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Curriculum for Excellence 2020-2021 - OECD review: initial evidence pack

Initial evidence base for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) independent review of Curriculum for Excellence, developed by the Scottish Government, to provide the OECD with contextual information and evidence on the Scottish education system, in advance of their research and engagement work.


Annex B:  Inspection Findings: 2016-2019, HM Inspectors, June 2020

Primary

Primary inspection findings: Primary curriculum 2018-19 | School inspection findings | HM Chief Inspector Report | Inspection and review | What we do | Education Scotland

This briefing draws on a range of evidence on Primary School Inspections in the academic year 2018/19, including a sample of 96 primary school inspections where HMI evaluated the learning pathways theme for QI 2.2 Curriculum. 

National thematic inspection reports and key inspection findings, which cover BGE .

Secondary 

Secondary inspection findings: Secondary curriculum 2016-19 | School inspection findings | HM Chief Inspector Report | Inspection and review | What we do | Education Scotland

This Report sets out key inspection findings from Secondary School Inspections between 2016-19. It draws on a range of evidence including: 

  • a sample of 56 secondary school inspections where inspectors evaluated the learning pathways theme for QI 2.2 Curriculum from the three-year period 2016/17 to 2018/19 
  • the views of young people, parents/ carers and teachers from pre-inspection questionnaires for all the inspections carried out in secondary schools 2018/19. In 2018-19, 18,885 young people, 4542 parents and 1976 teachers completed the pre-inspection questionnaires for the 27 Local Authority secondary and all through schools which were inspected between August 2018 and June 2019. 
  • the Thematic Inspection of personal and social education/health and wellbeing in Scotland's schools and early learning and childcare settings, 2018, Thematic Inspection of Readiness for Empowerment, 2018, Thematic Inspection of Empowerment for Curriculum Leadership, 2019, and National thematic inspection: numeracy and mathematics, 2019. 
  • focus groups of HM Inspectors from the Secondary School Inspection Team.

Developing the Young Workforce 

Inspection findings: Developing the Young Workforce 2018-19 | School inspection findings | HM Chief Inspector Report | Inspection and review | What we do | Education Scotland 

Contact

Email: Maggie.Young@gov.scot

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