Closing the attainment gap in Scottish education

Edward Sosu, Susan Ellis

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


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.
Original languageEnglish
Commissioning bodyJoseph Rowntree Foundation
Number of pages66
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2014


  • Scottish education
  • low income families
  • educational gaps
  • educational attainment

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