Closing the attainment gap in Scottish education

Year: 2014
Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Looked after at home, Residential care
Author: Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Edward Sosu, Sue Ellis

This report outlines what teachers, schools, local and national government and other education providers can do to close the education attainment gap associated with poverty in Scotland.

It looks at what attempts have been made to tackle the issue, and which have proved successful. It also makes recommendations for educators and policy-makers.