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  • Discussion guide for adults

    Click the resources below to download the relevant guides. The online feedback form is now closed for new responses. Please email nationaldiscussiononeducation@gov.scot with any questions. Discussion guide for adults - PowerPoint Discussion guide for adults - Pdf ... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • Discussion guide for young adults

    Click the resources below to download the relevant guides. The online feedback form is now closed for new responses. Please email nationaldiscussiononeducation@gov.scot with any questions. Discussion guide for young adults - PowerPoint Discussion guide for young adults... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • Discussion guide for children and young people

    Click the resources below to download the relevant guides. The online feedback form is now closed for new responses. Please email nationaldiscussiononeducation@gov.scot with any questions. Discussion guide for children and young people - PowerPoint Discussion guide for... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • Discussion guide for young children

    Click the resources below to download the relevant guides. The online feedback form is now closed for new responses. Please email nationaldiscussiononeducation@gov.scot with any questions. Discussion guide for young children - not compatible with screen readers - PowerPoint ... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • More information

    Further information and background to the National Discussion and other education reform processes. Our qualifications and assessment systems are being reviewed and our education bodies are being replaced. Now is the right time to reflect on what works well, what we have learned about... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • Group discussion guides

    Use these dedicated discussion guides for teachers, parents/carers, youth workers and others to hold group discussions with children and young people. This will enable them to think creatively about the vision for the Scottish education system. The online feedback form is now... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • Delivering our Vision for Scottish Agriculture. Proposals for a new Agriculture Bill

    The Scottish Government is committed to realising our Vision for Agriculture and transforming how we support farming and food production in Scotland to become a global leader in sustainable and regenerative agriculture. Recent years have seen a series of global shocks that have had,... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • National Discussion on Scottish Education survey - now closed

    Please use this survey to tell us your hopes and ideas for the future vision of Scottish education. The time has come for a new national discussion on education, one which will give everyone the chance to have their voice heard. We’re inviting everyone who has an interest in the... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • National Discussion on Scottish Education: child rights and inclusion focus groups

    These focus groups are a chance for Scotland’s leading child rights and inclusion organisations to share the kinds of key educational issues that affect the children and young people they support with the national discussion’s co-facilitators. Please use this form to tell us which... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • Developing a Scottish tax to replace the UK Aggregates Levy

    Aggregates make an important contribution to Scotland’s economy, providing materials for housing, construction, road-building and other uses, and supporting employment, including in rural and remote areas of the country. Aggregates are also required as construction materials to support the... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • Who is running the National Discussion?

    The National Discussion is being co-convened by the Scottish Government and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (CoSLA). We have appointed two independent facilitators, Professor Carol Campbell and Professor Alma Harris, to help shape the National Discussion. Watch the... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • Discussion guide for parents and carers

    Click the resources below to download the relevant guides. The online feedback form is now closed for new responses. Please email nationaldiscussiononeducation@gov.scot with any questions. Discussion guide for parents and carers - PowerPoint Discussion guide for parents and... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • A national conversation to inform a new Dementia Strategy

    We want a national conversation with everyone interested in what a new Dementia Strategy for Scotland should look like. To help inform your response, we have put together a short discusssion paper . Please read this before responding. We have also created an audio... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • Let's Talk Scottish Education - feedback from group discussions

    Your activities will help prepare your group to answer the national discussion's consultation questions. This web form is the easiest and most thorough way for one person to feedback the points raised by their group's discussion. The form also offers you the chance to upload anything that... More
    Closed 5 December 2022
  • NHSScotland 'Once for Scotland' workforce policies - Supporting the Work-Life Balance consultation

    The 'Once for Scotland' Workforce Policies Programme is designed to review and transform existing workforce policies (previously known as Partnership Information Network (PIN) Policies) in line with our vision: "Once for Scotland' workforce policies will promote NHSScotland as a modern,... More
    Closed 25 November 2022
  • Cancer care: review of breast cancer quality performance indicators - engagement

