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Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000

Appointed members

104.At present there are 15 appointed members, as follows:

  • 3 appointed by CoSLA

  • 1 appointed by the boards of management of colleges of further education

  • 3 appointed by the Association of Directors of Education in Scotland

  • 4 appointed by the universities of Scotland

  • 2 appointed by the governing bodies of the central institutions and institutions in the higher education sector (other than universities) which are not teacher education institutions

  • 1 appointed by the Education Committee of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

  • 1 appointed by the Scottish Hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church.

105.The amendment made by section 46(2)(a)(ii) provides for a total of 18 appointed members, in the different categories specified there.

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