Publication - Strategy/plan

Family Justice Modernisation Strategy

Published: 3 Sep 2019
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Law and order

Sets out our work to improve the family justice system in Scotland.

Family Justice Modernisation Strategy
Annex E: Judicial Training

Annex E: Judicial Training

The text below was provided by the Judicial Institute for Scotland.

1. The education and training of the Scottish judiciary is the responsibility of the Lord President. In 2013, the Lord President established the Judicial Institute for Scotland (‘the Institute’) to discharge this responsibility.

2. The Institute regularly provides judicial training in family law in a variety of ways. This includes face to face courses and online briefing papers.

3. The Institute responds to all significant legislative developments with carefully tailored judicial training, and this will include the Children (Scotland) Bill as enacted.