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Education (Scotland) Act 2016

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Education (Scotland) Act 2016

2016 asp 8

The Bill for this Act of the Scottish Parliament was passed by the Parliament on 2nd February 2016 and received Royal Assent on 8th March 2016

An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision in relation to school education about priorities, objectives and reducing pupils’ inequalities of outcome; to modify the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 and section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980; to make provision in relation to Gaelic medium education, the provision of school meals, the appointment of Chief Education Officers, the registration of independent schools and teachers in grant-aided schools and the standards of education and training of persons to be appointed as head teachers; to enable provision to be made requiring a minimum number of hours of school education to be provided; to enable provision to be made about school clothing grants; to extend the duty to provide early learning and childcare to certain children; and for connected purposes.

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