Education (Scotland) Act 1980 Section 70 guidance document: analysis of consultation responses

Analysis report following the public consultation on guidance for users of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980.

The role of HM Inspectors of Education and Application form

Question 7: Are there any areas missing, requiring strengthening, or are which are not required and could be removed?

Answer No. of respondents % of all respondents
Yes 1 7
No 7 50
Don't Know 1 7
Not Answered 5 36
Total 14

26. A large majority of those who responded to this question indicated that they were satisfied with the information provided in this section.

27. Of those who indicated this section could be strengthened, minor amendments about the timescales and process involved in an HMIE investigation were suggested and have been reflected in the updated guidance.


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