Strategy for international education: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

You asked for the following: 


  1. When is the new ‘Strategy for international education’ expected to be implemented? 

  2. The total spent on the new ‘Strategy for international education’? 

  3. Have any progress reports been conducted on the development of the new ‘Strategy for international education’? 

  4. Was there an expected implantation date for the development of the new ‘Strategy for international education’ when first announced? 


1. There is no confirmed implementation date. 

2. There has been no spend to date

3. There have been no progress reports to date. 

4. The strategy was first announced and to date it remains a Manifesto Pledge (P.65) ( a4_document? mode=window) and 2021/22 PfG Commitment (P.46) ( greener-scotland-programme-government-2021-22/documents/fairer-greener-scotland-programme-  government-2021-22/fairer-greener-scotland-programme-government-2021- 22/govscot%3Adocument/fairer-greener-scotland-programme-government-2021-22.pdf). Neither of which provide an expected implantation date. 

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