    We welcome your views on the draft revised breast cancer quality performance indicator engagement document. Please refer to this document for full details of each quality performance indicator. Please provide comments on all individual quality performance indicators (QPIs)... More
    Closed 23 November 2022
  • Cancer care: review of testicular cancer quality performance indicators

    We welcome your views on the draft revised testicular cancer quality performance indicator engagement document. Please refer to this document for full details of each quality performance indicator. Please provide comments on all individual quality performance indicators... More
    Closed 23 November 2022
  • Land Reform in a Net Zero Nation

    Scotland has a proud history of land reform going back to the early days of devolution. We are committed to bringing forward a new Land Reform Bill in this parliamentary session. Over the summer, we are undertaking a wide-ranging consultation on our proposals for the measures it should... More
    Closed 30 October 2022
  • Inspection of early learning and childcare and school age childcare services in Scotland

    This consultation aims to gather views on a vision for the future of inspection and what this will deliver for children, families and practitioners, teachers and staff working in the sector from the full range of early learning and childcare (ELC) and school age childcare services, whether or... More
    Closed 28 October 2022
  • Scotland's social security system: Enhanced Administration and Compensation Recovery - consultation

    This consultation seeks views on a number of proposed changes which have been identified as desirable since the passage of prior primary legislation, principally the Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 (the ‘2018 Act’). The Scottish system of social security is founded on... More
    Closed 27 October 2022
  • Physical intervention in schools guidance consultation

    In response to concerns raised about the use of restraint and seclusion in schools in the Children and Young People Commissioner’s 2018 report, No Safe Place , and the subsequent ENABLE Scotland In Safe Hands report, the Scottish Government established the Physical... More
    Closed 25 October 2022
  • New build heat standard consultation: part II

    We are developing regulations which will, from 1 April 2024, prohibit the use of direct emissions heating systems in new buildings: both domestic and non-domestic. We are now in a position to provide further details on our intention to regulate heating systems in new buildings,... More
    Closed 20 October 2022
  • How we'll do it

    Our approach to engagement follows our National Just Transition Planning Framework and is grounded in our Net Zero Nation: public engagement strategy . Both emphasise the importance of openness and co-design, while taking an evidence-based and adaptable, iterative approach. ... More
    Closed 14 October 2022
  • What are we doing

    To develop the Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan, we are taking a range of approaches to build agreement among citizens, places, businesses and workers about priorities and where we most need to see action. The variety of approaches reflects our need to hear from a wide... More
    Closed 14 October 2022
  • School uniforms in Scotland

    Introduction The Scottish Government has committed to introduce statutory guidance in Scotland which aims to address equalities issues around uniform policy and reduce the cost of school uniform, as this can be a significant barrier to participation in learning. This consultation seeks... More
    Closed 14 October 2022
  • How can you get involved

    Read more about how you can get involved in the the development of the Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan Participatory futures community workshops The RSA team are continuing to refine and iterate additional workshop activities; timings we hope to confirm up to 3... More
    Closed 14 October 2022
  • What are Scotland’s Just Transition Outcomes

    The Just Transition Outcomes are a central part of our National Just Transition Planning Framework . Just Transition Planning is about working collectively to identify the opportunities (and risks) associated with taking climate action. The aim is to plan for an orderly... More
    Closed 14 October 2022
  • What we have done so far

    We have already undertaken a variety of engagement activities to explore how to maximise opportunities and minimise the risks associated with the energy transition. Some sessions have focused on particular National Just Transition Outcomes, while others have been centred around a particular... More
    Closed 14 October 2022
  • Consultation on changes to the Parole Board (Scotland) Rules 2001

    The procedure under which the Parole Board considers cases is determined by the Parole Board (Scotland) Rules 2001, as amended (“the 2001 rules”). The Scottish Government is committed to modernising and simplifying the 2001 rules. These are now some 20 years old and in need of... More
    Closed 12 October 2022
  • Equality Evidence Strategy 2023-25 consultation

    We are consulting on a draft plan to improve and strengthen Scotland's equality evidence base. The responses we receive through this consultation will help to shape this plan, which will form the basis of Scotland's new Equality Evidence Strategy. The development of Scotland's next Equality... More
    Closed 7 October 2022
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