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Guidance on the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006

Guidance for education authorities, parent councils and others on the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006.


Footnotes

1 See Section B, Paragraph 4 for the definition of parent used in the Act.

1 See Resources section for links to legislation.

2 Available from http://www.scotland.gov.uk/publications

3 See resources section for more information on research findings into parental involvement.

4 See resources section for full reference.

5 See the glossary section for a definition of 'equal opportunities' and 'equal opportunity requirements'.

6 See resources section for more information on research into parental involvement, including the role of fathers.

7 Guidance on Children (Scotland) Act 1995, Volume 2, page 14.

8 Learning with Care - see resources section for full reference.

9 See resources section for full reference.

10 See resources section for full reference.

11 The Act's provisions apply to education authorities and their responsibilities towards parents who have a child attending a school run by an authority itself.

12 Pupils' Educational Records (Scotland) Regulations 2003 ( SSI 2003/581).

13 Further advice about the 2004 Act is set out in the code of practice on the Act - see resources section for details.

14 Parentzone website: www.parentzonescotland.gov.uk

15 Parents as Partners in their Children's Learning Toolkit - see resources section for full reference.

16 http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/enq/index.htm

Contact

Learning Directorate
Scottish Government
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

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