Education Reform Joint Agreement
4. Improving the educational and life opportunities of our children and young people is the essential task of our Scottish education system. Our common goal is to close the unacceptable gap between our least and most disadvantaged children and to increase the level of education for all. We recognize that our vision of excellence and justice cannot be achieved only by one part of the system: all partners must cooperate collegially and collaboratively, keeping the interests of children and adolescents first 3. Discussions have taken place between senior Scottish Government officials and the local government to explore the possibility of reaching agreement on policy proposals for the bill, which meet common policy objectives, to improve outcomes for Scottish children and youth. The agreed mandate for these deliberations is attached to Appendix A. 11. Parental engagement in school life and their children`s learning are essential to improving outcomes for children and youth. The Education Act aims to build on existing good practices in the Scottish education system to ensure that: a joint agreement between the Scottish Government and coSLA on school building, cooperation, parental engagement and pupil engagement, as well as student participation. 1. The Scottish Government`s 2017 consultation on Empowering Schools: A consultation on the commission of the Provision of the Education (Scotland) Bill has set clear objectives and objectives for the next Education Act: improving educational and life opportunities for our children and young people, bridging the unacceptable gap between the least disadvantaged and disadvantaged children and increasing the level of education for all.
The aim of the law is to establish a child-centred education and education system. The consultation highlighted the need for a joint effort to achieve the overall objectives, starting with teachers and school management and complemented by local authorities and new regional cooperation on improvement 5. Competent, responsible and collaborative schools are an important part of our shared vision of Scottish education. The proposals of the Education Act focus on the role of strengthened schools in improving educational attainment and reducing the poverty-related school deficit.