Commissioner’s letter to Cabinet Secretary requesting that children and young people from the 2020 cohort who remain disadvantaged by decisions made by the SQA the Scottish Government, to appeal directly
December 2020.The Commissioner wrote to John Swinney MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills on 22 December 2020, outlining the support children will need to ensure their rights are realised while schools are closed to most children.
December 2020. Letter to Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills John Swinney MSP outlining concerns around the breach of the right to education as a result of decisions around exam cancellations in 2021.
August 2020. Letter to the Deputy First Minister on issues around 2020’s SQA results including the appeals process, university admissions, and acknowledging unfairness.
August 2020. Our letter to Deputy First Minister John Swinney MSP calls on him to confirm changes will be made so that the appeals process around exams becomes directly accessible to young people and centered on their individual attainment.
Former Commissioner Tam Baillie responds to this draft statutory guidance.
Former Commissioner Tam Baillie responds to a consultation around guidance for schools around the healthcare needs of pupils.
A joint letter from the Commissioner and the EHRC around prejudice-based bullying in schools.
A response to Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills John Swinney MSP around the Code of Practice.
A letter to John Swinney MSP responding to a consultation on extending children’s rights.