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Jenny Gilruth MSP

Jenny Gilruth MSP

Cabinet Secretary for Education & Skills
Jenny Gilruth MSP was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills in March 2023. Responsibilities The Cabinet Secretary is responsible for: childcare, and wraparound care school standards, quality and improvement school infrastructure and staffing closing the attainment gap Curriculum for Excellence development National Improvement Framework teaching profession removing barriers to education and supporting digital inclusion Education Maintenance Allowance behaviour and measures to combat bullying Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Education Scotland (ES) school learning and support education analytical services education strategy and performance additional support needs, and support for learning inclusive education lifelong learning cross government support for learning disabilities, autism and neurodiversity national digital academy languages, including BSL, Gaelic, and Scots positive destinations and School Leavers Toolkit
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