DFM - Status quo ‘not an option’

Mar 23, 2017, 01:04 PM

DFM sets out agenda for Scottish education. The status quo in education is ‘not an option’ if Scotland is to close the attainment gap and raise the bar for all, Deputy First Minister John Swinney has said.

In a major speech setting out his agenda for Scottish education, Mr Swinney highlighted its strengths – including the achievements of young people and teachers – and acknowledged the challenges being faced.