97% of Scotland’s head teachers expect attainment gap to close over next five years thanks to SNP government funding

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John Robertson
97% of Scotland’s head teachers expect attainment gap to close over next five years thanks to SNP government funding

From Education Business yesterday: ‘Three-quarters of school heads believe the attainment gap has started to close and almost all expect progress in the next five years as a result of national attainment funding, new research has shown. An evaluation has been published on the first two years of the Attainment Scotland Fund, when £52 million was targeted at schools in the most deprived areas.’ The survey also found that 78% of head teachers have already observed improvements in the first…

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John Robertson
97% of Scotland’s head teachers expect attainment gap to close over next five years thanks to SNP government funding