The Scottish Government conducted many consultations as part of a National Discussion into the future of Scottish education with the aim of hearing from the widest possible range of voices and views. The purpose of the National Discussion is to inform wide-ranging plans, including the creation of three new education bodies and a review of qualifications and assessment.
The CLD Standards Council Scotland worked with its CLD practitioner members Scotland wide to gather views and responses to the consultation. We held a number of online sessions, including one which we co-facilitated with one of the independent consultants, Professor Alma Harris. We wanted to raise and promote the lifelong learning, empowerment and inclusion principles surrounding community based learning including Adult, ESOL, Family Learning, Communities and Youth Work. We also took the opportunity to highlight the role and agility of Community Learning and Development practitioners and organisations who support and offer learning opportunities to Scotland’s learners and communities all year.
Read our report and members responses: