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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-01415

Date lodged: 13 July 2021


To ask the Scottish Government what training it will commission to ensure that local authorities take regard of statutory guidance and recognise home education as a key parental choice with equal status in law to local authority or independent schooling.

Current status: Answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville on 26 July 2021


Scottish Ministers intend to bring forward updated guidance on home education. As part of the follow up to the publication of this guidance, consideration will be given to what support is needed to ensure its successful application.