Research: ‘Closing the attainment gap in Scottish education’

Closing the attainment gap in Scottish education‘ by¬†Edward Sosu and Sue Ellis was published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in May 2014.

This report outlines what teachers, schools, local and national government and other education providers can do to close the education attainment gap associated with poverty in Scotland. It looks at what attempts have been made to tackle the issue, and which have proved successful. It also makes recommendations for educators and policy-makers.