28. Corporate report

    29 Jun 2018

    Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board: outline plan

    An outline plan for the Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board which is a precursor to the full plan to be published later in 2018.

  29. NEWS

    22 May 2018 09:47

    Employment at historic level

    Progress made in tackling the gender gap and youth employment.

  30. NEWS

    22 May 2018 09:30

    Employment level and rate (16+) in Scotland increased to the highest level on record

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland 

  31. NEWS

    10 May 2018 09:30

    Personalised online careers support for all pupils

    Recommendations of Learner Journey Review published.

  32. NEWS

    08 Mar 2018 09:00

    Fund benefits one million

    Children and family organisations to benefit from extension.

  33. NEWS

    07 Mar 2018 12:35

    Strengthening cyber resilience

    New action plan puts cyber-skills at the heart of learning and development.

  34. NEWS

    27 Feb 2018 09:30

    Initial Destinations of Senior Phase School Leavers

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  35. NEWS

    20 Feb 2018 10:00

    £3 million for language learning

    School funding to strengthen skills.

  36. NEWS

    13 Feb 2018 10:01

    Early years apprentices

    Increases to fuel roll-out of funded childcare.

  37. NEWS

    23 Dec 2017 00:01

    £14 million for young people and communities

    More than 100 organisations to benefit from funding.

  38. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:35

    Scotland’s Budget

    Investing in the NHS, protecting low earners, backing Scotland’s economy.

  39. NEWS

    09 Oct 2017 15:20

    Youth employment target met four years ahead of schedule

    Pledge to step up efforts to build on progress.