Scotland Policy Conference on Reviewing Curriculum for Excellence

Tuesday 6 October 2020
08:30 - 13:00 (BST)

University of Glasgow PhD Student, and UBDC associate, Barry Black will be a keynote speaker at this online conference that will assess the next steps for Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence.

Barry will be speaking on 'Priorities for Scotland’s exam system'.

The agenda:

  • Progress of the independent review of Curriculum for Excellence
  • The implementation and current performance of Curriculum for Excellence in Scotland’s schools
  • Raising attainment at secondary level - improving the transition towards the Senior Phase, tackling regional gaps in attainment, and achieving parity of esteem for vocational qualifications
  • An international case study in curriculum design and reform
  • Priorities for reforming the Scottish curriculum - improving curriculum design, widening the breadth of learning, and raising the consistency of delivery
  • Outlining the future vision for the Curriculum for Excellence