The Education Select Committee released its final report on their inquiry into the education of disadvantaged white pupils, which was met with some criticism over its recommendation to stop using the term “white privilege”.
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson also appeared in front of the Education Committee, in which he discussed catch-up funding, exams this summer, and exams in the future, amongst other things. He also gave speeches at the Festival of Education and HEPI conference.
The Scottish Government has announced that SQA will be replaced and Education Scotland will lose its inspectorate powers. This is in response to the OECD’s report on Scotland’s education system.
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