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Learning Directorate

What we do

We ensure success for Scotland's learners through an effective school system and wider learning environment.

We are responsible for:

  • promoting quality implementation of the Curriculum for Excellence
  • developing a teaching workforce with the right ambition, skills and motivation
  • leadership in schools, communities and nationally
  • ensuring infrastructure and access to digital technology is available
  • implementing a system that focuses on performance improvement, innovation and good practice

Who we are

Cabinet Secretary and Ministers