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Scottish Government has failed pupils and teachers on class sizes

The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) has criticized the Scottish Government’s concordat with local authorities, under which national policies, such as reduced class sizes, are expected to be delivered.

The Scottish Government and councils have not delivered on the commitment to reduce class sizes in schools. The EIS have referred to the policy as a shambolic failure. The emergence of a postcode lottery in education provision across Scotland is also a result of the discredited concordat, resulting in wide disparities in class sizes, teacher numbers and investment in school resources.

Read full article in The Herald 01/12/2010