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Education Reforms

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 25th June 2019.

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Photo of Tavish Scott Tavish Scott Liberal Democrat

Is not the reality for parents and teachers unspent pupil equity fund money, unfilled headteacher vacancies and more bureaucracy in classrooms through yet more guidance? If the education secretary wants to work with teachers, as he has said to Parliament today, why does he not listen to primary 1 teachers and drop national testing of four-year-old and five-year-old boys and girls?