The e3net blog is a new development for 2018.
We have been leading change and development in education for many years (decades even!) but have until now not published a regular blog. The plan is to rectify this in 2018 by publishing a number of articles about education.
Gender equality is an important matter for society nowadays and thus all education systems. In 2013, the OECD showed its concern for this matter in a document entitled Recommendation on Gender Equality in Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship[i]. The document sets out a number of recommended actions for countries as follows:
Education Scotland is the policy-making body for the Scottish education system and for the last twenty-five years or so they have produced a handbook called ‘How Good Is Our School?’, or HGIOS for short. It is used by Scotland’s school inspectors on their visits to schools and all schools also use it in self-evaluation in order to ensure that they meet national standards. ‘How Good Is Our School?’ is designed to promote effective self-evaluation as the first important stage in a process of achieving self-improvement.