Local authorities across Scotland are taking action on the Cost of the School Day. We've gathered together a set of blog posts which explain different approaches to Cost of the School Day from four very different local authorities.
- Councillor Robert Foster of North Ayrshire Council tells us about their exciting new whole systems approach to Cost of the School Day, explaining key commitments, investments and plans for the future
- Lynne Riddoch of Moray Council tells us about practical work with children and families in Moray schools to remove cost barriers and achieve equity.
- Fiona Low of Dundee City Council shares the city’s Cost of the School Day journey and successes so far and the priority that this work continues to have.
- Rachel Macdonald and Donald Macleod of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar/ Western Isles Council tell us about the key role that Education Attainment Apprentices play in tackling financial barriers and supporting inclusion.
Last year’s independent Cost of the School Day evaluation offers lots of insight into ‘what works’ when it comes to approaches in local authorities – to find out more, take a look at their briefing for local authorities.
We know that these are just some of the approaches being taken across Scotland. If you would like to share nationally what’s happening in your local authority, get in touch to tell us about it at [email protected].