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Transparency in SCIS Activities

SCIS undertakes work for the schools in membership across a wide range of bodies and subject areas.  SCIS staff sit on a range of working groups, boards, advisory councils and national reviews on behalf of the sector; including engagement with key bodies such as:

SCIS has always sought to be open and clear in the purposes of any engagement with the Scottish Government and Scottish Parliament, as well as elected members elsewhere.  Given expectations of trust in not-for-profit bodies and schools, SCIS is a membership of the UK Open Government Forum, and follows the expectations of the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016.

Details of SCIS meetings with the Scottish Government, Committees of the Scottish Parliament or elected members are provided below and updated regularly.

DateMeetingSubject
2018    
15 June Scottish Government (chairing) Curriculum and Assessment Board
14 June Scottish Government (chairing) Scottish Prevent Sub Group 
2 May Scottish Government (chairing) Short Life Working Group on Recording and Monitoring Incidents of Bullying
18 April Scottish Government (chairing) Seat-belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill - Short Life Working Group
5 April Scottish Government (chairing) Short Life Working Group on Recording and Monitoring Incidents of Bullying
8 March Scottish Government (chairing) Curriculum and Assessment Board
27 February Scottish Government (chairing) Short Life Working Group on Recording and Monitoring Incidents of Bullying
5 February Scottish Government (chairing) Education Leaders' Forum
31 January Scottish Government (chairing) Short Life Working Group on Recording and Monitoring Incidents of Bullying
24 January Scottish Government Business rates, GTCS registration, Insight
17 January Scottish Government Prevent evaluation
2017    
20 December  Scottish Government (chairing) Seat-belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill - Short Life Working Group
18 December  Scottish Government (chairing) Short Life Working Group on Recording and Monitoring Incidents of Bullying
6 December  Scottish Government (chairing) Curriculum and Assessment Board 
9 November  Scottish Government (chairing) Scottish Prevent Sub Group
15 September  Scottish Government

Scottish National Standardised Assessments

7 September  Cabinet Secretary for Finance

Barclay Review of Business Rates

29 August  Scottish Government

Insight benchmarking tool

10 August  Scottish Government (chairing)

Scottish Prevent Sub Group 

11 May  Scottish Government (chairing)

Scottish Prevent Sub Group 

11 May  Scottish Government

Insight benchmarking tool

26 April  SCIS AGM

Deputy First Minister

20 March  SCIS Governing Board meeting

Scottish Government Director of Learning

8 March  Scottish Government  Prevent 
2 February  Scottish Government (chairing) Curriculum for Excellence Management Board
26 January  Scottish Parliament Evidence to Equalities and Human Rights Committee 
2016    
15 November  Scottish Government (chairing) Scottish Prevent Sub Group 
1 September  Scottish Government Meeting with International Council of Education Advisors
25 August  Scottish Government (chairing) Scottish Prevent Sub Group 
22 June  Scottish Government (chairing) Strategic Board for Teacher Education
8 June Scottish Government (chairing) Curriculum for Excellence Management Board
16 May Scottish Government (chairing) Scottish Prevent Sub Group 
10 March Scottish Government (chairing) Curriculum for Excellence Management Board
17 February Scottish Government (chairing) Scottish Prevent Sub Group 
 2015    
17 November Scottish Parliament Evidence to Education and Culture Committee
9 November Scottish Government (chairing) Curriculum for Excellence Management Board
26 October Scottish Government National Improvement Framework
30 September Scottish Government (chairing) Curriculum for Excellence Management Board
16 September Scottish Government Prevent
31 August Scottish Government Into Headship
16 June Scottish Parliament Evidence to Education and Culture Committee
10 June Scottish Government Qualification for Headship
1 June Scottish Government (chairing) Curriculum for Excellence Management Board
7 May Scottish Government Children unable to attend school due to ill health
29 April Scottish Government Prevent
3 February Scottish Government Digital Learning and Teaching - Gateway Review
2 February Scottish Government (chairing) OECD Policy Team
15 January Scottish Government Director of Learning
14 January Scottish Government Glow